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Andrew Dalton, Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble

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Pausanius, the Betrayer of his Country, Z. 585  
1
Sweeter than Roses
Henry Purcell; Andrew Dalton; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
3:32
2
Now that the sun hath veiled his light, Z. 193, "An Evening Hymn on a Ground"
Henry Purcell; Andrew Dalton; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
3:16
3
Lord, what is man, Z. 192, "A Divine Hymn"
Henry Purcell; Andrew Dalton; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
6:32
4
Suite for Strings
Samuel Scheidt; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
8:15
5
3 Dances for Strings
Gustaf Duben; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
4:25
Rodelinda, HWV 19  
6
Act I: Dove sei, amato bene
George Frideric Handel; Andrew Dalton; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
7:05
7
Deliciae harmonicae
Werner Fabricius; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
7:40
Svenska Massan (Swedish Mass)  
8
Aria: O Herre Gud guds lamb (Lord God, Lamb of God)
Johan Helmich Roman; Andrew Dalton; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
3:55
9
Lamento
Pierre Verdier; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
2:55
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    47:35
Countertenor Andrew Dalton joins Swedish period music group the Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble on works by Baroque composers Purcell, Scheidt and Händel, among others. This album was originally released in 1976 on Swedish audiophile label Proprius.
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 2.8224 MHz, 5.6448 MHz DSD  – 2xHD - Proprius Studio Masters

For the 2xHD transfer of this recording, the original 1/4”, 15 ips CCIR master tape was played on a Nagra-T modified with high-end tube playback electronics, wired with OCC silver cable from the playback head direct to a Telefunken EF806 tube. The Nagra T has one of the best transports ever made, having four direct drive motors, two pinch rollers and a tape tension head.
We did an analog transfer for each high-res sampling.

Each format (96kHz, 192kHz, DSD 2.8 MHz and DSD 5.6 MHz) was created using Merging Horus/Hapi A/D converter, calibrated to the required format, and a dCS Vivaldi clock.

2xHD Mastering by: René Laflamme
2xHD Executive Producer: André Perry

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