Jean Martinon Archive
Celebrating Jean Martinon’s Decca legacy in fine transfers from commercial reel tapes. Jean Martinon Conducts Music by IBERT, SAINT-SAENS & BERLIOZ – Paris Conservatoire Orch. – HDTT [various formats including hi-res PCM & DSD from www.highdeftapetransfers.com] (This one is DSD 64) 53:34 *****: This splendid compilation of Decca recordings made with the Paris Conservatoire Orchestra under […]
ROUSSEL: Bacchus and Ariadne Suite No. 2; RAVEL: Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2 – Chicago Sym. Orch./ Jean Martinon (1965) – RCA Victor/ HDTT DVD-A
Another fine hi-res transfer made from prerecorded open-reel tape.
MAHLER: Symphony No. 3 in D Minor; BERG: Lulu Suite – Mary Lindzey, sop. (Berg)/ Hildegarde Ruetgers, mezzo (Mahler)/ Choeurs de L’ORTF/ Maitrese de l’ORTF/ Orch. National de l’ORTF/ Jean Martinon – Cascavelle (2 CDs)
Two live performances explore French maestro Jean Martinon’s rarely documented fascination with Austro-German repertory, in music by Mahler and Berg.
These inscriptions of 1972-75, originally recorded for EMI, are classics of their kind.
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, “Emperor”; Choral Fantasia in C Minor for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra – Philippe Entremont, piano/Choeur de l’ORTF/Orchestre National de l’ORTF/Jean Martinon – Cascavelle
Performances from Jean Martinon’s Beethoven bicentennial concerts that resound with energy and high definition, grandly festive.