Jacques Loussier Trio - The Best Of Play Bach (2004) [2.0 & 5.1] PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

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Jacques Loussier Trio - The Best Of Play Bach (2004) [2.0 & 5.1] PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Jacques Loussier Trio - The Best Of Play Bach (2004) [2.0 & 5.1]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST 2.0 & 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 60:05 minutes | Scans included | 3,71 GB
or FLAC 2.0 Stereo (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 1,13 GB
Jazz/Classical | Features Stereo and Multichannel surround sound | Label: Telarc # SACD 63590

Jacques Loussier came up with his Play Bach jazz conceptions while still in the conservatory around 1950. He started recording them in 1959, and he's been at it ever since, adapting other classical composers along the way, but always returning to Bach. It made sense then, and it makes sense now, for Bach's linear, continuo-driven, contrapuntal style has always implied a swinging pulse; even some inspired, if strictly score-bound classical recordings of Bach sound as if they are poised for takeoff. These recordings are not the originals, though; they are remakes made in France in the mid-'90s (from Plays Bach and The Bach Book) and compiled by Telarc a decade later to coincide with Loussier's 70th birthday year. No real surprises here; the repertory is mostly basic-repertoire Bach favorites, which Loussier alternates straight classical playing with straight-ahead, elegant, rhythm-shifting jazz elaborations for jazz piano trio. The main difference between the 1990s Loussier and his best-sellers from decades before is his willingness to occasionally update his adaptations with newer rhythms that didn't exist then (check out the playfully funky Gavotte in D from the Orchestral Suite No. 3). Nevertheless, listeners are so used to hearing Bach peddled in so many different idioms and wardrobes that it is impossible to hear anything radical in this concept anymore – and certainly not since fellow pianist Uri Caine's wacky, eclectic Goldberg Variations raised the bar for outrageously entertaining Bach adaptations in 2000. Nothing much to report about the surround mix – basically room ambience in the rear channels. But the piano has an appealingly robust, full-bodied timbre in SACD, more like that of a live instrument than on the original CDs, though the drums register more clearly on CD. This was released only as a hybrid SACD disc – Telarc's first experiment with a single inventory title – so don't go hunting for a stereo CD-only version; it doesn't exist.

Tracklist:

01. Prelude No. 1 in C major from The Well-Tempered Clavier
02. Italian Concerto: Allegro
03. Italian Concerto: Andante
04. Italian Concerto: Presto
05. Air on a G String
06. Toccata & Fugue in D Minor
07. Pastorale in C minor
08. Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
09. Gavotte in B minor from Suite in D major
10. Fugue No. 5 in D major
11. Gavotte in D major

foobar2000 1.2.9 / Dynamic Range Meter 1.1.1

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Analyzed: Jacques Loussier Trio / The Best of Play Bach
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DR Peak RMS Duration Track
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DR13 -4.61 dB -26.16 dB 4:55 01-Prelude No. 1 in C major from The Well-Tempered Clavier
DR15 -3.03 dB -26.10 dB 4:57 02-Italian Concerto: Allegro
DR13 -5.97 dB -29.29 dB 5:26 03-Italian Concerto: Andante
DR16 -3.38 dB -26.58 dB 3:25 04-Italian Concerto: Presto
DR13 -5.51 dB -28.15 dB 3:34 05-Air on a G String
DR15 -2.41 dB -25.05 dB 10:50 06-Toccata & Fugue in D Minor
DR16 -2.95 dB -25.26 dB 6:45 07-Pastorale in C minor
DR12 -7.07 dB -29.55 dB 4:34 08-Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
DR13 -5.98 dB -26.28 dB 3:48 09-Gavotte in B minor from Suite in D major
DR15 -4.11 dB -25.22 dB 4:30 10-Fugue No. 5 in D major
DR14 -3.08 dB -24.41 dB 7:22 11-Gavotte in D major
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Number of tracks: 11
Official DR value: DR14

Samplerate: 2822400 Hz / PCM Samplerate: 88200 Hz
Channels: 6
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 16934 kbps
Codec: DST64
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Analyzed: Jacques Loussier Trio / The Best of Play Bach
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DR Peak RMS Duration Track
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DR14 -3.86 dB -22.32 dB 4:55 01-Prelude No. 1 in C major from The Well-Tempered Clavier
DR15 -3.68 dB -21.94 dB 4:55 02-Italian Concerto: Allegro
DR13 -6.76 dB -25.14 dB 5:26 03-Italian Concerto: Andante
DR17 -3.36 dB -23.23 dB 3:25 04-Italian Concerto: Presto
DR13 -5.48 dB -23.84 dB 3:34 05-Air on a G String
DR14 -3.61 dB -21.71 dB 10:50 06-Toccata & Fugue in D Minor
DR13 -3.50 dB -20.97 dB 6:45 07-Pastorale in C minor
DR13 -7.53 dB -25.78 dB 4:34 08-Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
DR13 -6.32 dB -22.05 dB 3:48 09-Gavotte in B minor from Suite in D major
DR13 -4.23 dB -21.09 dB 4:30 10-Fugue No. 5 in D major
DR13 -3.37 dB -20.00 dB 7:22 11-Gavotte in D major
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Number of tracks: 11
Official DR value: DR14

Samplerate: 2822400 Hz / PCM Samplerate: 88200 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 5645 kbps
Codec: DST64


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