Too few realize that Sergei Prokofiev was among the most important composers to ever bridge the distance between classical and film music. This particular score from the acclaimed Eisenstein film is intense and terrifying yet hauntingly beautiful. Whereas Prokofiev enthusiasts will find this recording essential for their comparative merits, film music enthusiasts previously acclimated solely to the composer's more popular works such as Alexander Nevsky will discover the profound power and majesty of an essential to film music's recondite origins.
This historic Vox recording of Leonard Slatkin conducting the Saint Louis Symphony is a bold, stellar recording featuring brilliant orchestral effects and stunning choral work. The full sonic spectrum of this recording masterpiece is finally unveiled as four channels of stunning detail, life like imaging, and in-depth ambient information that enables listeners to experience producers Marc Aubort and Joanna Nichrenz's original sonic intention for the first time. This Ultradisc UHR SACD features 4.0 surround sound.
Another classic recording brought back to life by Mobile Fidelity's GAIN 2 (Greater Ambient Information Network) mastering process. The process that enables the maximum amount of musical information to be extracted from an original master recording and delivered to classical aficionados, high resolution surround enthusiasts, and film music lovers alike as a dual layer hybrid SACD.
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