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The Super Audio Collection Volume 4 sampler

Various Artists

The Super Audio Collection Volume 4 sampler

...a mouth-watering selection
AKP 357 (Linn Records)
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1
Pray It Never Happens

Pray It Never Happens

Soloist Maeve O'Boyle
Band Maeve O'Boyle - vocals & acoustic guitars, Liam Bradley - drums & percussion, Laurence Cottle - bass, Stuart McCredie - electric & acoustic guitars, Calum Malcolm - pianos & organs, John McCusker - fiddle 
 
 
Writer Maeve O'Boyle, Gordon Goudie
02:49 Play $1.70
2
Everything I’ve Got Belongs To You

Everything I’ve Got Belongs To You

Soloist Claire Martin
Band

Gareth Williams - piano, Laurence Cottle - bass, Nigel Hitchcock - alto sax, Mark Nightingale - trombone, Phil Robson - guitar, James Maddren - drums, Chris Dagley - drums, Sola Akingbola - percussion 

Writer Rodgers & Hart 
03:32 Play $1.70
3
A Good and Simple Man

A Good and Simple Man

Soloist Ian Shaw
Band

Ian Shaw - piano, David Preston - guitars, Thad Kelly - basses, Mark Fletcher - drums, Thebe Lipere - percussion

Writer

Ian Shaw, David Preston

03:57 Play $1.70
4
Stars Fell On Alabama

Stars Fell On Alabama

Soloist Carol Kidd
Band

Paul Harrison - piano, Nigel Clark - guitar, Mario Caribe - double bass, Alyn Cosker - drums

Writer

Frank S Perkins / Mitchell Parish

Arranger

Paul Harrison

03:36 Play $1.70
5
For Alun Lewis

For Alun Lewis

Band Gareth Williams Power Trio
Writer Gareth Williams
04:51 Play $1.70
6
Moonlight’s Back in Style

Moonlight’s Back in Style

Soloist Mark Moraghan
Band

Ben Thomas - trumpet, Kevin Harcourt - trumpet, Nick Atwood - trombone, Pete Tantrum - saxophones, Paul Buck - piano  & strings, Mark Howell - double bass, Sam Brown - drums

Writer

Nicky Campbell

Arranger Paul Buck
02:45 Play $1.70
7
Recercada segunda de tenore (‘Trattado de glosas‘)

Recercada segunda de tenore (‘Trattado de glosas‘)

Composer Diego Ortiz
Soloist Pamela Thorby - recorder
Guest Artist Andrew Lawrence-King - harp
02:10 Play $1.70
8
Sonata I in B minor – Largo

Sonata I in B minor – Largo

Composer Henry Purcell
Band Retrospect Trio
02:18 Play $1.70
9
Aria: Sehet, Jesus hat die Hand; Chorus: Wohin? from Matthew Passion

Aria: Sehet, Jesus hat die Hand; Chorus: Wohin? from Matthew Passion

Composer J.S. Bach
Conductor John Butt
Band Dunedin Consort
03:07 Play $1.70
10
In Nomine No.2 a6 (VdGS 2)

In Nomine No.2 a6 (VdGS 2)

Composer John Ward
Band Phantasm
03:39 Play $1.70
11
Sonatine – Anime

Sonatine – Anime

Composer Maurice Ravel
Soloist Artur Pizarro - piano
03:45 Play $1.70
12
Pulcinella Suite - II. Serenata

Pulcinella Suite - II. Serenata

Composer Igor Stravinsky
Conductor Alexander Janiczek
Band Chamber Orchestra of Europe
03:07 Play $1.70
13
Quatuor pour la fin du Temps - I. Liturgie de crystal

Quatuor pour la fin du Temps - I. Liturgie de crystal

Composer Olivier Messiaen
Band Hebrides Ensemble
02:38 Play $1.70
14
Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, Op.58 - II. Andante con moto

Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, Op.58 - II. Andante con moto

Composer Ludwig Van Beethoven
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Soloist Artur Pizarro - piano
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
04:27 Play $1.70
15
Symphony No.38 in D major (Prague), K504 – III. Finale: Presto

Symphony No.38 in D major (Prague), K504 – III. Finale: Presto

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
07:36 Play $3.40
Total Running Time 54 minutes Purchase all tracks 
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Linn Records' fourth volume in its popular sampler series features a mouth-watering selection of tracks from its catalogue of award-winning artists.  ‘The Super Audio Collection Volume 4' is a stunning new collection of Hi-Fi demonstration quality tracks chosen from the bestselling albums of 2008-09.

The SACD layer is both 5.1 channel and 2-channel. The Studio Master files are 88.2kHz / 24-bit.

Download includes - cover art, inlay
Artur Pizarro

Artur Pizarro

After winning the Leeds Piano Competition in 1990, Artur Pizarro has released several oustandingly beautiful solo albums on Linn Records. Artur is renowned for his 'breath-takingly sensitive playing' (Glasgow Herald).
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Carol Kidd

Carol Kidd

Legendary jazz vocalist whose admirers include Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett.
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Chamber Orchestra of Europe

Chamber Orchestra of Europe

The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, established in 1981, comprises 57 members coming from all over Europe. The players pursue parallel careers as international soloists, members of eminent national orchestras and chamber ensembles, and as professors of music.

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Claire Martin

Claire Martin

The First Lady of British Jazz, Claire Martin, has won seven British Jazz Awards and was awarded an O.B.E. in 2011.
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Dunedin Consort

Dunedin Consort

Under the direction of John Butt OBE, the ensemble has become particularly acclaimed for its inquisitive approach, shining new light into some of the best known pieces of the baroque repertoire. They have won two Gramophone Awards for their performances of Handel's Messiah  and Mozart's Requiem.

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Gareth Williams

Gareth Williams

Gareth Williams is a jazz pianist who is known as one of the most intensely creative, dynamic and exciting performers in the UK.
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Hebrides Ensemble

Hebrides Ensemble

The Hebrides Ensemble has built a reputation as Scotland’s foremost chamber group.  The Ensemble has premiered new works by more than forty composers including John Bevan Baker whose works are celebrated on their debut album on Linn Records.
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Ian Shaw

Ian Shaw

Named Best Jazz Vocalist at the BBC Jazz Awards in 2007 and 2004, Ian Shaw is one of the UK's finest male jazz vocalists. His exciting, edgy and provocative style has made him a popular name both at home and in the States.
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Maeve O'Boyle

Maeve O'Boyle

Singer / songwriter Maeve O'Boyle is described as a 'natural lyricist' with an 'exceptional' voice.
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Mark Moraghan

Mark Moraghan

Singer Mark Moraghan is perhaps best known as an actor but showcased his musical talents on the BBC show "Just The Two Of Us".  "Moonlight's Back in Style (songs by Nicky Campbell)" is Mark's debut album.
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Pamela Thorby

Pamela Thorby

Always stylish in whichever repertoire she chooses, Pamela's wide appeal stems from an innate love of communicating through her playing, a natural, dynamic stage presence and a sophisticated and intelligent use of her virtuosic skills.
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Phantasm

Phantasm

Phantasm, a quartet of viols founded in 1994, catapulted into international prominence when its debut CD won a Gramophone Award for the Best Baroque Instrumental Recording of 1997. Since then, they have become recognised as the most exciting viol consort active on the world scene today.

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Retrospect Trio

Retrospect Trio

Retrospect Trio is a baroque super-group of four superstar baroque instrumentalists: Sophie Gent (violin), Matthew Truscott (violin), Jonathan Manson (cello & viola da gamba) and Matthew Halls (conductor, organ and harpsichord).
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra is one of Scotland’s foremost cultural ambassadors. The Linn series features performances conducted by Robin Ticciati, Alexander Janizcek, Joseph Swensen and Sir Charles Mackerras.
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Sir Charles Mackerras

Sir Charles Mackerras

Sir Charles Mackerras enjoyed a long relationship with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and was renowned as an expert in Mozart interpretation.
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Discover the melodic blend of rock, pop and folk from the talented new Scottish singer/songwriter Maeve O'Boyle.  Her debut album was named ‘Album of the Month' in The Music Critic: "The best album of the year so far".  Track taken from the album 'All My Sins' (AKD 318).

2009 British Jazz Award-winner, Claire Martin, released her 12th studio album ‘A Modern Art', which was named one of the ‘Best Albums of 2009' by Record Collector: "Another top-notch release".  Track taken from 'A Modern Art' (AKD 340).

Ian Shaw realised his musical ambitions when he released this album of self-penned material.  At turns witty and poignant this heartfelt collection of songs won the award-winning singer widespread praise: "If "Lifejacket" doesn't end up at or very near the top of this year's jazz vocal roster, I'll eat my iPod" (Jazz Times).  Track taken from 'Lifejacket' (AKD 311).

'Dreamsville' marked the long-awaited studio return of UK jazz legend Carol Kidd.  The album, which includes a new version of her worldwide hit 'When I Dream' was named the 'Best CD' at the 2009 Scottish Jazz Awards.  Track taken from 'Dreamsville' (AKD 325).

The Gareth Williams Power Trio burst onto the jazz scene with a selection of funky originals.  BBC Music Magazine named 'Shock!' Jazz Choice in April 2009: "The wow factor in Gareth Williams's all-Welsh trio comes from projecting controlled, inner power into the music. And what a programme." Track taken from 'Shock!' (AKD 326).

The cool, ‘new swing' from acclaimed actor turned vocalist, Mark Moraghan, generated widespread national radio play and television coverage.  'Moonlight's Back in Style' won the singer some famous fans, notably Bob Harris, Tim Rice and Sir Michael Parkinson: "A welcome venture into the world of swing".  Track taken from 'Moonlight's Back in Style (songs by Nicky Campbell)' (AKD 345).

Recorder virtuoso Pamela Thorby teamed up with harpist Andrew Lawrence-King in a delightful selection of unusual and eloquent pieces for recorders, harps and psaltery. "This is Paradise indeed" (Gramophone).  Taken from the album 'Garden of Early Delights' (CKD 291).

Retrospect Trio released their critically acclaimed Linn début.  Their recording, celebrating the 350th anniversary of Henry Purcell, was a ‘Finalist' in the 2009 Classic FM Gramophone Awards and named Sunday Times 'Classical CD of the Week': "The playing is immaculate...an absolute winner". Taken from the album 'Henry Purcell: Ten Sonatas in Four Parts' (CKD 332). 

The Dunedin Consort's Matthew Passion was named a ‘Benchmark Recording' by BBC Music Magazine and received many five star reviews from publications such as The Observer, The Herald, The Scotsman, The Financial Times and The Guardian: "There's no doubt that this one is the pick of this year's crop...tinglingly vivid". Taken from the album 'JS Bach Matthew Passion (Final performing version, c. 1742)' (CKD 313).

Phantasm's debut recording on Linn explores the music of the Jacobean composer John Ward and was named BBC Music Choice: "Phantasm's playing is impeccable...Tudor viol music seldom sounds better than this". Track taken from 'John Ward: Consort music for five and six viols' (CKD 339).

The second disc in Artur Pizarro's acclaimed Ravel series contains some of Ravel's most cherished piano works. "We are not short of Ravel discs but I would place this (and the first volume) the top of the list." (hi-fi+).  Track taken from 'The Complete Works of Ravel Vol. 2' (CKD 315).

The Grammy Award-winning Chamber Orchestra of Europe give a vibrant and beautiful performance of some of Stravinsky's lovliest ballet music for their Linn debut.  "Wonderfully characterful...mesmerising" (BBC Music Magazine).  Track taken from 'Stravinsky Apollon musagete & Pulcinella Suite' (CKD 330).

The internationally-acclaimed Hebrides Ensemble released 'Olivier Messiaen: Chamber Works' to celebrate the centenary of the innovative composer in 2008.  "Transparent surround sonics greatly aid the listener's experience of this amazing work" (Audiophile Audition).  Track taken from 'Olivier Messiaen: Chamber Works' (CKD 314).

The multi-award-winning team of Sir Charles Mackerras and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra contribute two tracks.  The first features the virtuosic talents of Artur Pizarro in a recording of 'Beethoven Piano Concertos 3, 4 & 5'.  "Nearly two hours of unalloyed delight" (International Record Review).  The second is from ‘Mozart Symphonies 38-41' which was named ‘Disc of the Year' by BBC Music and won the ‘Critics' Award' at the 2009 Classical BRITs.  "It is Mackerras and the SCO who triumph in the finest accounts of the Prague, E flat, G minor and Jupiter ever recorded." (The Sunday Times).  Tracks taken from 'Beethoven Piano Concertos 3, 4 & 5' (CKD 336) and ‘Mozart Symphonies 38-41' (CKD 308).

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