Carlos Kleiber Archival Tape Edition No. 2
One of the most important conductors of the 20th century performs Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 in C Minor with the Vienna Philharmonic. Recorded in the spring of 1974 at the Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria.
Cut directly from a completely unedited 1:1 copy of the original tape provided by Universal Music, one has never been closer to the artist, the original sound waves and music history.
- Hand-Cut 12" Mastercut Record
- Hand-Printed Letterpress Cover Artwork
- Limited* and numbered
In addition to the high-quality sound carrier, this edition contains valuable, partly historical accompanying documents:
- A Minolta EP 410Z copy of the original recording protocol, Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft, June 6, 1974
- One Instant Polaroid photograph of Carlos Kleiber after an original photo by Gabriela Brandenstein
- A copy of a postcard sent by Carlos Kleiber to Carin von Scheibner in connection with the recording of Beethoven's Fifth, March 1, 1974
- One Instant Polaroid photograph of the Supersense Livingroom Studio
- Polaroid Photograph of a microscopic view of the real groove from Side A "Andante con moto"
- Text by Richard Osborne, Gramophone, June 1975. Courtesy of Martin Cullingford, Gramophone Magazine
- A "How To Caress" Info Sheet
- One set of white gloves for proper handling of your Mastercut
- "Project Mastercut. An Introduction to Editions" by Florian "Doc" Kaps
Every single Edition is handcrafted in the Viennese Supersense manufactory by a small team of experts in the fields of record cutting, traditional printing methods and packaging design.
The total circulation of this Mastercut release is strictly limited to a maximum total of 999 records.