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  2L-096-SABD (2 discs)

Uranienborg Vokalensemble
Track listing:
  1 Marianne Reidarsdatter Eriksen: Sol-lokk
2 Geirr Tveitt / Håkon Berge: Vé no velkomne med æra
3 Håkon Berge: No stig vår song
4 Håkon Berge: Velsignede morgen
5 Sven Erik Bäck: Våren
6 Marianne Reidarsdatter Eriksen: Gryande morgon
7 Alfred Janson: Tre dikt av Ebba Lindqvist
8 Bo Holten: Vokalise
9 Torbjørn Dyrud: Snart kysser hun sin venn i rosenhagen
10 Harald Gullichsen: The Lord is my light and my salvation
11 Jaakko Mäntyjärvi: Ave Maria d’Aosta
12 Bo Holten: Alt har sin tid
13 Carl Nielsen: Min Jesus, lat mitt hjarta få
14 Norwegian folk tune: En smuk Aftensang
  Classical - Vocal
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Recording info:
  Recorded at Uranienborg Church, Norway, October/November 2011 by Lindberg Lyd AS
Original source: DXD 24bit/352.8kHz
  2.0 LPCM 24bit/192kHz
5.0 DTS HD MA 24bit/192kHz

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Review by JJ September 1, 2013 (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
Performance:   Sonics:    
Whereas Universal is trying to revive the DVD-Audio in its most basic form (24bit-96Khz) via the Blu-ray format, the Norwegian label 2L is offering the ideal compromise vis-à-vis Pure Audio High Definition with two discs lodged in one Blu-ray case. The first is an SACD mastered in DXD 24bit-352.8kKhz, and the second is a pure audio Blu-ray in multichannel or stereo with two different mixes (5.0 DTS HD MA 24bit-192Khz and 2.0 LPCM 24bit-192Khz). The result is a small marvel of precision and openness of the soundstage. For the recording under review, it is all the more convincing with a vocal group of the highest order, offering a series of fourteen songs, among them those of Nielsen, Tveitt, Holden, Berge, and Janson. Supported by the supple and rich direction of Elisabeth Holte, the Urianienborg vocal ensemble captivates us by its expressive force at each moment, in a clarity of tone that is full of enchantment. In short, there is no denying this is one of the musical highlights of 2013.

Jean-Jacques Millo
Translation Lawrence Schulman

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