Recorded at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City
Symphony No. 2 on 27–29 January and 1 February 2011
Symphony No. 3 on 14–16 June 2012
Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4 on 12–15 March 2014
Symphonies Nos. 5 & 6 on 1–3 October 2014
Violin & Flute Concertos on 10–13 October 2012
Clarinet Concerto 7–10 & 13 January 2015
Recording producers: Preben Iwan and Mats Engström
Sound engineers: Preben Iwan (Symphonies Nos. 1, 4, 5 & 6; Concertos),
Mikkel Nymand (Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3)
Recorded in the DXD audio format (Digital eXtreme Definition) 352.8kHz / 32bit
(except Symphony No. 2 recorded in 96 kHz / 24bit)
Microphones main array: Decca Tree with outriggers: 5x DPA 4006TL
– surround microphones: 2x DPA 4015TL
Converters & Preamps: DAD AX24 & AX32 – DAW system: Pyramix with Smart AV Tango controller
Monitored on B&W 802Diamond speakers
Previously released on 6.220623, 6.220624, 6.220625 and 6.220556
Graphic design: Denise Burt, www.elevator-design.dk
Publisher: The Carl Nielsen Edition – Edition Wilhelm Hansen AS, www.ewh.dk
The new Catalogue of Carl Nielsen’s Works (CNW) is used in the titles on this release, replacing previous opus numbers. CNW was published in 2014 by the Danish Centre for Music Publication at The Royal Library and represents a complete registration of Nielsen’s works, building upon the Carl Nielsen Edition (published 1998–2009). For more information go to www.kb.dk/dcm/cnw/preface.xq
Dacapo acknowledges, with gratitude, the financial support of Carl Nielsen og Anne Marie Carl-Nielsens Legat, Augustinus Fonden and Beckett-Fonden.
With thanks to New York Philharmonic former Chairman Gary W. Parr and former President & Executive Director Zarin Mehta.
Instruments made possible, in part, by The Richard S. and Karen LeFrak Endowment Fund.
Steinway is the Official Piano of the New York Philharmonic and Avery Fisher Hall.