The World According to Turtle Records® CES Las Vegas 1999 Sampler (Download)
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The World According to Turtle Records® CES Las Vegas 1999 Sampler
Various Artists, Clocks and Historic cars
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About the Album
Turtle Records®, EST. 1997 and presented at the 1999 CES Audio show in Las Vegas, featuring the very first 96kHz/24bit DVD-AUDIO on the market. The format was not available yet and a team of specialists made it work on a DVD-video template.
The sampler was a colorful set of tracks that demonstrated the characteristics of the Turtle Records® recording esthetics and philosophy. In hindsight we had a funny, even a bit silly way of showing this. Not only with a wide range of musical styles performed in an acoustical setting, but also with samples of clocks and historic cars to show how much real life detail was possible to capture and reproduce on ultra-high end playback systems. At the CES of 1999, many brands used the sampler however, as the inherent quality was immediately acknowledged and our music sounded from plenty of demo rooms in the corridors of the Las Vegas hotels used for the show.
It was a wonderful start of a 10 year journey with some 30 titles added to the catalogue.
From 2008 onwards, new titles appeared under license on other labels, such as Challenge Classics/Jazz & Buzz Records, but the esthetics have always been the same, also with adding the Surround Sound and Immersive formats along the way.
1Leo van Doeselaar–Concerto for organ solo - Antonio Vivaldi11:14 2Unknown Artist–Pendule Clock 10:43 3Carrefour–Toccata - Sergey Prokofiev4:44 4Unknown Artist–Cuckooclock0:13 5Jazz Trio Toïs–Caravan11:49 6Orpheus String Quartet&José LuisEstelles*–Clarinet Quintet 2nd mov. - Johannes Brahms10:52 7Unknown Artist–Pendule Clock 20:51 8Carrefour–Visions Fugitives 7-10 - Sergey Prokofiev6:17 9Unknown Artist–Stopwatch0:09 10Jazz Trio Toïs–What is this thing called love?5:50 11Tony Overwater–When I Fall In Love4:01 12Unknown Artist–Store Full Of Clocks1:09 13Leo van Doeselaar–Vater Unser Im Himmelreich - Georg Böhm5:35 14Tony Overwater,Maarten Ornstein–Teardrops For Jimmy5:36 15Unknown Artist–Oldtimers: T-Ford 1928 / De Lorean 19811:17