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Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1, Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2 - Gerstein, Gaffigan
(1 of 9 found this review helpful)
July 21, 2015
This is a superb release both with the pianism of Mr Gerstein and the recording which is one of the best I have heard. Would be good for Messrs Gergiev and Matsuev to hear after the mess of their recent Prokofiev recording.
Puccini: Turandot - Mehta
(10 of 11 found this review helpful)
January 17, 2015
It is frequently said that amongst Decca’s great recordings its operas represent “jewels”. If so this 1972 recording of Turandot would have to be a “crown jewel.” It has been continually in print since its 1973 release, sales enhanced by Nessun Dorma’s chart success when it became the signature ...
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker - Kunzel
(1 of 4 found this review helpful)
June 2, 2010
I don't know about 2 channel, ruxtonet, but in MC it lives up to TAS's review.One of Michael Bishop's best.A great alternative to the 2 discs set on Pentatone.
Vintage Cinema - Erich Kunzel
(2 of 2 found this review helpful)
February 8, 2009
This collection of appropiately named vintage film scores was not recorded by the usual Telarc team with Michael Bishop in charge of recording.( Is this a sign of things to come after the recent announcement?) A new name to me of Robert Friedrich was in charge of the recording which was made in one ...
Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 38-41 - Mackerras
(13 of 20 found this review helpful)
July 23, 2008
Could not agree less than with the above comment from swestbom.A beautiful performance and recording fully deserving of the accolades it has won.If you experience any distortion then you should look at your playback equipment.The recording is nigh on perfect-close to provide impact but with plenty ...