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Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 7 - Paavo Järvi
January 12, 2008
For the past year or so I have started to wonder if Paavo Järvi is sometimes a cold fish....I say this based on many of the Cincinnati Telarc recordings I own, some killer and some plain dull. I also have the recordings he did for Pentatone with this Bremen group. The Pentatone recordings were fine ...
Mysteria - M.A.S.S.
October 27, 2007
WOW....when I received an e-mail from this company asking for anyone who wanted to review it, I decided "what the blazes" and replied a hearty YES. Boy am I glad I did!!! This SACD is a sonic journey, made for dark rooms and friends sitting around with the music taking the listener to other worlds, ...
Exaudiam Eum - Consortium Vocale
April 8, 2007
How can I add to the already fabulous review here?? I got this sample from 2L and I cannot be more pleased.....what absolutely wonderful singing. Over the years I have heard some nicely recorded Gregorian chant disc's but sadly the singing was, ahh, not up to any sort of high standard that we have ...
Wieniawski Vol. 2 - Janowski/Plagge
January 17, 2007
I will second Castorís review and add a second set of cheers for the excellent SACD. As a surprising arrival in an unanticipated package from 2L, I was very interested in seeing what this disc offered. And goodness, I was not let down. This SACD features some extremely satisfying music, and not the ...
Mare - Aurora Quartett
January 17, 2007
This recording came with a group of review samples from 2L. I have become quite a fan of the efforts of this Norwegian label, whose sound is quite fine to superb. I have to confess that I am not terribly familiar with music that features 4 pianists, so I gave this recording a number of listenings ...