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Handel, Croft - The Netherlands Bach Society
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February 4, 2013
A couple of weeks ago I happened upon an online article that spoke to the approaching celebrations being planned for Utrecht, Holland to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the Treaty of Utrecht that was signed in 1713. The Treaty brought to a formal conclusion nearly 200 hundred years of almost ...
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony - Kitajenko
(16 of 16 found this review helpful)
August 2, 2012
I have listened to the Kitajenko conducted Tschaikowsky Manfred Symphony numerous times over the past two years. My opinions have evolved but not by that much. Out of the gate I found this recording to have far and away superior sound than other Manfred's I own but thought that the performance came ...
Hank Jones, The Great Jazz Trio: Last Recording
(4 of 4 found this review helpful)
November 4, 2011
With the dearth of jazz, especially recent releases, available to SACD it's no wonder that many jazz lovers are excited over the much welcome analog tape sources to DSD transfers, most notably from SHM and Analog Productions. And while the excitement surrounding these releases is well deserved (I ...
Dvorak, Szymanowski: Violin Concertos - Steinbacher, Janowski
(13 of 13 found this review helpful)
May 7, 2011
My detailed comments on the wonderful Pentatone Dvorak, Szymanowski: Violin Concertos are long overdue. I have had this SACD for a good year and a half and actually offered brief comments at Hi-Rez forum in November 2009. On more than one occasion I was going to share more detailed thoughts about it ...
Albert King: Iíll Play the Blues for You
July 22, 2010
I had intended to play my newly received Bach 6 Suites for Cello SACD played by Hidemi Suzuki. But today two of my sons and their friends were in and out of the house (summer jobs are scarce these days), disturbing the peace. So classical music was not an option. So, I did an eeny meeny miny mo and ...