Dvorak&BeeBLUsOur drawing/giveaway for April is for a dozen of the new Universal/DGG Pure Audio Blu-ray albums of classic symphonic recordings by Karajan, Kleiber and Fricsay. Two Pure Audio Blu-rays each will go out in early May to three AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers who register on our simple form this month, and two others each will go out to three other AUD/AUD readers. Here is our review of one of the four Blu-rays. The six lucky winners will be announced on our Editorial Page next month, where you’ll find more details this month.

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Ella Fitzgerald – Let No Man Write My Epitaph (1960) – Analogue Productions/Verve/ Universal Music


CUNNINGNAM: “Sonic Flight” = Violin Concerto; Dialogue for Orchestra and Wind Trio; Diaphony for Orchestra and Wind Trio; Wakefield Autumn; Kaleidoscope; Venus and Adonis – Navona
James Brandon Lewis – Divine Travels [TrackList follows] – OKeh
Lou Reed Tribute – DVD Box Set (2014)
Crosby, Stills & Nash [TrackList follows] – Atlantic/Audio Fidelity</br>C/S/N –  Greatest Hits [TrackList follows] – Atlantic/ Rhino
Channel Master OTA HD-DVR+ Recorder</br>SRP: $250
BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major; FRANCK: Violin Sonata in A Major – Sidney Weiss, violin/ Jeanne Weiss, p. – Crystal Records
ALLAN PETTERSSON: Symphony No. 9 – Norrköping Symphony Orch./Christian Lindberg – BIS
The 2014 Portland Jazz Festival



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