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.

The 1st is/was April Fools, and if you want some music humor for the day, just enter April Fools in our site search and you’ll be taken to the April Fools specials we did in 2005 and 2010.

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AUDIOPHILE AUDITION is a free international online magazine for audio buffs, record collectors and music lovers, publishing over 100 disc reviews a month of classical, jazz, pop, movies, documentaries, and operas on Blu-ray and DVD, and hi-res music. We also review audio and home theater equipment and supply news on audio. AudAud supports Surround Sound for Music—especially SACDs and Audio Only Blu-ray and Hi-Res Music. See our monthly free drawings for valuable disc sets.
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LUIGI NONO: La Lontananza Nostalgica Utopica Futura – Miranda Cuckson, violin/ Christopher Burns, engineer – Urlicht AudioVisual


BRIAN NOYES: Journeys after… = Points of Decision; Shadows of Memory – Moravian Philharmonic Orch./ Petr Vronsky & St. Petersburg State Sym./ Vladimir Lande – Navona
Unusual Big Band session from Turkish composer Mehmet Ali Sanlikol – What’s Next? – Vinyl or CD – Dunya
Il Sorpasso, Blu-ray (1962/2014)
Tess Parks – Blood Hot – 359 Music
Channel Master OTA HD-DVR+ Recorder</br>SRP: $250
Animals in Music (TrackList follows) – Various orchestras/conductors – Naxos (2 CDs)
ALLAN PETTERSSON: Symphony No. 9 – Norrköping Symphony Orch./Christian Lindberg – BIS
The 2014 Portland Jazz Festival



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