SACD & Other Hi-Res Reviews


TERRY RILEY: Dorian Reeds (for Brass) – Matt Starling, Flugelhorn & computers – DVD-A TERRY RILEY: Dorian Reeds (for Brass) – Matt Starling, Flugelhorn & computers – DVD-A
Published on February 28, 2015

Interesting but even outdoes Steve Reich in repetition.


Perfect Strangers: HEINER GOEBBELS/ FRANK ZAPPA works [TrackList follows] – Norwegian Radio Orch./ Heinrich Sondergard (09/09/14) – LAWQ Classics Perfect Strangers: HEINER GOEBBELS/ FRANK ZAPPA works [TrackList follows] – Norwegian Radio Orch./ Heinrich Sondergard (09/09/14) – LAWQ Classics
Published on February 21, 2015

A stunning recording of the music of two contemporary visionaries.


King Crimson – Live At The Orpheum – Panegeric/ Discipline Global Mobile (CD + DVD-Audio) King Crimson – Live At The Orpheum – Panegeric/ Discipline Global Mobile (CD + DVD-Audio)
Published on February 17, 2015

Robert Fripp continues the legacy of King Crimson with this live two-disc release.


George Benson – Give Me The Night – Qwest Records/ Warner Brothers /Pure Pleasure vinyl George Benson – Give Me The Night – Qwest Records/ Warner Brothers /Pure Pleasure vinyl
Published on February 15, 2015

A superior hi-res stereo vinyl of singer-guitarist George Benson.


Nicolai Golovanov conducts TCHAIKOVSKY = Moscouw Cantata; Voyevoda; Overture Solennelle, The Tempest – Praga Digitals mono Nicolai Golovanov conducts TCHAIKOVSKY = Moscouw Cantata; Voyevoda; Overture Solennelle, The Tempest – Praga Digitals mono
Published on February 14, 2015

Selected music of Peter Tchaikovsky finds an illustrious interpreter in Nicolai Golovanov, whose original inscriptions gain a new, vivid life in these Praga restorations.


* BRUCKNER: Sym. No. 4 in E-flat, “Romantic” – Pittsburgh Sym. Orch./ Manfred Honeck – Reference Recordings * BRUCKNER: Sym. No. 4 in E-flat, “Romantic” – Pittsburgh Sym. Orch./ Manfred Honeck – Reference Recordings
Published on February 09, 2015

************ MULTICHANNEL DISC OF THE MONTH *************
The best Bruckner Fourth ever recorded? It’s tough to think of a better one.


“Magnificat & Concerti” = VIVALDI: Concerti; Magnificat; BACH: Concerto; Magnificat – Jordi Savall cond. – Alia Vox (SACD & PAL DVD) “Magnificat & Concerti” = VIVALDI: Concerti; Magnificat; BACH: Concerto; Magnificat – Jordi Savall cond. – Alia Vox (SACD & PAL DVD)
Published on February 06, 2015

Fine singing and performances from a reliable source—I just wish the video would work.


SAINT-SAENS: Danse Macabre; Cypres et Lauriers; Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, “Organ” – Vincent Warnier, organ/ Orch. National de Lyon/ Leonard Slatkin – Naxos Pure Audio Blu-ray SAINT-SAENS: Danse Macabre; Cypres et Lauriers; Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, “Organ” – Vincent Warnier, organ/ Orch. National de Lyon/ Leonard Slatkin – Naxos Pure Audio Blu-ray
Published on January 28, 2015

Inaugurating the former organ of the Palais du Trocadero, Vincent Warnier and Leonard Slatkin proffer vivid Saint-Saens for our delectation.




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