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BRUCKNER: Symphonies No. 4 in E-flat, “Romantic” (1874 original version); No. 7 in E; No. 8 in c (1887 original version) – Bavarian State Orch./ Kent Nagano – Farao Pure Audio Blu-ray BRUCKNER: Symphonies No. 4 in E-flat, “Romantic” (1874 original version); No. 7 in E; No. 8 in c (1887 original version) – Bavarian State Orch./ Kent Nagano – Farao Pure Audio Blu-ray
Published on June 19, 2014

************ MULTICHANNEL DISC OF THE MONTH ************* 

A half-star corrective to last year’s release.


BRUCKNER: Mass No. 3 – Bamberg Sym. /Robin Ticciati – Tudor Classics BRUCKNER: Mass No. 3 – Bamberg Sym. /Robin Ticciati – Tudor Classics
Published on June 16, 2014

A welcome addition to the Bruckner catalog in high-definition sound.


CLAUDE DEBUSSY: Chamber Music – Kinsky Trio Prague/Pražák Quartet/various performers – Praga Digitals CLAUDE DEBUSSY: Chamber Music – Kinsky Trio Prague/Pražák Quartet/various performers – Praga Digitals
Published on June 16, 2014

Absolutely charming music in terrific performance.


RESPIGHI: Brazilian Impressions – Orch. Philharmonique Royal De Liegè/ John Neschling – BIS RESPIGHI: Brazilian Impressions – Orch. Philharmonique Royal De Liegè/ John Neschling – BIS
Published on June 15, 2014

Respighi well-played and well-recorded.


Gregory Porter – Water – Motema Records (double-vinyl)</br>Gregory Porter – Be Good – Motema Records (double-vinyl) Gregory Porter – Water – Motema Records (double-vinyl)
Gregory Porter – Be Good – Motema Records (double-vinyl)

Published on June 11, 2014

Two excellent vocal double-vinyls, one of which was our drawing back in February.


JEAN SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2 – Philharmonia Orch./ Paul Kletzki (1955) – EMI/Warner Classics/ Resonance/ Hi-Q Records xrcd24 JEAN SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2 – Philharmonia Orch./ Paul Kletzki (1955) – EMI/Warner Classics/ Resonance/ Hi-Q Records xrcd24
Published on June 08, 2014

Magnificent performance and sonics, but is it worth $50?


Kevyn Lettau – Songs Of The Police – Master Music xrcd24 Kevyn Lettau – Songs Of The Police – Master Music xrcd24
Published on June 05, 2014

Jazz vocalist covers The Police in hi-res.


TCHAIKOVSKY: Ballet Suites from Swan Lake, The Nutcracker & The Sleeping Beauty – Vienna Philharmonic Orch./ Herbert von Karajan – Decca Pure Audio Blu-ray TCHAIKOVSKY: Ballet Suites from Swan Lake, The Nutcracker & The Sleeping Beauty – Vienna Philharmonic Orch./ Herbert von Karajan – Decca Pure Audio Blu-ray
Published on June 04, 2014

These 1962 recordings, while not the most groomed in ensemble, still remain in a class all by themselves.




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