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Stravinsky - Paavo Järvi          (7 of 8 found this review helpful)
  June 27, 2005

These Chamber orchestra works of Stravinsky get exemplary performances from Paavo Jarvi and his Orchestra. All members of the Deutsche KammerPhilarmonie Bremen are virtuoso players. ANd their playing trascends the group, giving detailed individual performances, with many very rich and rewarding ... more
Beethoven: Symphonies - Jaap van Zweden          (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
  June 23, 2005

Jaap Van Zweden states in the booklet article that he has taken his Beethoven from Harnoncourt. Not a bad teacher I would say. But he does not imitate. Rather he recreates readings that although not wholly mature, are very coherent and brisk. Tempos are on the brisk side, and the sound is both very ... more
Gossec: Messe des morts - Schernus        (1 of 2 found this review helpful)
  June 23, 2005

Gossec, a french composer, is little known today, but he is reputed to be the father of the modern symphony. In addition, he was a prolific composer of sacred and choral music. No dates are given for the original recording of this disc. But the sound is quite good, and the composition is worthy of ... more
Fasch: Concertos - Güttler, Friedrich        (1 of 2 found this review helpful)
  June 23, 2005

A delightfull baroque programme, by one of the lesser known German masters of that time. Although the recording dates are not given, the sound and recordings are uniformely fine. Atmospheric recordings that highlight the inner voices of the various baroque orchestras that complete the programme of ... more
Monteverdi: The Sacred Music 1 - The King's Consort/Robert King          (4 of 4 found this review helpful)
  June 23, 2005

The Sacred Music of Monteverdi is among the truly great compositions of this kind in the history of Music. The interpretations of the King´s Consort are top notch. The various voices have years of specialization in this field and it shows. The sound is quite detailed , with depth and clarity,which ... more

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