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Mendelssohn: Complete Concertos - Markiz      (7 of 9 found this review helpful)
  February 1, 2008

There is much to admire and enjoy in this collection of Mendelssohn concertos originally issued by BIS in the mid 1990s on single cds and as a '4 for the price of 3' cd boxed set. Many of the concerto compilations I have purchased in the past draw on recordings made with different soloists, ... more
Grieg: Peer Gynt - Ruud        (7 of 7 found this review helpful)
  July 9, 2005

This Peer Gynt comes on two discs so what is on offer is not simply extented highlights of the 'appropriate music' Grieg wrote for Ibsen's drama. What you hear is theatre rather than concert hall much I thought like a production for 'Drama on 3' which is broadcast on Sunday evenings by the BBC here ... more
Mahler: Symphony No. 6 - Abbado        (2 of 5 found this review helpful)
  June 21, 2005

Summer promotions are great! On special offer I thought this sacd hybrid issue of Mahler's so-called 'Tragic' symphony a good buy. I enjoyed it. Mind you not quite sure if it eclipses Karajan's 1978 performance on DG 'The Originals' that I have had in my collection for a number of years. The BPO ... more

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