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Couperin: Les Concerts Royaux - Savall
(7 of 7 found this review helpful)
May 13, 2005
This is a magnificent sacd! I have a few Savall-cds and this one is my first AliaVox-sacd-mc. The new recording gives a varied strength of instruments: flute, oboe, bassoon, violin and viola da gamba. There are four concerts, played on toplevel. I cite Couperin in the beautiful booklet: "I wrote ...
Mahler: Symphony No. 3 - Chailly
(1 of 3 found this review helpful)
September 22, 2004
Among the fivestars-reviews I regret to let you know that my impression of the performance of this beautiful symphony is rather negative. I grew up with the performances of Haitink and also his performances on cd: well balanced and very dramatic,but this one is full of mannerism, in a negative way ...
Mahler: Symphony No. 4 - San Francisco/Michael Tilson Thomas
(1 of 1 found this review helpful)
April 15, 2004
I agree with Monteverdi. Mahler considered his 4th symphony his best; so do I, including performance and soundquality. Comparing with the first and third symphony from SFS/MTT the quality is increasing. I'm looking forward to the next one; I hope it will be the fifth.
Mozart: Requiem - Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Mackerras
(3 of 3 found this review helpful)
April 8, 2004
I discovered the review from amazon.com and it contents only the truth. This sacd is magnificent; a very spatial sound (notice: multichannel 4.0) and a great performance. Comparing with Van Veldhoven on ChannelClassics the sound and performance are much better. Buy it, even if you don't like a ...