Reviews - Chris
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Takemitsu: How slow the Wind etc. - Otaka
(4 of 5 found this review helpful)
December 25, 2003
This SACD by BIS has been reviewed already twice in these pages.And I must say that I don´t agree with the two other reviewers who find faults with this recording. It´s been blamed for both coldness, hardness and even glassy strings, here and elsewhere.If this recording sounds bad there is something ...
Schubert: Piano Sonata D568, Moments musicaux - Uchida
(5 of 6 found this review helpful)
December 25, 2003
My first Philips SACD, and also done in pure DSD I think. Anyway, this is a very realistic ,very natural recording of a grand piano played in the reverberant acoustic of the Musikverein Vienna,by a master pianist.This is one the best recordings of a solo piano I have heard ,and clearly shows the ...
Mahler: Symphony No. 6 - Zander
(2 of 7 found this review helpful)
December 23, 2003
This is my first Telarc SACD, and like the Mahler 2nd on DGG,which I reviewed recently, I find it also a very good recording. But I am a bit puzzled by the fact, that I tend to like it better, when I hear it over headphones and the front channels only on the MCH mix. The steromix is very impressive ...
Mahler: Symphony No. 2 - Wiener Philharmoniker/Kaplan
December 18, 2003
Definitely one of the best recordings ever from this source.Many music lovers know that DGG´s recordings can sound both strident,hard and artificial. But when heard in stereo over my new Sennheiser HD 650 headphones and via the new Musical Fidelity X-Can V3 and the new X-PSU V3 power supply and my ...