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Liszt: 12 Études dexécution transcendante - Arrau        (5 of 5 found this review helpful)
  July 3, 2015

I just heard this Liszt work for the first time. It is extremely well played but Arrau being often considered as one of the greatest of all time and having a special connection to Franz Liszt's work it is no wonder. The piece in itself is very entertaining and much easier than for example the " ... more
Friedemann: Echoes of a shattered sky      (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
  March 3, 2015

Friedemann is a guitar player and his work is a mix of jazz, new age, world music. It is very interesting, and very nice to listen to. The tunes are very musical and instrumentation is top notch and this type of music gains a lot in hi rez multi channel. The previous MC album was The Concert, which ... more
The Modern Jazz Quartet: 1959 Bonn+1957 Köln      (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
  March 3, 2015

Being the only affordable hi rez performance by the MJQ, it is a nice addition for any MJQ lover like me. The playing is really nice, and the fact hat it is a live recording adds to the overall excitement. The sound quality is good despite being a late 50s recording. So don't expect miracles, but it ... more
  March 2, 2015

New Sound Quartet is a discovery for m, I had never heard it. I must say I was very excited about this because I am a fan of the Modern Jazz Quartet, and 88 issues the best recorded albums I have ever heard. I have to say it meets my expectations and even more. As explained by previous reviewer it ... more
  March 2, 2015

Nice performance by stan getz, lots of fast tunes with the always smooth tenor sax sound typical of getz. The sound is not bad but not marvelous either. The original master is at fault probably. The remastering for blu ray is really bad I think. Lots of clicks, and when I mean lots', it means ... more

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