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Label:
  PentaTone Classics - http://www.pentatonemusic.com/
Serial:
  PTC 5186 212 (2 discs)
Title:
  Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust - Ozawa
Description:
  Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust

Stuart Burrows, tenor
Edith Mathis, mezzo-soprano
Donald McIntyre, bass-baritone
Thomas Paul, bass
Judith Dickinson, soprano
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Seiji Ozawa
Track listing:
 
Genre:
  Classical - Vocal
Content:
  Stereo/Multichannel
Media:
  Hybrid
Recording type:
 
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Site review by Castor March 10, 2015
Performance:   Sonics:    
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Review by Luukas March 21, 2015 (5 of 9 found this review helpful)
Performance:   Sonics:  
I strongly agree with Castor. I listened this five minutes ago and I was very impressed: the whole performance was cinematic listening experience.
The booklet says that this was mixed to 4.0 multi-channel. Actually this should be 4.1 because my subwoofer switched on during "'Marche Hongroise".
The voices were distributed thrillingly: the choirs sounds from my surround speakers. It gave feeling that you are sitting between them. In "Soldiers choir" there was a cool effect: students singing sounded from the left surround speaker, soldiers [singing] from the right. Off-stage trumpets sounded also from the surround speakers.

I don't want to write about the performance, it wasn't different. But the new surround sound resurrected these old classics into the full bloom. Highly recommended, definitely.

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Hector Berlioz - La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24 H 111