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Name:
  Steven Chicoine
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  Lifelong classical music lover and piano player.
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  NY Metro
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  Stereo only. Sony SCD-CE595 player. B&W 802 speakers.
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Brahms: Symphony No. 4 - Columbia Symphony Orchestra/Walter      (5 of 7 found this review helpful)
  September 29, 2006

I was very disappointed with this SACD. I learned this performance from the LP, and also own the 1985 CD. While I loved the performance enough to plunk down big bucks for a third iteration, the sonics on the SACD are nearly indistinguishable from the CD, something I have not found in any other SACD ... more
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 - Rubinstein/Reiner        (8 of 10 found this review helpful)
  December 7, 2005

I first learned this concerto from the Serkin/Ormandy CBS record 40 years ago. It is one of the pieces closest to my heart. I remember hearing this Rubinstein record in the 60ís (I did not own it), and finding it too warm and even sloppy compared to Serkin. Now I find the SACD release to be a ... more

 
 
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