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  Fredrik Montelius
  Sweden (EU)

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Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8 - Wigglesworth        (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
  January 16, 2008

This performance IS a disappointment. Wigglesworth writes some fine liner notes with much insight as to the nature of the symphony and this raised my anticipation. Unfortunately, the playing is too slow. Also, it's too romantic. It's a Shostakovich 8 gone to Hollywood, if I may exaggerate; meaning ... more

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BIS thread
January 28, 2008
Yes isn't it just wonderful! This recording is so good, I even bought it. Might seem like a strange statement but after all, it's the B9th. I already had four of it. This Vänskä is the only one I'll be listening to from now on. ... more
Super Audio CD Youtube Channel
January 16, 2008
Awesome! ... more
Jean Michel Jarre - Oxygene 30th anniversary edition
January 16, 2008
No dts, though. And while the documentary of the synthesizer museum is fun (but too short, alas) the filmed concert in 3D is tiring to watch with or without 3d glasses; so save some money and buy the 2D version only. ... more
20 albums from 1990-2000 you'd like to see released on SACD
January 12, 2008
Not only is it the best Cardigans album, the production is fantastic, too. I wish I had bought it. Guess it's time to turn to the second hand market. ... more
What receiver should I buy?
January 11, 2008
Sony receivers are very affordable and usually manufactured to SACD specifications regarding frequency ranges etc. Any ES model will do. (ES models used to be more expensive "top of the mid-range" models over your price limit, but nowadays the ES logo is used for cheaper models as well). If you read magazines like U.K.s What HiFi you might have ... more