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In Nativitate Beatae MARIAE Virginis
(5 of 5 found this review helpful)
January 2, 2011
Although not a huge fan of Norwegian music, everything that I have heard from 2L has been superbly well recorded and very intelligent in conception. This disc shows its musical intelligence by successfully alternating 800 year old Gregorian chants with modern percussion pieces written for this disc. ...
Mozart: Flute Concertos - Bezaly
(5 of 10 found this review helpful)
November 20, 2005
I bought this disk because of the magisterial review by ramesh. I am returning it because of the (to my ear) dreadful cadenzas. In her liner notes Ms. Bezaly thanks composer Aho for writing cadenzas that, according to her, grow organically out of the Mozart but allow the modern flute to soar. The ...
Beethoven/Mendelssohn: Symphonies - Davis
(6 of 8 found this review helpful)
December 7, 2004
I will comment only on the sound quality of the Beethoven. It is the best digital sound I have ever heard (I listened only to the stereo layer, not having a surround system). There is a debate whether SACD producers should use Meitner or dCS equipment. Pentatone uses dCS. Just close your eyes and ...