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Arvo Pärt: Berliner Messe - Edison        (1 of 5 found this review helpful)
  September 1, 2011

As a footnote to the review by Chris, I would like to add that this disc is also available as a DVD Audio, in which format I first heard this recording. The sonics and the performance are both very fine indeed. It would be interesting to compare the sound between this and the SACD.
Bach: The Four Great Toccatas and Fugues - E. Power Biggs      (0 of 10 found this review helpful)
  April 26, 2011

I can vouch for the excellence of this Bach organ recital of the Toccatas and Fugues. Having said that, I only have a CD recording. Why? Because it only cost me six quid!! (aka GB Pounds Sterling). When are these spivs going to stop trying to flog out-of-print SACDs at ridiculous prices?
Debussy: Children's Corner - Yoav Talmi        (5 of 5 found this review helpful)
  June 24, 2009

The music on this SACD is orchestral transcriptions of music originally written for piano or two pianos.It's not actually a bad disc, but I can't help thinking that there is something missing with both performance and recording. The playing is generally very good, but when one compares, for example, ... more
Marais: Suite d'un Goût Etranger - Savall        (3 of 3 found this review helpful)
  March 11, 2008

Quite simply a magnificent performance of music from the fourth book of music for viols of Marin Marais, performed by the legendary Jordi Savall and accompanynig musicians. From the opening drumbeats (yes, there is percussion too) that precede the viola da Gamba entry, it is plain that we are in for ... more

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