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Khachaturian: Violin Concerto, Masquerade Suite - Malikian, Amigo        (3 of 3 found this review helpful)
  September 16, 2009

A stereo review and comparrison with the two other main Khachaturian discs. Once again shortish measure at 55 minutes.The differences between sacds of the same works is quite large. Firstly is seems Ara Malikian a Lebonese with Armenian roots is probably more suited to the ethnic origins of the ... more
Khachaturian: Orchestral Suites - RPO/Simonov        (4 of 4 found this review helpful)
  September 15, 2009

Aram K was born in Gerogia 1903 with Armenian roots , he clearly stated during his 75 years that this area was the source of his musical inspirations.Even though he studied and eventually died in Moscow he should not be considered Russian. This disc which has relatively short measure from three ... more
No Seasons - Ara Malikian        (3 of 3 found this review helpful)
  September 13, 2009

All three recorded versions of the Arrangement for violin etc of Piazzollas music ( given the subtitle Four Seasons Portenas )have now been released on sacd.So those wishing to purchase a version may also be considering the remaining contents of each disc. I cannot disagree with anything Geo states ... more
Klang der Welt: Portugal - Deutsche Oper Berlin        (3 of 3 found this review helpful)
  September 9, 2009

The public information on these Sounds (Klang) of the World releases is pretty poor. However they are certainly interesting and are quite different items from the usual fodder and mostly unique on sacd. Firstly these are played by members of the Berlin Opera Orchestra.As such each of the discs is a ... more
Yo-Yo Ma plays Ennio Morricone        (4 of 4 found this review helpful)
  June 8, 2009

Well, This is certainly not Soundtrack Music.Best described as a set of Orchestral suites for Cello and Orchestra,with ocasional piano,harp and wordless chorus. The original background film music is elevated to new levels by the re orchestration by the Composer and the playing of Ma elevates the ... more

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