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Albeniz: Iberia, Suite Espagnole - Hervé Billaut          (2 of 6 found this review helpful)
  March 13, 2005

sorry to be less than enthusiastic but I was looking forward to these discs as I enjoy Spanish music...The passion and fire seem to elude this pianist.especially from the start ..I do have more interesting performances and recordings of this and similair music....Not struck on piano tone ... more
Zemlinsky: Symphony in D Minor etc. - Beaumont        (8 of 8 found this review helpful)
  February 16, 2005

I will split this review into 3.......The sacd sonics are almost as good as any Chandos RVW series and likewise is 24/96 pcm sourced . It certainly is more detailed than any CD and more expansive with plenty of tonal colouring and warmth.Which is certainly required by these works, The Music''''' An ... more
Berkeley, Lennox and Michael - Hickox        (2 of 4 found this review helpful)
  February 10, 2005

agree totally with the previous review....(which was from the Amazon site and has now dissappeared) This SACD (review of stereo only )recording is not as nice as the R Vaughan Williams items issued by Chandos. Who It would appear they have stopped issuing new sacds at the moment.?. .Partly the music ... more
Renee Fleming - Bel Canto        (2 of 4 found this review helpful)
  December 22, 2004

well Im no Opera expert even after 40 odd years of listening but I bought this having had to stop my car whilst driving just to listen and concentrate on something from a radio broadcast that was remarkable..It wasnt just THE VOICE which is obviously remarkable.,,,,It was this Cd....Not recognizing ... more
  December 18, 2004

I had been looking forward to this disc as I have picked up on the artist in quite a few country albums.Having played it four times or so I still feel as though my initial reaction on first hearing stands.The composition of the main work has some interest in the central two movement and the composer ... more

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