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Willy Porter: Willy Porter
(6 of 6 found this review helpful)
June 3, 2008
A big suprise by an artist I had never heard of and took a chance on based on 5 out of 5 happy with it. The SACD quality is first rate and the disc can be obtained at bargain price. A description of it contents has to be long and varied as the disc. Basically its light pop ish easy going with a ...
Poulenc: Gloria, Honegger: Symphony No. 3 - Jansons
(3 of 3 found this review helpful)
May 21, 2008
Whilst I cannot disagree with Edwins comments I too looked forward to this disc of strange bedfellows. The recording quality is good and in my opinion slightly better for the symphony which was the earlier of the two recordings.There is plenty of weight and depth in the stereo version. To me the ...
The Pearls of Polish Music - Szymanowski
(4 of 5 found this review helpful)
May 2, 2008
This time not much to add to Castors perfect decription of the ideal companion disc to Beartons Lut disc.They even offer lower postage for 2?.Its near impossible to buy actually in Poland from my limited exoerience. Who needs another Richard Strauss tone poem.? We do. or Did. I doubt if anyone ...
The Pearls of Polish Music - Lutoslawski
(5 of 5 found this review helpful)
May 1, 2008
This rates a wow on the entertainment level.Trying to supplement Castors review I think I am more enthusiastic over this disc than he is. The Concerto for Orchestra seems more like a masterly set of variations on a tune known as Bobby Shafto ? It is half an hour long and not a minute is wasted.large ...
Snapshots - Original Soundtrack
(1 of 1 found this review helpful)
April 13, 2008
Curious Soundtrack which starts with a distinctly Arabic sounding bellydancer type song track thats very catchy and pop ish sounding. This is then followed by various themes which played by the City of Prague Philharmonic in what could be described as an analogue sounding laid back csoncert symphony ...