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Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 - Ashkenazy
(3 of 8 found this review helpful)
August 17, 2009
Not much to add after Geohominid: simply pleasures and natural melodical attitude of Askenazy proving his ongoing interest for melody at first place. Performance stands out. Technically belongs amongst finest EXTON releases. Not very strong with basses, but I like that lightwieghting symphony. ...
Mahler: Symphony No. 6 - Mácal
(1 of 5 found this review helpful)
August 12, 2009
Yesterdays critical listening of this unique piece of work has proved and revealed this one simple thing: SA-CD is definitely more dedicated format for the classical music than DVD-A. This doubled release 1DVD-A + 2 SA-CD has been compared on on of the best equipment that you can afford in the ...
Mahler: Symphony No. 3 - Mácal
(5 of 8 found this review helpful)
June 13, 2009
This one really stands out! I have the 3 disc version and must admit what is pretty well known already: SACD sound is better than DVD-A (technically). DVD-Audio of the same performance sounds colder than SA-CD (on hybrid electrostates) with THX ULTRA 2 7.1ch load. EXTON deserves ********** stars for ...
Debussy: Nocturnes, La Mer, Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun - Järvi
(4 of 8 found this review helpful)
May 25, 2009
I can compare this release only to previous release by BMG Sony with Tilson and only Nocturnes and La Mer. Les Arts Nouveaux and Belle Epoque are my most beloved epochs in music. NOCTURNES: Järvi executes them more accurate = short. Tilson Thomas' elaborative attitude and the orchestra on Sony ...