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  vahe sahakian

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Decca reissue-series from Analogue Productions
October 29, 2015
I do not buy too many re-issues, I am mainly interested in modern recordings but there is one performance on Decca that goes straight to the top of my wish list, it is the last Decca recording of Granados Goyescas performed by Alicia de Larrocha, it was recorded in 1977 and was available on London 411958-2 (ADD), the pianist re-recorded Goyescas ... more
October 23, 2015
Viola has always been one of my favorite instruments, it has its own distinct mellow sound and personality, it is a shame that major string instrument composers did not compose much for this instrument, of course there are a few exceptions but viola always took the back seat to violin and even cello. I have a few favorites among major viola ... more
Discussion: Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 2, Konzertstuck - Wallin, Kamu
October 8, 2015
When it comes to Scottish Fantasy there is only one performance that no one can match, Heifetz. Vahe ... more
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 3 (London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev, LSO Live)
October 5, 2015 Vahe ... more
Sibelius: The Symphonies (Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Okko Kamu)
October 1, 2015
I remember with horror Phillips doing the same towards the end of vinyl era with giant close up portraits of pianist Alfred Brendel, my take on this is that once a label starts doing that nothing will ever stop it. Vahe ... more