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Sibelius Boxed Set - LSO Live
June 18, 2010
In March of this year I e-mailed an LSO LIive representative about a Sibelius SACD box and received this reply: ----------------- Hi, Regarding the Brahms / Sibelius. We are looking to reissue the one remaining Sibelius album (Symphonies 5&6) on SACD at some point this year so they will be available as a box on CD or individually on SACD. When ... more
New Esoteric releases: Lehar's The Merry Widow (Karajan), Strauss' Die Fledermaus (Kleiber)
April 14, 2010
Just announced within the last week. These 2-SACD sets are even more expensive ($120 US) than the Mravinsky Tchaikovsky set! Karajan's DG recording of Lehar's The Merry Widow: Kleiber's DG recording of J. Strauss' Die Fledermaus: ... more
Best piano concerto?
March 7, 2010
You're certainly entitled to your opinion - as I am. I happen to be a pianist who plays a number of the pieces mentioned. After playing and hearing enough performances of both the Grieg and Schumann, I'd like to see the public exposed to other pieces. ... more
Best piano concerto?
March 7, 2010
Mozart 25th, Beethoven 4th, Brahms 2nd Mozart 25 and Beethoven 4 even use the same 4-note rhythmic motive: eighth-eighth-eighth-quarter (same as Beethoven 5th symphony) I would add the the Langgaard Symphony No. 3 (which is really a piano concerto) is currently riding the top 5 for me right now. ... more
Where can I buy Esoteric SACD´s ??
March 3, 2010
Is there a reason why the listings for Esoteric titles has disappeared? Even if they are not available for sale through any linked merchants, I was glad they were listed here. ... more