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Mendelssohn: Complete Concertos - Markiz      (7 of 9 found this review helpful)
  February 1, 2008

There is much to admire and enjoy in this collection of Mendelssohn concertos originally issued by BIS in the mid 1990s on single cds and as a '4 for the price of 3' cd boxed set. Many of the concerto compilations I have purchased in the past draw on recordings made with different soloists, ... more
Grieg: Peer Gynt - Ruud        (7 of 7 found this review helpful)
  July 9, 2005

This Peer Gynt comes on two discs so what is on offer is not simply extented highlights of the 'appropriate music' Grieg wrote for Ibsen's drama. What you hear is theatre rather than concert hall much I thought like a production for 'Drama on 3' which is broadcast on Sunday evenings by the BBC here ... more
Mahler: Symphony No. 6 - Abbado        (2 of 5 found this review helpful)
  June 21, 2005

Summer promotions are great! On special offer I thought this sacd hybrid issue of Mahler's so-called 'Tragic' symphony a good buy. I enjoyed it. Mind you not quite sure if it eclipses Karajan's 1978 performance on DG 'The Originals' that I have had in my collection for a number of years. The BPO ... more

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BIS thread
October 21, 2015
Any chance of a link cannot see where you mean - thanks! ... more
Discussion: Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 2, Konzertstuck - Wallin, Kamu
October 5, 2015
What surprised me when I checked is that whilst the first violin concerto has been performed 43 times at the BBC Proms in London the second has only been performed 6 times the last being in 1919. As for the wonderful third concerto well it has never been performed! Hopefully BIS will give us a recording of the third concerto at some point. ... more
Sibelius: The Symphonies (Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Okko Kamu)
September 11, 2015
A video has now been posted interesting to see the microphone set up etc which shows to the uninitiated the effort made to bring this wonderful music to our ears! ... more
BIS thread
July 29, 2015
...and when has ever a topic remained on topic? .... Robert ok I agree but was getting worried about being banned as a result of talking about downloads which I thought was not allowed. I will to be more serious see if can find anything out about the Onyx download issue and email you privately (may take a few days or more). ... more
BIS thread
July 29, 2015 come someone else has this in 24 bits ... If Onyx are saying the original recordings were made in other than 24/96 then chances are someone has been doing a bit of file manipulation the question is who but perhaps we are now getting a bit off topic! ... more