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  Daniel Soderstrom
  Perth, Western Australia
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Queen: A Day at the Races      (3 of 3 found this review helpful)
  August 7, 2012

Queen has been on my "todo" list for along time, waiting for the prejudice from being subjected to radio repetition to fade. It took 15 years, and with the SHM releases I bit the bullet on these releases. I'm pleasantly surprised to find that this album, comprised of songs which I haven't heard, is ... more
  May 6, 2012

Excellent tone by the violinist. These gentle piano and violin duets are ideal late night music. The recording is excellent, they're a charming duo and currently playing in front of my fireplace.
Debussy: Complete Piano Music - Walter Gieseking        (7 of 15 found this review helpful)
  April 30, 2012

I'm new to Debussy, Satie meets Eine Kleine Nachtmusik? His own quote best describes this disc (at least the first so far!) 'Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes" The music on this disc is wonderful, and performance is gentle and ... more
Live in Tokyo 1970 - Szell      (1 of 2 found this review helpful)
  April 27, 2012

Spirited performance, Szell gets stuck in, no whispy strings here. Sounds like a concert, a bit closer than the walter performances. Slightly brighter presentation which will please those who find some SACD's too smooth. However, it doesn't become strident, you can still tell the strings are using ... more
Beethoven: Violin Concerto - Oistrakh        (4 of 11 found this review helpful)
  April 20, 2012

This recording and performance are wonderful. Oistrakh never sounds wispy and leads the orchestra (conducted superbly by Cluytens, so no suprises there). I'm so glad a friend introduced me to Oistrakh, they dont make them like this anymore.

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Universal Music Japan Will Release 3 SHM-SACDs of DG in November 2012
September 13, 2012
Come on, talk about first world problems. Its embarassing. Nobody in the rest of the world has had as big cars, houses or buying power, or food as the USA, as cheap. The complaining sounds like a spoilt kid who can only eat 1litre of ice cream instead or 2. ... more
Universal Music Japan Will Release 3 SHM-SACDs of DG in November 2012
September 13, 2012
Since the US$ has dropped so much in value, your just going to have to realise that everything is not going to be as cheap anymore. Americans have such different expectations from everyone else about what things should cost. Be happy you got to enjoy a dream currency for 50 years. Maybe China will start outsourcing jobs to the US one day! ... more
Discussion: Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier (Das Wohltemperierte Klavier) - Sviatoslav Richter
September 4, 2012
I was surprised to see this has no reviews. One of the best if not the best performances and a good recording wonderfully remastered. The Piano sounded very natural and liquid, so I went to check the booklet... no surprises here, DSD mastering. ... more
No SACD but 17 Vinyl Pressing Plants in the US!
August 23, 2012
Unfortunately, America also invented bean counters and financial analysts, which have decimated your manufacturing industry. ... more
EMI Music Japan will release 45 Hybrid SACDs from September to November 2012
August 23, 2012
Its only a matter of time before the Japanese do Simon and Garfunkel.... ... more