Monthly Archive: January 2014
Interesting; hi-res but lacks useful notes.
by John Sunier/ January 10, 2014/ SACD & Other Hi-Res Reviews/
Incredible performances of these heady works.
The Fricsay centennial has two Beethoven performances of exquisite Romantic power and beauty restored.
by John Sunier/ January 9, 2014/ Classical Reissue Reviews/
Another fascinating disc from this innovative early music ensemble.
It’s not often a chance to review two releases of this opera comes about—and the differences in concept are quite …
by John Sunier/ January 9, 2014/ DVD & Blu-ray Video Reviews/
A reference performance and recording of one of the great Mahler Symphonies.
by John Sunier/ January 9, 2014/ SACD & Other Hi-Res Reviews/
Pianist Joanne Pearce Martin shares her favorite music.
This ghastly rendition, though presented in splendid sound and vivid Blu-ray, should never have been.
by John Sunier/ January 8, 2014/ DVD & Blu-ray Video Reviews/
Zilberquit’s 2001 survey from Moscow of the Bach keyboard concertos retains its persuasive charm and (archaic) nobility of expression.
by John Sunier/ January 8, 2014/ Classical Reissue Reviews/
Linus Roth and Jose Gallardo assemble a comprehensive survey of the Weinberg chamber works for violin.
by John Sunier/ January 8, 2014/ Classical CD Reviews/