Monthly Archive: June 2014
Audite restores the 1962 performance of Bartok’s single, morbid opera under the direction of Rafael Kubelik at the Lucerne Festival.
Outstanding performances from 50 years ago conducted by Albert Wolff, of fascinating out-of-the-way repertoire.
Warner revives a major portion of the Herbert von Karajan EMI legacy in vivid, remastered sound.
Kudos to Bridge for continuing this important series!
by John Sunier/ June 25, 2014/ Classical CD Reviews/
Blue Note Records 75th anniversary...let the party begin…Blue Note vinyl reissue series
by John Sunier/ June 25, 2014/ SACD & Other Hi-Res Reviews/
A remarkable illusion disrupted by skulking realism. Edward Gorey’s favorite movie.
by John Sunier/ June 25, 2014/ DVD & Blu-ray Video Reviews/
CE Devices in Home Multiply but Home Electricity Useage Falls; Onkyo Offers Dolby Atmos for Home Theaters; Pioneer Launches its …
by John Sunier/ June 24, 2014/ Audio News/
Impeccable taste and flawless technique define the art of Jean-Pierre Rampal in Baroque and Classical styles.
by John Sunier/ June 24, 2014/ Classical Reissue Reviews/
A fine performance but the recording is a bit too distant.
by John Sunier/ June 24, 2014/ SACD & Other Hi-Res Reviews/
A jazz orchestra recording of musical portraits.
by John Sunier/ June 24, 2014/ Jazz CD Reviews/