A good quality ‘realistic’ production worth investigating. MODEST MUSSORGSKY: Boris Godunov (2016) Production: Sofia Opera, Bulgaria Performers: Martin Tsonev (Boris Godunov)/Mario Kratsev (Fyodor)/Irina Zhekova (Kseniya)/Sofia Opera Orchestra and Chorus/Konstantin Chudovski (cond.)/Plamen Kartaloff (stage director)/Stefan Mushatov (screen director) Studio: Dynamic [7/29/16] (Distr. by Naxos) Video: 1.33:1 color Audio: DTS-HD 5.1, PCM Stereo Subtitles: French, English, Italian, […]
Biggest Tech Turkeys of 2016 – according to Cnet, first Microsoft’s Surface tablet. Second, Google’s messenger overload; Third, watching sports in VR; Fourth, NFL draft prospect Laremey Tunsil smoking weed with a grass mask on Twitter – it went viral; Surface went offline during the AFC championship game in January; Twitter unceremoniously dumped Vine – […]
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An audiophile reissue of another former Yes LP, with an unbelieveable amount of extras.
Superb in every way, except the 5.1 isn’t really here…
Foghorn Classics and Allegro Distributors have donated five copies of the three-CD package The Complete String Quartets of Bartok & Kodaly. The Alexander String Quartet’s sense of natural communications seems to make the Bartók Quartets less difficult, and our reviewer raved about the set. This San Francisco label was founded in 1994 by the Alexander String […]
A lovely recording and performance of this worthwhile Bruckner Symphony.
Fraunhofer Wants to Enhance TV Audio to Match Image Technology; Vinyl Listening Lab Launched; WQXR’s List of Critics’ Top Classical Recordings of the Year
New DTS Headphone:X Technology; New Dolby Home Theater System; New LG Electronics Cinema 3D Smart TVs
An interesting throwback to slide/sound/dissolve presentations, and quite a visual/aural experience for those familiar with San Francisco Bay.
JON LORD: Concerto for Group and Orchestra – Blu-ray documentary+Pure Audio 5.1 of Concerto+CD (2013)
An interesting combo package: a “Making Of…” documentary, long interviews with two of the important people in the production, and a complete audio-only 5.1 performance of the Concerto.
Cassettes Coming Back; Neural Surround; Wireless Technology To Be Focus of 2013 CES
Scientists Resurrect Damaged Analog Audio Discs Via Photography; Inexpensive Adapter Brings DTS Surround to Computer Headphones; Optimism at Annual CEDIA Meeting; High Ultrasonic Noise on SACDs a Myth
Surround Sound—The Holy Grail of Home Entertainment?; Passive 3D Kit Introduced; Free conversion of DSD/SACD Files; Festival of New Music by Composers Age 40 and Under