Chaplin’s 15 Essanay Comedies, Blu-ray (1915/2015)
15 newly-restored shorts by and starring Charlie Chaplin, on both DVD & Blu-ray.
Best of the Year Discs for 2014
* = The 12 Multichannel Discs of the Month, all in Classical CLASSICAL (incl. HI-RES), CLASSICAL REISSUES, CLASSICAL VINYL & PURE AUDIO BLU-RAY JOHN ADAMS: The Gospel According to the Other Mary – DGG 479 2243 * The Argentinian Album – Works of PIAZZOLLA, GINASTERA, GOLIJOV – Amsterdam Sinfonietta – Channel Classics CCS SA 33014 […]
Oscar Pettiford – Lost Tapes – Germany 1958/59 – Jazz Haus, SWR MusicJutta Hipp – Lost Tapes – The German Recordings 1952-55 – Jazz Haus, SWR Music
Two fascinating reissues from the new German jazz label.
SAMUEL BARBER Historical Recordings, 1935-1960 = West Hill Radio Archives (8 CDs + CD-ROM)
One of America’s great lyrical composers receives a major retrospective in performances that resist age and retain their elemental, authentic power and spontaneity.
Audio News for February 14, 2012
New Jazz Archives Label; Here’s the 2012 Grammy Award Winners
Alien Anthology 6-disc set, all Blu-ray (1979-1997/2010)
Although the first is the oldest, and with the smallest cast of characters, it still stands up as the best of the bunch.
Best of the Year Discs for 2005
Classical/Reissues/Jazz/Pop (incl. Hi-Res Formats) Back to Archives Index This is our 21st annual Best of the Year list (!) and as usual, we make no definitive claims for the list. It is predicated on the personal tastes of all our contributors and also on what was available to us, but with an equal emphasis on […]
Best of the Year Discs for 2004
Classical/Reissues/Jazz/Pop (incl. Hi-Res Formats) Back to Archives Index This is our 20th annual Best of the Year list and as usual, we make no definitive claims for the list. It is predicated on the personal tastes of all our contributors and also on what was available to us, but with an equal emphasis on both […]