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THOMAS ADÈS: Asyla; Tevot; Polaris; Brahms – London Sym. Orch./Thomas Adès – LSO Live (Blu-ray & SACD)

THOMAS ADÈS: Asyla; Tevot; Polaris; Brahms – London Sym. Orch./Thomas Adès – LSO Live (Blu-ray & SACD)

Audiophile quality in these works by this always provocative composer. THOMAS ADÈS: Asyla; Tevot; Polaris; Brahms – London Sym. Orch./Thomas Adès – LSO Live, LSO0798 (Blu-ray audio-only and SACD), 62:55, (3/03/17) ****: Thomas Adès has become, arguably and justifiably, England’s most prominent living composer. His music is regularly very creatively scored, picturesque and frequently a […]

BRATLIE: Vers la Lumière – Bratlie, piano; David Bratlie – electro-acoustic transitions – 2L

BRATLIE: Vers la Lumière – Bratlie, piano; David Bratlie – electro-acoustic transitions – 2L

JENS HARALD BRATLIE: Vers la Lumière – Bratlie, piano; David Bratlie – electro-acoustic transitions [track list fellows] 2L 2L-132-SACD Pure Audio Blu-ray + multichannel SACD, DTS-HD MA 192kHz/24 bit 5.1, DTS-HD MA 96kHz/24 bit, PCM 192kHz/24-bit stereo, Dolby Atmos, 9.1 Auro 3D, mShuttle: stereo MQA 96kHz + MP3 TT: 57:00 (Blu-ray is region free) (12/16) […]

“UR”  – Music by EVA HOLM FOOSNÆS,  ODD JOHAN OVEROYE,  ØYVIND JOHAN EIKSUND,  MARTIN EIKESET KOREN – Eva Holm Foosnæs (cond.)/ Orchestra/Ensemble Kammerkoret Aurum – 2L

“UR” – Music by EVA HOLM FOOSNÆS,  ODD JOHAN OVEROYE,  ØYVIND JOHAN EIKSUND,  MARTIN EIKESET KOREN – Eva Holm Foosnæs (cond.)/ Orchestra/Ensemble Kammerkoret Aurum – 2L

UR  – Music by EVA HOLM FOOSNÆS,  ODD JOHAN OVEROYE,  ØYVIND JOHAN EIKSUND,  MARTIN EIKESET KOREN – Eva Holm Foosnæs (cond.)/ Orchestra/Ensemble Kammerkoret Aurum – 2L -129 multichannel 5.1 SACD, 44:46 (01/06/17) ****: Another interesting release from 2L in Norway.  The recordings consist exclusively of commissioned works, written by composers in affiliation with the musical community […]

Bruno Walter – The Complete Columbia Acoustic Recordings – Works of MENDELSSOHN, BERLIOZ, WEBER, WAGNER, & R. STRAUSS – Pristine Audio

Bruno Walter – The Complete Columbia Acoustic Recordings – Works of MENDELSSOHN, BERLIOZ, WEBER, WAGNER, & R. STRAUSS – Pristine Audio

The earliest Bruno Walter records reveal a committed Romantic conductor in music in the German tradition.  Bruno Walter – The Complete Columbia Acoustic Recordings – WEBER: Overture to Der Freischuetz;  MENDELSSOHN: Nocturne from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61; BERLIOZ: Menuet of the Will-o’-the-Wisps from La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24; WAGNER: Tristan und Isolde: […]

Editorial for December 2016

Editorial for December 2016

Our free drawing for December is for two of Naxos’ My First Classical Albums – each a 9-CD boxed set that will be an ideal springboard for a lifelong journey thru classical music. Famous selections by Mozart, Beethoven,Tchaikovsky and Bach feature violin, orchestra, ballet orchestra, piano and lullabies as well as unexpected gems. The accompanying […]

TAVENER: Missa Wellensis; The Lord’s Prayer; Love bade me welcome & others – Wells Cathedral Choir/ Matthew Owens – Signum Classics

TAVENER: Missa Wellensis; The Lord’s Prayer; Love bade me welcome & others – Wells Cathedral Choir/ Matthew Owens – Signum Classics

A must-have for Tavener fans. TAVENER: Missa Wellensis; The Lord’s Prayer; Love bade me welcome; Preces and Responses (Part One); I will lift up mine eyes (Psalm 121); Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis (Collegium Regale); Preces and Responses (Part Two); Song for Athene; Prayer for the healing of the sick; They are all gone into the […]

Editorial for August 2011

Editorial for August 2011

Welcome to Adobe GoLive 6 To be one of the dozen AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers during this month who will receive the special 3-CD set of 11 varied works by the late composer Viktor Kalabis, all you need to do is register this month using our simple non-intrusive email-protected form Here. The works range from the […]

Editorial for August 2011

Editorial for July 2011

Welcome to Adobe GoLive 6 To be one of the dozen AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers during this month who will receive two great SACD albums from Opus 3 Records, you need to register this month using our simple non-intrusive email-protected form Here. We reviewed “Best of Omnibus Wind Ensemble Here. It contains 19 selections by this […]

Editorial for August 2011

Editorial for June 2011

Welcome to Adobe GoLive 6 To be one of the ten AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers during June who will be receiving the two great jazz albums from Putumayo World Music, you need to register this month using our simple non-intrusive email-protected form Here. (We reviewed both jazz albums Here.)  12 jazz legends are heard on the […]

Editorial for August 2011

Home Page for May 2005

Our tenth Hi-Res Drawing features SACDs from Opus 3 Records. A dozen lucky AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers who Register Here (or have registered earlier) will receive their choice of one of the three multi-channel SACD discs above: Peder af Ugglas is a great guitarist who moves between Delta blues and gospel; Katina Wilson is a singer/guitarist/ […]