BEACH: Piano Concerto in C# minor; HOWELL: Piano Concerto in D minor; CHAMINADE: Concertstück in C# minor – Danny Driver (p) / BBC Scottish Symph. Orch. / Rebecca Miller – Hyperion
Three inspiring works for piano and orchestra by three women composers. THE ROMANTIC PIANO CONCERTO Vol 70 : Music by Amy Beach, Dorothy Howell and Cécile Chaminade – Danny Driver, piano / BBC Scottish SO / Rebecca Miller – Hyperion CDA68130, reviewed as hires 24-96 flac download; TT 69:31 [Distr. by Harmonia mundi/PIAS] *****: Hyperion’s […]
How Contemporary Composers Are Reinventing Classical Music – Composing classical music in 2017 is similar to how it was in 1817: You create a piece and hand it to someone else to play, often a large number of people you probably have never met. But audiences are increasing – a Canadian festival curator said “It […]
Learning to Drive (2014) Cast: Patricia Clarkson, Ben Kingsley Director: Isabel Coixnet Studio: Broad Green Pictures 94174625 (1/19/16) Video: for 16:9 1080i HD color Audio: English DD stereo Subtitles: English, Spanish Length: 89 min. Rating: **** A ‘feel good’ film but the message is a little heavy handed. I have seen many positive reviews of […]
Science Proves the ‘80s Produced the Most Homogenous Pop Music; Samsung Has a First by Including Surround Sound for Headphones in TVs; Classical News; Next Month Yamaha Launches Their Most Expensive Subwoofer
For March 2015 we are offering one item for a lucky AUDIOPHILE AUDITION reader: The $699 Oppo PM-2 planar magnetic headphones, which use the same driver and technological breakthrus as the $1100 model PM-1, including a seven-layer diaphragm and double-sided spiraling coils. These reduced-weight headphones are a distillation of Oppo’s acoustic and industrial design features […]
Netflix Plan for Streaming UHD; HiFi House Liquidates; Clarion Car Electronics Launches Car Restoration Project; New Bluetooth Speakers from TDK Life on Record; Polk Launches Their First Active Speaker; Yamaha Adds Two Stereo Components
An extremely violent noirish car-centered thriller from a Danish director.