Another great family animated film, and in 3D! The Secret Life of Pets, Blu-ray 3D (2016) Voice-overs: Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate, Ellie Kemper Director: Chris Renaud Producers: Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy Studio: Universal Studios 61181890 (2 discs) [12/6/16] plus digital HD and Ultraviolet Video: 1.85:1 for 16:9 screens, color 3D Audio: […]
The first two films of four Hunger Games, viewed as standard Blu-ray though UHD available. The Hunger Games – A Hero’s Journey Begins, UltraHD+Blu-ray+Digital HD (2016) Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Donald Sutherland, Stanley Tucci, Philip Seymour Hoffman Director: Gary Ross Studio: Lionsgate [11/8/16] (2 discs) Video: 2.40:1 for […]
Revolution – Flute Concertos – Emanuel Pahud – Composers: FRANÇOIS DEVIENNE, LOUIS GIANELLA, CHRISTOPH W. GLUCK, IGNACE JOSEPH PLEYEL (TrackList follows) – Basel Chamber Orchestra/ Giovanni Antonini – Warner Classics
A fine thematic collection of flute music from the time of the French Revolution.
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BELA BARTOK: Kossuth; Concerto for Orchestra; Romanian Folk Dances – ORF Radio Sym. Orch. Vienna/ Cornelius Meister – RSO/CPO
Not the top SACD version the Concerto for Orchestra, but an interesting release anyway.
“La Voie Triumphale” (The Triumphal Way) = BERLIOZ: Grande Symphonie Funebre et Triomphale; SAINT-SAENS: Orient et Occident March; DUKAS: Fanfare from La Peri; MILHAUD: Suite Francaise; TOMASI: Fanfares Liturgiques; BOZZA: Children’s Overture – Staff Band of the Norwegian Armed Forces/ Ole Kristian Ruud – 2L Blu-ray+SACD
A powerful program of concert band selections in state-of-the-art surround sound.
A blast from the avant-garde past.
A young Romanian pianist provides flair and musical sense to the passionate and often elusive first five sonatas of Serge Prokofiev.
Multichannel SACD from the LSO label (the symphony’s own)