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January 2017 Editorial Page

January 2017 Editorial Page

Our January free drawing is for a 24-CD box set featuring famed conductor Charles Groves in British music, from Warner Classics. It includes such favorite works as Britten’s The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra and Holst’s The Hymn of Jesus conducted by Groves and performed by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra along with the […]

Genius (2016)

Genius (2016)

A fascinating story of a famous writer’s struggles to get his books published. Genius (2016) Cast: Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney, Guy Pearce Director: Michael Grandage Studio: Summit/ Lionsgate (9/6/16) Video: 2.39:1 for 16:9 screens, color Audio: English DD 5.1 Subtitles: English, English SDH, Spanish Extras: “Genesis of Genius,” “Painting a Portrait […]

Editorial for January 2015

Editorial for January 2015

This month we are awarding a pair of great jazz albums to a half dozen readers who register using our simple form on the site. Allegra Levy is a New York-based vocalist and composer who has created a collection of 11 harmonically adventurous originals in the tradition of the Great American Songbook. The Vance Thompson Five […]

Editorial for October 2013

Editorial for October 2013

For our October drawing Mack Avenue Records has donated seven double-disc audiophile vinyl albums, mastered and pressed by Kevin Gray at Record Techology Inc. in a three-step process. They are: Kind of Brown and The Good Feeling (Christian McBride), Common Ground (Gary Burton), Seeds From the Underground (Kenny Garrett), Friends (Stanley Jordan), Zen Food (Kevin […]

Editorial for October 2013

Editorial for September 2013

With the cooperation of Decca/Universal Music Classics, we are offering this month as our drawing/giveaway two complete sets of the 55-CD Mercury Living Presence: The Collector’s Edition 2. [Reviewed Here.] Among the rarities in the set are John Corigliano’s Piano Concerto and Dorati’s groundbreaking recording of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. Each sleeve reproduces the original cover art and liner […]

Editorial for October 2013

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 October 2013

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 October 2013

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 October 2013

Editorial for May 2011

Welcome to Adobe GoLive 6 To be one of the AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers during May who will receive the free Resonance Records jazz Blu-ray concert by the Dado Moroni Trio, you need to register this month using our simple non-intrusive email-protected form Here. We reviewed the Blu-ray Here. The varied program draws from all corners […]

Editorial for October 2013

Editorial for April 2011

Welcome to Adobe GoLive 6 To be one of the ten AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers during April who will receive the two Linn SACDs – Ian Shaw’s "Lifejacket" and Jonathan Freeman-Attwood’s "Trumpet Masque," you need to register using our simple non-intrusive email-protected form here. Both surround or stereo SACDs are of course hybrid and compatible.  Shaw […]

Editorial for October 2013

Editorial for March 2011

Welcome to Adobe GoLive 6 To be among the 12 AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers this month who receive the two Chesky Records hi-res releases, you need to register using our simple non-intrusive email-protected form. The discs are drummer Jimmy Cobb’s Cobb’s Corner with Roy Hargrove on trumpet, and David Chesky’s latest orchestral compositions: Urbanicity and Concerto […]

Editorial for October 2013

Editorial for February 2011

Welcome to Adobe GoLive 6 This month’s drawing-giveaway is for OPPO’s new BDP-93 Universal Network 3D Blu-ray Disc Player. It offers diversified media support – including Blu-ray, 3D, SACD, DVD-A, HDCD, FLAC & WAV, Netflix, Blockbuster & BD-Live, unparalleled video quality on both Blu-ray and DVD, high fidelity audio, and ultimate convenience. It has both […]