Quite overvalued performance of Beethoven's "Eroica". Vladimir Ashkenazy made this cycle with NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo, during his career with the Japanese orchestra. The performances were recorded from the live concerts.
Well, we have many recordings of the symphony. But this recording moved on the normal line. ... more
I'll be brief and get right to the point. This latest remastering of a classic album is a massive failure. The DR of this version is a pathetic 8, which was once a 12. This is another in a long line of albums that have been destroyed by modern remastering. Instead of buying this compressed mess invest in an older CD ... more