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Butterworth, Stephan: The End of Time - Abdullah
Gubaidulina: So sei es, Suslin: chamber music - Saito, Stark, Beyer, Dowbusch-Lubotsky, Suslin, Pescia
Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 - Ballot
Steve Kuhn Trio: Pavane for a dead princess
Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 14, Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32, Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 15 "Relique" - Tanski
Eddie Higgins Trio: Christmas Songs II
Brahms: String Sextets - Prazak & Zemlinsky Quartets          (5 of 5 found this review helpful)
  Review by krisjan November 14, 2014

These are old school European-tradition performances of Brahms sextets which is to say that they adopt conventional tempos and emphasize ensemble blend. I like this approach very much but it isn’t the only way to perform these works. The musical outlook is mainly sunny – gemutlichkeit – which works superbly well with ... more

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Tears for Fears: Songs from the Big Chair
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore - Bonynge
Sculthorpe: Complete String Quartets with Didjeridu - Del Sol Quartet, Kent
Wagner: Die Walküre - Mehta
Arnesen: Magnificat, Kernis: Musica Celestis, Gjeilo: Tundra, Song of the Universal - Brevik
Bach: Brandenburg Concertos - Stuttgarter Kammerorchester
Ravel: Orchestral Works Vol. 2 - Slatkin      (2 of 5 found this review helpful)
  Review by Luukas September 18, 2014

It is very good to have Naxos' "old" recordings on Blu-ray Audio format, and this second release of Ravel's Orchestral Works proves it again. The CD version was good: BBC Music Magazine gave four stars, and recording's sound was deep and clear. But Blu-ray Audio brings more perspective to Ravel's masterful ... more