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Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 - Edo de Waart        (3 of 4 found this review helpful)
  September 11, 2014

The mid-70s sound by Phillips is glowingly pleasing to my ears, typical of that period and suits this carefree masterpiece to the hilt. Moreover Pentatone RQR analogue signals were feed directly to the dcs converter for DSD-SACD encoding (just like RCA Living Stereo series), so we can have the ... more
Schumann: Complete Works for Violin and Orchestra - Wallin, Beermann        (1 of 3 found this review helpful)
  November 17, 2011

Agreed totally to the review above but I would give the sonics a 5 star too. A must buy if you likes the progammes in this superb SACD.
Brahms: The 4 Symphonies - Masur        (4 of 12 found this review helpful)
  November 7, 2011

Orchestral and conductor both at their peaks, I am a great fan of big-band orchestral recordings, so these mid-70s Philips reissues suit my ears well, value for money too - 3 SACDs for half the usual price.
Smetana: Ma Vlast - Flor        (6 of 18 found this review helpful)
  December 20, 2010

The Malaysian Philharmonic's performance is first class and the sound by BIS is top notch. The bass sounds very natural to me. My only complaint is the rather low-level recording which seems to be the norm for this label recently. But my all time favorite is still the Sussikind/Saint Louis on MOFI.
Teresa Teng: Best Collection        (1 of 3 found this review helpful)
  October 13, 2009

I believe even in 100 years time, Teresa Teng's recordings will continue to appear in whatever formats available at that time!

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