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  Site review by Castor Today 05:48 am

This is the seventh release in Simone Young's fine cycle of Bruckner Symphonies recorded live with the Hamburg Philharmoniker. Bruckner's F minor symphony was composed in 1863 and was given the name 'Study Symphony' by Leopold Nowak when he compiled his 'Bruckner Complete Edition'. It is also known ... more
  Review by Bobpaule Yesterday 08:46 am

Also contains 5.1 24bit/96kHz PCM and DTS-HD Master Audio. I have every Johnny Hallyday released in HFPA and this one deserves praise as the highest sonic quality of them all. The songs are beautifully written, their sentimentality reminds me of my native Hungarian gypsy music. If you are not a ... more
  Review by Bobpaule July 26, 2014

The first song starts with "Dans son cerveau, deux hémisphères, le gai est le triste" and from there on the poetry continues. Bittersweet tunes with rhythm and personality in this so beuatifully complex romance language. The music is also great. The sound is sublime, stereo that projects into ... more
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  Review by Clint Eastwood July 26, 2014

If you are an audiophile this disc isn't for you. You can dismiss the 24/96 as mere marketing, it doesn't help the audio quality. This disc is for the person that wants a lot of great content and is willing to accept CD quality on the majority of the songlist. You can pick up a used copy in the $20 ... more
Tchaikovsky/Saint-Saens/Bruch - Wispelwey          (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
  Review by mlgrado July 25, 2014

larsmusik's speculation is incorrect. The DSD and PCM versions of this album were recorded separately. The Philips engineers were using a DCS native DSD DAC. Straight from native DSD.com "This was the first commercially produced SACD hybrid super audio on the market. In June of 2000, I sat in one ... more

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