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Aho: Symphony No. 12 - Storgårds        (2 of 3 found this review helpful)
  Review by Luukas Today 12:48 pm

I think that Kalevi Aho's Twelfth Symphony is his best symphony. The whole work's total time is 50 minutes, and it is recorded on single SACD (as composer wishes). The first movement, Shamans, is very powerful and exciting. The demonic drumming surrounds listener, when you listen it in 5.0 ... more
Strauss: Eine Alpensinfonie - Haitink          (2 of 3 found this review helpful)
  Review by Luukas Today 08:49 am

Bernard Haitink's recordings on LSO Live are happy surprises: for example, his Beethoven cycle with London Symphony Orchestra was outstanding. He brings new energy and power in Beethoven's masterworks. This performance of Strauss' magical and exciting Eine Alpensinfonie is great listening experience ... more
Sir Colin Davis: anthology        (2 of 4 found this review helpful)
  Review by Luukas Today 03:38 am

Sir Colin Davis (1927-2013) did great work with London Symphony Orchestra. LSO Live published over 40 recordings with maestro, and this new limited edition box shows the best releases. There are two much-loved recordings on SACD in first time: Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique and Dvorak's Symphony ... more
Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 - Haitink          (4 of 4 found this review helpful)
  Review by Luukas Yesterday 12:33 pm

Bernard Haitink's previous Bruckner recording on LSO Live (Symphony No. 4) was outstanding: recording quality is terrific and London Symphony Orchestra played magnificent. But now, the 85 years old maestro leads London Symphony Orchestra in great mysterious adventure in this new recording of ... more
  Review by tdunster Yesterday 06:04 am

The soundstage is absolutely huge and the sound is crystal clear. Compared to the red book version the SACD is a massive improvement. Sure it's a little compressed and perhaps louder than the very best recordings, and the top and bottom appear more prominent than the mids do. So what ? Unless we ... more

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