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Rameau: Une symphonie imaginaire - Minkowski        (2 of 7 found this review helpful)
  Review by Fredje June 23, 2005

This Marc Minkowski’s creation based on Rameau’s ballets and opera pieces played on authentic instruments by Les Musiciens du Louvre is a true enchantment for any baroque music lovers.
Gossec: Messe des morts - Schernus        (1 of 2 found this review helpful)
  Review by Oscar June 23, 2005

Gossec, a french composer, is little known today, but he is reputed to be the father of the modern symphony. In addition, he was a prolific composer of sacred and choral music. No dates are given for the original recording of this disc. But the sound is quite good, and the composition is worthy of ... more
Fasch: Concertos - Güttler, Friedrich        (1 of 2 found this review helpful)
  Review by Oscar June 23, 2005

A delightfull baroque programme, by one of the lesser known German masters of that time. Although the recording dates are not given, the sound and recordings are uniformely fine. Atmospheric recordings that highlight the inner voices of the various baroque orchestras that complete the programme of ... more
Monteverdi: The Sacred Music 1 - The King's Consort/Robert King          (4 of 4 found this review helpful)
  Review by Oscar June 23, 2005

The Sacred Music of Monteverdi is among the truly great compositions of this kind in the history of Music. The interpretations of the King´s Consort are top notch. The various voices have years of specialization in this field and it shows. The sound is quite detailed , with depth and clarity,which ... more
Shostakovich/Shchedrin: Piano Concertos - Marc-André Hamelin        (4 of 4 found this review helpful)
  Review by Oscar June 23, 2005

Fabulous performances. And Fabulous sound. Marc-Andre Hamelin is a top notch virtuoso,and he dispatches the three concertos in this disc with faultless technique and lots of expression. The trumpet solo in the First Pianom cto. of Shostakovich is excellent. And the conducting of Litton is full of ... more

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