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Susan Wong 2 - I Wish You Love        (0 of 2 found this review helpful)
  Review by Stevesebastianb May 7, 2005

Superb voice, excellent high resolution recording.
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 - Gergiev        (7 of 7 found this review helpful)
  Review by beardawgs May 6, 2005

What fascinates me the most about Gergievís musicianship in general is his authority over the score and music he is conducting, and his ability to create tension and drama from opening bars of Tchís 6th is staggering. For the purpose of writing this review, I went back to Jarviís fine account of the ... more
Liszt: Dante Symphony, Tasso - Botstein          (8 of 8 found this review helpful)
  Review by beardawgs May 5, 2005

Yet another terrific recording for Telarc by Polyhymnia made in January 2003 in Watford town hall. The soundstage is broad, dynamics wide and orchestral perspective transparent and natural (in MC). Opening bars representing Gates of Hell are the showcase of naturally sounding brass, with plenty of ... more
  Review by Khorn May 4, 2005

I find this a truly strange one. The musicianship is first rate. Jacinthaís vocals are up to her usually high level of competence and the chosen tune selections are all ones I like. The problem is I canít just put this on and sit and listen to it because if I do so I start to nod off. Iím not ... more
  Site review by ramesh May 4, 2005

The violin is arguably the most intractable string instrument to record in PCM digital, the high frequencies eliciting the worst in phase effects and decimation filtering with limited bandwith. The first two sets of Bach solo violin I listened to were Oscar Shumsky's analogue ASV set recorded in ... more

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