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Can: Soundtracks        (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
  Review by SnaggS October 16, 2004

Well, I found this at a small record shop near me. It doesn't have hybrid stickers on it, or a propoganda card. So unless you read the text on the back of the SACD, you wouldnt easily notice it was a SACD. Recorded in 1969/1970, it is an album of soundtracks they did for films. Sound quality is ... more
Stravinsky: The Firebird (complete ballet), etc - Dorati        (3 of 5 found this review helpful)
  Review by sgb October 16, 2004

Stellar sound and music, I agree completely with the earlier reviews, I just wish that the first ten RCA Living Stereo releases had come close to this.
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 - Ozawa          (6 of 8 found this review helpful)
  Review by akiralx October 16, 2004

I first listened to this hybrid disc in my car (not ideal I know), and my first impressions from the CD layer were that the first two movements didn't quite engage with me in the way that Bruckner almost always does - and I thought it was perhaps that this fine Japanese orchestra hadn't quite ... more
  Review by Toni October 16, 2004

All three musicians playing here are masters of their instruments and the included tracks are excellent. Imaginative improvisation with spicy latin feeling. Two discs feature over two hours of amazing material and you can find this release at some stores for the price of a one regular SACD. The ... more
Mahler: Symphony No. 9 - Chailly          (3 of 3 found this review helpful)
  Review by nickc October 15, 2004

Expansive (89.49 by my timing) performance of Mahler's last and greatest symphony. Only in the second movement did I feel the tempo was a touch too slow, though this movement is meant to be a world-weary, kind of clumsy parody of a landler. The last four or five minutes of the finale are as ... more

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