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Liszt: Piano sonata etc - Richter        (2 of 3 found this review helpful)
  Review by JJ July 18, 2015

This first volume devoted to Franz Liszt under the fingers of pianist Sviatoslav Richter allows us the possibility of hearing pieces such as the 8 Études d’Exécution Transcendante (Preludio, Étude, Paysage, Feux Follets, Eroica, La Chasse Sauvage, Étude, Harmonie du Soir) and the famous and unique ... more
  Review by JJ July 18, 2015

With this exemplary release, the label Praga Digitals pays tribute to the pianist Friedrich Gulda, who died in 2000. He was an adulated virtuoso who did not hesitate to play Beethoven’s complete piano sonatas in concert. “In his refusal of all teaching, of any a priori related to tradition, meaning ... more
Wagner: Orchestral music - Furtwängler        (0 of 4 found this review helpful)
  Review by JJ July 18, 2015

This tribute to the famous German conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler via the music of Richard Wagner gathers the Overtures (The Flying Dutchman, Tannhäuser) and Preludes (Lohengrin Act I, The Master-Singers of Nuremberg Act I), as well as such orchestral pieces as The Ride of the Valkyries, Siegfried’s ... more
  Review by JJ July 18, 2015

With this second volume, the Liszt/Richter coupling once again subjugates us both in interpretive terms and as a “sound resurrection,” for the DSD remastering based on master tapes is stunning in its fidelity. The program is copious (nearly 80 minutes!) with Scherzo and March S.177, Mephisto Waltz ... more
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 - Alexeev        (2 of 4 found this review helpful)
  Review by Luukas July 17, 2015

The Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra has become world famous - thanks to the Exton label's flawless SACD recordings. The orchestra has recorded - for example - the critically acclaimed album of Mahler's Tenth Symphony (performing version by Samale/Mazzuca) with Martin Sieghart. Nikolai Alexeev is ... more

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