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Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Brain Salad Surgery
(6 of 6 found this review helpful)
March 31, 2009
The surround mix is just the DVD-A surround mix, converted to DSD. Since the DVD-A is out of print, this is good for those who didn't grab it the first time around (though the SACD lacks the *stunning* DVD-A bonus track surround mix of 'Lucky Man'). I like the surround mix well enough, but would ...
Di Meola/McLaughlin/DeLucia: Passion, Grace & Fire
(0 of 2 found this review helpful)
February 10, 2006
Actually no one who wasn't in the control room in Japan can know whether the sound of this disc is due to it being DSD, or simply to it being remastered, period. But it does sound quite nice. So did the old CD.
Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps, L'Oiseau de Feu - Stravinsky
(2 of 3 found this review helpful)
October 9, 2003
Much better sound here on Le Sacre, than on the previous , rather veiled, CD reissues of this performance. And it's great to finally have this performance of the Firebird Suite available again (originally on LP of course, previously only available on CD if you bought the giant Sony collected ...
Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 7 - Kleiber
(9 of 9 found this review helpful)
October 9, 2003
I love this record, period. Having it in multichannel makes it all the more fun. (I prefer the performance of the 5th to that of the 7th, though; for me, the definitive 7th is the one Bruno Walter recorded for Columbia.) FYI regarding the credits for this album: I wrote to the Emil Berliner ...