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Borodin: Symphony No. 2, Prince Igor - RPO/Schmidt        (6 of 7 found this review helpful)
  August 29, 2005

One of the best of the RPO series. Top notch performances. I prefer Schmidt in the symphony to Tjeknavorian or Svetlanov. Martinon may just have the edge but his recording is getting on a bit now. The Dances go well and "In the steppes of central Asia" has just the right balance of stillness and ... more
Elgar: Symphony No. 2, In The South - Hickox          (2 of 4 found this review helpful)
  August 28, 2005

The low level of the transfer had me fooled for a couple of plays. I would still like a bit more definition. More like the Bridge disc. I note that this is Chandos' first DSD recording made by the home team as opposed to the the ones engineered by John Newton in the States and Canada. The ... more

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