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die 12 pianisten und das Karlsruher Schlagzeug Ensemble        (1 of 3 found this review helpful)
  February 26, 2013

This disc is a lot of fun! The programme is varied, the execution is dynamic, the recording is excellent, and I love the multi-channel mix. The combination of pianos and percussion works perfectly. And the William Tell gallops along in style. Thoroughly enjoyable.
Toccata - Jürgen Wolf        (1 of 3 found this review helpful)
  February 26, 2013

I'm don't know what to make of this disc. Presentation is unusual - a DVD sized digipak. The multi-channel sound makes full use of the rear speakers for ambiance, and a lot of it. The programme begins with J.S. Bach BWV 564 Toccata, Adagio and Fugue. There seems to be a lot of bass swirling ... more
  June 23, 2007

A very unusual tracklisting for a harpsichord disc!!! It turns out to be breathtakingly good. Although seemingly none of the pieces were written with the harpsichord in mind, they sound just right. The tone of the French Von Nagel harpsichord is gorgeous - the deep notes sounding particularly ... more
Claviers Mozartiens - Pierre Goy          (4 of 4 found this review helpful)
  March 30, 2007

It is not every day that you get a chance to listen to a 230 year old instrument! This disc is very, very interesting. I love the sound of the Vis-à-vis, a wonderful combination of harpsichord and piano. Different, but very listenable indeed and very much worthy of purchase...
Mozart: Horn Concertos Nos. 1-4 - Paul van Zelm          (4 of 4 found this review helpful)
  January 27, 2007

Wow! This disc is remarkable. The sound that Paul Van Zelm gets from the natural horn is gorgeous. I've heard these works numerous times before - I think that the final Allegro from K447 was the theme music to a British television programme back in the late 50s - but I've never heard them sound ... more

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