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  Andreas Knappe

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Paganini: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 4 - Henryk Szeryng        (2 of 6 found this review helpful)
  September 20, 2015

This historic RQR recording I like most in stereo with tube amplification, horn speakers and a serious bass fundament. With that there is an incredible holographic image of the violin in contrast to the LSO. Paganinis seemingly unnatural ability was marked as that he sold his soul to the devil, but ... more
East meets West - Les Percussions de Strasbourg        (6 of 6 found this review helpful)
  August 6, 2015

What a great truly multi-channel recording, originally produced in 1972. Pentatone's RQR series gives another example of a great performance gone by that can be revived in a listening room. East Meets West gives astonishingly intense and refreshing insights - nouvelle musique at its best! The ... more
Jazz at the Pawnshop - Arne Domnerus        (3 of 3 found this review helpful)
  May 1, 2015

I listened to the Pawnshop severeal times by high resolution stereo files (2x HD mastered) - DSD 64 which is stored on SACDs. In my opinion puttin' files like these through a high quality DAC by using the asynchronous mode can be an even better expereience than to listen to a stereo SACD. The buffer ... more
Janet Feder - Songs With Words          (3 of 3 found this review helpful)
  April 29, 2015

Songs With Words, beautifully sung - but also instrumental ones. As it is stated, there are no digital effects on this recording as I believe there are not, but there are special analog effects or manipulations as well. Pure acoustic guitar sounds as well as amplified sounds can be heard ... more
  April 12, 2015

On the one hand this surround demo disc - it is meant that way - contains appealingly moderated and experimental classical music by explicitly using all channels, but on the other hand there are some awesome audiophile experiences onside as well. Just listen to the brilliant interpretation of ... more

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