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  Mark Decker
  Listen to mostly classical music and a huge fan of Arthur Rubinstein. Other favorite pianists are Krystian Zimmerman, Stephen Hough, and Marc-Andre Hammelin.
  Dallas, Texas
  SACD/DVD-Player: Oppo BDP-83BDP

Receiver: Denon AVR-3808

Front Speakers: B&W 703

Center Speaker: B&W HTM7

Rear Speakers: Atlantic Technology Model 354 SR Surround Speakers

Subwoofer: Atlantic Technology Model 352 PBM Powered Subwoofer

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Chopin: Piano Works - Sudbin        (4 of 4 found this review helpful)
  February 6, 2012

I can't believe i am going to write a Sudbin review that is not overly gushing, but i simply cannot overlook his interpretations in this collection. Most pieces seem rushed, in a way most younger musicians seem like to play these days, and the Mazurka 7 has the strangest left hand i have ever heard. ... more

Latest Posts

October 30, 2015
Is Sa Chen or Nareh Arghamanyan not recording with Pentatone any longer? ... more
YES: Fragile again (30th of October 2015)
August 11, 2015
I would have preferred to see Drama released, but so far the Steve Wilson remasters have been extraordinary and I am eager to add this now 5th copy of Fragile into my collection. ... more
Discussion: Mahler: Symphony No. 2 - Rattle
July 7, 2015
Can anyone compare the actual performance against the Birmingham recording Rattle did in the late 80's? That was my first introduction to this piece and always struck me as the reference for others to compare against. edit - I see some comments on the actual SACD review. Disregard unless you have additional comments. ... more
Pentatone: Remastered Classics - add your own wishes
July 7, 2015
Their site shows downloads. For instance, ... more
Discussion: Chopin: Nocturnes, Vol. 1 - Rubinstein
June 22, 2015
Does anyone know which year these represent? I found a copy on ebay but the back cover also doesn't list the original recording date. I am also a bit leery on the source used as the copyright on the CD is 1999 and I believe that is when the larger 80+ CD collection was released. ... more