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Discussion: Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Finlandia, The Wood-Nymph etc. - Vänskä
March 31, 2011
And this is exactly what makes BIS an audiophile label and its recordings so authentic. Thank you for doing so and for expressing it so clearly. Keep up the good work. ... more
Discussion: Janacek: Complete String Quartets - Mandelring Quartett
September 27, 2010
I would like to add that Janacek had in fact been infatuated with the viola d'amore. For him, the instrument was a symbol for his love to Kamilla Stoesslova. He therefore used it in some his operas, in Katya Kabanova and The Macropoulos Case. The problem there is the same as with the second quartet: dynamics. the viola d'amore is barely audible ... more
Discussion: Bruckner: Symphonies Nos. 4, 5, 7, 8 & 9 - Wand
August 2, 2010
In the course of writing a review of these discs I contacted Christian Feldgen, the balance engineer of all the Wand's Bruckner recordings with the Berlin Philharmonic. Mr Feldgen kindly replied and gave me the information that the SACDs are based on a multichannel backup in 44,1 khz/24 bit PCM made during the recordings - with the exception of Nr ... more
Discussion: Wagner: Siegfried - Haenchen
March 7, 2007
The SACDs don't transport the stage concept at all. They contain a rather conventional orchestral sound image, sounding more or less naturally but not very detailed. But there's one really weird point about the sound image: during the complete ring operas every, really every singer is restricted to the center channel. In the consequence, there is ... more