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Budapest Live - Ivan Fischer          (7 of 7 found this review helpful)
  May 8, 2010

Iíve been intending to write a review of this disc for a while now, but time always seems to beat me. Anyway, here I am, and very pleased to be writing my very first review of an SACD here or anywhere else. What sort of a listener am I? I consider that I have a reasonably good pair of nearly 50 year ... more

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