If you've reached this page, you already know Georges Moustaki and needn't hear anything about his Folk-Chanson music style. Regarding this release, however, I will have to agree with the previous reviewer: The multichannel-mix is a disgrace. This is what music sounds like when I run it through a ... more
This is new-age-like music, very laid back but never boring. I was very surprised to see that the almost synthesizer-like harmonics are all generated by acoustic instruments. The resolution and sonics are very good on this stereo-only disc. Highly recommended for a relaxing autumn afternoon :)
I’ve just listened to the three different SACD versions with my headphones and the result is somewhat surprising to me. I’ve concentrated mainly on the track “Só Danço Samba” for direct comparison on Verve 589595, Verve (Japan) UCGU-7031 and the Verve (Japan) UCGU-7031.
I’d have to conclude that ... more
The stereo mix has a very low dynamic rating of 8 (so let's not talk about that anymore), while the mc mix improves on the MFSL with 11 vs. 10 dynamic rating. SACD MC sounds cleaner and improves on the frequency band vs. the MFSL as well. It's not one of the best sounding SACD I've ever heard, but ... more