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Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 4 - Davis
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March 29, 2010
Colin Davis easily has the sweep and grandeur of these works under his fingertips. An excellent program of Sibelius music! I have been a big fan of Sibelius for a while now and consider his symphonies on par with those of Mahler and Bruckner. These are exciting performances with Davis bringing ...
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition - Ponti
(6 of 10 found this review helpful)
March 25, 2010
Some may quibble about this disc, but overall it is an exciting and unique performance of this warhorse. I find Carlo's approach to be a fresh and new and takes Mussorgsky masterpiece in a new direction. I get a sense of delaying and holding back for the big climaxes at the end. Also, listen for ...
Bach: Sonatas & Partitas - Julia Fischer
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May 25, 2008
At the age of 21, Julia Fischer decided to record these works for solo violin. This is nothing short of a triumph! I have never been an ardent fan of the music of Bach. I have always favored composers like Debussy, Ravel, Mahler, Sibelius and Wagner much more. This is not to say that Bach's music ...
Mozart: Violin Concertos Nos. 1, 2 & 5 - Fischer, Kreizberg
(4 of 4 found this review helpful)
April 25, 2008
Julia Fischer proves she is an amazing Mozartean soloist in this recording of Mozart's Violin Concertos 1, 2 & 5, with Yakov Kreizberg conducting the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra. This is the second disc Julia Fischer has made with the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra under Yakov Kreizberg playing ...
Puccini: La Boheme - Leinsdorf
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April 21, 2008
This recording of La Boheme features the incredible singing of Anna Moffo alongside a wonderful cast. The problems with this recording lies in the hands of its maestro. This was my introduction to La Boheme, having only borrowed a damaged VHS tape from my local Library several years ago. There is ...