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Kodaly, Ravel, Schulhoff: Duos for violin & cello - Liza & Dmitry Ferschtman          (9 of 9 found this review helpful)
  November 26, 2012

This is a stunning disc of violin and cello works by 20th century composers. It is one of the most amazing sounding SACDs I've heard. But first the music... It was a few years ago when I first heard the Kodály Duo for Violin and Cello composed in 1914 on a McIntosh demo SACD with Janos Starker ... more
Passion & Resurrection: music inspired by Holy Week - Stile Antico          (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
  November 19, 2012

Just a brief heads-up for this new disc, as I'm sure more expert reviewers will drift along in time... Well it's another essential recording from the vocal group Stile Antico, who have produced some beautiful SACDs for Harmonia Mundi in their time, in particular the music of the Tudor times. I'm ... more
Miles Davis: Jazz at the Plaza      (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
  November 12, 2012

Yes, there are volume problems at the start of this recording but keep the volume at normal level until Miles steps back from the microphone, then turn your volume up to a higher than usual level and everything sounds fine. It's an atmospheric recording which I'm enjoying very much lately. The ... more

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Question about sacd players
July 6, 2013
Thanks very much John! It's good to be back. I've had a big change round in various hobbies since parting company with my 2ch dCS/Nagra system - I've indulged my horological passion with most of the proceeds! Don't know what Rammie will make of that? At least it's not Fabergé eggs like DB!! After selling the expensive 2ch gear, I'm finally free ... more
Question about sacd players
July 6, 2013
And I'm now using analogue outputs for my new 5.1 setup! Mind you, my amp is an ancient Sony QS receiver... ... more
Discussion: Dvorak: Dumky Trio, Beethoven: Archduke Trio - Guarneri Trio Prague
April 4, 2013
I have the newer Dumky Trio on Praga and heard the piece live last year. Would definitely recommend the piece and the recording. ... more
Discussion: Bach: The Six Cello Suites - Casals
March 26, 2013
Mono from a 78, isn't it? ... more
13 million SA-CD players
March 25, 2013
Shame about the fan noise though... Mine's been good value as a BD/DVD player and for Tiger Woods golf etc. But now my tendonitis is too bad I can't use it for the latter, and my Cambridge Audio universal has replaced it for the former. Still have it hanging around though. ... more