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  Philip Cockbain

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Mozart: Requiem (arr. string quartet) - Kuijken Kwartet        (1 of 2 found this review helpful)
  August 31, 2014

This is an astonishingly glorious SACD. Sorry if this is a "one liner"! Heavenly music (obviously), beautifully played and wonderfully different but similar to the choral version. I was a bit suspicious before buying, but I have discovered a treasure.

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Discussion: Prokofiev: Piano Sonatas Nos. 5, 7 & 9 - Peter Jablonski
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Hi Has anyone got this disc, and if so how would you rate it? Thanks ... more
Discussion: Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos - Richter
September 11, 2013
Can I ask where you ordered it from? is still saying not released yet! ... more
Discussion: Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos - Richter
September 9, 2013
Gentlemen May I respectfully suggest that the critical point about this re-issue is that this is the greatest ever performance of Rach 2. This disc will be gold dust just for the Rach. Philip ... more
Signature Collection - SACDs from EMI
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And yet CD Japan are indicating a regular flow of new future EMI SACDs, presumably under the EMI(Japan) label. I thought that these were based on Abbey Road remasterings, so why are these continuing to come out and the EMI Classics versions are not? ... more
Discussion: Brahms: Complete Symphonies - Macal
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I too have these and agree that they are very fine! The Exton 4-disc set of Rachmaninov is also marvellous. I think that Exton recordings are almost invariably superb- I also love the Macal Mahler and Dvorak performances. It is just such a shame that so many Exton discs only seem to be available from Japan- at, of course, a relatively high ... more