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Continuing from the other thread, these performances were freshly recorded for SACD in 2003 in 96/24 resolution so are not re-masters from earlier times. The SQ is not really ...
Very disappointing Korngold, too slow , too languid, sends me to sleep especially frst two movements much prefer Gil Shaham despite too close balance in parts
Thomas Mowrey was on a number of message boards, including the old site and QQ, and said that DG created a quad version of every orchestral recording (and possibly others) ...
What frustrates is that the Sony Classical recordings are exceptional in SQ and recorded in DSD. Not having easy or fair access to recordings from a leading European orchestra ...
I have six of these discs and they are excellent. Blomstedt and his orchestra are magnificent. The multi-ch recordings are very fine. In that regard I am especially fond of ...
I used to be a very big fan of Anne Sophie. Back when she was recording with Herbert von Karajan. The Beethoven LP was revelatory. However as time passed and I accumulated ...
One would have expected that Sony of all people as co-inventors / promoters of DSD and SACD would have done everything in their power to support their customers who bought ...
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Mastered for SACD by Kevin Gray and authored by Stephen Marsh. A hard to go past combination.
An excellent job has been done here. It is never going to be a meaty sounding disc, but it is not nearly as thin sounding as I have experienced in previous CD iterations. It is even almost warm sounding. Beautiful really.
Yes there is no bass......but on the evidence here that is because there is no bass!
Curiously availability of the disc has become quite limited - It is no longer listed on Elusive Disc, Import CD's or Amazon.com. So if you have an interest in the disc you might need to get your skates on.
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