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A miracle from The Priests

Advantages: An amazing CD
Disadvantages: Sorry there arent any!

Sony BMG wanted to record some memorable music to commemorate Christmas 2008, so with the help of producer Mike Hedges and arranger Sally Herbert some of the more traditional and well known pieces of music written by wonderful composers such as Schubert, ...

Sarahjh1 21.02.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Priests

A good collection of pieces not lacking noteriety

Advantages: Superb collection of beautifully recorded pieces
Disadvantages: Nothing particularly abstract, few 'original' interpretations

The Classic FM CDs tend to excel particularly in the regions of recording quality, original and varied choices of music from all periods, and a well-enforced central theme. This CD is no different-from the most ancient of Baroque composers to Modern Fi ...

sjmog 04.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Classic Fm: Relax & Escape

Sviatoslav Richter: The Pianists of Pianists!

Advantages: A great collection of recordings, of a legendary pianist
Disadvantages: There are no disadvantages

Sviatoslav Richter is the pianist's pianist. He is an absolutely brilliant musician, and this collection of recordings is nothing short of this. With a total of 5 CD disks, the breadth of this collection is one not to miss. Some personal favorites of t ...

Celltar 11.08.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Essential Richter

RADIO IN A BOX

Advantages: Every tune's a winner
Disadvantages: Nothing new

CLASSICAL MUSIC is really boring. It's only for old people. You can't dance to it. It doesn't say anything about modern life. It's pants. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ This is just a selection of comments I've ha ...

Tricksty 10.08.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Classic Fm Hall of Fame: the Great Composers

Pavarotti at his very best

Advantages: Young/Prime Pavarotti in core repertoire in brilliant stereo sound
Disadvantages: Very little

This is probably the best introduction you could have to Pavarotti. It has everything, early work (1960s) and more mature work (1970s/1980s) it also has earlier composers such as Donizetti and Rossini as well as later greats such as Bizet (not a big figur ...

operalover2000 01.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Pavarotti's Greatest Hits