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Winterreise on Bluray the best classical music recording ever produced outside of Japan!


This week a review was published on HDVD ARTS (hdvdarts.com) with very high praise for the Bluray release of 'Winterreise' performed and recorded by Christoph Prégardien and Michael Gees.

Some quotes written by Henry McFadyen of HDVD ARTS:

"This is the most sophisticated sound technology used so far in any Blu-ray video recording. (We have a few titles with sound recorded at 96kHz24 bit.) The 71 minutes of music has subtitles in German only. There is a nice 21-minute behind-the-scenes documentary with subtitles in English, German, and French.  Released 2013, disc has 5.1 PCM output. In addition, the Blu-ray package has a bonus CD with the music recorded at 44kHz16 bit.

This Winterreise is, from the elitist point of view of this website, the best classical music recording ever produced outside of Japan. All you folks at Decca, DG, Sony, C Major, EuroArts, Accentus and the like---watch out. There may be more challenging video records coming soon to disrupt your markets!  Grade: "A+"

(A+ = "must have" title with exemplary content and disc engineering or some other attribute of special merit. To earn an A+, the title should have broad appeal. And it should be something you can enjoy (or use as a teacher) over and over.)
Source: http://www.hdvdarts.com/titles/winterreise.html

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