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Philips’ Complete Mozart Edition

Philips’ Complete Mozart Edition has now been made available on Spotify. Initially released in 1990-91, to celebrate the bicentenary of Mozart’s death (5th of December, 1791), it was the first complete collection of Mozart’s music on recordings. Major contributors include … Continue reading

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One Year with Fine Music

It’s now one year since the first post was published at musicride.org. Before that, the first three reviews were published on testsites at Blogspot and WordPress; Mozart: Complete Works for Horn and Orchestra or: good music well presented on 12 … Continue reading

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Spotify one Step Closer to Perfection

Spotify is an excellent service, making tons of great (and many more tons of not so great) music instantly available. It’s even better now that I’ve upgraded to Spotify Premium, avoiding commercials and the countless and increasingly irritating messages from … Continue reading

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Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

Some recordings of great works make such an impression that afterwards there’s no going back to others. Kurt Masur and Leipzig Gawandhaus Orchestra’s account of Beethoven’s 7th is nothing like this. It’s so boring that it temporarily ruined my impression … Continue reading

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