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Perlman Jacket

Perlman Jacket

  The Itzhak Perman ‘Original Jacket Collection’ is a 10 CD set that was issued by Sony several years ago featuring a variety of Perlman’s recordings. Bach, Mozart, Prokofiev and Paganini are only a few of the composers represented here. This collection was a bit expensive at the time, and to be honest not one I was inclined to purchase at full price. Fortunately almost the entire set has been reissued in a bargain Sony import collection: ‘Itzhak Perlman Plays…

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Mozart Opera Classics

Mozart Opera Classics

Here is another ‘Really, it is only 2 bucks?!’ release. Mozart’s 4 famous operas: The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro, Cosi fan Tutti and Don Giovanni, all for under 3 dollars at Amazon MP3. And these are great performances, mono of course, from Fricsay, Kleiber, Krips and Bohm, featuring the RAIS SO and the Vienna Phil, so we are talking some classic performances and not some run of the mill recordings. Of course no librettos but those can be…

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Vanguard: Mozart

Vanguard: Mozart

The Bach Guild has released their latest super download set of old Vanguard recordings. This time we get over 13 hours of Mozart. As usual, the price is just 99 cents, although it will go up to about $10 eventually. So time to go grab it while you can. Included are a few symphonies, a lot of chamber music and other sundry works. Overall, the performances and sound are good, but as with all these sets there are a few…

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