Review of Dvorak New World Symphony & Slavonic Dances Otmar Suitner & Staatskapelle Berlin / Vaclav Neumann & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Patrick Latimer writes: Collateralised Debt Obligations Those that can remember further back than last week will remember CDOs the packaged debts that brought capitalism to its knees in the last decade. Well here is the musical equivalent. Packaged reissues of forgotten performances from the past all nicely presented in a smart card CD holder. Now […]

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Bizet – Carmen: Prelude & Entr’actes, L’Arlesienne: Orchestral Suite

Patrick Latimer writes: Vivid account of Bizet’s beautiful music Get Bizet I picked this disc as a (relatively) recent performance of some of Bizet’s greatest show tunes. You get the orchestral music from Carmen without the singing and the plot which is a bit like going straight to dessert. And just like going straight to […]

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