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  • How are reviewers describing this item?
    high, five, first, most and hollywood.
  • Our engine has analyzed and discovered that 20.0% of the reviews are reliable.
  • This product had a total of 12 reviews as of our last analysis date on Mar 19 2020.
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Most excellent. I am not knowledgable about classical music, but I love this CD. It continues to sound better with each listening.

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I grew up during the time when this concerto was considered not cool or too schmalzy. There were hardly any recordings made of ...  Read More


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    News arrives just now that this disc is nominated for a 2009 grammy.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The reading is more expansive than not, risking rubato and swagger more than the utterly deft balancing act that capucon and nezet-seguin pull off for emi virgin disc.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Nobody actually falls off the musical fences into the stock silent film score character mugging that has dogged this music as a persistent shadow reputation.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The busy, modernist chromatics are transmitted as sparkling lights, not extra handful of glitter hastily pasted on.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The band gets to show off in the schauspiel overture.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Their art is partly the art of not trying to take this youthful work more seriously than it can be heard to be; if hollywood film composers later exploited similar colors and gestures, we must strictly recall that they are indebted to korngold (including the fourteen year old who wrote this overture), not the other way round.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    A five minute overture with some dazzling woodwind writing is followed by four additional character pieces.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Listeners new to this suite may hear it as a rehearsal of familiar film score attitudes; but real history again reverses the order of our musical influences.

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