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John Sunier
Audiophile Audition, January 2014

Slatkin is not recognized as one of the great Ravel conductors, but he brings a detailed and refined orchestral styling to these selections, and they are recorded in the very best close orchestral sound with excellent lossless 96K/24-bit 5.1 surround as well as crystalline two-channel PCM stereo. The French players know these scores very well and do a terrific job of interpreting them. The brass and woodwinds shine in bringing across the Gallic charm of the composer. © 2014 Audiophile Audition Read complete review



David Denton
David's Review Corner, November 2013

Regular listeners to Blu-ray audio discs will know what to expect in terms of impact and the inner orchestral detail that it unveils, even in the quietest passages. Maybe the standard CD of this release is so good that the difference here is less marked than in my other comparative reviews…Where this format proves a major benefit comes in La Valse where those bass-drum thwacks that punctuate the final section, having a much more realistic quality, and the shimmering opening has an added mysterious quality. © 2013 David’s Review Corner






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