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Acoustic Revive’s RR-888 Schumann Resonance Generator

The Acoustic Revive RR-888 is Ken Ishiguro’s third iteration of a diminutive, stand-alone device that, from the start, made obvious contributions to the quality of recorded sound.

Acoustic Revive’s RR-888 Schumann Resonance Generator

The Acoustic Revive RR-888 is Ken Ishiguro’s third iteration of a diminutive, stand-alone device that, from the start, made obvious contributions to the quality of recorded sound.

Armchair Operas and Amusements 10.

The 89-minute documentary coalesces around the work that Barshai considered his most important: completing Bach’s Art of Fugue and producing a performing edition of Mahler’s Tenth.

Armchair Operas and Amusements 10.

The 89-minute documentary coalesces around the work that Barshai considered his most important: completing Bach’s Art of Fugue and producing a performing edition of Mahler’s Tenth.

Dowland’s Lachrimæ 1604: Update

Savall’s disc last appeared a decade ago in a five-CD Astrée brick called pieces for the viols.

Dowland’s Lachrimæ 1604: Update

Savall’s disc last appeared a decade ago in a five-CD Astrée brick called pieces for the viols.

Used Bin Troll Tweets I.

Finely played lute music from a musical dynasty.

Used Bin Troll Tweets I.

Finely played lute music from a musical dynasty.

(Dis)Arrangements 4: Mozart and Tchaikovsky

Mozart’s arrangements take slight liberties: His sources strayed from Bach’s original, not because Mozart thought to make improvements.

(Dis)Arrangements 4: Mozart and Tchaikovsky

Mozart’s arrangements take slight liberties: His sources strayed from Bach’s original, not because Mozart thought to make improvements.

Hungarian Holiday 3.

Intended as comic contrast to Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle, Vajda’s 30-minute Barbie Blue gives the woman the upper hand. Seven scenes echo Bartók’s seven doors as Mrs. Blue lurches through different emotional states after her husband returns home inopportunely.

Hungarian Holiday 3.

Intended as comic contrast to Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle, Vajda’s 30-minute Barbie Blue gives the woman the upper hand. Seven scenes echo Bartók’s seven doors as Mrs. Blue lurches through different emotional states after her husband returns home inopportunely.

Charlie Haden

Bassist Charlie Haden passed away in Los Angeles on July 11, 2014, aged 76.

Charlie Haden

Bassist Charlie Haden passed away in Los Angeles on July 11, 2014, aged 76.

Maestro di Suoni e Silenzi:
Necessary Nono 4.

Cuckson and Burns offer the first 5.1 surround sound release of La lontananza. Given the violinist moves through space, this format makes perfect sense.

Maestro di Suoni e Silenzi:
Necessary Nono 4.

Cuckson and Burns offer the first 5.1 surround sound release of La lontananza. Given the violinist moves through space, this format makes perfect sense.

EA Bucket 20.

Perhaps Hunt really was a technology-adept medium reinterpreting mystical pronouncements by John Dee and Edward Kelley. Or maybe the convoluted proclamations are mere sleight-of-hand.

EA Bucket 20.

Perhaps Hunt really was a technology-adept medium reinterpreting mystical pronouncements by John Dee and Edward Kelley. Or maybe the convoluted proclamations are mere sleight-of-hand.

Used Bin Troll Tweets H.

With Disklaviers and MIDI, BMOP recreates Antheil’s clangorous and insistent but unemotional ballet.

Used Bin Troll Tweets H.

With Disklaviers and MIDI, BMOP recreates Antheil’s clangorous and insistent but unemotional ballet.