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Any reviews of Beethoven/Abbado on DVD Audio?

Discussion in 'Music' started by MarkRose, Jan 8, 2004.

  1. MarkRose

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    Anyone have any feedback on the recently released DVD-A set of Beethoven symphonies with Abbado conducting?
     
  2. Michael_T

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  3. Dennis Nicholls

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    I have heard the earlier Abbado performances and agree with the reviewer at the link above:


    Since the Abbado set is the only Beethoven cycle available on DVD-A, I went out and purchased a Sack-Dee only player (Philips 693).
     
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    Actually, the Abbado set is not the only cycle on DVD-A. Anyone familiar with the Barenboim set? Any reviews?
     
  5. Mike Broadman

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    I have the Barenboim set. I enjoy them, but they're not my favorite readings of some of the pieces.
     
  6. Dennis Nicholls

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    Yeah, you're right. It was the Barenboim set that convinced me to get a Sack-Dee player....:b
     
  7. Mike Broadman

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    SACD does have a bit of an advantage with legacy classical music because Sony owns Columbia, which has a massive library.
     

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