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    Posted: 18 Feb 2021 at 6:26pm
This last week I've been enjoying an old purchase from about 25 years ago or so, the D2D of Wagner selections with Leinsdorf and LA Phil from Sheffield Labs. Lots of presence and power. Great imaging and accurate placement. Wonderful dynamics and color.
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Terrific music. 
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Thanks for the rec Mick.

Talking of Bruckner - heard a few minutes of his Motets on the radio (Classic FM in the UK) a while ago & it sounded very interesting. Have taken a punt with this CD.

BBC - Music - Review of Anton Bruckner - Motets


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https://www.berliner-philharmoniker-recordings.com/bruckner-haitink.html

If you can find a copy, buy it. Brilliant performance, truly remarkable direct to disc recording, amazing physical product. 
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I've three recordings of the Art of Fugue - Hans Fagius (BIS) on organ, Canadian Brass (CBS), and possibly my favourite, The Berlin Saxophone Quartet (CPO) who sound organ-like but with a bit more tonal variation.
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This one is worth a listen:

Some think that Diana Boyle's Bach interpretation is a bit too romantic but I really enjoy it.
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Originally posted by discrete badger discrete badger wrote:

I did once favour the Gould interpretations, but since discovering it my pick for the Goldbergs is Perahia. 

Also worth trying, for Goldberg fans, is The Art of Fugue. I very much like the Stephanie and Saar piano duo recording. Quite approachable initially, with unique rewards once the magic sinks in.



I must admit that I struggle with Art of Fugue. I also have that duo recording as well as one by Angela Hewitt.
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