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Just following through and now listening to Leonid Kogan’s Mendelssohn, Bruch and Bach’s Violin Concerto...
 
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Excellent playing and sound (Blu-ray audio).

 
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Caution: It may induce a desire for popcorn.

 
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Op.130/133. Superb.

 
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I bought eleven Reference Recordings SACDs a few weeks ago. Really good SQ on all. One of my favorites is the Strauss:Elektra - awesome! I have most of their SACD library now.
 
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Wonderful playing and sound.

 
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Just following through and now listening to Leonid Kogan’s Mendelssohn, Bruch and Bach’s Violin Concerto...
Try Kogan's Lalo Symphony Espagnole. Excellent also.
 

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This is still my favorite recording. Some newer ones might have a bit more transparency (although this LP still sounds pretty good), but I love this interpretation and performance.

 

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Melodiya catalog #?

The original SAX VG+ is $8.5k atm.
I have the ERC press. Yeah the original is ridiculous. The Melodiya I don't recollect now tang might remember
 

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Excellent sound and some staggeringly good playing from Verdery. This LP contains guitar transcriptions of Bach's Harpsichord Concerto In D Minor, BWV 1052 and CPE Bach's Harpsichord Concerto in A Major.

 
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Seems I've been fascinated with Rach.'s 'Symphonic Dances' for months. I've heard many, but my fave is Andrew Litton's on BIS...BIS-1751. Altho recorded in 'only' 24/44.1, perhaps due to the 24-bit recording the sound is very spacious. Of course the microfoning and recording site affect that too. The performance is muscular and not wimpy. VERY nice.
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This $60 SACD sounds nearly as good as my used $9.99 LP version.

 
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Hindemith, Konzertmusik for Strings and Brass (San Francisco Symphony/Blomstedt).

Here is a nice live performance video on YouTube with another ensemble:

 

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