Another nail in the coffin for HP’s TAS List. The fact that questionable entries such as Reiner’s Pines of Rome make the cut, and an amazing recording such as this doesn’t, should tell you everything you need to know concerning the value of such an incomplete list.
This is truly DEMONSTRATION QUALITY SOUND! Records simply do not get any more spacious, open, transparent, rich and sweet.
Our Hot Stamper Classical Pressings will be dramatically more transparent, open, clear and just plain REAL sounding, because these are all the areas in which heavy vinyl pressings tend to fall short in in our experience.
Check out our new section: The Better Records Hall of Fame for Orchestral Music.
We have a section for all the Classical Records we have reviewed on the site to date.
We also have a section for all the Heavy Vinyl Classical Records we have reviewed on the site.
We have a number of Commentaries specifically addressing issues we’ve encountered when playing classical recordings.