- Amazing Triple Plus (A+++) sound on the first side 0for the Citizen Kane Suite!) and Double Plus (A++) on the second; one of the best copies to hit the site in many years
- The brass is huge on Citizen Kane, with accurate timbre – side two offers rich strings and a powerful, weighty piano for the Concerto Macabre
- By far the single best Bernard Herrmann disc we know of – A Must Own for any serious audiophile
- After playing records for 50+ years this is still some of the most emotionally moving music I’ve ever heard
Presenting two insanely good sides back to back on this domestic RCA pressing. Both sides have tons of energy, loads of detail and texture, superb transparency and excellent clarity. This is the very definition of DEMO DISC sound.
The Citizen Kane Suite on this album is to die for — BIG, BOLD, DYNAMIC sound like few records you own. It’s real desert island disc for me. (The CD by the way is actually quite good. I have it in the car and play it often.) (more…)