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#191192 - 01/08/08 11:47 PM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: Mojo]
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Registered: 07/20/06
Posts: 11454
Loc: Richland, WA, USA
I hope it actually makes a significant difference for you, just so your money stays spent. \:\)

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#191210 - 01/09/08 04:40 AM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: Mojo]
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Registered: 08/27/07
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Loc: Laval, Quebec, Canada
I will add this to my calender!
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#191218 - 01/09/08 08:40 AM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: jakewash]
terzaghi Offline
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Registered: 04/04/07
Posts: 4859
Loc: Tulsa, Oklahoma
wow, I just realized that mojo has accumulated all of those posts in less then a year.

I better start posting if I want to catch up \:\)
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#191260 - 01/09/08 12:19 PM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: terzaghi]
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You will never catch up. He lived here for quite some time.
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#191321 - 01/09/08 05:02 PM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: jakewash]
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It took me almost 5 years -- has it really been that long? -- to get to where I am. He's beating my average.
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#191336 - 01/09/08 06:53 PM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: pmbuko]
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So how many shares will Axiom give you when you reach 10,000?
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#191361 - 01/09/08 09:20 PM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: jakewash]
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Registered: 01/21/07
Posts: 3335
I find that it's like a disease. I could be making money right now but instead...oh well \:\) .

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#195046 - 02/05/08 12:14 AM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: Mojo]
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Okay, time to bring to your attention another one in my collection that should leave you stunned and babbling after hearing it over your Axioms. The Stravinsky collection on this disc includes The Rite of Spring, Petrouchka and Fireworks, all in vigorous performances with excellent sound and at a bargain price. At the 1913 premier of The Rite in Paris, the gentle French music lovers in attendance rioted(maybe they were expecting Mozart?), so if you get this try to keep yourself under reasonable control.
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#195103 - 02/05/08 02:14 PM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: JohnK]
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Registered: 10/05/06
Posts: 6955
Loc: PEI, Canada
Agreed!
This is one of the ones I bought on John's recommendations. The sound is simply amazing on this CD. Totally immersive sound stage.

I can't say that "The Right of Spring" were my favorite passages musically but I didn't riot or throw vegetables at my Axioms or anything. There is lots of variety in the other sections to balance, in any case.

That being said, it is definitely the CD I pull out when a classical lover wants to hear how the Axioms perform. More impressive as a demo than even the old standby, "The Planets", so often mentioned here. I think, anyways.

A delayed thanks John.


Edited by Murph (02/05/08 02:16 PM)
Edit Reason: edited cause I suck when typing fast.
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#195126 - 02/05/08 06:40 PM Re: Stunning Recordings [Re: Murph]
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Registered: 05/16/02
Posts: 1148
Loc: Ontario, Canada
O.k. I clicked on the link, and the price is $7.97!!!! This goes to prove that a high quality recording can be produced inexpensively. If the major labels priced "popular" music in this range, I bet it would greatly reduce the amount of piracy that they cry about all the time. BUT, the quality must go hand in hand as well.
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