Listening to Now (In Surround) - Volume 2

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Erich Kunzel BOLERO [Telarc/Multi~CH SACD/DSD Recording] A sonically spectacular recording from the Telarc engineering team of oft performed Classical warhorses from the prolific and capable baton of Maestro Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.

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Livingston Taylor INK [Chesky Records/Multi~CH SACD]. James Taylor's very talented younger Bro!

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In addition to being among the very first multi-channel discs that I bought, that is a damn fine album. Some great covers on that album, including Biggest Part Of Me (David Pack), Baker Street (Gerry Rafferty), and End of the Innocence (Henley/Hornsby).

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Jun 3, 2011
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Haven't followed this thread for a few weeks. You guys have pulled out the big guns. Steely Dan, Secret Treaties, Rick Derringer, Moodies, BS&T, Boz Scaggs, Atom Heart Mother and loads of classical discs that are tantalizing. Lute!!!

Here are some of the surround things I've been spinning in the last month:

Plastic Ono Band
Year of the Cat
Goat Head Soup
Bernstein: Mass 3 Q8
Blood, Sweat & Tears' Greatest SQ
Carnival - Sergio Mendes Japan SQ
Bermuda Triangle - Tomita Japan CD-4
Subotnick: Sidewinder Q8

all others are SACD multis:
BTO I (IMHO, their best)

Body Talk - George Benson

Soul Box - Grover Washington

Pentatone Classics 5186 043 (various)

Concertos for Lute & Orchestra - Julian Bream

Bach: Goldberg Variations - Glenn Gould (Zenph re-recordings of 1955 album)

Bach: Six Organ-Concerto Sinfonias & Music for Organ, Brass & Percussion - various composers - E. Power Biggs

Beethoven: "Emperor" Concerto #5, Sonata No. 18 in E Flat (2ch) Rubenstein, Barenboim/London Phil

Beethoven: Fidelio - Davis/LSO 2 SACD

Brahms: Symphony 8 - Haitink/LSO

Bruckner: Mass in E-Minor, Motets - Creed/SWR Stuttgart

Copland: Appalachian Spring (complete ballet-1st recording) - Copland/Columbia Chamber Orch & Copland Rehearses (SACD 2ch layer only; originally 7" 2ch vinyl incl. w/both 2ch & SQ LP's) & Chavez: Four Suns & Selections from Piramide - Chavez/LSO

Dvorak: Symphony 6 - Davis/LSO

Falla: Three-Cornered Hat, Dukas: La Peri - Boulez/NY Phil

Haydn: Mass in Time of War - Bernstein/Scribner Choir & Symphony 96 Bernstein/NY Phil

Haydn: Symphonies 93, 94 & 95 - Bernstein/NY Phil

Mahler: 7 - Thomas(hefsky)/SF

Mahler: 8 & 10 - Thomas(hefsky)/SF

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #2, Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto #2, Falla: Nights in the Garden on Spain - Rubenstein, Ormandy/Philadelphia

Rachmaninoff: Symphony 2, Scherzo & Dances from Aleko - Jarvi/Cincinnati

Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe w/Camarata Singers & Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale - Boulez/NY Phil

Rheinberger: Two Concertos for Organ & Orch. - Biggs/Peress/Columbia Symphony (w/Biggs' mini-discourse)

Shostakovich: Symphony 5 - Rostropovich/LSO

Stravinsky: Firebird (complete 1910), Rite of Spring - Boulez/NY Phil

Stravinsky: Petrushka (1911 version), Pulcinella Suite, Scherzo Fantastique, Symphonies of Wind Instruments - Boulez/NY Phil

Stravinsky: Rite of Spring & Symphony of Psalms - Bernstein/LSO

I previously bought about half of this list on analog Quad formats.