The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs and DVDs: The Key Classical Recordings on CD, DVD and SACD

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Penguin Books, 2005 - Music - 1520 pages
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The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs and DVDsis the largest and most comprehensive survey of classical music on digital audio and video discs ever published. It covers thousands of recordings and films, offering candid evaluation of their relative artistic and technical merits, highlighting notable performances, and pinpointing the best buys. This guide takes into account the many hundreds of new and reissued CDs and DVDs that have appeared in recent years while also including all the major recordings from each work—from remastered vintage recordings to the latest releases. This essential reference work is designed to help select the very best video and music discs available today.

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About the author (2005)

Ivan Marchis a well-known lecturer, journalist, and writer in the world of recorded music.
Edward Greenfieldwas on the staff of The Guardianfor forty years and is a regular BBC broadcaster.
Robert Laytonis a journalist and broadcaster.

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