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Bach: Matthew Passion
Bach: Matthew Passion
Price: £16.90

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Should have done my homework before I bought this!, 16 Jun. 2014
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This review is from: Bach: Matthew Passion (Audio CD)
One voice per part may be very authentic and I have a very good B minor Mass recording done this way, but here the voices sound too far forward in the balance of the recording to sound natural in the full chorus items, although the arias and recits sound fine. There are also occasions when some of the instruments sound too closely mic'ed. Another quibble, also related to the 'one voice per part' practice is that parts of the opening chorus some rather mannered. Let's hope JEG brings out a recording with the Monteverdi Choir soon.


eSecure - 2x TWIN Plug in Wireless / Cordless Doorbell MASSIVE 50M Range 16x Sounds and Chime
eSecure - 2x TWIN Plug in Wireless / Cordless Doorbell MASSIVE 50M Range 16x Sounds and Chime
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Price: £16.90

4.0 out of 5 stars Fine, 24 Nov. 2013
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Both work very well, despite a number of brick walls between the units. Nice and loud, plug-through design excellent, chimes a bit 'cheesy', but does the job


The Organs of J. S. Bach: A Handbook
The Organs of J. S. Bach: A Handbook
by Christoph Wolff
Edition: Paperback
Price: £20.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very interesting, but!, 24 Nov. 2013
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Very nice photos, well researched and presented. However, I would have liked to see details of mixture composition, which I know is readily available for the 'well documented' instruments, in particular the use of 'tierce' ranks in mixtures. Also, I feel that it would have been appropriate to have a more 'in-depth' study of some of the famous instruments which have survived in a more-or-less original state: perhaps a Silbermann, Hildebrandt, and Trost.


KONTROL Ceramic Humidifier
KONTROL Ceramic Humidifier
Price: £4.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars OK with reservations, 26 Feb. 2013
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Surface area of water much too small to be much use humidifying a room.
I made 2 very large 'wicks' from kitchen roll which really draw the water out making the product OK


The Cambridge Companion to the Organ (Cambridge Companions to Music)
The Cambridge Companion to the Organ (Cambridge Companions to Music)
by Nicholas Thistlethwaite
Edition: Paperback
Price: £25.19

4.0 out of 5 stars Good, but uneven, 18 Dec. 2012
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Bought this as it appears to be the only publication which covers the various historic schools of organ music. These sections are good but are mostly lacking in facsimiles of original scores which are vital for a greater understanding of early music.


KORG OT12O Chromatic Orchestral Tuner
KORG OT12O Chromatic Orchestral Tuner
Price: £51.82

5.0 out of 5 stars Does the job well, 18 Dec. 2012
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Reasonably solid. For the price, does the job very well, specialist tuners much, much more expensive. Purchased this to tune at A-415 in a range of temperaments. It has the temperaments I will be using but by no means comprehensive.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Superb quality product, 18 Dec. 2012
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Very good quality item which is reflected in the price. Appears to be very accurate. Would have prefered to be able to log the readings over a longer period, but I don't think any allow this.


The Trinity Hall Harpsichord
The Trinity Hall Harpsichord
Price: £14.31

4.0 out of 5 stars Very nice recital, 18 Dec. 2012
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I would have prefered a little more distance between the microphones and the strings to give a bit more room-bloom and make some of the louder/faster sections including the 4' sound less aggressive. Not sure what the temperament is, it sounds very mild indeed. Very clean playing but IMO a little too quick in a number of places.


Schütz: Musicalische Exequien /Vox Luminis
Schütz: Musicalische Exequien /Vox Luminis
Price: £11.95

3 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Sublime music and performances, 18 Dec. 2012
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Playing time rather brief, but this is reflected in the price.
I have played this Cd quite a lot.
Thoroughly recommended.


ALM Trimmer Line 1.5Mm X 30M
ALM Trimmer Line 1.5Mm X 30M
Price: £3.33

5.0 out of 5 stars Improvement over basic string, 24 Sept. 2012
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This is a heavier duty string than I expected, but works fine on my strimmer, in particular it used up very little during a long strimming session. Impressed.


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