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Corelli: Violin Sonatas, Op 5 (12 sonate a violino e violone o cimbalo) /Trio Veracini
Corelli: Violin Sonatas, Op 5 (12 sonate a violino e violone o cimbalo) /Trio Veracini
Price: 26.41

5.0 out of 5 stars A good John Holloway CD, 9 Jun 2013
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John Holloway preesents us with a great Corelli interpretation with his command of the baroque violin. His artistry with the fiddle is uniquely colorful with any composer. This recording is no exception.


The Emperor Of Dreams: Best Fantasy Tales (FANTASY MASTERWORKS)
The Emperor Of Dreams: Best Fantasy Tales (FANTASY MASTERWORKS)
by Clark Ashton Smith
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Substantial One-Book Introduction to Clark Ashton, 9 Jun 2013
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While most fans of Klarkash-Ton will get the five volume edition of "The Complete Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith", this one-volume anthology will constitute a substantial introduction to the newcomer. This edition appears to be unfortunately out-of-print. His "Lost Worlds" and "Out of Space and Time" anthologies are available in paperback. His extraordinary prose will seduce in any format!


Sonatas For Trumpets (Cassone, Ensemble Pian)
Sonatas For Trumpets (Cassone, Ensemble Pian)

5.0 out of 5 stars Another Great CD of Heinrich Biber, 4 Feb 2013
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Biber was indeed a great composer, worthy of Bach and Telemann, but not influenced by them. A rare recording! Recommended!


Harmonia Artificioso-Ariosa
Harmonia Artificioso-Ariosa
Price: 17.98

5.0 out of 5 stars A superb interpretation and a beautiful recording, 4 Feb 2013
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One of the best recordingfs and interpretation of Biber's works. Jeanne Lamon and Tafelmusik at their best, too! Most recommended!


Biber: The Mystery Sonatas /Holloway  Moroney  Tragicomedia
Biber: The Mystery Sonatas /Holloway Moroney Tragicomedia
Price: 9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars The recording that revealed Biber to me!, 4 Feb 2013
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This is the absolute best recent baroque recording I have heard in the last few years. It won the Grammophone Award. I found myself listening to it repeatedly... The genial violonist that Heinrich Biber was meets the contemporary genius violin player John Holloway. An extraordinary recording. A genuine must for baroque lovers.


The Science of Avatar
The Science of Avatar
by Stephen Baxter
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 15.19

5.0 out of 5 stars Scientist Baxter on world development, 11 Sep 2012
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This review is from: The Science of Avatar (Hardcover)
Astronautics PhD. Stephen Baxter discusses the creation of possible worlds in science fiction, with an environment, a flora and fauna, and sometimes intelligent life as in the case of Avatar's Pandora. A serious essay, just like his excellent previous "Deep Future". This is not only for the fans of Avatar but for those of us who are curious about what some of the newly discovered inhabitable worlds around us may be like, and what difficulties may await Earth developpers and terraformers.


Last And First Contacts: v. 2: Imaginings
Last And First Contacts: v. 2: Imaginings
by Stephen Baxter
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 18.71

4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another excellent Stephen Baxter anthology, 11 Jun 2012
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This HC edition is probably already OOP. But should be reprinted soon in PB. Some very good stories there! Baxter is his usual excellent self. True "hard science fiction" for all of the fans of the genre!
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House of Suns (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
House of Suns (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
by Alastair Reynolds
Edition: Hardcover

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Future Human Immortals Roam the Milky Way!, 9 Oct 2009
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This excellent novel has a short story prequel, unfortunately absent from this volume: 'The Thousandth Night'. It is available in Gardner Dozois One Million A.D. anthology. As for House of Suns, in my humble opinion, this is Reynolds' best novel to date. Future immortal clones of a person explore the Milky Way and meet to reconvene every 200,000 years. Reynolds has this unique ability to render his science as captivating as the story itself. Read Thousandth Night first!


Oceanic
Oceanic
by Greg Egan
Edition: Hardcover

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5.0 out of 5 stars A Long-awaited Collection!, 9 Oct 2009
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It is always a great source of enjoyment when my favorite author publishes a new collection of short stories. In these, the flabbergasted reader can witness the evolution of Greg Egan the artificial intelligence/mathematician to a new breed of scientific philosopher. The philosopher ponders the genuinely possible futures of humanity as the scientist weaves a tale of intricate science. A rich, intelligent and sometimes visionary collection. (This substantial book has been produced in the US in two different smaller volumes: Dark Integers and Crystal Nights. It is cheaper to get this one-volume edition!) As usual, Grand Master Egan does not fail to absolutely fascinate. This is a must!


J.S. Bach: Cello Suites, Bwv 1007-1012
J.S. Bach: Cello Suites, Bwv 1007-1012
Offered by Fulfillment Express
Price: 13.80

4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Smooth Interpretation, 9 Oct 2009
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This old recording of Bach's Cello Suites was worth the wait for the CD production. (I had the vinyls.) Although the suites are played on an original instrument, Harnoncourt provides a smooth, detailed and accurate presentation and the recording quality is excellent. Recommended!


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