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The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to The Galaxy [6CD Box Set]
The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to The Galaxy [6CD Box Set]

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars BBC original radio version complete box set or some other format....? Outstanding... if it's the BBC radio version as advertised, 14 Jun. 2016
There is obviously something wrong with this page - the reviews seem to refer to a Kindle version, whereas the product description is for the box set of the complete original late 1970s BBC broadcasts (Peter Jones etc.) which is what I would buy if I could be confident this is the product on this page... This needs to be corrected.

Having said that, if this product page does ultimately become the above-mentioned wonderful BBC original broadcasts - buy without hesitation. It is the definitive, best, and of course original version, and very wonderful indeed.


Byrd: Early Latin Church Music; Propers for Lady Mass in Advent
Byrd: Early Latin Church Music; Propers for Lady Mass in Advent
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: £4.99

5.0 out of 5 stars The best of this outstanding initial series of 13 recordings of Byrd by Andrew Carwood and The Cardinall's Musick, 26 May 2016
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If you could only buy one of the fabulous recordings by Andrew Carwood and The Cardinall's Musick, this should be the one (but ideally you should buy them all). What distinguishes this recording is the very large number of Byrd's best compositions combined together in one place: Domine quis habitabit a9, Omni tempore benedic Deum a5, Ne perdas cum impiis a5, De lamentatione Jeremiae prophetae a5 [the Tallis version is so well-known but this, by Byrd is also very wonderful], Gradualia Book 1 (1605) - Tollite portas / Ave Maria, Christe, qui lux es a5, Audivi vocem de caelo a5, and, in my view Peccavi super numerum a5. In very many of these cases, these are also arguably the best recordings of the music. One could argue about the best single piece here, but the very powerful Domine quis habitabit a9 must be a candidate, with its magisterial bass/baritone/tenor harmonies meshing like clockwork under the overall polyphonic fabric, the sheer richness of 9 parts, and glorious clashes of the English cadences. (For those who like minor 2nds of course O salutraris hostia a6 on the Propers for the Nativity CD is the one for you...) To my taste, also, some of the later of these recordings, although also excellent, on occasion give too free rein to the more solistic sounds of the upper voices (and to more vibrato sometimes). But here there is a balance and proportionality that seem just right. The power of the final cadence and chording of Domine quis habitabit is extraordinary. I cannot recommend this music too highly.


The Byrd Edition 3: Early Latin Church Music - Propers for Epiphany
The Byrd Edition 3: Early Latin Church Music - Propers for Epiphany
Offered by Presto Classical
Price: £12.75

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best in this glorious series by Andrew Carwood and The Cardinall's Musick, 19 May 2016
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It is such a pity that these glorious ASV/Gaudeamus recordings are only available through remaindered stock or second hand. I understand that Sanctuary bought out the ASV label in 1999 and then in turn, Universal bought out Sanctuary in 2007 and then closed it down...! The superb work done by Andrew Carwood and The Cardinall's Musick in recording Byrd, Tallis, Ledford, Fairfax, et al is of the very highest quality and quite rightly highly very sought after, as some of the used prices posted indicate (not sure what algorithms are being used - but clearly there is a scarcity factor....!) It would be commercially well worth re-releasing all of these recordings I would have thought.
It is the quality of the voices that shines through again and again, (the likes of Rebecca Outram, Robert Macdonald (her husband, by the way) and other outstanding voices that also appear with Alamire, The Sixteen, etc.) The ensemble, polyphonic flow, general musicianship and intonation are quite simply fantastic.
This is one of the finest of this collection of Byrd recordings by Andrew Carwood and The Cardinall's Musick. Byrd's 8-part Quomodo cantabimus is a particular favourite of mine on this CD but all are good, to say the least.


Large Vintage 40w BC B22 Unique Designer Style Squirrel Cage Steampunk Edison Deco Globe Light Bulb
Large Vintage 40w BC B22 Unique Designer Style Squirrel Cage Steampunk Edison Deco Globe Light Bulb
Offered by The Light Factory
Price: £7.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Warm, amber glow!, 6 May 2016
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This seemed like a potentially frivolous luxury that I would not normally allow myself, but the very warm, amber glow of these attractively outsize light bulbs is genuinely very pleasant. I could well imagine that a dimmer switch could prolong life and also make it even easier on the eye, but even on normal power, the light is not in any way a strain to look at. I like the idea that there are also different versions available (even larger sizes,.... more exotic shapes). If you have an old lamp stand that you might have been about to consider recycling, one of these might well spell its redemption. They look well (even without a lamp shade) in anything Victorian, through even to the 1950s. A lamp harp (if you can find one in the UK) might also help to raise a nice lampshade higher than usual to reveal as much as possible of these nice lightbulbs. Attractive, functional, and low-energy (!) items.


Car Mount, Mpow Grip Pro 2 Dashboard Car Phone Holder / Cars Mount / Universal Cradle Adjustable Windshield Holder Cradle with Strong Sticky Gel Pad for iPhone 6S/6s Plus/6/6 Plus/5S/5C/SE, Galaxy Note 4/3, Galaxy S5 S6/ S6 Edge/S7/S8 Edge and Other Android Smart  Phone
Car Mount, Mpow Grip Pro 2 Dashboard Car Phone Holder / Cars Mount / Universal Cradle Adjustable Windshield Holder Cradle with Strong Sticky Gel Pad for iPhone 6S/6s Plus/6/6 Plus/5S/5C/SE, Galaxy Note 4/3, Galaxy S5 S6/ S6 Edge/S7/S8 Edge and Other Android Smart Phone
Offered by Patox
Price: £12.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A reasonably priced but soundly designed, solid product, 6 May 2016
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There are many different dashboard/windscreen car mounts available, but this seemed the best for holding items such as an iPhone (e.g. in satnav mode). I have had previous rather more flimsy products where the ratchet mechanism eventually wore down and stopped holding the phone properly and the sucker pad adhesion became ineffective (one doesn't want an iPhone flung onto the floor, as you drive round a roundabout wanting to know which exit to take). This product however seems more solid than average, (not least through a good, but also renewable, adhesive system) is strongly built without being ridiculously bulky, holds the phone securely without wobble, and the open/close mechanism seems to be well-designed and smooth. I would imagine that, if I treat this one properly, it should provide many years of service.


OtterBox Defender Series Cover for iPhone 5S - Black
OtterBox Defender Series Cover for iPhone 5S - Black
Price: £30.18

5.0 out of 5 stars Really good, reliable and reassuring protection for your phone, 6 May 2016
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These OtterBox covers are really excellent. However carful or dextrous you are, you WILL drop your iPhone at some stage, and given the likelihood of damage with an impact on a hard floor, it better be in something like this. I have these before. They are well designed, look right for the phone, do not impede use of the phone in any way (on the contrary, they may the iPhone easier to hold/grip) and provide really confidence inspiring protection for what is, after all, an important (and potentially expensive) working tool for most people. I recommend this range without hesitation.


GENUINE NOKIA BLACK SUEDE SLIDE IN POUCH/CASE/COVER WITH NOKIA LOGO SUITABLE FOR NOKIA 112, 6303, 6120, 7500, 5130, 5030, 1661, 3500, 1650, 1208, 3110, 2330, 3600 & 6220 CLASSIC
GENUINE NOKIA BLACK SUEDE SLIDE IN POUCH/CASE/COVER WITH NOKIA LOGO SUITABLE FOR NOKIA 112, 6303, 6120, 7500, 5130, 5030, 1661, 3500, 1650, 1208, 3110, 2330, 3600 & 6220 CLASSIC
Offered by emartbuyuk
Price: £5.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Very good quality phone case, 6 May 2016
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This is a very good quality phone case (genuine suede leather) and very practical tab for removing the phone from the case. Exactly right for a protecting a basic Nokia or similar phone of this size.


1GB RAM Memory for HP-Compaq Presario SR1329UK (PC3200 - Non-ECC) - Desktop Memory Upgrade
1GB RAM Memory for HP-Compaq Presario SR1329UK (PC3200 - Non-ECC) - Desktop Memory Upgrade
Offered by Offtek
Price: £17.05

5.0 out of 5 stars An efficient, well-informed professional source of RAM, 6 May 2016
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The additional RAM is well worth it and Offtek provide a very reliable, well-informed, technically competent and professional service. I would definitely recommend.


4GB RAM Memory for Apple iMac 3.4GHz Quad-Core Intel-Core i7 - (27-Inch) (DDR3) (Mid 2011) (DDR3-106
4GB RAM Memory for Apple iMac 3.4GHz Quad-Core Intel-Core i7 - (27-Inch) (DDR3) (Mid 2011) (DDR3-106
Offered by Offtek
Price: £20.50

5.0 out of 5 stars A very reliable and well-informed, professional source of RAM, 6 May 2016
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The additional RAM is well worth it and Offtek provide a very reliable, well-informed, technically competent and professional service. I would definitely recommend.


100 CD/DVD ULTRA SLIMLINE SINGLE JEWEL CASE 5.2MM
100 CD/DVD ULTRA SLIMLINE SINGLE JEWEL CASE 5.2MM
Offered by Dragon Trading
Price: £17.87

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent value and service, 6 May 2016
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These 100 jewel cases arrived rapidly, and efficiently tracked/notified by email, contents very well-packaged (contrary to other reviews) and undamaged. An excellent service, thank you. These small jewel cases do exactly the job they are supposed to do. [Drop any jewel case on a hard floor, however thick/durable the plastic and it will break!] This is an excellent value product. Shipping is even free.


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