Colin Rose

Helpful votes received on reviews: 76% (56 of 74)
Location: Yorkshire


Top Reviewer Ranking: 51,872 - Total Helpful Votes: 56 of 74
Sciarrino: Luci Mie Traditrici 2010 (Euroarts: 205&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Nina Tarandek
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This is a ten year old opera that has a charmed life, and deservedly so. This is recording number four (this production is also on CD) a remarkable tally, when the usual opera score that gets a recording is of the kind I have heard referred to as Tabloid Opera. This is grown-up music and requires a level of concentration, but it's atmosphere is so all enveloping that you will be drawn in.
Part of its acclaim over Sciarrino's other fine operas goes to the fortunate circumstance that when commencing writing around material from Gesualdo he discovered that Schnittke had already embarked on such a venture, Sciarrino did a side step and used a madrigal by Claude le Jeune and a play that… Read more
Spiegelau & Nachtmann Vivendi 0088260-0 Glass Set &hellip by Spiegelau & Nachtmann
We got these to combine our everyday glasses with our fine glasses, so saving space. At these very keen prices this is possible. They arrived remarkably quickly and were very well packed, and a friendly service to boot. Sort of near Reidel quality at Ikea prices.
The English Year by Steve Roud
The English Year by Steve Roud
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
This should be a very fascinating book, but alas the Kindle edition must have been achieved by using text recognition and it is full of wrongly recognised words. This makes it hard going, indeed I did think of complaining and asking for my money back.

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