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SanDisk SDSDQUA-032G-U46A Ultra 32 GB MicroSDHC Cl&hellip by SanDisk
3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Unusable, 12 Dec 2012
Appeared to work with my Samsung phone but when trying to write files using a computer and card adapter it kept corrupting. Re-formatted once, it corrupted again, and then would no longer format. Judging by the packaging, I'm sure it's genuine but read tests indicated a maximum of 16 MB/s, so way short of the claimed 30 MB/s. Have returned item.
Stenhammar: Symphonies & Piano Concerto ~ Göteborgs Konserthuskör
Stenhammar: Symphonies & Piano Concerto ~ Göteborgs Konserthuskör
11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Northern star, 6 Dec 2012
Getting to know Stenhammar's music, largely through this CD set, is proving an extremely enjoyable experience. I bought this set following my recent discovery of the first class 2nd piano concerto, which contains one of the most beautiful slow movement/sections of any concerto for this instrument. Both the first and second concertos should be heard far more regularly. The recordings here, some live (though with minimal or bearly noticeable audience noise), are very good indeed. And who could resist the wistful, warming nostalgia of Midwinter. The modal second symphony is so full of life. There are hints of the English composers Moeran and Bantock at times with only occasional whiffs of… Read more
Stenhammar Piano Concertos 1 & 2 (Naxos: 8572259) ~ Niklas Sivelöv
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars First rate concertos!, 18 Oct 2012
These concertos are full of first class material - great tunes and motifs. Fed up with hearing hackneyed Rachmaninoff 2 & 3, Grieg, Tchaikovsky concertos? These are in no way inferior in terms of interest and inventiveness. I checked the BBC Proms archive and couldn't find any instances of performances of these works which is truly shameful. I am new to the amazing second concerto - its short slow movement section contains one of the most beautiful, wistful, tunes to be found in any concerto. I agree with M.J Perry's review here on Amazon and can't recommend these works highly enough...

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