Vasco Almeida

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 78% (40 of 51)
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 489,555 - Total Helpful Votes: 40 of 51
Best of Jazz Piano ~ Various Artists
Best of Jazz Piano ~ Various Artists
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Stay away from this, 17 Feb 2014
Huge disappointment. A 4 disc set where the same artists feature in all 4 discs (one or two exceptions); miles away from being representative; in some tracks the piano features as prominently as any other instrument. All of this, and more in a set entitled "Best of Piano Jazz". Conclusion: a dirty marketing trick, a swindle.
My First Classical Music Book (with Audio CD) by Genevieve Helsby
12 of 21 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars A disappointment, 27 Aug 2009
I ordered this book with fairly high expectations, and have to voice my disappointment, on several levels.

Illustration-wise, I found the book sketchy, bordering on the primitive. The same two or three animals keep cropping up all the time, the drawings have absolutely no charm (in one of the pages, two completely different animals sport the same face!), the colouring indifferent at best. The criteria on this level was informed by commercial imperatives, certainly not by quality.

Although the basic idea of the book is valid, I think it was let down even from an organizational viewpoint. If you want your children to take an interest in classical music, you can present… Read more
The Importance Of Being Earnest (Special Edition) &hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Michael Redgrave
27 of 29 people found the following review helpful
This play has long been a family favourite, and we have enjoyed the cassette version countless times. Those who produced this DVD, with its shameful sound, have shown an utter lack of respect for consumers and, more important still, for that work of art and those who have lovingly acted it out.

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