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Melba’s reviews tell a story – the delight with which our artists and repertoire have been embraced internationally.

Reviews

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01/07/2009 The Absolute Sound (US) "Paul Dean shapes the lovely melodic arches in both works with a sure musical instinct..." More...
Benjamin Britten
01/07/2009 Readings Monthly (Australia) "Steve Davislim and Simone Young are outstanding...This CD will certainly be on my list of top 10 recordings for 2009." More...
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01/07/2009 Limelight (Australia) "...this is as fine a reading of this cycle as you can find on CD." More...
Cherry Ripe
01/07/2009 Fanfare (US) "[Riedel] obviously enjoys performing the music on this disc...Highly recommended." More...
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01/07/2009 Limelight (Australia) "All of the music is sung by the late Deborah Riedel with what seems to me flawless musical and vocal art..." More...
Rhapsodie: Fantasie: Poème
01/07/2009 Fine Music (2MBS) (Australia) "...the album is an absolute gem and a must for fans of horn rarities and orchestral magic." More...
Rhapsodie: Fantasie: Poème
01/07/2009 Fanfare (US) "...Jacks' playing stands on its own: ... In every respect, this is a fine release." More...
Encore My Good Sir
01/07/2009 Fanfare (US) "Lin Jiang's horn playing is technically dazzling." More...
Seduction
01/07/2009 American Record Guide (US) "[The Songs] couldn't be more perfect, more exquisite. Nor could this recording." More...
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01/07/2009 BBC Music Magazine (UK) "...especially rewarding..." More...
The Galant Bassoon
20/06/2009 The Courier Mail (Australia) "...a suave outpouring of melody." More...
Seduction
17/06/2009 Audiophile Audition (US "This is a lovely recording: gorgeous music, immaculately performed and recorded, sumptuously packaged" More...
Cherry Ripe
16/06/2009 Res Musica (France) "Richard Bonynge, with perfect elegance, brings to life the subtleties of the dance rhythms that accompany the vocal line." More...
Cherry Ripe
16/06/2009 Prima La Musica (Australia) "...it is Riedel's convincing delivery which ultimately sells it." More...
Benjamin Britten
14/06/2009 SA-CD.NET (UK) "A disc to treasure, without doubt." More...
Rhapsodie: Fantasie: Poème
13/06/2009 The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) "...this beautifully recorded disc taps something of the essence of the horn's mythology..." More...
Sublime Mozart
10/06/2009 The West Australian (Australia) "[Paul Dean] deploys his warm, flexible tone with great discernment throughout" More...
Rhapsodie: Fantasie: Poème
09/06/2009 Classical Lost and Found (US) "...Ben Jacks performs everything to perfection." More...
Benjamin Britten
05/06/2009 New Classics (UK) "Tenor Steve Davislim's timbre and passionate style of singing is often reminiscent of that of Peter Pears..." More...
Sublime Mozart
03/06/2009 Opus Haute Définition (France) "...this SACD is a little marvel of which one must also praise the quality presentation." More...