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Pentatone

 

(pentatonic scale), in music, a five-note diatonic scale whose first and last notes form a perfect fifth.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The recording has been remastered in 2015 and is now re-released in PENTATONE's Onegin series, which finally gives it the chance to expose its magnificent sound quality.
Johannes said, “With PENTATONE, I believe I have found the right partner - one with whom I share the same artistic beliefs.
“This is the quality they deserved more than 30 years ago,” said Dirk van Dijk, one of PENTATONE's co founders and an initiator of the project.
PentaTone got hold of some of Philips' multichannel tapes, so if you own SACD playback equipment, you can listen to Grumiaux in surround sound.
All PentaTone releases are in Super Audio CD format, so there are the additional benefits of surround sound, if you want that sort ofthing and have a home cinema set-up.
By the way, the reviewed albums are not the only Dvorak recordings released by the two labels: Tudor's catalogue includes a very good disc comprising the New World Symphony and the Suite in A major, as performed by the Bamberg Symphony--Bavarian State Philharmonic, conducted by Robin Ticciati (Tudor 7194, 2013), while PentaTone Classics has to date released Dvorak's four late symphonies and four symphonic poems inspired by K.
The third on the list of PENTATONE February releases is the magical “Sacred Songs of Life and Love” from the South Dakota Chorale.
is the debut release on the PENTATONE Oxingale Series.
The PENTATONE web store offers the series for a special price.
Baarn, Netherlands, September 05, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Violinist Arabella Steinbacher and pianist Robert Kulek continue their great collaboration with a new PENTATONE release, the recording of Cesar Franck's Sonata for Piano and Violin in A, which joins Richard Strauss' Sonata for Violin and Piano in E-flat, Op.
This is not to suggest, however, that there is anything wrong with the Philips/ PentaTone sound, and, indeed, many listeners may prefer it to the more analytical presentation on the Chesky and JVC discs.
Baarn, Netherlands, June 05, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The second CD in PENTATONE's dance music series lets you savour the famously vibrant compositions from the German-speaking countries.