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Midori - Live at Carnegie Hall
Ludwig van Beethoven, Richard Strauss, Claude Debussy
Midori - Live at Carnegie Hall
Genres: Jazz, Pop, Classical
  •  Track Listings (6) - Disc #1


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A Master shines !!!
J. Lee | 06/12/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"What can be said about Midori that a fan doesn't already know ? Again, her unique, beautiful style is on display.I've listened to this Strauss Sonata many many times and I feel Midori has created a miracle on a CD. Such emotion, timbre, richness of tone... a violin can NOT sound better...I luv Midori..... !!"
A Walk in the Park
Lawrence B. Orcutt | Lancaster, California United States | 08/06/2001
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Not to toot my own horn; I play four instruments for over forty years. So what? Don't just listen to the music. Listen to the notes. Midori miss a note? I rather doubt it. The orchestra may be taking a day off for a walk in the park; but, Midori's persisting drive brings them back time and time again. All of the artists seem to be a bit stiff in their presentation. It's noticeable if you listen. One never knows if their review will be implemented. Mine will always deal with the worlds of difference between hearing the work and listening. This reviewer is not concerned with Midori's ability to equal or surpass another's work. I am interested in what her presentation does for me on it's own merit. Frankly, I am surprised that she doesn't catch her instrument on fire much like the rubing of sticks together until the heat brings forth fire. Midori is fire."
haos | Wampopoon, Bostwalla | 11/01/2003
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This CD is ample evidence of Midori's virtuosity, coupled with first-rate musicality. However, I have to disagree with one reviewer's assertion that she is non-pareil. Indeed, her Ernst is not perfect, though it comes very close. Careful listening will pick up slight intonation errors.Ricci performed with more facility. It is utterly ridiculous to place her above Heifetz, or even Perlman. And it is even more ridiculous to suggest that those two violinists were afraid to record the Ernst. Midori is great, but not as great as Heifetz or Perlman or Ricci."