Melba Recordings

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Reviews

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

Reviews

Wagner: Die Walküre
01/08/2006 Positive Feedback Online (US) "I simply cannot offer any higher praises!... a stunning achievement... a truly outstanding effort... history has once again been made..." More...
Wagner: Die Walküre
01/08/2006 Elusive Disc (US) "This new recording from Melba is a spectacular package." More...
Wagner: Die Walküre
31/07/2006 OzArts Review (Australia) "If ever a performance of Walküre pierced to the heart of the composer’s intentions, it is surely this. " More...
Wagner: Die Walküre
26/07/2006 MusicOMH (UK) "... there’s no doubt that [Wagner] would be please to hear such a vividly played account of his work in full surround sound …" More...
Wagner: Die Walküre
15/07/2006 Classique News (France) "From a label bearing the name of an immense singer,...This production is really worthy of the latest Bayreuth productions..." More...
Wagner: Die Walküre
11/07/2006 Bloomberg (US) "...is as ground-breaking as Georg Solti's 1959-1966 Decca recording...Few Wagner-nuts will be able to resist this recording" More...
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10/07/2006 Metro (UK) "it captures the crackling energy of the moment..." More...
Wagner: Die Walküre
09/07/2006 The Observer (UK) “ very fine it is, too, with Gasteen an outstanding Brünnhilde, Skelton a resonant Siegmund and Riedel an affecting Sieglinde." More...
Wagner: Die Walküre
01/07/2006 Readings (Australia) "... These performances created a modern legend – this is Wagner to truly knock your socks off! ..." More...
Wagner: Die Walküre
01/07/2006 The Australian Financial Review Magazine (Australia) ALBUM OF THE MONTH "sounds very good indeed... top-notch 'super-audio' surround sound.. More...
Wagner: Die Walküre
01/07/2006 2MBS Fine Music Magazine (Australia) "The recording is of the highest quality... Deborah Riedel... her Sieglinde here is one of the very best on disc..." More...
Wagner: Die Walküre
01/07/2006 3MBS Libretto Magazine (Australia) "The wait has been well worth it... crisp, clear account... to be admired... there is no doubt that the sound is superior More...
Wagner: Die Walküre
29/06/2006 MusicWeb International (UK) "an exceptional performance... a high quality product that will have an honoured place in my collection." More...
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29/06/2006 The Courier Mail (Australia) "No self-respecting Wagner fan would want to be without this ... lush orchestral colour... a feast of grand sound.. More...
Wagner: Die Walküre
21/06/2006 Limelight (Australia) "an excellent showcase for the complete work ...the sound quality of this splendid record of remarkable achievement is brilliant ..." More...
Wagner: Die Walküre
20/06/2006 The Bulletin (Australia) "the warmth, fidelity range and natural spread of the sound is in a league of its own..." More...
Wagner: Die Walküre
16/06/2006 Audiophile Audition (US) "beautifully-recorded, handsomely-packaged ... I found this a top-quality production" More...
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15/06/2006 The Age 'Green Guide' (Australia) "splendid... The cast, almost without exception, gives performances of vocal brilliance and dramatic strength ..." More...
Wagner: Die Walküre
11/06/2006 The Canberra Times (Australia) "the aural impact is immediately arresting...This is indeed a great performance." More...
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10/06/2006 The Australian (Australia) "The clarity and detail of SACD is amazing ... this recording is an extraordinary achievement..." More...