Having just had an interesting exchange of views with the Hifi Pig himself (with me being just a humble Hifi Piglet!) I thought it would be worthwhile to explain what will be guiding my choices of ‘classical’ music to review … and why it perhaps differs from the approach to be taken for non-classical music.
Choice of repertoire
What to cover?
Yet another recording of Beethoven’s 5th symphony?
There is no reason why not – a lot of folk would be very interested, I am sure. There’s nothing wrong with Beethoven’s 5th! It’s a glorious work, and justly famous. How does the latest conductor wunderkind compare to the grand old masters? Fascinating stuff! More »