I have compared the JVC XRCD against the standard RCA CD. The JVC is piercingly shrill and bright and unlistenable. I have found this to be true of several JVC classical releases such that I no longer buy them. The standard RCA CD is OK, but no comparison to the LP on the Classics reissue. Strangely enough, my favorite version of this recording is on LP, the budget Victrola LP that had been digitally remastered and then pressed to LP. Go figure. Definitive, classic performance and recording of this great concerto.
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