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Manfred Eicher's ECM label, still celebrating the 40th anniversary it observed late last year, has reissued some of its landmark recordings. Many of them are on CD for the first time. Over the decades, ECM has achieved nearly infallible sound reproduction of a broad and eclectic range of musicians including such disparate label mates as Arvo Prt, Andres Schiff, Keith Jarrett, John Cage, Kim Kashkashian, Iva Bittov, Johann Sebastian Bach and the Art Ensemble of Chicago. More...