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Re:_Paul_Lewis’s_late_Brahms (thread)

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Posted: 28 Minutes ago by: Oscar

Osborne is an excellent pianist and musician. Will investigate the Rach CD to which you refer.

Re:_Paul_Lewis’s_late_Brahms (thread)

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Posted: 6 Hours 10 Minutes ago by: JohnGavin

His duet recordings with Steven Osborne on Hyperion are very fine, especially the French Duets CD. I say that admitting to be far more of an Osborne fan. His latest Rachmaninov CD with the Sonata #1 has become my favorite recording of t

Mozart on firewood

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Posted: 7 Hours 31 Minutes ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UQM1YGDe5w

Re: New Takashi Asahina series from St. Laurent Studio in Canada (thread)

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Posted: 12 Hours 9 Minutes ago by: Oscar

Vol.4 (YSL 1248 T) has arrived! Brahms: Symphony No.1 in C minor, Op.68 New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra Orchard Hall, Tokyo, February 5, 1990 Wagner: Die Meistersinger, Prelude Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra, February 4 & 5, 1980 In colla

Re:_Paul_Lewis’s_late_Brahms (thread)

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Posted: 12 Hours 49 Minutes ago by: Mandryka

Very good Waldstein in that Beethoven.

Re: one thing leads to another (thread)

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Posted: 13 Hours ago by: number_six

Cool -- there's a Junior Mance collection in my queue I'll be hearing him for the first time

Re:_Paul_Lewis’s_late_Brahms (thread)

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Posted: 17 Hours 7 Minutes ago by: Oscar

Same feeling here. And I have "done the work" of giving Lewis the benefit of the doubt. I hold this opinion in large part due to his Beethoven sonatas recordings from ~12 years ago. But if Howie says so, I shall endeavor to give Lewis ano

Re:_Paul_Lewis’s_late_Brahms (thread)

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Posted: 17 Hours 19 Minutes ago by: LarryLap

Thanks. I'll be sure to check it out. I must say much of his work (e.g. Schubert, Beethoven sonatas) strikes me as bloodless. Larry

Re: one thing leads to another (thread)

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Posted: 18 Hours 57 Minutes ago by: Andy Evans

Seasick Steve Steve Earle Earl Hines Heinz Burt Burt Bacharach Debby Harry Harry James James Arthur Arthur Lee Lee Morgan Morgan James James Taylor Taylor Swift

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 19 Hours 52 Minutes ago by: Mandryka

Paul_Lewis’s_late_Brahms_

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Posted: 20 Hours 4 Minutes ago by: Mandryka

I just think it’s wonderful.

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 20 Hours 52 Minutes ago by: Frank Berger

There is a 1959 Janacek Quartet recording of 59/2 on Westminster and released on CD by DG and in a Westminster box.

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 22 Hours 58 Minutes ago by: Alex Brown

Sorry about that. A Janáček Quartet set would be intriguing indeed. Sadly I don't think it exists. (Yet a recording I used to have as a boy, of Beethoven Op. 18/6 and Op. 135 never seems to have made it to CD either, which is just as

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 8 Hours ago by: Mandryka

Ah! I see.

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 8 Hours ago by: Mandryka

Please would you give me a link to the Janacek Quartet recording.

Re: Restaurant sign (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 10 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

And wrong nationality. Australians expect their eateries to be spotless. I think you're confusing us with Oldham. Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: OT - 2022 Only in America, or, Can you believe it?

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Posted: 1 Day 11 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://news.yahoo.com/woman-charged-gun-sons-backpack-154537361.html

Re: OT - 2022 As if we didn't have ENOUGH to worry about in these times (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 13 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2022/05/18/927043767/rare-monkeypox-outbreak-in-u-k-and-europe-what-is-it-and-should-we-worry

Re: OT - 2022 As if we didn't have ENOUGH to worry about in these times (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 13 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-05-18/will-inflation-drive-us-food-prices-even-higher

Re: Scelsi 1939 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 14 Hours ago by: cdc

So what? I know well that there is this tape archive, but it is not mentioned...You can only assume it comes from there... Do you know that material from the tape archive has been published? I had never found a whole ondiola improvisa

Re: Scelsi 1939 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 15 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

Without having a listen to the Youtube link, there is an entire tape archive of Scelsi's ondiola improvisations, controlled by the Isabella Scelsi Trust. The double album _Scelsi Revisited_, recently on Kairos, turned to material from th

Re: Scelsi 1939 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 15 Hours ago by: cdc

I found this (an ondioline improvisation by Scelsi): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0pq1GvBBsA There is no written information on this document, not even where it was taken from, but perhaps there is a musicologist here who can make

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 17 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Leisner is included in this upcoming radio program: https://www.wfmt.com/2022/06/19/rare-mahler-recordings

Re: FIGLIO DI TROIACCIA #PIERSILVIOBERLUSCONI (E SPECIALMENTE FIGLIO (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 17 Hours ago by: ANGELA AZZARO EX AMA

DA SECOLI SI DICE "IL DIAVOLO STA NEI DETTAGLI". I 2 ASSASSINI #SILVIOBERLUSCONI E #PIERSILVIOBERLUSCONI TRUFFAN SEMPRE SU TUTTO! PURE SU FOTO CHE POSTANO! GUARDATE QS FOTO DEL PEDOFILO #BERLUSCONI E DI TROIONA #MARTAFASCINA! PURE 1 SASSO

Re:_FIGLIO_DI_PUTTANAZZA_#PIERSILVIOBERLUSCONI_(ANCO (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 17 Hours ago by: ANGELA AZZARO EX AMA

RICORDIAMO CHE QUEL NAZISTA DI #ATTILIOFONTANA (CHE RAGLIAVA DI RAZZA BIANCA), IL PEDOFILO OMICIDA #SILVIOBERLUSCONI E LA LESBICA ASSASSINA #MARINABERLUSCONI RAGLIAVAN CHE IL #COVID ERA SOLO POCO PIÚ DI UN RAFFREDORE! I #BERLUSCONI SONO I

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 17 Hours ago by: Lawrence Kart

The Doric and Schubert!

Re: one thing leads to another (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 17 Hours ago by: Notsure01

Gustavus Adolphus Adolphe Adam Adam de la Halle Halle Berry Berry Gordy Gordie Howe Howe Browne, 2nd Marquess of Sligo (From Sweden to Sligo in 7 steps)

Re: Shostakovich symphony no. 10 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 17 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

I have October 14, 1954. Di­mitri Mitropoulos led the New York Philharmonic‑Symphony. Leinsdorf was also pretty quickly onto this work with Boston SO. Ray Hall, Taree

Re: Shostakovich symphony no. 10 (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 17 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Repertoire: The BEST and Worst Shostakovich Symphony No. 10

Shostakovich symphony no. 10

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Posted: 1 Day 19 Hours ago by: Lawrence Chalmers

Who did the American premiere and recording?

Re: one thing leads to another (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 19 Hours ago by: Andy Evans

Debby Harry Harry Connick Junior Junior Valentine Valentine Michaud Carole King King Charles Charles Lloyd Lloyd Polite Junior Junior Mance Elton John John Lewis "Lewis" Randy Duke Duke Jordan Jordan Thomas Thomas "Tom" Scott Scott LaFar

Re: Restaurant sign (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 20 Hours ago by: Andy Evans

That's a more interesting post than most here. Stay around!

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 23 Hours ago by: Alex Brown

Sorry, that should say PRAGUE QUARTET ! - Alex.

Re: Restaurant sign (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days ago by: Graham

Sorry, wrong group!!!!

Restaurant sign

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Posted: 2 Days ago by: Graham

There used to be a greasy spoon downtown Calgary, owned by an Australian. The sign outside said: “Eat here before we both starve!” Two Australian colleagues went there for lunch and when they asked the owner to clean their table, he

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: Alex Brown

Like a lot of late Mozart I find this music quite hard to listen to and unsettling, but occasionally get obsessed and have a spree. I'm not sure there are any real "standout" recordings, but in addition to the ones listed I have also e

Re: Sibelius symphonies (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 4 Hours ago by: James Goodzeit

Not the same. I've been listening to the Ormandy Sibelius box set, and have the BIS 2nd, so I gave it a spin. Of course it should go without saying Jarvi is leaner and meaner than Ormandy. I probably need time to switch gears though, the

Re: Sibelius symphonies (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Y. upload): Repertoire: The IDEAL Sibelius Symphony Cycle

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 11 Hours ago by: Al Eisner

Thanks. I listened to the K499, performed by a group of 4 siblings at the 2018 Salzburg quartet competition, which they went on to win. They play really nicely together. The main problem for me, which may or may not have been their fa

Re: HAROLD... (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 14 Hours ago by: Steven Bornfeld

For the Giro d'Italia--viva Girmay!

Re: HAROLD... (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 16 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

Maybe he supported AC Milan. Ray Hall, Taree

Re: Sibelius symphonies (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 19 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

3.5 hours late, Gerard.

Re: Sibelius symphonies (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 19 Hours ago by: Gerard

No, not the same. Järvi recorded a lot of works by Sibelius (also works by Stenhammar) first for BIS, and later again for DG, with the same orchestra. The DG recordings never bettered his first recordings for BIS.

Re: HAROLD... (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Why did he go to Italy? For the risotto? For the pizza? Or for the espresso? dk

Re: Sibelius symphonies (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 22 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Not the same the BIS recordings are much earlier. 1980s vs 1990s and later for the DG.

Sibelius symphonies

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Posted: 2 Days 23 Hours ago by: Lawrence Chalmers

Is the Neeme Jarvi cycle on dg the same as his on BIS? What are your thoughts about the merits of either? Thanks in advance.

Re: one thing leads to another (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days ago by: number_six

reasonable liberties taken -- nicely done! I would've thought of Lindsey Buckingham and been stuck. Raymond Scott Scott Johnson Johnson Mountain Boys Boys of the Lough

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 16 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

Jail Break is my favourite AC/DC number, with Bon Scott. A visceral band if ever there was. If only Anton had possessed Angus Young he could have gone a lot further. Ray Hall, Taree

Re: one thing leads to another (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andy Evans

Mark Lindsay Lynsey de Paul Paul Stanley Stanley Clarke Clark Terry Terry Riley

Re: NOW... (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 19 Hours ago by: number_six

Thinking aloud... Dutilleaux Persichetti Rautavaara Strayhorn etc

one thing leads to another

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Posted: 3 Days 19 Hours ago by: number_six

Marius Constant Constant Lambert Lambert, Hendricks and Ross you get the idea. Longer such strings will certainly exist -- this is just illustrative

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Nope. Doesn't lead anywhere: https://www.dropbox.com/s/fx3bvibmr2adilv/Stairway%20to%20Heaven%20.jpg?dl=0 dk

Re: HERMANN... (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Non-sense. I couldn't care less. Maybe Melmoth worries about such trivia. dk

Re: HERMANN... (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 21 Hours ago by: Al Eisner

This message is in MIME format. The first part should be readable text, while the remaining parts are likely unreadable without MIME-aware tools. --1334239352-1706354584-1652731075=:126787 Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=UTF-8; for

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 22 Hours ago by: Néstor_Castiglione

It's interesting, though, that Raimi believes that classical music is "a way to make people better human beings." Has he ever done a cursory internet search of his orchestra's top donors? Personally, I don't care who they support politic

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 22 Hours ago by: Néstor_Castiglione

For a moment, I read that as "You need to get new ears and a new AC/DC." Guess taking the "Highway to Hell" leads one straight to Bruckner. ;) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l482T0yNkeo

Re: HERMANN... (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 22 Hours ago by: Owen

But you had to include it all in your repost?? -Owen

Re: HAROLD... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 1 Hour ago by: Frank Berger

I looked to see if I had it and it wasn't in my database so I ordered the Tahra from Ebay. when I started entering the data, I saw I did have it, but had forgotten to enter Harold. I've asked to cancel the order. It wasn't cheap. Hopef

Re: HAROLD... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 1 Hour ago by: MELMOTH

I just listened to Monteux again... Absolutely *FABULOUS* !... And he was 88 years old !...

Re: HAROLD... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 2 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

That would be Klaas Boon. Released on Audiophile Classics and Tahra. I have it on Tahra; yes 1954

Re: SCHERCHEN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 3 Hours ago by: Juan I. Cahis

I saw conducting Mahler here in Santiago, Chile, around 1960. An outstanding Conductor

HAROLD...

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Posted: 4 Days 5 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

(supersedes <62822f2a$0$22060$426a74cc@news.free.fr>) Harold in Italy, yesterday on France Musique... https://www.wikiwand.com/fr/La_Tribune_des_critiques_de_disques La Tribune des critiques de disques, that I have been listening to si

HAROLD...

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Posted: 4 Days 5 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

Harold in Italy, yesterday on France Musique... La Tribune des critiques de disques, that I have been listening to since 960, remains the oldest Radio Program of the PAF !... Ah ! one of my first listenings (in 1963)...Romeo & Juliet by

Re: SCHERCHEN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: Mandryka

I actually found myself really enjoying something by Scherchen a couple of weeks ago, Berlioz's Troyens. It's a very good antidote to Colin Davis. I've always had a bit of a soft spot for Scherchen because one of my favourite composers --

Re: SCHERCHEN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: Chris J.

MELMOTH wrote on 15 May: Now read what Elias Canetti had to say about him in Jeux de Regard (The Play of the Eyes; original title: Das Augenspiel) and report back, provided you can keep it succinct. Chris

Taste ......

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Posted: 4 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=geUwFLLqO3o

Re: Meet the greatest living cellist -- Kian Soltani! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 15 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Why bother ?!? Whatever one composer thinks about another composer's music, skills and orchestrations is completely besides the point. Just as pointless as rewriting Hamlet or Macbeth from a different perspective. Works of

Re: Meet the greatest living cellist -- Kian Soltani! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 16 Hours ago by: Ricardo Jimenez

The cellist in this recording is not that good but quite acceptable. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKVPb3BRV_0&ab_channel=Rodders That makes it easy to concentrate on what Shostakovich did with the orchestral accompaniment. Fascinatin

Re: HERMANN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 18 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Solved, mostly. I while back I switched from supernews.com to aoie.com because Gerard recommended it and it is free. I've been using it without incident until some posts started appearing in duplicate. I switched back to supernews and

Re: HERMANN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 18 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

?!? Could be a Google Groups bug. dk

Re: HERMANN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 18 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

I'm the last one to be telling someone the post too much, but do you realize that many of your posts appear twice?

Re: SCHERCHEN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

In case you didn't notice, my reaply was about your article, not about Scherchen. dk

Re: HERMANN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

In case you didn't notice, my reaply was about your article, not about Scherchen.

Re: HERMANN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

BTW I do like Scherchen. dk

Re: SCHERCHEN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

BTW I do like Scherchen. dk

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Except it doesn't take hours. Small bites of decadence are just fine! ANY music is better than Bruckner! ;-) dk

Re: SCHERCHEN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

I would have replied EXACTLY the same way. As my friend Clara liked to say "talking about music is like dancing about architecture". dk

Re: HERMANN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

I would have replied EXACTLY the same way. As my friend Clara liked to say "talking about music is like dancing about architecture". dk

Re: HERMANN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

If I had replaced Scherchen by Celibidache, I doubt that you would have answered the same thing...

Re: SCHERCHEN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

If I had replaced Scherchen by Celibidache, I doubt that you would have answered the same thing...

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: HT

Peterson is no antidota to Bruckner. His jazz is as decadent as Bruckner and Mahler's classical music. I prefer listening to Fats Waller - and earlier jazz: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIFoAwJPtm4 Henk

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 19 Hours ago by: Fymido Lenito

Bingo.

Re: HERMANN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

His 4th or 5th wife, depending on how one counts. The man made more children than recordings! He did say something once that was quite insightful: "Music does not have to be understood. It has to be listened to "Musik muss nicht v

Re: Meet the greatest living cellist -- Kian Soltani! (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Also LvB op. 69: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmCFR8oJ51w Enjoy!

Beethoven Sonatas on firewood

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Posted: 4 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHSOAThYQUM Enjoy if you can! dk

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Bruckner does not rock. He crawls. You need to get new ears and a new ADC/DAC in between. Here's some real music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HAZP7nWo6A Forget Bruckner. dk

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Bruckner does not rock. He crawls. You need to get new years and a new ADC/DAC in between. Here's some real music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HAZP7nWo6A Forget Bruckner. dk

Meet the greatest living cellist -- Kian Soltani!

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Posted: 4 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NayPFVXYo9o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oiUkS0SaXo Bye bye Yo Yo! dk

Re: HERMANN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Too long to read ..... On Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 5:56:07 AM UTC-7, MELMOTH wrote:

Re: SCHERCHEN... (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Too long to read ...... On Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 5:13:57 AM UTC-7, MELMOTH wrote:

Re: Looking for a CD from Hungary (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

Ah...OK...Sorry...

Re:_Minoru_Nojima’s_K_595_with_NHK_SO (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mandryka

He does for K 595 what Fou Ts’ong did for the Beethoven G major concerto.

Minoru_Nojima’s_K_595_with_NHK_SO_

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mandryka

On YouTube. Original, I would say it’s a thoughtful and expressive performance. Worth hearing I think.

Re: Looking for a CD from Hungary (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 23 Hours ago by: Arno Schuh

This CD from Esztergom Cathedral already is in my collection, but the CD above is from the Aquincum Organ of St. Anthony Church, Budapest. Arno

"Ask Dave: Does Classical Music Have A Future? (And If So, What Is It?)"

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Posted: 5 Days ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload)

Re: Looking for a CD from Hungary (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days ago by: MELMOTH

https://www.amazon.fr/s?k=palur+janos&i=classical&__mk_fr_FR=%C3%85M%C3%85%C5%BD%C3%95%C3%91&crid=3MK4UO4BQZCXA&sprefix=palur+janos%2Cclassical%2C163&ref=nb_sb_noss Apparently unavailable, unfortunately...

Re: HERMANN... (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days ago by: Frank Berger

It is. I can't find the 1965 It was a Westminster recording, rleased on cd as Millennium (MCA) 80352 https://tinyurl.com/2nmxw73u

Re: HERMANN... (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 1 Hour ago by: Ricardo Jimenez

Spotify has a two disc set ©1998 tahra of Scherchen conducting the Art of the Fugue with Schoenberg's Orchestral Variations Op 31 as a filler. The orchestra for the Bach is identified as the Radio orchester Beromünster and the orches

Looking for a CD from Hungary

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Posted: 5 Days 1 Hour ago by: Arno Schuh

Hi, unfortunately I don't speak the hungarian language ... ;-) I am looking for this CD: https://palur.hu/test/index3.php?pgcd/02bos_MZA035/details.php&dcd Can somebody help me in getting this CD? Yours sincerely Arno

HERMANN...

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Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

On April 28, 1965, Hermann Scherchen wrote to his wife Pia Andronescu: /This evening I have rehearsed MY Art of Fugue, which I have carried with me for 36 years and which makes me happier every time/ (NB: Scherchen is rehearsing his orc

SCHERCHEN...

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Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

Well... Those who read Me here know my absolute love of a conductor that I consider as one of the 5 or 10 greatest conductors...I named Hermann SCHERCHEN... I am therefore going to tell you (in several episodes) the incredible life of

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 6 Hours ago by: Oscar

But they do understand Bruckner. And he ROCKS!! -dependable deplorable

Re: Your favourite Mravinsky recordings...? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 8 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

We no longer listen to Russian conductors and orchestras. We purged all their recordings from our library! ;-) Otherwise, Mravinslky's Leningrad's orchestra sound was not exactly a match for some of the repertoire he performed. His 1812

Re: ~~~~~ PRO ANA ~~~~~

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Posted: 5 Days 12 Hours ago by: 유키민

What

Re: RIP (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 14 Hours ago by: number_six

I liked her Canciones Espanolas cd with Yepes Also Barbieri with Abbado.

Re: RIP (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 14 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

I haven't watched the Oscars in years, but I seem to recall at such occasions the audience is asked to withhold applause.

Re: RIP (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 15 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://parterre.com/2022/05/13/teresa-berganza-1933-2022/

Re: NOW... (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 18 Hours ago by: bartholomew cher

NOW THATS WHAT I CALL BOLLOCKS

Re: Tarmo Peltokoski, a kid at the helm (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

But he couldn't play them later, and we have no recordings of him playing them at 11, so the jury must recuse itself. dk

Re: Tarmo Peltokoski, a kid at the helm (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 21 Hours ago by: Graham

Your hero, Claudio Arrau, could play them at 11:-)

Re: RIP (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 21 Hours ago by: John Fowler

Reminds me of the death roll at the Oscars. A competition to see which dead person gets the loudest applause.

Re: Tarmo Peltokoski, a kid at the helm (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 21 Hours ago by: HT

He's a nice, and probably very talented kid, but why should he conduct an orchestra? Why not start with a mixed choir or a brass band? Too difficult? Henk

Re: Tarmo Peltokoski, a kid at the helm (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

He still needs to learn a lot! His baton technique is not varied enough. His acting falls very much short of Celi standards. Or even Monteux. And where is the moustache ?!? dk

Re: NOW... (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Takemitsu, man! And JAZZ! dk

Re: Tarmo Peltokoski, a kid at the helm (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Re: Frescobladi Week has started! (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Sorry, Frescobaldi! I need to practice more. My fingers are getting weak. I should play Mazeppa and Wilde Jagd 100 times every morning! ;-) On Friday, May 13, 2022 at 5:53:11 PM UTC-7, Dan Koren wrote:

Re: Your favourite Mravinsky recordings...? (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

We no longer listen to Russian condictors and orchestras, and have purged them all from our library! ;-) Otherwise, Mravinslky's/Leningrad's orchestra sound was not exactly a match for some of the repertoire he performed

Re: Tarmo Peltokoski, a kid at the helm (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

17. We've already seen 17 year olds record as and peform in concert Liszt's Treifscendental Etudes, which is much harder than conducting. Followed by AI assisted (if not entirely driven) robotic conductors. dk

Re: RIP (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 22 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Teresa Berganza (R.I.P.); "SIETE CANCIONES ESPAÑOLAS POPULARES; Manuel de Falla

Tarmo Peltokoski, a kid at the helm

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Posted: 5 Days 23 Hours ago by: Chris J.

The 21-year-old conductor has made his debut with the hr- Sinfonieorchester, which led to an immediate re-invitation, as well as in Berlin with the Orchestra of the Komische Oper, at the Festival Septembre Musical Montreux-Vevey with the

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 7 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

I would love to hear Wagner's operas performed by all non-white casts and orchestras. White people just cannot understand Parsifal! dk

Re: A Paganini Rhapsody like no other! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 7 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

It is a record label started from the past century that produced recordings of orchestral works without the soloist. They were commonly used by music students to practice works requiring orchestral accompaniment without engaging an or

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

There was of course the question of whether performing classical music is culturally an extension of the Slave Trade, and I find it interesting that a Californian early ensemble includes the following on its website: "BLACK LIVES MATTER

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Sadly, comments in online publications seem to have replaced Usenet groups as places for crackpots to vent their spleen. Meanwhile, the main battles here seems to concern the validity of HIP recordings. I'm afraid that as far as I am conc

Re: A Paganini Rhapsody like no other! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 8 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

What is MMO ?...I ask the question...

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 8 Hours ago by: JohnGavin

Your positive view of things are admirable, but I think some of the negativity has had invisible consequences. Over the years, valuable contributors have quietly disappeared. When you read threads from the past you can’t help but noti

A nice Schumann Cello Concerto reading

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Posted: 6 Days 9 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NayPFVXYo9o

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 9 Hours ago by: Robert Marshall

I think the Op 19 nocturne is lovely https://youtu.be/WX9zYRsEN9Q .... here played by Gilels Robert

Re: Your favourite Mravinsky recordings...? (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.wfmt.com/2022/05/15/rare-yevgeny-mravinsky-recordings-3

Re: Classical Music's Suicide Pact (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

This 2010 book on enka's history may be of interest: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/a-life-adrift-soeda-azembo/1135364769?ean=9780415592161

Re: Stanislas Niedzielski (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: janhenrikamberg

Many thanks, Frank, for this! However, these are, as far as I can see, all transfers from the regular issues of primarily Decca, Ducretet-Thomson and Edici. The mystery remains - are the LPs published by World Wild Shows Organisation diff

Having too much fun at the piano!

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Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2z6i0MD-SDg Try doing this on firewood! ;-) dk

Moonshine sonata on a fortepiano replica

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Posted: 6 Days 11 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

For firewood worshippers and sado masochists https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tattSl7O-s4 Enjoy! dk

Re: Frescobladi Week has started! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

The 15 CD Complete Works set is here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/js8nwe7pegd86dt/AACttIcbPJ6f4Z-Luj9YUhrXa?dl=0 It will be removed after 48 hours.

Re: Frescobladi Week has started! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 15 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

There's only one skeleton. You figure it out. dk

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 15 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Wait ..... I can remove my gloves! ;-) dk

Re: Frescobladi Week has started! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: Graham

Skeletons copulating on a corrugated iron roof.

Re: Frescobladi Week has started! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Also https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rPj31fJ2Gc dk

Frescobladi Week has started! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pok2L4QnxTI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oRU67eYLiU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hF9rLRL_EE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=un5_8ldin6w https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5R4XfpTYtts https://www.youtu

Re: A Paganini Rhapsody like no other! (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

One doubts MMO released 4k LPs. Discogs shows 1,421. Where did you find more? dk

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aypGV1VtkjI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF6b5uE_gj8 dk

Re: NOW... (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Just stick to Frescobaldi. ;-) dk

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.bbc.com/news/10535273 Why is your Google incapable of finding information my Google finds immediately? dk

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://slippedisc.com/2010/12/breaking_news_mikhail_pletnev/ And note Lebrecht is no fan or friend of MP. dk

Re: RIP (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Are we now keeping count of the dead? dk

Re: NOW... (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 17 Hours ago by: number_six

On Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 2:16:01 AM UTC-7, MELMOTH wrote: Many of these are familiar to me but several are unfamiliar. What about ten Holt, Maderna, Bryars, Stone, Krenek, Miyagi... The list goes on...not impressed with Ades so fa

Re: NOW... (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 17 Hours ago by: number_six

I think I have sometimes confused him with Ferrabosco....

Re:_"Are_people_who_love_classical_music_kinder_and_ (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 18 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm........

"Are_people_who_love_classical_music_kinder_and_more

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Posted: 6 Days 18 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://slippedisc.com/2022/05/why-are-classical-commenters-so-implacably-bitter/

RIP

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Posted: 6 Days 20 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

Theresa BERGANZA

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 20 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

I can find no evidence that the charges were fabricated. What we know is that he was not charged, which means nothing. We have no idea if he did the deed.

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 21 Hours ago by: James Goodzeit

That would be good to know! Sauce? I know he's one of the foremost Tchaikovsky interpreters, but I have avoided him all these years for that reason. Nothing recent, and can't find anything from years ago. He doesn't seem to be saying m

Re: NOW... (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=un5_8ldin6w Next week is Frescobaldi Week! ;-) dk

Re: NOW... (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hF9rLRL_EE dk

OT:_France’s_philosopher_king_searches_for_worthy_

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Posted: 6 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://asiatimes.com/2022/05/frances-philosopher-king-searches-for-worthy-problems/

Re: NOW... (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Start here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pok2L4QnxTI dk

Re: NOW... (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yv4jpGDVHfI Gorgeous music! Frescobaldi is unquestionably the most undeservedly underrated composer before Chopin. He should be far better known. Your homework for the remainder of this month is to lis

Re: NOW... (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Nope. I prefer Frescobaldi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3HYU0M3cFs dk

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Konstantin Igumnov: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDXlAE6FT2I Natalia Trull: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxO4Rschtpg Elisso Virsaladze (Georgian pianist): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxa1aiEz2pQ Viktor Bunin: https://www.

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_nRCkhgyb-pw_Pum28BCGmW5mehRKkgFJw dk

Re: Brahms' Piano Quartet in C Minor opus 60

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Following up after 18 years ?!? dk

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Very bizarre considering she is herself half Ukrainian. dk

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Zhukov, and others. No evidence was presented and charges were dismissed. It transpired later the charges were made up. I have not noticed Pletnev acting as a Putin PR agent

Re: Brahms' Piano Quartet in C Minor opus 60

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Sergey Nikitin

Many thanks!

Re: Alexander Toradze RIP (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

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Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: James Goodzeit

I've just recently learned of an "Executed Renaissance" generation of Ukrainian artists who existed in the early Soviet years, and existed until Stalin implemented his Great Break.

Re: Alexander Toradze RIP (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: Owen

Wow! Having suffered through some heart failure myself (as I was about to go onto a tennis court), I can understand why someone would keep playing. Lots of doubts pass through your mind: Is this a heart attack, or a stomach ailment?

Re: Nasty Classical Music Posters (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: Owen

Compared to the past, RMCR is greatly improved. I note that most discussions, even those with strongly held beliefs, do not usually attack individuals posting here, but are mostly opinions of performances and performers, and music. -

Re: Stanislas Niedzielski (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: Frank Berger

There is fellow on e-bay who sells CD-Rs I assume he has transferred from LP. FWIW, he is offering two volumes of Niedzielski recordings: https://www.ebay.com/itm/333734250668?hash=item4db41c88ac:g:3JkAAOSwS1Jd6d61 and https://www.eba

Re: Stanislas Niedzielski (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: HT

A remarkable pianist and a very unusual version of Liszt HR # 12 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dzde5gZ5xQ Henk

Complete Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau lieder recordings on DG, Decca and

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: John Fowler

In this 107-CD box set, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau's entire Lied oeuvre on DG, Philips and Decca is collected for the first time. Over 50 years of recording history – from 1949 to 2003 – this edition offers the opportunity to trace the de

Complete Fischer-Diskau lieder recordings on DG, Decca and Philips

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Posted: 7 Days ago by: John Fowler

DG press release: "In this 107-CD box set, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau's entire Lied oeuvre on DG, Philips and Decca is collected for the first time. Over 50 years of recording history – from 1949 to 2003 – this edition offers the opportun

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 1 Hour ago by: Chris J.

Which is a Russian and later also a Soviet tradition. going back to the days of the Russian empire. Czar Vladimir Putin and his parrots have revived it. Chris

Nasty Classical Music Posters

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Posted: 7 Days 1 Hour ago by: Ricardo Jimenez

https://slippedisc.com/2022/05/why-are-classical-commenters-so-implacably-bitter/ I don't think that RMCR has the same problem as Slipped Disc, with one noticeable exception.

Stanislas Niedzielski

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Posted: 7 Days 2 Hours ago by: janhenrikamberg

The Polish-born pianist Stanislas (or originally Stanislaw) Niedzielski recorded for i.a. Ducretet-Thomson, Decca, Westminster, HMV and Edici.But he also appeared on the elusive label of World Wild Shows Organisation (I found at least 7 iss

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: James Goodzeit

Seasons and Sonatas without Pletnev? Don't want to support kiddie diddlers and/or Putin parrots.

Re: Anyone using Medici TV or Marquee TV to stream videos of concerts (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Thank you Melmoth for this suggestion: I have just watched and heard three Lully motets from the Royal Chapel at Versailles. The name of the ensemble, which I am happy to say includes a serpent, is Les Epopees. Do they intend to outlast L

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 9 Hours ago by: Mandryka

I’m travelling so it’s hard to listen, but thanks for your encouragement and I should be back here within a few days.

Re: A Paganini Rhapsody like no other! (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Your 80k LPs deserve something more solid: https://www.pinterest.fr/pin/996491855021468792/ dk

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Bollocks. The Seasons are wonderful https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_nG09a7vQjW8iMLJlyfSt7-jIG3fE8jaBQ and the Sonatas are masterpieces https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_kSHbWehwBQd1ms32JCvgT67pkOv50fZAE dk

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 16 Hours ago by: LarryLap

Her remarks were not so pro-Russian as they were demeaning and contemptuous of Ukrainians, whom she described as pigs and vermin, employing rhetoric which must have made the heart of every active member of the Joseph Goebbels fan club beat

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 16 Hours ago by: number_six

I have the Victory Day cd by Alexandrov Choir -- but I did NOT give it a celebratory spin on 9 May...!

Re: A Paganini Rhapsody like no other! (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 16 Hours ago by: number_six

merci for visiting pinterest -- I am holding just a few shares...

Re: Earl Wild RIP

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Posted: 7 Days 17 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 65 (Gershwin)

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 20 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Didn't she record that more than once? Do you recommend one over the others?

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 20 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Thank you for that link. I don't have a Spotify account, but I was wondering--do you have any feelings about Spotify?: https://groups.google.com/g/rec.music.classical.recordings/c/i2SimXSf-ak

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mr. Mike

https://www.wqxr.org/story/orchestra-drops-valentina-lisitsa-over-deeply-offensive-tweets/

Re: Lemminkainen Dash (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 21 Hours ago by: Kerrison

I'd say that the youthful Esa-Pekka is just as dashing as Sir Thomas, if not even more so ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5AM9ivYoQE And so too is Morton Gould ... but what orchestra is he conducting, that is simply labelled as "h

Re:_FIGLIO_DI_PUTTANAZZA_#PIERSILVIOBERLUSCONI_(ANCO (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 21 Hours ago by: GIACOMO ZUCCO. GIOEL

I #BERLUSCONI FAN SCHIFO. LO STRAGISTA SILVIO BERLUSCONI GUARDAVA LA LESBICA MARINA BERLUSCONI LECCARE LA FIGA A #FRANCESCAPASCALE. AD UN'ORGIA OVE ERO PURE IO, #SILVIOBERLUSCONI E #MARINABERLUSCONI MI DISSERO "ABBIAM MACELLATO NOI FALCONE

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 22 Hours ago by: Ricardo Jimenez

Has Arcady Volodos had anything to say about these matters? He has been touring in Germany and Austria recently. Is that where he lives? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_Az0jiGY4c&ab_channel=IgorBerovKlaviermeister

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 7 Days 23 Hours ago by: Ricardo Jimenez

The best (or the only good) Tchaikovsky solo piano piece is the Dumka. It has been recorded by Horowitz and many others.

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

Apparently she made pro-Russian (very provocative) remarks back in 2014-15 on Twitter which resulted in the Toronto SO cancelling all dates with her. Fwiw, her mother is Russian/Polish, and her father Ukrainian. Ray Hall, Taree

Re: Alexander Toradze RIP (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: Paul Goodman

I played several concerts with him (2nd bassoon) when he was a soloist with the Indiana University South Bend Orchestra. They were all amazing experiences for me. Besides being a wonderful musician he was a very gracious person and treate

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: James Goodzeit

It seems the only Tchaikovsky piano work I have is Richter's recording of the Grand Sonata (coupled with Pictures at an Exhibition). Is there other Tchaikovsky piano music that one should have (obviously not performed by Lisitsa - or Bere

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: James Goodzeit

Did Ney ever perform in any cities the nazis had recently destroyed and liquidated a large portion of their population, before the fighting was even over? I mean I have been disgusted with Lisitsa since 2014, but this just goes beyond any

Re: Alexander Toradze RIP (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: HT

The reviewer is a Krainev, Kitajenko fan - completely different approaches. Henk

Re: Alexander Toradze RIP (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: Frank Berger

Hah. I just read an Amazon reviewer who said the 2nd was the weak link in the set.

Re: Alexander Toradze RIP (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: HT

Don't know about consensus, but I do like his version of the second Prokofiev concerto. Henk

Re: Alexander Toradze RIP (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Too bad. I'm amazed that I have not a single recording by him. Seems like every time I considered buying one of his recordings some reviewer or other panned it or said someone else was better and scared me off. Is there anything like a c

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

She has recorded a good complete piano work by Tchaikovsky...

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 4 Hours ago by: James Goodzeit

She just signed a 3-year contract with Naïve Records and is supposed to record the complete piano works of Rachmaninoff. However she was on the lineup of classical artists on their website just yesterday, but now appears missing. I wonde

Re: A Paganini Rhapsody like no other! (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Evans

I had a listen... Very good ensemble in the orchestral part!

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andy Evans

"The world-famous pianist Valentina Lisitsa came to Mariupol to please the citizens with her creativity. The musician played for people in the open air. Different compositions of Russian and foreign composers sounded. The song “Victory Da

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 7 Hours ago by: John Fowler

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elly_Ney https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JfpE92mDVk https://www.amazon.com/s?k=elly+ney&i=popular&crid=1HD2TEJW7K0UX&sprefix=elly+ney%2Cpopular%2C82&ref=nb_sb_noss_1

Alexander Toradze RIP

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Posted: 8 Days 7 Hours ago by: Jonathan Ben Schraga

https://slippedisc.com/2022/05/the-pianist-who-played-on-through-heart-failure-has-died/

Re: Nojima RIP (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 7 Hours ago by: Jonathan Ben Schraga

Purchased a FLAC download of the Liszt album from Presto, and in the first track (Mephisto Waltz) at 3:25 and 3:39 there are small "dropouts". The Reference Recordings website has a link to a YouTube posting (via their distributor Naxos)

Re: A Paganini Rhapsody like no other! (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 8 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

#4000... That I listen (rarely!) on : https://www.pinterest.fr/pin/739082988819642237/ (SME + Shure + Ortofon)...

Re: bare links (was Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long)) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 13 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://images.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search;_ylt=AwrO_bpVg3xiRlYJUwc2nIlQ;_ylu=c2VjA3NlYXJjaARzbGsDYnV0dG9u;_ylc=X1MDMTM1MTE5NTcwMgRfcgMyBGFjdG4DY2xrBGNzcmNwdmlkA2xkdFd3REV3TGpMNlQ5WlhYM3Q4TndiOE16SXVNUUFBQUFCcV82ei4EZnIDeWhzLWZjLTM1NjMEZn

Re: bare links (was Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long)) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 14 Hours ago by: Owen

You are no longer dk You are the link-bot! -Owen

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 14 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

To hear VENUS MATER as orchesterlieder, search Youtube for: "VENUS MATER" "CLARA EBERS"

Re: bare links (was Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long)) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 14 Hours ago by: Al Eisner

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Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 14 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

The following by Brahms sung by Muller can be heard on Youtube: - Muss es eine Trennung geben - Lerchengesang - Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht - Feldeinsamkeit

Re: bare links (was Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long)) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 14 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

He didn't say you did!

Re: A Paganini Rhapsody like no other! (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 15 Hours ago by: Paul Alsing

I have the MMO Mendelssohn 1st piano concerto... from sometime in the 60's, IIRC...

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 15 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(2021 Y. upload): Mozart: The Late String Masterworks

Re: bare links (was Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long)) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

This is the quoter's privilege! ;-) dk

Re: bare links (was Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long)) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 16 Hours ago by: Al Eisner

Well, if you say so.... But you did quote my remark out of context; I did NOT suggest or request that you provie a comment.

Re: A Paganini Rhapsody like no other! (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Anyone remember MMO (Music Minus One) LPs? Melmoth, how many MMO LPs are there in your collection? dk

A Paganini Rhapsody like no other!

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Posted: 8 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgI6nUPudR8 (now you know what the iink points to)

Spotify

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Posted: 8 Days 17 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Are you satisfied? Pluses? Minuses? Things outsiders should know before committing? Are lp's/78's that haven't made it to cds available?

Re: Is this Tony Blinken conducting? (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

If this bloke is Blinken, the Veep is Winken and the President is Nod. The conductor in the video is, amazingly, 79 years old. He looks 30 years younger. Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: bare links (was Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long)) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

You must be projecting. I do not hope or expect anything when I post links without a comment. dk

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

I don't expect anyone to do anything. And I don't explain anything either. There is already too much spoon feeding in this group. Listen and form your own opinions. dk

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Does it occur to you not everyone thinks the same about the matter? dk

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Obviously this is oh so hard to figure out for some people. Thanks for clarifying my lack of intent to the group. I do not "intend" anything -- or I would otherwise state the "intent". I do not "recommend" anything -- or I would other

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Clearly Google and Amazon are now everywhere and in everything. Why not take advantage of availability and convenience? dk

Re: Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 22 Hours ago by: Chris J.

Enough said really. If you need more information about this Putin parrot: https://slippedisc.com/2022/04/valentina-lisitsa-is-replaced-by-us- orchestra/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentina_Lisitsa#Political_views https://www.rhin

Re: bare links (was Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long)) (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 22 Hours ago by: Al Eisner

While I do not appreciate this thread being used for non-music bickering, I will nonetheless comment on bare links. I too rarely click on them. I agree with Frank that there is no reason for Dan or others to comment on the link when pos

Pianist Valentina Lisitsa performs in occupied Mariupol

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Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: James Goodzeit

https://www.donetsk.kp.ru/daily/27390/4584847/

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 1 Hour ago by: Frank Berger

A generalization without substance. What you are saying is that in your opinion, the risk of wasting your time by clicking on something useless to you is not worth the potential benefit of it being something useful. It can't be that ever

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: Gerard

If an URL is worth clicking on it, the poster would give some text or comment about what it is and what he thinks about it. 75 URL's daily are obviously not worth the effort.

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

I am not aware anyone suggested there was any law, or convention. I am merely expressing an opinion. Without a context then a link becomes meaningless to many, and ultimately the purpose of the newsgroup as I see it. Ray Hall, Taree

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 2 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Hyperbole. People are different. If Dan or anyone else posts a link without comment, some people are infuriated that they don't know what Dan is intending. Others don't care. Is he recommending it (usually he is, I think)? What does h

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 3 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

I cannot see the point of posting links expecting others to click on them. If a link is preceded by a good and interesting reason, that can then be discussed, it is ok. Otherwise I just ignore them, which can often be the majority of post

Lemminkainen Dash

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Posted: 9 Days 4 Hours ago by: ways

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 4 Hours ago by: Chris J.

That's true. I was almost beginning to think that rec.music.classical.recordings is now a YouTube and Amazon forum for posting URLs, jointly owned and run by Google and Amazon. Chris

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 5 Hours ago by: Mandryka

Yes but as you say, too fast. I'll stick with Flagstad.

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 7 Hours ago by: Mandryka

The last one I listened to was 589, I found an old recording from Kolich, an Archiphon cd. A recent one by Engergård also caught my attention. Friends of mine really like the Jerusalem - I only listened to the first movement by them.

NOW...

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Posted: 9 Days 7 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

Connesson...Dusapin...Hersant...Denisov...Tippett...Dufourt...Escaich...Carter...Murail...Grisey...Tanguy...Abrahamsen..Ades...Amy...Andre...Bacri...Bates...Benjamin...Cage...Combier...Dallapicola...Donatoni...Eotvos... Feldman...Ferrari..

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 8 Hours ago by: Gerard

More of this kind of posts should make rmcr really valuable. Bravo!

Re: Anyone using Medici TV or Marquee TV to stream videos of concerts or operas? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 9 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

https://www.arte.tv/en/arte-concert/

Re: Anyone using Medici TV or Marquee TV to stream videos of concerts or operas? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 9 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

https://www.arte.tv/fr/arte-concert/

Anyone using Medici TV or Marquee TV to stream videos of concerts or

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Posted: 9 Days 11 Hours ago by: Notsure01

I’ve been a collector of CDs, LPs, cassettes, etc, for decades but had never really been interested in DVDs of concerts or operas. Now of course, with the ready availability of music on Youtube I’ve found myself watching videos more

Re: "Why it seems like everyone you know is buying vinyl and record players" (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 13 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

I only discovered the album courtesy of You Tube where there are clips of Mme Devieilhe and M. Roth recording the album. I haven't come across any previous mention of the album in this group, which isn't to say there isn't one. I tried us

Re: "Why it seems like everyone you know is buying vinyl and record players" (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 14 Hours ago by: Music Lover

I buy lots of CD's and Mirages is a truly memorable album from the last several years. Really 2017????

Re: Is this Tony Blinken conducting? (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 17 Hours ago by: ronl

Glad he could find something he could do; not much of a performer in his current gig.

Re: Teodor Currentzis keeps wriggling on Russia (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 18 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKibiae5HTI

Re: Teodor Currentzis keeps wriggling on Russia (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 18 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Is there anything you don't like in particular about Xi Jinping? Managing 1.4B employees is no small feat! ;-) dk

Is this Tony Blinken conducting?

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Posted: 9 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vfU4cmdx-s Apparently he can also conduct, not just orchestrate! ;-) dk

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 19 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

As I listen to it on my lp, I positively feel as if I am levitating. I would have bought the Raucheisen big box but, if you can believe it, it contains no Wagner. In the 1930's, Maria Muller and Tiana Lemnitz each recorded IM TREIBHAUS

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Not to forget Flonzaley: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdFMOVkCEpk and Parrenin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzlZB-i5C2g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9pxu696RUM dk

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

A few more suggestions: KV 499: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVEz96aHvk8 KV 575: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtbrapRbqKo KV 589: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DpMyE3KHV5g KV 590: https://www.youtube.com/

Re: Teodor Currentzis keeps wriggling on Russia (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Time to (re)read Elias Canetti's "Crowds and Power": https://www.amazon.com/Crowds-Power-Elias-Canetti/dp/0374518203 dk

Re: Teodor Currentzis keeps wriggling on Russia (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

Arte reruns tonight "Xi Jinping's China"... https://www.arte.tv/fr/videos/078193-000-F/le-monde-de-xi-jinping/ Chilling and positively terrifying... It's time to (re)read "The Mass" Psychology of Fascism" by Friend Wilhelm Reich...

Re: Last four Mozart String Quartets (long) (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Thanks! dk

Re: Nojima RIP (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

BOTH !!! dk

Re: Nojima RIP (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

I'd rather be an idiot than a fascist German worshipper like you. Bruckner REALLY composed too much! dk

Re: Nojima RIP (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Both. dk

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYmt4qu00uc

Re:_Mozart’s_Viennese_String_Quartets_K168_-_K173 (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 22 Hours ago by: Al Eisner

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Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mandryka

That's the first time I've listened to songs by Pfitzner. Love Margaret Mueller's claret velvet voice, and even more, I like the way she makes the poetry sound meaningful. Raucheisen seems to be inspired too, some very expressive piano pla

Re: ives (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 61 (Marriner's American Music Collection)

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days ago by: gggg gggg

Thank you. What did you think of it?

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mandryka

Here's the whole song https://open.spotify.com/track/3AClUT7PFOfmbSKb2fL8Gp?si=3e255a295fd043f9

Re:_Mozart’s_Viennese_String_Quartets_K168_-_K173 (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Mandryka

Ah, yes, forgot about them strangely enough. Thanks.

Re: Nojima RIP (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: Christopher Howell

And at least as many say Erich didn't record enough. I just wondered which of the two Dan meant

Re: Mozart’s Viennese String Quartets K16 (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 7 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

Amadeus...

Re: From Prague to Jupiter, with Mozart (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 8 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

http://classicalnotes.net/classics/mozartsyms.html

Re: From Prague to Jupiter, with Mozart (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://groups.google.com/g/rec.music.classical.recordings/c/NsxC71GsA3Q

Mozart’s_Viennese_String_Quartets_K168_-_K173

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: Mandryka

I’ve just discovered this music. What are the key performances on record?

Re: Your favorite Last 6 Mozart Syms

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

http://classicalnotes.net/classics/mozartsyms.html

Re: Fritz Reiner Stories

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Fritz Reiner and the Apotheosis of the Autocratic Conductor (10 Best Recordings Preview)

Re: The Rubinstein Effect?

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Is the following a case of that?: - Miss Mödl is a shining example of an artist whose dramatic and musical intelligence triumphs over fundamental vocal weaknesses, making us forgive them through the sheer magnetism of her performances.

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Concerning that box set, it also includes Maria Muller's recording of Pfitzner's VENUS MATER. To hear a sample of the beginning: https://s.awa.fm/track/17ebb05ae50548b71703

Re: What do you do when you're bored and don't know what to listen to? (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Concerning "...Japanese prewar popular music...", according to Nagahara's 2017 book "Tokyo Boogie-Woogie: Japan's Pop Era and its Discontents": "...The postwar enka was primarily the product of an invented connection to the past, includi

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

According to this Gramophone review: - ...High marks awarded to Rethberg's urgently eloquent Muhvoll komm' ich und beladen... https://www.gramophone.co.uk/review/hugo-wolf-society-vol-1

Re: Nojima RIP (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

There are many who say Carlos didn't record enough. Ray Hall, Taree

Last four Mozart String Quartets (long)

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Posted: 10 Days 11 Hours ago by: Al Eisner

I don't know if this sort of comparative post remains of any interest in rmcr, and I certainly can't match some past practiioners. But I've not been doing this sort of thing lately, so here goes, even if it may be regarded as amateurish

Re: Nojima RIP (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 12 Hours ago by: Christopher Howell

Which Kleiber?

Re: Nojima RIP (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 12 Hours ago by: Oscar

Bruckner composed too much. Now you just sound like an idiot. R.I.P. Nojima. I love the Liszt CD.

Re: OT - 2022 Only in America, or, Can you believe it?

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Posted: 10 Days 13 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): "Las Vegas scuba shop sees more customers after human remains found at Lake Mead"

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 17 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

The Kit Armstrong set generated some discussion here. And then it even won some awards. (I found that surprising, but welcome attention to the repertory.) Byrd on piano can seem so labored -- as in the lack of action causes the pianist

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 17 Hours ago by: maxi...@gmail.com

Partly right, partly wrong. Yes, they're different creatures, and that's why they're not obsolete. Clearly horses aren't obsolete since people still ride them for fun. Playing Byrd on a piano is not fun. Playing Byrd on a harpsichord

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 18 Hours ago by: maxi...@gmail.com

Not sure there's any point, but here are some: Robert Hill in AOF: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tp0C9dth-Iw&t59s I'll grant in advance that Sokolov is as good as Hill, but no other pianist that I've heard. Sempe/Fortin in a two-harp

Re: ives (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 18 Hours ago by: Kerrison

A further mention of Stokowski ... At the age of 88, he gave the first performance outside America of the Ives 2nd Orchestral Set with the London Symphony Orchestra on 18 June 1970. Here is its radio broadcast ... https://www.youtube.co

Re: Nojima RIP (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Don't forget the other end of the spectrum: Beethoven composed too much. Bruckner composed too much. Wagner composed too much. Toscanini recorded too much. Karajan recorded too much. Kleiber recorded too much. Serkin recorded too much.

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: Mandryka

One thing that listening to Wolf and Killmayer and Rihm has done for me is help me appreciate Pregardien. Haven't head the mass.

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: number_six

I see a Killmayer work -- a mass -- is included in the Fromm Foundation box.. That's already in my queue, so I'll hear that at some point.

Re: Nojima RIP (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 21 Hours ago by: HT

Steve, thanks for the information! He would have been one of the great pianists of the 20th century if he had recorded more. Best wishes, Henk

Re: Nojima RIP (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: JohnGavin

Very sad to hear this. His 2 recordings on Reference Recordings are gems. Playing of very high quality. 4 great regrets in classical music. 1. Rachmaninov didn’t record more. 2. Michelangeli didn’t record more. 3. Nojima didn’t re

Re: Nojima RIP (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Very sorry to hear. dk

Re: OT - Jazz piano summit; quintet of Hank Jones, John Lewis et al (thread)

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Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Thanks! It would be even more interesting if they played different pianos! dk

OT - Jazz piano summit; quintet of Hank Jones, John Lewis et al

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Posted: 11 Days ago by: Steve Emerson

https://youtu.be/LsQSpH7xqtw Five Steinway D's. A feast. SE.

Nojima RIP

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Posted: 11 Days ago by: Steve Emerson

https://www.tokyo-ondai.ac.jp/information/22964.php SE.

Re: Martinon Legacy

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Posted: 11 Days ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Daves Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 60 (Debussy)

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Dryer than dust ! !!! IMBECILE !!! dk

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

You are clearly a dumb and deaf idiot who does not understand music at all. Claudio Arrauthritis and Moron Purrahia are completely incapable of making any music at all! For the Preludes, Pletnev, Zhukov, Argerich, Pollini, Sokol

Re: Marc-Andre Hamelin, let's get real

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Posted: 11 Days 7 Hours ago by: barny02

Looks a program played from the wfmt archive...?

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 7 Hours ago by: Mandryka

And Nelson Goerner’s nocturnes.

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 8 Hours ago by: Mandryka

If you want great performances I suggest you Murray Perahia’s preludes and Claudio Arrau’s live 3rd sonata on SWR Music

Re: Marc-Andre Hamelin, let's get real

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Posted: 11 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Upcoming radio program): https://www.wfmt.com/2022/05/22/virtuoso-pianist-marc-andre-hamelin

Re: Sibelius 3rd Symphony: 'Building a Library'

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Posted: 11 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Upcoming radio program): https://www.wfmt.com/2022/05/15/rare-yevgeny-mravinsky-recordings-3

Re:_Karel_Ančerl

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Posted: 11 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Review: Karel Ancerl's Essential Radio Recordings

Re: Your favourite Beethoven Symphony 6, Pastoral? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 54 (Beethoven)

Re: ives (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 56 (Ives & Varèse)

Re: Trivia: Verese's Ameriques & Arcana

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Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 56 (Ives & Varèse)

Re: Verdi Requiem

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Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 58 (Verdi)

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 11 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

But it is included in this: https://boxset.me/michael-raucheisen-man-at-the-piano-66-cd-box-set-ape/

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 11 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

I would have thought that Leisner's recording would have been included in the following: https://www.discogs.com/release/12541330-Hugo-Wolf-Raucheisen-Lieder-In-Dokumentarischen-Aufnahmen-A-Chronicle-In-Sound

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 13 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

If it isn't fascism, then what else could it possibly be? Not that far away from what Trump and his followers were threatening, and seeming to want, and were reaching for, and if some think that is an exaggeration then I really have no wi

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 13 Hours ago by: Mandryka

By the way, Claudio Colombo has released a recording of the Spanisches Liederbuch arranged for piano solo.

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 14 Hours ago by: Mandryka

In the complete Wolf on Stone records they give the song to a tenor, I don’t have the booklet so I can’t say why. On Spotify I can see early recordings by Emmi Leisner (with Raucheisen), and a rather nice one from Elizabeth Rethberg

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGcTgnM8Fas

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 15 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EU2r5HsdPLo&ab_channel=VladVexler

Re: Shostakovich Symphonies

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Posted: 11 Days 16 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Radio program tonight featuring Symphony #11): https://www.wfmt.com/2022/05/08/rare-yevgeny-mravinsky-recordings-2

Re: OT? - 2024 (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 16 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/mark-esper-donald-trump-reelection-60-minutes-2022-05-08/

Re: "Why it seems like everyone you know is buying vinyl and record (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 16 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

The answer to the question is "fad." Fads have no rhyme or reason. They just happen.

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 16 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Yes and they every right to do so. If the ads bother me enough I can buy a subscription and do away with them.

Re: "Why it seems like everyone you know is buying vinyl and record players" (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Speaking for myself I would maintain that any attempt to clutter up the house with a turntable and hundreds of LPs on suitable shelving would undoubtedly precipitate a divorce. I can undoubtedly get a turntable in Canberra but to buy LPs

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 17 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Now that I think of it, her recording was such a towering achievement that no one recorded that lied again until well into the postwar era (Seefried?)..

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 17 Hours ago by: Al Eisner

You don't specify format. If this is a homework assignment you might want something free, in which case a youtube recital (a number have been suggested) might be the way to go, although free youtube sonics can be rather limited. You al

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 18 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Good for you. The "free" subscription however allows Google/YT to change their ad policies as they wish. dk

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 20 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

Feel free to dive in.... https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/epistemology-of-noise-9781350011793/ (Yes, I already read this book.)

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 20 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

I can do without your stupid comments concerning such a distinction. And I certainly will not be following your Youtube links. You have nothing to say.

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

The fact we all hear music differently does not erase the distinction between music and noise. Is this music ?!? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3VqXEiiL1A Please point to where the music starts. dk

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Not bad -- obsolete. Different concepts. Horses and horse driven carriages are not bad automobiles. They are different kinds of creatures. For repertoire that does not overlap with piano repertoire, there is no way to find out. For

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

The wood sound nice. Is it Viennese? You offered, if not promised, examples of overlapping repertoire. Where are they? Incidentally, my ears and my cats do not recognize any music in the soundtrack you posted. Sounds like finger exer

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 20 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

There's no law that politicians must behave this way.... (The two party system in the US does not help.)

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 21 Hours ago by: Ricardo Jimenez

Yes, people who who are not satisfied with recommending what they like but have to tear down what they don't (including those who like stuff he rejects) become tiresome easily. That is why I don't admire any politicians.

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 21 Hours ago by: Graham

Damned advertising! The first ad is usually one promoting ad services on Google. It's the ads that pop up in the midst of a recital that are particularly annoying.

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 21 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

The most obnoxious aspects of Dan's participation on this issue are (1) its incessant quality, and (2) that he regularly uses the argument that "everyone hears music differently" (or variants) as a reason to stamp out anything he doesn't

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 21 Hours ago by: maxi...@gmail.com

To summarize, you think: 1) Harpsichords and fortepianos sound intrinsically bad. and 2) Their performers are bad musicians. But you don't realize that #1 disqualifies you from proceeding to #2. It's absurd. Imagine a food critic wh

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: maxi...@gmail.com

P.s. Here's an amazing performance on an exquisite harpsichord: http://www.siebehenstra.nl/en/podcastluisteren/lassus-ricercar-consort-p-p.html To you this is just buzzing firewood. I'll tell you why it's special, anyway. The liquidi

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: maxi...@gmail.com

Agreed 100%. To summarize, you think: 1) Harpsichords and fortepianos sound intrinsically bad. and 2) Their performers are bad musicians. But iou don't realize that #1 disqualifies you from proceeding to #2. It's absurd. You're li

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

I think that she was the first to record that lied.

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 11 Days 23 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

I have had a free subscription forever and never saw a single ad (by which I mean a video ad preceding the desired video) until recently.

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days ago by: Graham

Thanks!! I have been tempted but am put off by the Google ransom:-( I will probably weaken.

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days ago by: Dan Koren

Of course. One can use YouTube=DL, which is free: https://youtube-dl.org/ For a nicer, simpler to us visual interface one can use 4kdownloader, which works for both video and audio, or mp3downloader which downloads audio omly, includ

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days ago by: Graham

Therefore, do you download recitals from YouTube?

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 1 Hour ago by: Dan Koren

Music is about expression and emotion, not about wood quality! "Sonic aesthetics" means nothing and is completely irrelevant without expression in the context of actual performances. All other things being equal, I definitely pref

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 1 Hour ago by: maxi...@gmail.com

Thanks for the recommendations.

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 1 Hour ago by: maxi...@gmail.com

Thanks, this does have historical interest and I'll show a clip of it to my class, although I'm looking for great performances.

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 1 Hour ago by: Dan Koren

The appearance of ads has nothing to do with specific links. It has to do with one's subscription. If one has a "free" subscription ads will occasionally pop up on one's screen. I pay Google $10 ransom per month to stay free of ads.

Re: Chopin on firewood (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 1 Hour ago by: maxi...@gmail.com

I doubt anyone really prefers the sound of this. This was from the dark ages after pianists dumped for economic reasons the exquisite Viennese model for the louder but dull sounding London model. That distinction probably doesn't mean

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 2 Hours ago by: Mandryka

The Rethberg Muhvoll Komm' Ich Und Beladen is amazing. It's here https://open.spotify.com/track/4uGB2HXSsg6opxAd1ESnSi?si=f284163704924655

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 2 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Received mine yesterday. Impressively packed, as you said.

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 2 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

I never used to see ads on ANY Youtube videos. Then I started seeing them on all of Dan's links. Today I see no ads on his new links, but I do on some others. It's a mystery.

Re: Leinsdorf discography

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Posted: 12 Days 3 Hours ago by: Kerrison

The Leinsdorf discography in John Holmes' "Conductors on Record" doesn't list a Tchaikovsky 5th, though his Wikipedia entry does refer to a "white hot Tchaikovsky 5th" from 1969 with the Boston Symphony on an ICA Classics DVD.. The final

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 6 Hours ago by: Frank Lekens

Indeed, this starts out with nice nostalgia inducing footage of some beautiful cars, much more characterful than anything Audi's ever put on the market, I'm sure.

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 8 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Killmayer has nothing to do with music! IDIOT !!!!!!!! dk

"Why it seems like everyone you know is buying vinyl and record players"

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Posted: 12 Days 13 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/05/06/magazine/why-it-seems-like-everyone-you-know-is-buying-vinyl-record-players/

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 13 Hours ago by: Mandryka

Rihm studied with Killmayer. Quite a few things by Rihm seem to be in Killmayer style, not just some of the lieder - the Verwandlung cycle. He wrote a symphony for Killmayer (which I haven’t heard yet.) I like some Killmayer very muc

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 14 Hours ago by: number_six

Interesting -- not a link I'd have thought to look for, but then I know Rihm only from A-S Mutter's recording of Time Chant, and haven't heard Killmayer at all. Sometimes the existence of a body or a particle is inferred or expected from

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 19 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

To hear that lied accompanied by orchestra, search Youtube for the following: Hugo Wolf, Spanisches Liederbuch n. 7. “Mühvoll komm ich und beladen”- Orchestrazione Michele Trenti

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 11 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Great Ukrainian Pianists -- Anna Fedorova

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Posted: 13 Days 13 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5HBECcWzEM

Re: Prokofiev's Demonic Opera (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 15 Hours ago by: Ricardo Jimenez

deepdiscount.com

Re: Prokofiev's Demonic Opera (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 15 Hours ago by: MickeyBoy

Where did you get this BD? Presto only has a DVD and Amazon nil.

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 17 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

The people who listened to the pianos on which Chopin composed are long dead, so why bother? Why do you feel compelled to shill firewood and dead bodies? You are the most necrophiliac idiot to have descended upon this nesgroup. Buzz

Sabine Devieilhe. Les Siecles. F-X Roth. Delibes. Glorieux.

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Posted: 13 Days 19 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMO0KFL3E58> Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 13 Days 21 Hours ago by: Mandryka

If you're doing it for a history class you should find a recital which uses the sort of piano which Chopin was actually writing for, not a modern piano. This for example https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUgxELRgPLk&ab_channel=TheCobbeColl

Prokofiev's Demonic Opera

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Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Ricardo Jimenez

I have several times tried to listen to Prokofiev's Symphony 3 but have found it just a bundle of noise. However , I just watched and listened to the source, "The Fiery Angel" and in context, the music is fascinating. The excellent Naxos b

Re: OT - 2022 Only in America, or, Can you believe it?

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Posted: 14 Days ago by: gggg gggg

https://wcti12.com/news/nation-world/man-charged-with-wifes-murder-wins-republican-primary-will-be-on-november-ballot-indiana-gop-township-board-seat-andrew-wilhoite-elizabeth-nikki

Re: Ansermet "Stereo Years" on Decca (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: John Fowler

"Item has not been released yet, probable delivery date is 31.12.2022.You can order the title now. It will be dispatched to you as soon as it is available. EUR 199.99" https://www.jpc.de/jpcng/classic/detail/-/art/johann-sebastian-bach-ern

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: HT

Thanks for reminding me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnF-wbvRG68&t=5s Henk

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yis-THrg8DM

Chopin on firewood

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Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

For all the firewood worshippers in this ng, here is Chopin's F minor piano concerto on an out of tune piece of firewood. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ew9grN722js Enjoy! dk

Re: Best of Stephen Hough (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 15 Hours ago by: sudhir....@gmail.com

I have always liked his disc of the Hummel concertos in a and b, with one of the English chamber orchestras. Regards, Sudhir

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Plenty of Chopin recitals on YT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykOlUhQhfkw https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=chopin+michelangeli https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=chopin+pogorelich https://www.youtube.com/results?

Re: CPE Bach... (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 16 Hours ago by: Ricardo Jimenez

Thanks. Spotify has 8 Platti Cds and I added a couple, including the one mentioned, to my library.

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 17 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

That's true. I'm partial to recitals myself for some reason.

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 18 Hours ago by: maxi...@gmail.com

I'm looking forward to the link. I should add that I'm looking for a GREAT recital... Rmcr tends to evaluate individual pieces.

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 19 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

You forgot the link.

Re: Chopin Recital Recommendation? (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: HT

Perhaps you could use this link. It's a mixed program (young and old Chopin) by a young pianist who won the famous Chopin competition in Warsaw. Henk

Chopin Recital Recommendation?

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Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: maxi...@gmail.com

Can anyone recommend a recording of a Chopin recital for a music history class? It can be a live or studio recording, recent or historical, but it should traverse a few genres. In the past, I assigned a hodgepodge of classic recordings, b

Re: CPE Bach... (thread)

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Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: maxi...@gmail.com

Agreed, I even think he's better than CPE...

Re: OT - 2022 As if we didn't have ENOUGH to worry about in these times (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/gas-food-prices-inflation-no-end-in-sight-near-recession-brian-brenberg

Kyiv Symphony Orchestra -- Ukrainian Classical Music

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Posted: 15 Days 1 Hour ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4dA7udrP8U Enjoy!

Re: John Ireland's Piano Concerto

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Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 48 (Ireland and Delius)

Re: Shostakovich Symphonies

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Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Repertoire: The BEST Shostakovich Symphony No. 1

Re: some facts of life...

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Posted: 15 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Not everyone believes that the market economy is a good thing: - If it had been the purpose of human activity on earth to bring the planet to the edge of ruin, no more efficient mechanism could have been invented than the market economy.

Re: Best of Stephen Hough (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://groups.google.com/g/rec.music.classical.recordings/c/9hx4BTAqYE4/m/_XXASumgAQAJ

Re: SPHERE... (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

To our great loss, Basie's guitarist, Freddie Green, did not live to see the HIP era. He could have been one of the great theorbists of all time. Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: Steinway vs. Bechstein (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: Paul Alsing

I am an astronomer, and I am unable to comprehend the limits of the universe... it is just incomprehensable... and I doubt that I am alone in this regard... “Not only is the Universe stranger than we think, it is stranger than we can t

Re:_Bösendorfer_vs_C._Bechstein_Pianos_Comparison (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: Paul Alsing

OK... interesting video, agreed, even though there was no actual comparison of the differences between the sounds of each, except verbally... so my question might be... what are the best recordings, in your opinion, that best put forward

One of my favorite concert halls

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Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v'9KL-eVnVM and a not too bad sounding Stoneway.

Re: Steinway vs. Bechstein (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

I am a physicist. I think beyond the limits of this universe .... ;-) dk

Re: Steinway vs. Bechstein (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Paul Alsing

I doubt very seriously that you can comprehend *any* number raised to the 100th power... after all, this would exceed the number of atoms in the entire observable universe... https://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/stories/which-greater-num

"Best Soundbars 2021 | Sonos, Bose, Vizio, Polk, Sennheiser"

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Posted: 15 Days 14 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Y. upload)

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1C8awu_d6Y

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 15 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

I cannot digest the notion of a requiem sung in German. dk

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 16 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

Not surprising, as for me the Brahm's requiem is a real soggy dirge. Ray Hall, Taree

Re: SPHERE... (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 16 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

I note the above. Maybe he loosens up more on these. I like Tyner because of his very unique harmony, and which is a feature of Coltrane's sound. Thanks, will look out for him. One of my favourite sax players, along with Rollins of co

Re: is that a modern piano? pretty bad soundAB (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 16 Hours ago by: Lewis Perin

Fortepiano, as it says on YouTube. /Lew

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 17 Hours ago by: number_six

Famous antecedents include -- Jimmy Two Times from movie GOODFELLAS The Soldier Who Saw Everything Twice from novel CATCH-22

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 17 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

BTW I like Dvorak's Requiem far better than Brahms'. ;-) dk

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 17 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Also https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_nFjEed1Gl-vhtyYcQGy8n__TWGMu61Iv8

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 18 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPxHEN9lXCU Time to step out of the cave. Unlike wine, LPs do not improve with age. dk

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 18 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPxHEN9lXCU Time to come out of the cave. Unlike wine, LPs do not improve with age. dk

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 18 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

I thought you were being sarcastic, but since you thanked me twice, I see you meant it.

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

Many thanks for this exciting news...

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

Many thanks for this exciting news...

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 19 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Mine also shipped on Apri. 21, cleared customs today and USPS estimates delivery May 7.

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 20 Hours ago by: John Fowler

My Mitropoulos box arrived May 4 via Federal Express. Mailed from Germany on April 21. The packaging was incredibly protective. The Sony box (same size as the Szell, Walter and Ormandy boxes) was packaged inside of 3 additional cardboard bo

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 20 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

Ancerl, Sawallisch or Kertesz?...For me the three complement each other...Even if Ancerl/Supraphon is too reverberant...

Re: Steinway vs. Bechstein (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

And many jazz pianists. They are more important than Moravec and Bolet combined and raised to the 100th power! Jazz rules! dk

Re: Steinway vs. Bechstein (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

And Jorge Bolet...

Re: SPHERE... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days ago by: Andy Evans

The Evans albums I like best are with Eddie Gomez and Eliot Zigmund - You Must Believe in Spring, i Will Say Goodbye, Live in Switzerland Of those I listen to a lot of Ahmad Jamal, all eras from the first trio to his latest. McCoy only w

Re: Steinway vs. Bechstein (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Dan Koren

Judging from personal experience, good Baldwins have a wonderful sound: softer than Stoneways, warmer than Bechsteins, and clearer than Bluthners. They are well suited for a wide range of repertoire from Schubert all the way to jazz

Re: Steinway vs. Bechstein (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

This is a meaningless non-sequitur. Individual instruments can sound as bad or as good as they are maintained, tuned, voiced and regulated. The fact Baldwins have a certain kind of sound statistically as a family does not pre

Re: Steinway vs. Bechstein (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: Graham

Moravec used a Baldwin for his NY recordings and it sounds awful.

Re: Ukrainian Composers (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(After clicking on link below, scroll down page): https://lottelehmannleague.org/singing-sins-archive/

Re: Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

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Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Should the Kondrashin and Markevitch recordings have been included in the following?: http://classicalnotes.net/classics2/rimsky.html

Re: SPHERE... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

I have a Verve collection of 5 Bill Evans albums, and find he over-intellectualises music, which came across as a frettingly worrisome experience, with little joy about it. Maybe the collection doesn't contain his best. Maybe I haven't li

Re: SPHERE... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 10 Hours ago by: Andy Evans

On Wednesday, 4 May 2022 at 04:24:25 UTC+1, raymond....@gmail.com wrote:

Re: SPHERE... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Bill Evans "dry" ?!?!?!?!? Never heard this yet! dk

Re: SPHERE... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 13 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

Rushing has got paws on him like a grizzly bear, but his innate quality as a pianist and a musician shines through. I still say that Monk is a world apart from lesser mortals. I sit up when Monk plays, I find an excuse to do other things

Re: SPHERE... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 14 Hours ago by: number_six

Thanks, will look into it...

Re: SPHERE... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 14 Hours ago by: number_six

Yep, I enjoyed both Jimmy Rushing videos...great stuff from the big fella.

Re: Steinway vs. Bechstein (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 17 Hours ago by: Jonathan Ben Schraga

A Bechstein (in the right hands) can produce a beautifully warm and gorgeous singing tone. One pianist who preferred Baldwins (Bolet) mentioned that the una corda ("soft) pedal on the Steinways altered the tone too much - Baldwin was more

Re: For Dan - an alternative to HJ (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 18 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

There are no "alternatives" to HJ, or any other artists. Each and every single one of them is unique, all the way from the top to the bovine bottom. dk

Re: SPHERE... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

VPN yourself to France. Safari, Opera, and even Edge now have built-in VPN. dk

Re: Steinway vs. Bechstein (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

It is extremely difficult to generalize about Stoneways. There are so many of them all over the world, manfuctured over more than a century, maintained (or not) God knows how, etc... By and large, I agree with you however: they tend to

Re: Ansermet "Stereo Years" on Decca (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 20 Hours ago by: David Altschuler

Oh, well... not issued April 29 as promised on amazon.de.

Re: Steinway vs. Bechstein (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 20 Hours ago by: Néstor_Castiglione

It's funny that the host says Steinways have a "darker tone" in the upper range. I've always felt they sounded shrill and chalk-white. I used to think Steinways were good for a lot of 20th-century repertoire that needed clear definition

Re: New Takashi Asahina series from St. Laurent Studio in Canada (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 20 Hours ago by: Néstor_Castiglione

Asahina did receive formal training as a conductor prior to his appointment as music director of the Harbin Symphony Orchestra, an ensemble composed mostly of anti-communist Russian émigrés. In the late 1920s, Asahina studied conductin

Re: SPHERE... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Hope this is ... <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_g78VXusH4> Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Mine shipped on the 21st, was in Frankfurt on the 23rd, arrived in the U.S. May 1. No updates since then.

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

I'm always bawling my wife out for making unwarranted assumptions, and here I did it myself.

Re: SPHERE... (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: number_six

i wish I had an answer but haven't, except perhaps to say that however much documentary material is available, no generation relives earlier times in the same density of detail as those times were originally experienced, and not every impo

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 22 Hours ago by: Jonathan Ben Schraga

Apologies - was referring to jpc in general and should have specifically clarified that I didn't order the Mitropoulos. I ordered 6 items on April 12: The Poschner Bruckner 8 on Capriccio, and 5 CPO titles.

Re: OT - 2022 Climate issues

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Posted: 17 Days ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.npr.org/2022/05/03/1096085028/climate-scientists-say-south-asias-heat-wave-120f-is-a-sign-of-whats-to-come

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 3 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

I had a large tree removed from my back yard yesterday without incident. That is proof that our luck has changed for the better. No need for insurance.

Re: New Takashi Asahina series from St. Laurent Studio in Canada (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 4 Hours ago by: mswd...@gmail.com

Just to be clear, this looks to be the "Romantic" from the Canyon Osaka cycle. I found that recording quite enjoyable. The NHK one on Fontec is quite good, too.

Re: SPHERE... (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Cf <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YI3fUKNZrc> Why was Martial Solal - a fine jazz pianist - so unappreciative? Did Rene Urtreger - also a fine jazz pianist - have an opinion. I assume Messaien preferred Bird. Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8OVQd9Mc5s

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

At least she didn't go here by mistake: <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stamford_Bridge_(stadium)> Unless she likes watching Chelsea play football ... All the very best to both of you, Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: New Takashi Asahina series from St. Laurent Studio in Canada (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 9 Hours ago by: Oscar

Bruckner: Symphony No.4 in E-flat major, WAB 104 'Romantic' (Ed. Haas) Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra / Takashi Asahina Suntory Hall, Tokyo July 21-25, 1993 In collaboration with Henry Fogel. Very, very good. The recording is excellent, f

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 11 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Any claim I have "opinions" amounts to a deliberate insult! dk

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.amazon.com/Dvorak-String-Quartets-Antonin/dp/B00002DEH4 It is a practical matter. dk

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Very sorry to hear. Are you prepared for floods, earthquakes or tornadoes? dk

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 13 Hours ago by: wanwan

You are lucky that you've received yours. Mine is still sitting in Frankfurt since the 21st. Eric

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 13 Hours ago by: Paul Alsing

And which version of Op 105 is that? Just curious because I know you have strong opinions...

Re: Best of Stephen Hough (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 14 Hours ago by: Al Eisner

This message is in MIME format. The first part should be readable text, while the remaining parts are likely unreadable without MIME-aware tools. --1334239352-1839640956-1651544932=:46149 Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=UTF-8; form

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 15 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

The nightmare continues: Wife goes to Heathrow to return home. Who knew you still needed a covid test to enter the U.S.? Apparently everyone but us. No problem. She's at the airport early. Plenty of time to get a covid test. Except

Re: Steinway vs. Bechstein (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 16 Hours ago by: Owen

Yes, and he should have played the same music on each piano. I liked the Steinway very much, it had a way of caressing the notes. The Bechstein had more energy, brighter, seemed more nimble, but the sound seemed brittle to me, and afte

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 16 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

JPC is not responsible for anything once they ship it. Mine shipped on April 21 from JPC. The announced release date was April 22, so I suspect when you said it shipped on April 12 you meant April 21. Shipping time from Europe of Apri

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 18 Hours ago by: Jonathan Ben Schraga

Update: arrived today (May 2). Is jpc usually this slow? At least it arrived undamaged, and they offer some good deals on hard-to-find titles, and major discounts on some of their older house label CPO titles.

Re: SPHERE... (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 22 Hours ago by: number_six

Having been given that middle name, perhaps 'ROUND Midnight was preordained... A towering figure in 20th century music.

Re: Fazil Say + Osvaldo Golijov cello concerti (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 22 Hours ago by: number_six

I liked /recommend Say's Stravinsky /Rite Have heard some Golijov but not cello concerti

Re: Steinway vs. Bechstein (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 23 Hours ago by: AB

again, mostly talk AB

Re:_Bösendorfer_vs_C._Bechstein_Pianos_Comparison (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 23 Hours ago by: AB

too much b.s. not enuf comparison of sound. AB

Bösendorfer_vs_C._Bechstein_Pianos_Comparison

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Posted: 17 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

This one is really interesting! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vRvUA0UHw8 dk

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days ago by: Lawrence Kart

Anyone know the Oslo Trio's recording of the Dumky Trio? Less schmaltz than other versions I know and all the better for it.

Fazil Say + Osvaldo Golijov cello concerti

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Posted: 18 Days 3 Hours ago by: henrysibley

Any thoughts / impressions of these? Hank

Steinway vs. Bechstein

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Posted: 18 Days 5 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6ZTm4r4pNM

The Ukrainian Piano School

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

It should be obvious by now, but it bears repeating. There is no Russian Piano School. Most of what is described as the Russian Piano School is actually the Ukrainian (Odessa/Kiev/Lvov) Piano School: Felix Blumenfeld Heinrich Neuhaus Vlad

Th Ukrainian Piano School

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Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

It should be obvious by now, but it bears repeating. There is no Russian Piano School. Most of what is described as the Russian Piano School is actually the Ukrainian (Odessa/Kiev/Lvov) Piano School: Felix Blumenfeld Heinrich Neuhau

Great Ukrainian Pianists -- part 8

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Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEJ1b3lyE9o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsSJa4SZnA8

Re: SPHERE... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

That was certainly the case 40 years ago, however things have improved greatly. The problem is that Spanish pianists do not enjoy much visibility in a music market that is dominated by high heels and high fashion. Rafael Orozco, Gu

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Op. 105 is the only work other than Iberia that resides permanently in my Audi's CD changer. Even D.887 did not reach that level. Around Op. 105 (B.193) and Iberia, several guitar and jazz albums rotate in and out of the changer. T

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: HT

Few performers play Iberia well. Wang isn't one of them, at the moment. Perhaps it was just a try-out. Henk

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

?!? Never detected any jerkiness. You are one of the few rational people in this ng. dk

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: HT

Henk

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

My comment was not about sound quality. It was about the (non-)interpretation. It can be clearly heard through the muddy sound. She plays them like fast finger studies: no phrasing, no articulation, no interpretation, no rhythm, jus

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 13 Hours ago by: Owen

According to the comment on Lavapies, it was captured by a mobile phone! Of course the sound is horrible. -Owen

Re: Scheherazade with the Philharmonia

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Posted: 18 Days 13 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

According to this: - The prior year gave us the first of Leopold Stokowski's five recordings of the complete score. The most widely available is his 1964 Phase Four taping with the London Symphony, the first of the many LPs he would cut

Re: Scheherazade with the Philharmonia

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Posted: 18 Days 13 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

According to this: - A telling comparison is found in a 1953 recording by Issay Dobrowen, a compatriot and nearly an exact contemporary of Golovanov, but who left Russian permanently in 1922 to base his career in Scandinavia. In lieu of

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 14 Hours ago by: Néstor_Castiglione

I agree with you 100%. Gotta say, I apologize for having been a jerk to you in the past, Dan. Perhaps with time I'll begin to approach your state of perfection. ;) But I do enjoy your directness very much, even when we disagree!

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

But she looks pretty and isn't that the whole point? Not all DG recordings are bad. Last night I gave the first part of Karl Richter's and his Muenchner's Weinacht Oratorio a spin, and for its age it sounds absolutely wonderful on my A

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

All of Dvorak is life affirming, even his piano concerto. At least it isn't done to death. Ray Hall, Taree

Re: OT - 2022 Only in America, or, Can you believe it?

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Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.staradvertiser.com/2022/05/01/hawaii-news/north-shore-beachfront-homes-threatened-by-erosion-continue-to-sell/

Re: OT? - 2022 COVID-19 news (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.cnn.com/2022/05/01/health/covid-southern-summer-surge-prediction/index.html

Re: OT - 2022 As if we didn't have ENOUGH to worry about in these times (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/ukraine-food-shortage-russia-60-minutes-2022-05-01/

Hob. I 33

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Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

SPHERE...

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Posted: 18 Days 17 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

https://www.arte.tv/fr/videos/097561-000-A/monk-pannonica-une-histoire-americaine/ A wonderful film about one of the greatest geniuses in the history of music: *Thelonius Sphere MONK*... What a lot of bullshit has been said about Jazz an

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

https://musicabohemica.blogspot.com/2007/09/un-livre-sur-dvorak.html?q=Alain+Chotil-Fani

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

About Dvorak... My friend Alain Chotil-Fani has just released a second opus on his favorite composer (not yet published)... And his site https://musicabohemica.blogspot.com Is great...

Re: Best of Stephen Hough (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Not competitive with the best. dk

Re: Best of Stephen Hough (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Dryer than dust. dk

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Absolutely! The chaber music is the finest of the finest, and so are the symphonies, the tone poems, and above all the Requiem. I hope you enjoy them all between servings of escargots and cuisses de grenouilles! dk

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

You are an idiot! I am a great fan of Dvorak, especially the chamber music, the symphonies, the tone poems, and hi Requiem. How did you figure that I "ignore" those from a discussion about his piano concerto ?!? Oh, I remember now: yo

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

Certainly... And I have always found his first string quartets and his first symphonies very talkative...As for his work for piano...there is better, eh... Fortunately....There is all the rest !...And what a rest !...

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

???...Who is "he" ?...

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 19 Hours ago by: Ricardo Jimenez

A revealing post about the poster, not Dvorak. He ignores all the other forms that Dvorak wrote in and compares his piano concerto to the music of pianist composers. I think "Dvorak's best work" are his late operas which I will take ov

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: JohnGavin

Your diagnosis misses the truth completely, and has nothing to do with intellectualizing. This thread is set up purely as a hit piece. You’re really saying ‘look how badly she stinks at playing the piano” with no constructive criti

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: AB

beautiful playing AB

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

Perhaps more to the point, how does one discuss music without ideas

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: HT

If there is no idea behind music, what's the difference with random noise? Henk

Re: Best of Stephen Hough (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 21 Hours ago by: HT

I his Saint-Saëns. Henk

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

We haven't done better, and it does not matter. This isn't exactly Dvorak's best work. No wonder it is so infrequently heard. I will take Albeniz, Rachmaninov, Debussy or Scriabin any time. dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

No, I am not. You are! Please see Sir Thomas Beecham's description of plucksichords. They have nothing to do with music, and everything to do with instruments of torture! The current wave of interest in and enthusiasm about XXXXchord

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

The problem is not his ears. It is the stuff between them. It has become abundantly clear there are a bunch of people in this ng who believe music performance is about "ideas" rather than about sound, color, texture, touch, ex

Re:_François_Choveaux’s_piano_preludes (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Mandryka

Quartet cycle sounds excellent too https://soundcloud.com/vilniusstringsquartet/sets/fran-oise-choveaux-quintette

Re:_François_Choveaux’s_piano_preludes (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

You were right the first time!

Re:_François_Choveaux’s_piano_preludes (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Mandryka

Françoise that is!

François_Choveaux’s_piano_preludes_

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Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Mandryka

Rather nice I think https://open.spotify.com/album/6VSxlNpbGKtR9ssxKDGwHh

Re: Best of Stephen Hough (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Mandryka

His Chopin waltzes are also worth a listen - I will check his new Schumann, Kreisleriana and the Fantasy later, I’ve never heard him in Schumann.

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: AB

yes, it is terrible, thought you had a better ear...playing makes no sense at all and what a horrible piano how come you did not notice that??? AB

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days ago by: Chris J.

I have discovered that Dan Koren is on YouTube's payroll. His postings are mere clickbait, earning him bonus points if someone clicks on a YT URL. Add youtube.com to your operating system's hosts file(1) and you are safe.;-) (1) htt

Re: OT - 2022 Climate issues

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Posted: 19 Days ago by: gggg gggg

https://scitechdaily.com/scientists-warn-that-climate-change-could-spark-the-next-major-pandemic/

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days ago by: Todd M. McComb

Since Dan's only opinion of early keyboards -- and for some reason, this thread moved seamlessly from a rant about lower tension pianos to a rant about harpsichords -- is that he hates the sound, he has to "fill in" the rest of his respon

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: maxi...@gmail.com

"I'm qualified to judge harpsichordists. By the way, I hate the sound of the harpsichord." More inadvertent admissions.

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: maxi...@gmail.com

The best I've heard on piano, thanks for making my point. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ "I'm not gay because I'm a top." Welcome to the club, Dan! The sooner you stop blaming recording engineers

Re: Best of Stephen Hough (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Mandryka

He released an interesting and divisive set of Chopin nocturnes recently - interesting because it’s cheerful. Happy nocturnes. In the booklet he says he’s discovered the right way to play the music, something to do with singing which I

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Mandryka

Have you heard Wilhelm Killmayer’s songs? I think he’s the link who connects Rihm to the earlier German romantic song tradition - searching for that link is what sent me back to Wolf. If you haven’t heard Killmayer then I’d say

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 2 Hours ago by: Ricardo Jimenez

I have ignored Dan's negative reviews for as long as I can remember. But I have always been happy with his positive recommendations, except for the bad sound on many of HJ Lim's youtube videos.

Re: ANTONIN... (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Malcolm Y

LOL ! thank so much Melmoth !

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: JohnGavin

Thanks Melmoth. I agree with everything you have written.

ANTONIN...

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Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4j7w9dzdbc&t=8s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWmHhHO--A8&t=7s Have we done better...I'm not asking the question...NO...We haven't done better... But obviously the friend Koko will immediately send us

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

You have to take Koko as it is... And after all, he never said that he liked Music, eh... The piano, at most... And even...I'm not really sure... We understood a long time ago that his tastes are extremely limited... Should we forgive hi

Re: Best of Stephen Hough (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Graham

He's also a very good writer and used to have a blog on the Telegraph blogsite. It seems to have disappeared during the pandemic.

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: JohnGavin

It’s not awful at all. At this point I suggest people ignore your endless negative tirades. A few years ago you directed your condescension toward Beethoven in a series of ridiculous posts. Then Ms. Lim came along with her fast finger

Best of Stephen Hough

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Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: JohnGavin

Hyperion has been putting out these “best of” compendiums on YouTube. My opinion of S. Hough has increased after hearing this substantial delving into his impressively large catalog on Hyperion. My favorite pianists from the Hyperio

OT: "The consequences of a war between the US and China" - Kevin Rudd

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Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Os0KGt81IGU

Re: CPE Bach... (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: KimDenmark

Joszef Gat, 1964: Immensely entertaining https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvF5Gncfo3A

Re: La Wang trying to play serous music (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Even worse! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtH3cghvwis&ab_channel=EusebiusetFlorestan dk

La Wang trying to play serous music

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Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7CqibJRpFE&ab_channel=EusebiusetFlorestan Horrible! dk

Re: La Mer (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Matthias Schneider

Celibidache seems to be the only one who brings out the ingenious viola figure "F – Ab – f" in the third movement (28:53 and 29:35). All others I have listened to leave it under the carpet. Matthias

Re: For Dan - an alternative to HJ (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Too easily confused with Koechel K <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyG5vy6aVGA> and Colonel K <https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6l2y7h> Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: FAUN... (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Tinnitus Classics Presents: Debussy's True "Afternoon of a Faun"

Re: New Ashkenazy Box

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Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Review: Ashkenazy's Redundantly Excellent Concerto Box

Re: Your favourite Mravinsky recordings...? (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Upcoming radio program): https://www.wfmt.com/2022/05/01/rare-yevgeny-mravinsky-recordings-1

Re: Harp concerti

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Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 41 (William Mathias)

Re: Your favorite Dvorak 7th and 8th Symphony recordings?

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Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 42 (Dvořák)

Re: Superb live Chopin Etudes op 10 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: Andy Evans

Had a listen to Miyu Shindo and gave up - brilliant finger exercises but not enough expression to grab the interest. These etudes need more than finger exercises, however well played.

Re: Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde

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Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 43 (Mahler)

Re: CPE Bach... (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Daves Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 44 (CPE Bach)

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

They offer their usual as usual. After living in the "West" for several decades now, I came to the conclusion Westerners cannot and will never really understand Easterners (Russia, Eastern Europe, China or South East Asia). Zeihan,

Re: OT - 2022 Only in America, or, Can you believe it?

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Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.kwch.com/2022/04/30/three-ou-meteorology-students-killed-crash-after-storm-chasing-kansas/

"Unsurprisingly,_the_recording_did_not_start_life_in

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Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/apr/29/the-planets-aligned-how-goreckis-third-symphony-stormed-the-90s-pop-charts

Re: For Dan - an alternative to HJ (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 11 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

"K" sounds better! ;-) dk

Re: For Dan - an alternative to HJ (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

OK. Not Pincherle. Pestelli.

Re: For Dan - an alternative to HJ (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

K141 or Longo 422 or, for the elderly, Pincherle 271. Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: Superb live Chopin Etudes op 10 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 12 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Here is op. 10: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ubkdlk19rclfvae/M%C3%A9lodie%20Zhao%2C%20Piano%20-%20Fr%C3%A9d%C3%A9ric%20Chopin%20%C3%89tudes%20Op.%2010.mp3?dl=0 and here is op. 25: https://www.dropbox.com/s/spaqxeogmlbdjhv/M%C3%A9lodie%20Z

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 13 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

You forgot to take into account the fact some people dislike, or even hate the sound of the toxichords. It really doesn't matter to my ears how "good" are its practitioners. People who like to chop firewood should work in the lu

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Ditto. You picked an unsuccessful reading from Richter's last years when he was long past his prime (1992). This has nothing to do with pianos vs. toxichords. Here is a great BMW 915 on the piano: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgHUa

Melodie Zhao Liszt Treifscendentals (was Re: Superb live Chopin (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

These used to be on YouTube but now I cannot find them! Here is a temporary link to my own copy: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/5awl5j1xogx881b/AAD00-XLuAV-Qf2uqCL-kvCHa?dl=0 You have access for 24 hours! Enjoy! dk

Re: Superb live Chopin Etudes op 10 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 15 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

She also recorded the Liszt Treifscendental Etudes at age 14: https://www.claves.ch/collections/melodie-zhao/products/franz-liszt-12-etudes-dexecution-transcendante And the complete Beethoven Sonatas at age 20: https://www.claves.ch

Re: Superb live Chopin Etudes op 10 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 15 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

The youngest I could find seems to be Melodie Zhao who apparently recorded them at age 12: https://www.claves.ch/collections/melodie-zhao/products/do-1238 dk

Discussion of Chinese Pianos

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Posted: 19 Days 15 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v7XiaaPPfLw Provided as a public service without any opinions stated or implied. dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 15 Hours ago by: maxi...@gmail.com

Ridiculous. Here's Richter in BWV 915 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gqEpdRPT2c and Hantai in the same: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBKrqhC8APg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Jn9n0Q0cAY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMrL3L2os

Re: KOKO in APRIL... (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 15 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

If I block your internet access you will be bored to death! dk On Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 3:41:23 PM UTC-7, MELMOTH wrote:

Re: Superb live Chopin Etudes op 10 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 15 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

"Performed" as in recital, or "recorded" as on LP, CD or DVD? dk

Re: Superb live Chopin Etudes op 10 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 16 Hours ago by: maxi...@gmail.com

Brilliant!

Re: Superb live Chopin Etudes op 10 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 18 Hours ago by: cdc

Who is the youngest who has performed the complete Chopin's Etudes?

KOKO in APRIL...

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Posted: 19 Days 18 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

Re: Superb live Chopin Etudes op 10 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 18 Hours ago by: AB

, yes, very impressive, though a bit too 'hyper' at times. has to relax once in while. listen to Cortot.......... BTW, that Kwai is a piece of junk. AB

Re: IX Kottos (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 19 Hours ago by: number_six

The opening and closing passages are probably the harshest and most guttural sounds I have ever heard drawn from a cello. Between those passages we find a more accessible, more familiar sound. Not enthused about this composition -- but i

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 19 Hours ago by: HT

Thanks. Vexler makes sense. I am curious to see what Zeihan and Allison have to offer. Henk

Re: For Dan - an alternative to HJ (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: HT

A different approach to Scarlatti that turns out surprisingly well - and in a live performance at that. Henk

Re: Superb live Chopin Etudes op 10 (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: HT

Thanks. I was quite impressed with her performance in Warsaw. She deserved to be in the finals. Henk

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwU13-4SakE

Superb live Chopin Etudes op 10

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Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snSNdxNZPbk

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Did you notice he is a musicologist? There are plenty of political analysts who do not play the "ain't it awful" game for instance Peter Zeihan, Graham Allison, etc... Look them up. dk

Re: For Dan - an alternative to HJ (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

I don't see any reason to assume a bunch of repeated notes depict flamenco dancers rather than anything else. Not enough. I also want fluidity, color and texture. "Facile" is in your ears. No need to be judgmental. Sounds conve

Re: For Dan - an alternative to HJ (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Why "surprisingly" ?!? dk

Re: For Dan - an alternative to HJ (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 23 Hours ago by: HT

A surprisingly well played live version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGfreVK9Q4g Henk

Re: For Dan - an alternative to HJ (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 23 Hours ago by: Graham

Well he was 16 at the time and didn't have to worry about his hair getting in the way:-)

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: JohnGavin

Been following his YouTubes. He seems insightful, knowledgeable and authentic.

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: HT

Finally someone who doesn't participate in the popular game Ain't it awful. He wonders what it will be like in 50 years. Henk

Re: For Dan - an alternative to HJ (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: JohnGavin

Argerich, Grosvenor and Lim cause me to think “what brilliant virtuosity”! But they don’t invoke the vital imagery of a Spanish Flamenco Dancer - repeated notes on a guitar. True brilliance and tension are a combination of speed an

Re: For Dan - an alternative to HJ (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Too stiff. The reason I prefer HJ's L.141 over Martha's or BG's is that she plays it more fluidly and more playfully, and with more color. MA and BG sound like firing machine guns.

For Dan - an alternative to HJ

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Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: Graham

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rE9zHnJXp84

Many excellent pianists on PTNA's YT channel

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Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/c/ptna_youtube

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzja-LOqUd8

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

They don't speak English in Oz. dk

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: HT

In particular the English-speaking world can't seem to get enough of the war in Eastern Europe. Henk

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iV8J7h85mk&ab_channel`MinutesAustralia

Re: Better than a harpsichord! ;-) (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

Admittedly search is difficult to avoid... it's embedded in so many things. Having these companies read your mail isn't my idea of a good time, though.

Re: Better than a harpsichord! ;-) (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 16 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

Strange, but I stopped using MS Edge because I couldn't get rid of Bing (because its not google). Bing is useless as a search engine as I have found, so am back to Chrome and Google. There are alternatives, but I am not wasting my time se

Re: Sibelius/ Segerstam

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Posted: 20 Days 18 Hours ago by: Jonathan Ben Schraga

Recently purchased the Ondine set, and started with Kuusisto's performance of the Violin Concerto - fantastic! Just listened to the Symphony #2 - loved it!

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 18 Hours ago by: Jonathan Ben Schraga

I recently ordered from jpc for the first time, and my order shipped on April 12 (to USA west coast). Still hasn't arrived...

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

German cars are also very reliable if they are repaired frequently! ;-) dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 21 Hours ago by: Graham

So that's why they're more reliable!

IX Kottos

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Posted: 20 Days 21 Hours ago by: cdc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNLzRgxR1TY Death Valley, California

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

They didn't know it was unexploded! ;-) dk

Re: Better than a harpsichord! ;-) (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Google property is extremely difficult to avoid if one uses Search and Gmail. I do not use Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 21 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

You must be mixing up engineering and manufacturing. Japanese cars are not better engineered. They are better manufactured. dk

Re: Better than a harpsichord! ;-) (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

Uploaders no longer have a choice. It all has ads regardless -- unless one subscribes. (And only some of the uploaders receive revenue from the ads.) Best to avoid patronizing any Google property -- or any of the tech giants, really.

Re: Better than a harpsichord! ;-) (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: Frank Lekens

Actually I think in all browsers on a Windows or Apple computer it's possible to suppress the ads with an ad blocker, at least I never get them. But if you watch it on an android device like a tablet, a tv or a phone (and maybe this al

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: Graham

Still trying to attain the superior standard of Japanese engineering:-)

Re: Better than a harpsichord! ;-) (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andy Evans

You may be using Chrome or signing on with Google. They saturate everything with ads. I use Brave as a browser on my Mac so I don't have to put up with their trash.

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Alex

Just in from the NYPO, honoring Mitropoulos. 120 scores hand marked by him. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzA0eLUOftM https://archives.nyphil.org/

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days ago by: Mandryka

Yes, it has and I’m listening now, thanks.

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: gggg gggg

(Y. upload): Christa Ludwig: 10 Lieder by Hugo Wolf

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andrew Clarke

It was a she. Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

For something more comprehensive, there is the 60+ cd box set " Raucheisen: Man at the Piano": https://www.allmusic.com/search/all/Raucheisen%20man%20at%20the%20piano

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

I don't know if the following has come out on cd yet: https://www.discogs.com/release/12541330-Hugo-Wolf-Raucheisen-Lieder-In-Dokumentarischen-Aufnahmen-A-Chronicle-In-Sound

Re: Better than a harpsichord! ;-) (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Does anyone know why I have started seeing short ads in these youtube links? I never did before.

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

It would have been an unexploded German bomb from WWII. The bris was in England. It's hard to believe anyone could be so stupid as those people who thought it would be cool to bring home an unexploded shell.

Re: Better than a harpsichord! ;-) (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Andy Evans

Nice - tuneful and pleasant to listen to. She's a real communicator and well into modern technology. A good advocate for classical music, and should appeal to all generations.

Nahre Sol -- How to sound like John Cage

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Posted: 21 Days 6 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3w17YHP28ic

Nahre Sol playing Liszt's piano

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Posted: 21 Days 6 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Better than a harpsichord! ;-)

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Posted: 21 Days 6 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLX3N8HquCU

Re: The right tempo (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 6 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

She has many interesting talks on her YT channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/NahreSol dk

Re: The right tempo (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: HT

Thanks. An interesting link. Besides, Sol is very easy to listen to. Henk

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 7 Hours ago by: Alan P Dawes

Congratulations on the birth of your great grandson. I hope you weren't intending to bring back an unexploded bomb from the Golan Heights as a souvenir perhaps using the stroller to transport it. https://www.theguardian.com/world/

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: Mandryka

Prégardien sings Rihm, by the way - so maybe it’s not surprising I should warm to his approach.

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: Mandryka

Oh by the way, one consequence of the series is that it has led me to explore other recordings, make other discoveries. I’m very glad to have found Pregardien’s Eichendorff lieder, for example. And although I’ve known the Schreier /

Re: The right tempo (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Nope. Just sharing interesting tidbits. The views of real performing artists are always interesting. Nahre Sol's YouTube channel is one of the most interesting. dk

GOLDBERG ......

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Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmWwp6ihA6g

Re: The right tempo (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Evans

You seem to have morphed into a neo-quote bot recently, but I enjoyed this. Tempo is always interesting.

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 9 Hours ago by: Mandryka

I started listening to Wolf again because, while exploring some lieder by Wolfgang Rihm, I thought to myself “Wolf, or Eisler, or Webern could have written this!” Well I was wrong about Wolf, his style is clearly from a long time ago

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: Paul Alsing

It was a play :>)

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

They run far more often then do Ferraris. German Engineering. The same kind that went into the WTC, Die Kunst der Fuge, the Bludgeoned Keyboard, Bruckner's symphonies, and so on. ;-)

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 12 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Correction: the rear seat doesn't split and fold back. The machine is so damn long it doesn't need to. The Chordette seats fold up from the floor. Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 13 Hours ago by: Graham

While it's running!

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 13 Hours ago by: Owen

"Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how was the concert?" -Owen

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 13 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Apologies, Frank, although you have to admit the situation is innately comic. There's enough there for an entire episode of 'Seinfeld' for a start. On the other hand, we can all see that it has caused your wife and yourself a great deal o

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

And this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPYhMekVRe4 dk

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

No one is making fun of anyone. We are simply playing with words. dk

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Please stop. Both of you have lost sight of the objective and the stated constraints. If you are just making fun of me, then carry on.

The right tempo

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Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6UMpI9y5v8&ab_channel=NahreSol

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

The real issue is whether the box can be restored to its original shape after being collapsed. I wouldn't bet on it. dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Did he ever drive one? How does a HIP violinist manage to buy or own a Ferrari? dk PS. Bugatti (which is owned and engineered by Audi) leaves the Feraris in the dust.

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

You are mixing things up and clearly do not understand the physics of how pianos work. The ultimate loudness that can be delivered is mainly a function of the string tension and the volume of the soundbox. Actions differ a lot. M

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Somewhere or other on the web I came across a HIP violinist who claimed that using a baroque bow was like driving a Ferrari when compared to its modern equivalent. Andrew Clarke Canberra

OT: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 15 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zpYYy7krh0

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

You make a good point, and so my summary was not very well phrased.

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: cheregi

I completely agree! It's lovely. Are you familiar with 'lo-fi' as a genre rather than as a description of audio quality? Or have you listened to much dub techno? Lots to explore under the umbrella of 'fell into a lake and was fished out a

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: cheregi

I was under the impression that most newer pianos sacrifice some degree of quick (high?) action for the sake of loudness, and have wider keys, and have that slightly 'muddier' sound, such that faster playing is much more doable on old pia

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 16 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Box no longer contains pram, so box can be collapsed for ease of transportation. It probably has to be the American box. It may not be the American brand. As previously reported, the Stamford Hill / South Tottenham area of Norf Landon ca

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 17 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

JPCE shipped mine on the 21st. Hasn't arrived yet.

HWV 33

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Posted: 21 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpXtqZR_xm0> The young lady is preparing herself for the polka party that takes place in Act 2. Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: FFS 33 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Well it does continue the Scandinavian theme introduced by FS. Dan Fogg numbers always remind me of you for one reason or another, and it does provide an opportunity to comment on the authenticity of the keyboard. The way some of those o

Re: Hermann Nitsch (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

L'audi est une bagnole de *beauf*...

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Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

L'audi est une bagnole de *beauf*...

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Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

L'audi est une bagnole de beauf...

Re: Hermann Nitsch (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Also note the Audi produces a much louder sound from only 6 pipes than Mr. Nitsch does from thousands of pipes! dk

Re: Hermann Nitsch (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

My Audi feels sorely offended by your thoughtless analogy. Expect to be cancelled shortly! ;-) dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Stupid reply. Stoneways vary so much in sound and timbre that generalization is completely meaningless. The other thing you ignored or forgot is that the sound produced by real pianists playing actual instruments depends a lot on the

Re: Hermann Nitsch (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: number_six

I think the Audi is the apple here, the organ is the orange. But if the composer were Piston...

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: AB

very disappointing. very thin somewhat harsh sound in upper register. German Steinway, much superior AB

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: Mark Obert-Thorn

Got to give them their due -- Sony made their release date. My copy just shipped today from ImportCDs ($230.24, including tax and shipping). MO-T

Re: Hermann Nitsch (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Still no better than my Audi. No organ can compete with a twin turbocharged RS4 Audi engine. Even wtih far fewer pedals! ;-) dk

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

I have no interest in going to Heaven, which is nothing but marketing hype. You know the saying "Good girls go to Heaven, bad girls go everywhere". I'd rather be where the bad girls are! dk

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Once you listen to Rethberg's "MÜH’VOLL KOMM’ ICH UND BELADEN", you'll realize that you don't have to die............................................... To go to Heaven. Uh-uh.

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

For those into historical singers, the following may be of interest: https://archive.org/details/hugowolfsociety10000unse

Re: WAR... (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/18402754/russia-ukraine-invasion-threat-nuclear-world-war-putin/

OT: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/18402754/russia-ukraine-invasion-threat-nuclear-world-war-putin/

Re: Hermann Nitsch (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 20 Hours ago by: number_six

Had never heard this guy before. So far I've listened to the first two sections -- about the 23' mark I thought he was in the doldrums at the 4' mark, but I loved the transitions at about 4'20" and 12'20"...

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Does this one sound better to your ears? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VC5rfqB0mJQ dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

No, it isn't Argerich. It is an entirely different level, both technically and musically. dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Everyone knows this, and the folks I mentioned above were great at doing this. dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: AB

the real difficulty is in producing a FULL sound when playing softly....... AB

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: AB

not a great sounding piano ( mediocre treble), not well tuned either AB

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 21 Days 23 Hours ago by: JohnGavin

It’s Argerich after chugging 10 cans of Red Bull and an Espresso!!

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Dan Koren

"Quieter" sounds are produced by a pianists' craft rather than by the piano's inherent loudness capability. Richter, Gilels, Lupu and many others could produce sounds at the limit of silence from any concert grand, no matter how big.

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: gggg gggg

I don't do floors, Windows, Or spoon feeding. Sorry.

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Dan Koren

Does this sound like steel too? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxz62Sd9xto dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Todd M. McComb

I didn't forget. One could, in fact, observe that the growing prominence of recordings has made quieter instruments more practical.

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Todd M. McComb

I'm not that fond of equal temperament, so if we're really going to talk about the modern instruments, to me they sound "equally out of tune" as the saying goes.... Moreover, there's the similarity of timbre across the gamut that is both

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Dan Koren

What kind of marble is used for these recordings? Or are they ceramic tablets? dk

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Dan Koren

Link please? Did you notice none of your "YT upload" posts have actual links ?!? You don't appear able to use a computer unless the quote bot steps in. dk

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: gggg gggg

Or this... (Y. upload): Irmgard Seefried; "Das verlassene Mägdlein"; MORIKE-LIEDER; Hugo Wolf

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: gggg gggg

(Gasp!) Blasphemy of blasphemies. You only say that because you've never heard... (Youtube upload): Tiana Lemnitz; "In der Frühe"; MORIKE-LIEDER; Hugo Wolf

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Dan Koren

You forgot to mention the steelier tone produced by modern pianos results from higher string tension required to produce higher sound levels in ever larger concert halls. I'd rathe suffer the steelier sound of a Stoneway or a Shi

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Dan Koren

Stoneways sound like steel. In fact, the Soneway sound may be one of the reasons for renewed interest in woodsy sounding instruments of torture. Listen to a Fazioli, a Bechstein, or even a Pleyel with a modern action, and forget abou

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Todd M. McComb

It's a funny line. The first time I heard a fortepiano, what I heard was wood, a lot of wood.... The big modern pianos sound like steel. That's the big difference... that hard, shimmering steel. I mean, they have their sound too.

Re: Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Dan Koren

The "high points" appear to be on the very bottom of the Marianas Trench. I prefer reading Mörike to listening to these lieder. dk

Re: FFS 33 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Dan Koren

?!?

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Dan Koren

Nope -- years later! dk

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Dan Koren

Not viscerally, but aurally. We do not listen with our stomachs -- or at least I don't. How about things like pitch and timbre and resonance? Or dynamic range? Do you, or would you, drive, a 1930s car instead of a modern one? dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days ago by: Dan Koren

Bullshit! It's the music, stupid, not the pianos. Debussy, Ravel, Scriabin and Rachmaninov do not sound palatable on popsichords. Neither does driving 1930s antique cars compare with driving 2020 Audis. Case closed. dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 2 Hours ago by: JohnGavin

It’s really not very complicated. Why do people dislike the taste of grapefruits? I just don’t get it. (Actually I do). I hold the very unpopular opinion that revival harpsichords are more enjoyable to hear than “authentic” on

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Cherigi, I feel the same way about the more violent critical reactions to HIP orchestral music with or without fortepianos. Is it an American thing, or is it also found elsewhere? And no, I'm not arguing that all music *has* to be played

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

I love it too. Don't worry about Desperate Dan's comments - he has only ever liked five pianos ever made, and three of them got flattened at First Manassas. Or First Bull Run if you prefer. Andrew Clarke Canberra

FFS 33

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Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seN2JAUwS3Q&ty2s> Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: FS 33 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Ok. I got muddled. Here is FS 61, op. 33: <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAhytx5p39Q> Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: cheregi

From Wikipedia: "One review of his [Afanassiev's] recording of Schubert's last three piano sonatas stated: "the perversity encountered here so angered me that I felt I could not dignify what I found here with any kind of coherent analysis

Complete Wolf Lieder on Stone Records

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Posted: 22 Days 8 Hours ago by: Mandryka

I’ve started exploring these recordings - I’ve heard and really enjoyed the Mörike lieder and just begun the Göthe songs. Obviously the voices are different - some more appealing than others. But the quality of the music is fabulous a

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Well known by people who follow the action on YouTube. The entire recutal was posted for a short time, then removed. ?!? AFAIK there is no D.960 performance by La Wang that one can find online. Can you provide a link? dk

Re: Hermann Nitsch (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Sounds exactly like my Audi when I press the pedals! ;-) dk

Re: FS 33 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Nope. FS 100 is op. 43. dk

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 9 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Box does not fit on plane! Not to mention if the pram can be purchased in London, its box should also be available there. I have a more effective approach. When we moved to the US, I flew in first to find a house, furniture and buy

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 11 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

I was discussing the issue of prams with my wife, who originally lived in a coal-mining town in West Yorkshire. It was a fairly rough place, but young mothers would insist on having a huge pram for their babies, indeed my wife and brother

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 12 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Better: When someone asks me to schlep something big from the U.S. to elsewhere, because they can't get the color of their choice there, say "choose a different color."

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 13 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

May I suggest the following alternative for future use: (a) Ask American store for discarded box of pram requested (b) Put wife on plane with box (c) Wife buys replica of pram requested in London (d) Grandson in law transports box to Sta

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 14 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Since I started this thread, I thought I would follow up. Thanks for the congratulations on the birth of my great grand son (who has no name until he is named Friday at the Bris). No bronchitis, no pneumonia, chest-xray clear. Got som

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

The Bettymobile wasn't quite long enough to have a bowling alley in the back as per Eartha Kitt's requirements, but you will note that the rear seat splits and the two halves can be relocated to fit longitudinally along the sides of the

Carter's Piano Sonata

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Posted: 22 Days 15 Hours ago by: cdc

Elliott Carter (1908-2012), Piano Sonata (1946) Audio + Score https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYRpYR2nQj4

Re: ANSERMET... (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 15 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

There's the Mexican edition, but it costs a fortune. Ansermet, Ansermet mucho ... Andrew Clarke Canberra como si fuera esta noche la última vez

FS 33

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Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Well there is an FS 33 but ain't nobody recorded it yet, so here is FS 100 (op. 33) <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnUtCKEPeK4> Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: Hermann Nitsch (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 20 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

https://nitsch.bandcamp.com/album/weinviertel-sinfonie

Re: ANSERMET... (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 22 Hours ago by: Owen

But it's full of gas! -Owen

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Posted: 22 Days 22 Hours ago by: Owen

I like the ashtray for the rear seat smokers. Mad Men was great for the first several seasons, but they didn't quite know how to end it. Last season was the pits. -Owen

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 22 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

From Ito, I also hear what is basically mid-20th century fingering at various spots....

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 22 Hours ago by: Mandryka

The obvious difference between the Koch and this is that she takes it at the right tempo. Koch is good, but very creative.

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 22 Days 23 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

On first audition, it didn't come off as nearly as radical as e.g. the Koch performance recently raised here as well. I didn't find the reading to be particularly triggering in any way. But I'll revisit at some point....

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 3 Hours ago by: JohnGavin

How is it well known? He never recorded it commercially, and all there is is this pirated recording of the slow movement. Not a fan. She seems to think she’s Greta Garbo. I’ll take Yuja over her every time!

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 5 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Of course -- well known. Have you heard Queen Khatia's? Or Bozhanov? dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 7 Hours ago by: JohnGavin

Slow movement only, unfortunately: https://youtu.be/v7WinxPU-ZA

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 7 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Can you elaborate on what exactly is "fabulous" in this performance, and how is it game changing? Thanks! dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 7 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

I am lukewarm about Horowitz in this repertoire. To my ears and to mind, the D.960 essential interpretations are Schnabel, Richter, Sofronitsky, Berman and Afanassiev. dk

Re: Sibelius/ Segerstam

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Posted: 23 Days 8 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 38 (Sibelius)

Re: Dvorak New World Largo - who wrote the words?

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Posted: 23 Days 8 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

From Grieg, Peer Gynt, Hall of the Mountain King: "Mother ran a knocking shop, knocking shop, knocking shop, Mother ran a knocking shop in Fulham Palace Road ... " or something more Melmothian: tune F. Couperin, 'Le Tic-toc-choc, ou L

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 9 Hours ago by: Andy Evans

Yes, pretty much. I imprinted on Horowitz live 1953, which is worlds apart.

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 9 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

The core argument need not perpetuate historical nonsense.

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 9 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

There has been no shortage of empires until 1918. Whether relatively ferwer or relatively more makes no difference to the core argument. dk

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Posted: 23 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

The movie THE SNAKE PIT (1948) has a scene where that song is sung by the patients of a mental hospital: https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-tek-anyfindernt&ei=UTF-8&hsimp=yhs-anyfindernt&hspart=tek&p=snake+pit+olivia+de+hav

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 9 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

If you care about empire, or rather not having empire, then characterizing an era with a relative lack of empires as defintional *for* empires is more than about splitting hairs. Wake up. This is exactly the sort of nonsensical historic

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

So your statement that a set of performers cares more about instruments than music is meaningless. Indeed.

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Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

This sounds more metronomic and mechanical than any performance I have ever heard. It is beyond my understanding how anyone could possible like this. Flush your ears with this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1oNW4SnGWQ dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Neither does anyone else. It's mostly pretense. What matters is the performance, not the "music". Music does not exist without being performed, just as Hamlet or Macbeth do not exist without being acted. dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Civilizations are built on piles of flawed notions. Nothing one can do about it. People are naturally flawed! ;-) Splitting hairs. Splitting hairs again. Any nation that allowed itself to be governed by Habsburg pigs is by definition

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 10 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

You don't hear that, you mean. I do hear a lot of finding one's way in unfamiliar music, at times. But then, I'm interested in unfamiliar music. I understand, but it's a highly flawed notion. The heyday of empires was the era precedin

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 11 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Of course. Who else? We don't see/hear a great deal of expression from the practioners of dead instruments. One does not hear Richter or Rubinstein level genius harpsichordists. In fact, one does not even hear Brendull or Perahia

"Bad Habits That Will DESTROY Your Vinyl Records"

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Posted: 23 Days 12 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload)

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Posted: 23 Days 12 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

Says you. And of course, 19th century Vienna wasn't medieval -- & that isn't the sort of historical obfuscation that someone who cares about things like French elections or wars in Ukraine should be adopting.

Re: Kk33 .... is that a piano?AB (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 12 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Or maybe suggest the xxxchords may not be the best match fir the music ?!? Someone ought to legislate affirmative action for medieval instruments! They all sound bad! There are no "oustanding" xxxchord performances. The fact r

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 12 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

It takes more than "interesting" instruments to make music. The set of people who perform on medieval instruments take more interest in the instruments themselves than in making music. dk

Re: ANSERMET... (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 12 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

The Russian box can only be purchased in rubles! ;-) dk

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

It was. Sadly, Mr Cooper is no longer with us, the actor Robert Morse having just died at the age of 90, receiving glowing obituaries on both sides of the Atlantic. Here is the vehicle in question: <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmAGVc

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Congratulations, Frank. Perhaps you could have hired a Bris Tol Freighter for the pram, and indeed yourself as well? <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0TK0HQArxQ&t=10s> Andrew Clarke Canberra also a great-grandfather but that's because

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 15 Hours ago by: number_six

Nice vintage ad -- don't think they want to reenact the Odessa steps scene. i didn't see Mad Men (the Draper reference?) but heard it was a good show.

Re: Turntables for under $500 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 15 Hours ago by: steve

Why?

Re: BuxWV 33 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

Just like Op. 33 used to be before they brought in hydro-electric power stations and stuff ... Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 17 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

It's short for perambulator and they used to look just a little smaller than Betty Draper's car: <https://pixels.com/featured/pedigree-1952-1950s-uk-prams-babies-the-advertising-archives.html> Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: ANSERMET... (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 17 Hours ago by: number_six

There will be a runoff election with voters choosing between the contents of the French box and the Russian box?

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 17 Hours ago by: number_six

Frank, hope you're better soon. May your tribe increase -- and it just did! Dang, pram is a shorter word than stroller, but doesn't change the size of the box...

Turntables for under $500

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Posted: 23 Days 18 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.tomsguide.com/features/budget-turntables

ANSERMET...

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Posted: 23 Days 18 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

The release of the ANSERMET box set is postponed to June 10th (at least in France)...

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 18 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 18 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

And from her bio: "The rediscovery of piano works on the instruments that inspired their composers can make the music sound surprisingly fresh. Ayako Ito takes delight in letting a wide audience hear the quality of these masterpieces on

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 19 Hours ago by: Ricardo Jimenez

I lasted 2 minutes before turning it off. Well, listening to Tchaikovsky PC 2 played by anybody is a worse experience. A real game change would be an arrangement of D960 for wind quintet. I can hear it now in my head. Hmmm.

Re: Kk33 .... is that a piano?AB (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 19 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

The comments here seem to finding the sound of the instrument(s) wanting compared to a piano. That is obviously not fair. If it sounds worse than other harpsichord recordings, somebody say so and point to me some better ones. Seems to m

Re: Kk33 .... is that a piano?AB (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 19 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

I have almost always preferred pianos to harpsichords in the same music. I compared this performance with a few on piano (including Horowitz). They all sounded like they were trying to break a speed record.

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Thought of that. And kidnapping. Rejected both.

Re: Kk33 .... is that a piano?AB (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

It is a weapon of music destruction. dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Yes indeed: Fazioli ;-) dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Todd M. McComb

From the press kit... Ayako Ito: "Nowadays, in concert halls, we generally see a single type of piano that normally has 88 keys and is normally black. Things were quite different in the Vienna of the 19th century: the piano had fewer key

Re: Kk33 .... is that a piano?AB (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

What am I missing? Isn't it a harpsichord?

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Graham

Are there better sounding fortepianos than hers?

Re: is that a modern piano? pretty bad soundAB (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Clear case of piano COVID. dk

Re: BuxWV 33 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Medieval ...... dk

Re: Kk33 .... is that a piano?AB (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

If it isn's it should be. It sounds however like a mandolin or a banjo. dk

Re: is that a modern piano? pretty bad soundAB (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: AB

is that a modern piano, pretty bad sound AB

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

You don't need no exception! Assemble the stroller and rent a baby to accompany you on your trip. As you probably know already, kids under 2 yo travel free if they don't need a separate seat. dk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Ridiculous! She can afford a better piano. dk

Re: Kk33 .... is that a piano?AB (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: AB

is that a piano? AB

is that a modern piano? pretty bad soundAB (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 20 Hours ago by: AB

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 21 Hours ago by: Néstor_Castiglione

Seconding congratulations for your great-grandson's birth. A wonderful blessing. Also seconding wishes for your speedy recovery. At the end of the day, money's just money, but health is priceless. Sending you my sincerest prayers for goo

Re: OT: Run of bad (and good) luck. (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 22 Hours ago by: HT

Congratulations on your great-grandson! Sad to hear that you can't attend the ceremony. Pneumonia is an illness you don't want to have as a great-grandfather. Let's hope it's not going to be that bad. Wish you a speedy recovery, Henk

Re: A fabulous game changing new D960 (thread)

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Posted: 23 Days 22 Hours ago by: Mandryka

Especially love the way she does the second movement of the sonata

A fabulous game changing new D960

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Posted: 23 Days 22 Hours ago by: Mandryka

Love ❤️ it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5lbkWoY3Lw

OT: Run of bad (and good) luck.

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Posted: 23 Days 22 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Had a great grandson born in England last Friday. It's a boy. The bris (circumcision ceremony) is this Friday. The blessing of this will outweigh everything else in time, but I have to wonder. Have some roof damage. Roofer thought State F

BuxWV 33

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andrew Clarke

More for your money than K und K 33 and still better than Op. 33 <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GNWLCFakio> Andrew Clarke Canberra

"Record Sales Don't Make You A Legend || A Video Essay"

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Posted: 24 Days 1 Hour ago by: gggg gggg

(Youtube upload) Does that also apply to classical music?

Re: WAYLTL Beethoven Harnoncourt (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 2 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

And since we are talking about Scherchen...I am listening to the piano concertos by this Genius with Paul Badura-Skoda (good mono from the 50's ....Except the C minor in stereo)... Can we "do" better?...I don't ask the question...

Re: WAYLTL Beethoven Harnoncourt (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 3 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

For me, the best integral of this cycle is the one of *Hermann SCHERCHEN* (live) with the orchestra of the Swiss Italian TV in Lugano (you can find it on YT)...Absolutely fabulous and miraculous...And moreover very well recorded)...[No

Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra to perform at 2022 BBC Proms

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Posted: 24 Days 5 Hours ago by: Chris J.

An orchestra of Ukrainian refugees will take centre stage at this year's Proms, alongside concerts by Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Cynthia Erivo. The newly-formed Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra features players who recently fled the war, alongside

Re: Kk33 .... (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 9 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

He couldn't afford a decent piano ?!? dk

Re: CD reviews: Handel

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Posted: 24 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 35 (Handel)

Re: Best of Barbirolli

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Posted: 24 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Warner's Barbirolli Box Bonanza (Preview: His 10 Best Recordings for ClassicsToday.com Subscribers)

Re: Poulenc (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 36 (Poulenc)

Re: Copland

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Posted: 24 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Concerning Dorati: (Recent Y. upload) Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 37 (Copland)

Re: WAYLTL Beethoven Harnoncourt (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 10 Hours ago by: Jonathan Ben Schraga

There's what sounds to me like a wrong note in the second chord of the Eroica. That didn't put me in the best frame of mind when trying to explore this cycle...

TwoSet tries to audition at Curtis

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Posted: 24 Days 13 Hours ago by: Owen

I found this interesting particularly when my son and I went to his auditions at various music schools way back when. Other then the free lessons, the auditions are very much like that indicated. You only get a few minutes to make a b

Re: WAYLTL Beethoven Harnoncourt (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 14 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

My feelings are mixed, a bit like yours also, as I find Harnoncourt hardly presents a coherent view of things musically, at least to these ears. I never really know what to expect. I find him a bit erratic, a tad rhetorical, and a bit of

Re: WAYLTL Beethoven Harnoncourt (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 16 Hours ago by: number_six

I can't say my reaction was more coherent, but it was certainly more favorable! I liked Harnoncourt's Beethoven. Orchestral sound was neither bombastic nor timid. Tempi were well-fitted to the strengths of the composer's familiar but end

Wednesday April 27th Ride

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Posted: 24 Days 16 Hours ago by: steve

Last week I set a record! It’s the first time since I’ve been doing these rides that nobody but me showed up for the ride. Could it have been the rain? I rode over Prather, past Sasquatch & back to Albany where I stopped @ Natural Sprin

Re: Kk33 .... (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 17 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Wow.

Re: OT: How is it going? (thread)

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Posted: 24 Days 17 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Melmoth did not vote enough! ;-) dk

Kk33 ....

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Posted: 24 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ywPV5EaWbI> Ever so much nicer than Op. 33. Andrew Clarke Canberra

Re: The pianist Radu Lupu has died (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 1 Hour ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Bartok Concerto n.3 Lupu-Barenboim

Re: OT: How is it going? (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andrew Clarke

According to an interactive map published by Le Monde, he vote for Mme Le Pen was strong in the North and North East, and along the Mediterranean Coast and in the Gironde in the southwest. Andrew Clarke Canberra

Gramophone Editor's Choice May 2012

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Posted: 25 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andrew Clarke

Gramophone Editor’s Choice: May 2022 | The best new classical recordings Wednesday, April 20, 2022 Featuring new releases from Mitsuko Uchida, Leif Ove Andsnes, Stephen Hough, Theatre of Voices and more... Beethoven ‘Diabelli’ Vari

Re: Michael Kaykov: "Liszt: Unrivalled" 2022 album (Odradek Records) (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 1 Hour ago by: Ricardo Jimenez

Liszt Unrivaled as well as three other discs by Michael Kaykov (on the Zenith Classical label) are available for listening on Spotify.

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 4 Hours ago by: drh8h

It is possible the lacquers were destroyed for other reasons than sound, but this information came from Dennis Rooney who with Seth Winner, oversaw the production of the Minnesota Orchestra commemorative set almost 20 years ago. The need

Op. 33 .....

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Posted: 25 Days 6 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMi17U_IbUI

Re: Scheherazade with the Philharmonia

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Posted: 25 Days 8 Hours ago by: Kerrison

Stokowski's 1951 Philharmonia "Scheherazade" was issued on a 'Testament' CD some years ago, coupled with his RCA 1950 New York "his Symphony" recording of Stravinsky's "Petrushka" ... https://testament.co.uk/product/leopold-stokowski-2/

Re: Scheherazade with the Philharmonia

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Posted: 25 Days 8 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

It's on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Issay+Dobrowen+scheherazade

Re: From Prague to Jupiter, with Mozart (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 27 (Mozart)

Re: Best of Barber

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Posted: 25 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 30 (Barber)

Re: Favorite Bartok Concerto for Orchestra

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Posted: 25 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 31 (Bartók)

Re: Gerald Finzi

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Posted: 25 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings (No. 32) Finzi

Re: chopin's preludes

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Posted: 25 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings No. 33 (Chopin)

Re: GINASTERA

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Posted: 25 Days 9 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. uploadd): Dave's Faves: My Personal Favorite Recordings (No. 34) Ginastera

Re: La Mer (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://groups.google.com/g/rec.music.classical.recordings/c/SCHzUnmnAlE/m/ytRT4oVaDAAJ

Re: WHO ?... (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 10 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://groups.google.com/g/rec.music.classical.recordings/c/l6Jr-NGl5r0/m/RQgCXKpvAgAJ

WAYLTL Beethoven Harnoncourt

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Posted: 25 Days 11 Hours ago by: Ed Presson

Beethoven: 9 Symphonies. The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, cond. Teldec 2292-46452-2 (5 CDs). This box has been sitting on a shelf for two decades since I first listened to them. I could not remember what I thoug

Re: Michael Kaykov: "Liszt: Unrivalled" 2022 album (Odradek Records) (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 12 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_kvcONvSezdDmy8AgiBegNS9bLFlzQGryk dk

Re: How difficult is Feux Follets, really? (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Apparently not difficult at all! ;-) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0w3KIIw5rc dk

Re: OT: How is it going? (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

42% pour les déplorables! dk

Re: RIP Sir Harrison Birtwhistle (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 16 Hours ago by: number_six

Briefly I was thinking this might already be somewhere in the labyrinth of my collection... But no, I was thinking of an Elliot Carter ballet...thanks, I'll keep that opera in mind.

Re: OT: How is it going? (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 18 Hours ago by: Andrew Clarke

MACRON PROMET « UNE ÈRE NOUVELLE » Emmanuel Macron LRM 57,40 % Marine Le Pen RN 42,60 % - Le Monde Now for les legislatives ... Andrew Clarke Canberra "La vie d'une chatelaine n'est pas la vie de chateau" - Le Figaro magazine

Re: OT: How is it going? (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 18 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Thanks for voting 10,000 times! ;-) dk

Re: OT: How is it going? (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Or maybe more like Texas. Cattle and chateaux as far as one's eyes can see! ;-) dk

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Zhukov had one of the roundest, mellowest, deepest tones in the business. Never sounded like a banger! dk

Re: OT: How is it going? (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

AFAIK the place where Melmoth lives is more like Arizona than like Chicago! ;-) dk

Re: Zarzuela (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 21 Hours ago by: number_six

Lecuona - Maria la O - obviously https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hV5mMEptSQg

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 22 Hours ago by: AB

dont know M. but Cherkassky plays beautifully AB

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 23 Hours ago by: AB

listen to his last movt.. crazy tempo, Nuts are are healthy! ;) depends what kind of nuts:-))) yes Z is very impressive, I must say. Heard him years ago, sounded like a 'banger' but this is nice. AB d.

"Washing a dirty LP record using soap and water - cheap and safe method!"

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Posted: 25 Days 23 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Y. upload)

Re: OT: How is it going? (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days ago by: Steven Bornfeld

Yeah, vote like you're in Chicago!

Michael Kaykov: "Liszt: Unrivalled" 2022 album (Odradek Records)

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Posted: 26 Days 1 Hour ago by: Piano88

https://www.odradek-records.com/album/liszt-unrivalled-michael-kaykov/ https://www.amazon.com/Liszt-Unrivalled-Michael-Kaykov/dp/B09SWSNKZS/ https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/products/9316680--liszt-unrivalled

Re: OT: How is it going? (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 5 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

I repeat: she has *NOT* any "chance"...

Re: OT: How is it going? (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 5 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

I'm afraid that won't be enough! La Penska MUST BE DEFEATED! I hope everyone on your farm (I mean chateau) understands this! dk

Re: OT: How is it going? (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 5 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

I've just voted Koko, of course...

OT: How is it going?

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Posted: 26 Days 5 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Melmoth, did you vote a dozen times already? Thanks! dk

Zarzuela

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Posted: 26 Days 11 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Youtube recommendations?

Re: WHO ?... (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 13 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Kurtz, Silvestri and Kletzki (you managed to spell all of them incorrectly) were well-known enough to have had their own volumes in EMI's Artist Profile Series.

Re: WHO ?... (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 14 Hours ago by: number_six

I have a CD-R somewhere but I'm glad it's on youtube so anyone can hear it. Kurtz was also outstanding in the Tchaikowsky ballets.

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 18 Hours ago by: mswd...@gmail.com

Thanks for the note, Anthony. Professional insights are a treat of the group, and I hope you'll find reason to offer more commentary in the future.

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 20 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

What does that mean ?!? Nuts are are healthy! ;) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYY8uzOZLGc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkHTzjCLxTw Pick the one with better sound. If memory serves, Byron Janis also recorded it. I have no clea

Re: RIP Sir Harrison Birtwhistle (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 21 Hours ago by: Richard deRabelais

I saw Birtwistle's powerful opera 'The Minotaur' at the ROH, Covent Garden, and was bowled over by it. It's available on DVD and Blu-ray, and I strongly urge people to give it ago. RdeR On Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 2:03:17 AM UTC+1, nu

Re: Sony Dimitri Mitropoulos box coming April, 2022 (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 22 Hours ago by: Anthony Fountain

As the now retired (after 21 years) Classical Music Archivist at Sony Music and having worked on more pre-LP re-releases than I can count, I do not recall hearing of Mitropoulos/Minneapolis lacquers being scrapped because of poor sound qua

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 26 Days 23 Hours ago by: AB

heard P, he is a maniac, huge chops but nuts. did not hear Z. AB

Re: La Mer (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 8 Hours ago by: Kerrison

At around 34 minutes, Celibidache's "La Mer" must be one of the slowest on record, especially when compared to Toscanini at 24 minutes! ... However, he does something strange in the finale. In the original edition of the score, Debussy h

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 10 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Are you suggesting Zhukov's and Pletnev's opening chords are less precise or balanced? dk

"Ignacy_Jan_Paderewski_(1860-1941):_His_first_record

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Posted: 27 Days 12 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Recent Y. upload)

Re: Tatrai Haydn Seven Last Words Quartet (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 15 Hours ago by: Al Eisner

This message is in MIME format. The first part should be readable text, while the remaining parts are likely unreadable without MIME-aware tools. --1334239352-983050698-1650678483=:124916 Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=UTF-8; form

Re: WHO ?... (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 17 Hours ago by: oldeastsider

Nicolai Malko was the conductor of the Chicago Grant Park Symphony Summer Concerts in the 1940's. Made a good impression in Chicago, the bulk of his recordings were with the Philharmonia Orch London.

Re: WHO ?... (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 18 Hours ago by: AB

Kurtz's brother, famous cellist AB

Re: WHO ?... (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 18 Hours ago by: AB

Monteux better conductor, Oistrakh greater violinist! AB

Re: La Mer (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 19 Hours ago by: MickeyBoy

Think of Valery's poem, le cimetiere marin: https://www.laculturegenerale.com/le-cimetiere-marin-poeme-paul-valery/

Re: WHO ?... (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 19 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

I do prefer Kogan/Monteux !...

Re: WHO ?... (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 20 Hours ago by: Kerrison

The Kurtz / NYPO 'Gayne' is indeed well worth a listen, a first-class performance ... Suite 1 ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtegegqYO6g Suite 2 ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMawJyVNgoo I've never heard of Edouard Lindenbe

Re: WHO ?... (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 20 Hours ago by: AB

Gauk- Oistrakh- Khachaturian VC AB

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 22 Hours ago by: AB

hes, she is marvelous. the opening chords are so precise and balanced. AB

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 23 Hours ago by: AB

not acceptable is more accurate:-) AB

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 23 Hours ago by: AB

not impressed, technique lacks fluency, fuzzy sound and tone.

Re: WHO ?... (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 23 Hours ago by: number_six

My first classical record was a 7" 45 RPM of Kurtz conducting excerpts from those suites, picked from a bin of used 45s in the back of a clothing store where my mother was shopping. It has Russian Dance, Young Kurds, Armen's variations an

Re: OT - 2022 Only in America, or, Can you believe it?

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Posted: 28 Days 1 Hour ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trevor-jacob-plane-crash-youtube-video-faa-investigation-pilot-license-revoked-deliberate/

Re: WHO ?... (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 1 Hour ago by: Russ (not Martha)

Efrem Kurtz/NYP in the Khachaturian Gayne Suites was the very first LP I ever bought in the late 40's. i have Dobrowen in Schnabel's remakes of Beethoven PF Concertos #2, 3, & 4. I learned the Prokofiev Symphonies #2 & 3 from Bruck's 2

WHO ?...

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Posted: 28 Days 1 Hour ago by: MELMOTH

(supersedes <6262aaba$0$18751$426a74cc@news.free.fr>) Isaac DOBROWEN...Charles BRUCK...Edfem KURZ...Edouard LINDENBERG...Herbert MENGES...Constantin SIVESTRI...Paul KETZKI...Hans SWAROWSKY...Alexander GAUK...Nicolai MALKO...MELMOTH... W

Re: WHO ?... (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 1 Hour ago by: HT

The Malcuzynski/Kletzki recordings, to name only these. Still among my favourite Chopin PC2 and Rachmaninoff PC3. Henk

Re: WHO ?... (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 3 Hours ago by: JohnGavin

I remember Dobrowen for his recording of Medtner PCs with the composer as soloist.

WHO ?...

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Posted: 28 Days 3 Hours ago by: MELMOTH

Isaac DOBROWEN...Charles BRUCK...Edrem KURZ...Edouard LINDENBERG...Herbert MENGES...Constantin SIVESTRI...Paul KETZKI...Hans SWAROWSKY...MELMOTH... Who remembers (still) these conductors, who had their hour of glory?...I ask the questio

Re: Stokowski's 140th Birthday today (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 6 Hours ago by: Kerrison

'CRQ Editions' marked Stoki's 140th Birthday by releasing an all-French, all-stereo, all-live compendium, which ends with a stunning Ravel "Bolero" .... https://crqeditions.bandcamp.com/album/crq-511-stokowski-conducts-french-music-live

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 9 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

I was obviously giving you all your opinions! ;-) dk

Re: How many well-known conductors, pianists etc were alcoholics?

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Posted: 28 Days 11 Hours ago by: Christopher Howell

http://www.musicweb-international.com/classrev/2018/Apr/Forgotten_artists_26_Ferrero.pdf

Re: La Mer (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 12 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

http://www.classicalnotes.net/classics/lamer.html

Re: Tatrai Haydn Seven Last Words Quartet (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 12 Hours ago by: Mandryka

Gurn Blanston has done a useful summary on the different versions of 7 last words https://www.fjhaydn.com/my-blog/2015/06/1787-the-music-part-5-.html

Re: "Best record players 2022..." (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 13 Hours ago by: mswd...@gmail.com

I don't really think that's what gggg does, frankly. Some of his posts are on-topic and others float around the periphery of what might be relevant for us. But he's more consistently focused on music than some people here (myself included

Re: How difficult is Feux Follets, really? (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 13 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

You are insulting one's intelligence. Watch it yourself as long as you like. I trust my ears a lot more than DH's. dk

Re: How difficult is Feux Follets, really? (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Not bad, though not competitive with Ashkenazy, Berman or Richter. Feux Follets require touch and color and fluid phrasing, not merey moving one's fingers. dk

Re: La Mer (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

When was the last time you went to the beach? How do you explain the fact most people who go to the beach to swim return home safely? Ditto most ships. Are shipwrecks more frequent than car accidents? Or aircraft crashes? dk

Re: La Mer (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 14 Hours ago by: raymond....@gmail.co

Debussy's La Mer is a highly abstract piece, that hints at flickerings of sea spray and turbulence, and the mystery and the danger inherent with the ocean. A long way less literally conceived than R. Strauss's tone poems, there are none t

Re: How difficult is Feux Follets, really? (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 14 Hours ago by: Paul Alsing

Also... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKE5vB7s-Uw

Re: How difficult is Feux Follets, really? (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 14 Hours ago by: Paul Alsing

OOPS, forgot the last link... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBKWfsBUst8&list=OLAK5uy_mk89KKigjuQApFSpCYbvYmk7Aa_MgDIGM&index=87

Re: How difficult is Feux Follets, really? (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 14 Hours ago by: Paul Alsing

I've been listening to this one since my parents bought the record in 1957 or 1958... I wore the record out and they had to buy another... it is so imprinted on me that I somehow find fault with most versions by others. https://www.youtu

Re: La Mer (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 17 Hours ago by: number_six

Just as the movement of heavy goods on land also entailed overcoming obstacles -- domestication of draft animals, use of navigable rivers, building railroads, digging canals. I look at it this way -- when water presents an obstacle, we

Re: La Mer (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 19 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

WRT transport and trade, humans had to overcome the obstacle of the seas - ships, bridges, tunnels, etc.

Re: Tatrai Haydn Seven Last Words Quartet (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 20 Hours ago by: cheregi

The last time I remember listening to a portion of the Seven Last Words, I was struck by how breezy and nonchalant the performance and piece felt for such a heavy topic. I definitely am not getting that impression from the Tatrai so far.

Re: La Mer (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 20 Hours ago by: number_six

Two sides to the coin -- the sea offers a food source and an avenue for transport and trade, but yes, it also imposes costs and risks. It giveth and taketh.

Re: La Mer (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 21 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

The sea has been a major obstacle and killer of humans. It can be placid and flowing, but it is not, most of the time.

Re: La Mer (thread)

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Posted: 28 Days 23 Hours ago by: number_six

A river flows; a sea sloshes like a giant wave tank? Just joking -- of course there are oceanic currents -- but does Debussy intend to evoke them?

Re: La Mer (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: Andy Evans

Not for me. Too slow in too many places - it destroys the natural flow. I mean, the sea is supposed to flow..... Probably Van Beinum?

Re: Wilhelm Kempff "The Decca Legacy" 13 CD box from Eloquence (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 3 Hours ago by: drh8h

Most of the 78 material has appeared on cd, including the Franck Symphonic Variations and Schumann etudes, most notably in the Original Masters set, "Geza Anda - Troubadour of the Piano." DH

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 3 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

Do you think that anyone thinks Dan was offering someone else's opinion? Does it matter if someone gives an opinion thinking he could be wrong or knowing he is right? Can you tell the difference? Is it necessary for the former to qual

Re: OT: La Penska is a total idiot! (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 6 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKtZprAHJwM

Re: How difficult is Feux Follets, really? (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 7 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IW5lKVAfY2Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyXUKMgRI2Y dk

How difficult is Feux Follets, really?

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Posted: 29 Days 7 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://youtu.be/P8g6Y-1nb6Y?t@5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLpMxlXmrug https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SA7SNJCA2w dk

New take on Tristan and Isolde

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Posted: 29 Days 7 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5le-36Ye7fI

Re: How many well-known conductors, pianists etc were alcoholics?

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Posted: 29 Days 8 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

(Upcoming radio program on Steber): https://www.wfmt.com/2022/05/29/the-art-of-eleanor-steber

"Ukranian music on record" (recent article)

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Posted: 29 Days 8 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

http://www.musicweb-international.com/classrev/2022/Apr/Ukraine-music.htm

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 10 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Chops wise Matsuev is easily a match for Plentnev or Zhukov. Musically he is not. dk

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 10 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Apparently he is one of Putin's bodyguards! ;-) https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8c/Vladimir_Putin_and_Denis_Matsuev_2018-06-27.jpg dk

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 10 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

I don't care about other people's reviews, and you shouldn't either. Use your own ears and whatever stuffing there is in between. If Matsuev makes you happy, that's great for you! dk

Re: OT?: Is this also happening where you live?

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Posted: 29 Days 11 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Are housing prices where you live going through the roof? (pun intended): https://www.ocregister.com/2022/04/20/orange-county-median-home-price-tops-1-million-for-the-first-time/

Re: How many well-known conductors, pianists etc were alcoholics?

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Posted: 29 Days 11 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Has Bjorling been mentioned?

Re: WAR... (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 11 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Is history repeating itself?: According to this: - ...The most troubling thing about the outbreak of World War I was that "none of the individuals who brought about [the] war, none of the civilian leaders who were really responsible for

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 11 Hours ago by: Paul Alsing

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 11 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Matsuev isn't "crap", however there are better ones. dk

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 13 Hours ago by: Paul Alsing

Am I to assume that my own favorite is just crap? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvBtjDKnDs8 You know what *they* say about opinions...

Re: "Best record players 2022..." (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 14 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

Stop spamming this ng!

Re: "Best record players 2022..." (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 14 Hours ago by: mswd...@gmail.com

Mindless bullshit.

"Best record players 2022..."

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Posted: 29 Days 16 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.whathifi.com/us/best-buys/hi-fi/best-turntables

"As_we_listen_to_Carmina_Burana,_it’s_hard_to_not_

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Posted: 29 Days 16 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.whathifi.com/us/reviews/dual-cs-418

Re: Putin's state of mind (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 19 Hours ago by: Dan Koren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hl_nWwx2B7w

Re: OT: La Penska is a total idiot! (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 20 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

https://www.msnbc.com/opinion/msnbc-opinion/inflation-dooms-dems-midterm-chances-so-they-should-pass-much-n1294445

Re: OT: La Penska is a total idiot! (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 20 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Will cost of living also be an issue for the Democrats come election time?: https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/macron-le-pen-face-off-crucial-election-debate-2022-04-20/

Re: OT: La Penska is a total idiot! (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 21 Hours ago by: gggg gggg

Will cost of living issues also bring down the Democrats come election time?: https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/macron-le-pen-face-off-crucial-election-debate-2022-04-20/

Re: Wilhelm Kempff "The Decca Legacy" 13 CD box from Eloquence (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 21 Hours ago by: Invocation

https://tower.jp/article/feature_item/2022/04/13/1114 On Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 1:51:05 PM UTC-4, redwn...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: Bruce Liu PIT PC#2 (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 22 Hours ago by: Frank Berger

I don't think I've ever seen (another) good review of that.

Re: Wilhelm Kempff "The Decca Legacy" 13 CD box from Eloquence (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 23 Hours ago by: Lilting Horologist

Thank you Mark, I hope Eloquence will have a complete track list up soon, maybe John Fowler will be kind as to help with a breakdown :) I think I have nearly everything on it except for what you've written. And of course looking forward

Re: Wilhelm Kempff "The Decca Legacy" 13 CD box from Eloquence (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 23 Hours ago by: Lilting Horologist

What are the 78 material on the Geza Anda (I am guessing you mean the Complete DG box) box? I was going through the contents of that box when it was announced and it appears like only a single disc has not come out on digital before. Th

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