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Re: Classical Music Blogs or Personal Webpages
« Reply #262 on: April 30, 2017, 10:13:31 AM »


Vivaldi in Blue - Venetian Diary

http://classicalcompass.blogspot.hu/2017/04/vivaldi-in-blue-venetian-diary.html

The famous Blue Vivaldi disc.
What a strange language you do have - the title can not be translated normally because you might think 'sad' or something similar.
But it's simply blue, blue as a colour only nothing more...



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    anything from Monteverdi to Widmann and well beyond in either direction and everything in the middle!

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Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1
« Reply #267 on: May 17, 2017, 02:12:41 PM »
There is a great lesson that we all can learn from Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto Number 1: http://myfavoriteclassical.com/tchaikovskys-piano-concerto-no-1/

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Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
« Reply #268 on: May 18, 2017, 08:51:25 AM »
Last time, I discussed how Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto Number 1 was rejected by Tchaikovsky’s mentor, the best pianist in Russia, Nikolai Rubenstein, – who termed this concerto “pathetic,” among other insults. But after the concerto’s successful premier in Boston, Rubenstein changed his mind and actually conducted its premier in Moscow ...

http://myfavoriteclassical.com/tchaikovsky-violin-concerto/

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Mahler – Symphony No. 5
« Reply #269 on: May 26, 2017, 10:40:26 AM »
In the past I shared with you my conflicted thoughts on anti-Semitic German composer Richard Wagner. To balance things out, today I want to point you to a piece by the Austrian Jewish composer Gustav Mahler, whose music I learned to love only recently. I had tried to listen to him in the past and quite simply did not get his music until I heard “Adagietto” from his Symphony Number 5 – conducted by Valery Gergiev.

http://myfavoriteclassical.com/mahler-symphony-no-5/

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Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6
« Reply #270 on: Today at 02:01:10 PM »
A good friend asked me if I thought Tchaikovsky was overrated or underappreciated. A few years ago I probably would have said overrated; now I say both.

http://myfavoriteclassical.com/tchaikovsky-symphony-no-6/

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