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Re: New Releases
« Reply #720 on: September 08, 2012, 08:53:11 AM »
This looks promising...



Steinbacher and Petrenko performing Prokofiev? Looks mighty tasty.
it comes out Sept. 25th.

I agree, it certainly looks very tempting!

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« Reply #721 on: September 08, 2012, 09:00:23 AM »
Three new releases from Brilliant to which I look forward (well, at least one is a re-release):

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Simone Stella plays Buxtehude's Organ Music


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I already have a few sets of Buxtehude, so I'll think I will pass this one by, although Stella is a excellent musician.

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Re: New Releases
« Reply #722 on: September 08, 2012, 01:26:13 PM »
And no Song of the Forests!

+1

I've only heard it once, but I remember it sounding lovely.
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Re: New Releases
« Reply #723 on: September 08, 2012, 01:27:24 PM »
Complete but rather disorganized CD listing

Thanks, Brian! Depending on the price point, this might pose some temptation ....
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Re: New Releases
« Reply #724 on: September 08, 2012, 05:50:09 PM »
Thanks for the response, John. I shall certainly keep my eye out for this! :)
No, I have not heard that recording yet but am certainly interested in it. I do need some more recordings of the Shosty concerti, so have been watching Karlo's recent posts and your responses on the 'considering thread'. :)

Well, in Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 I've narrowed my recommendations down to three: Batiashvili/Salonen, Khachatryan/Masur, and Steinbacher/Nelsons. For the Violin Concerto No. 2, Khachatryan is the best I've heard, although Steinbacher is good, but I think Khachatryan gets inside of this concerto a bit more.
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Re: New Releases
« Reply #725 on: September 08, 2012, 05:51:25 PM »
I agree, it certainly looks very tempting!

Absolutely.
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« Reply #726 on: September 09, 2012, 04:12:58 AM »
Well, in Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 I've narrowed my recommendations down to three: Batiashvili/Salonen, Khachatryan/Masur, and Steinbacher/Nelsons. For the Violin Concerto No. 2, Khachatryan is the best I've heard, although Steinbacher is good, but I think Khachatryan gets inside of this concerto a bit more.

Thank you for the feedback, John. As you say that his VC2 is also your favourite, the Khachatryan will probably be the one I get eventually. Hopefully as soon as possible! :)
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Re: New Releases
« Reply #727 on: September 09, 2012, 04:15:05 AM »
Out in in October :



Feh.  What a lazy selection.  So many great Ormandy recordings of 20th Century music in the Sony/BMG catalog are just rotting away in the vaults.

Here's an Ormandy discography.
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Re: New Releases
« Reply #728 on: September 09, 2012, 04:22:06 AM »
The Hurwitzer in classicstoday panned the selection as well. Let's hope for more boxes.

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« Reply #729 on: September 09, 2012, 04:52:36 AM »
The Hurwitzer in classicstoday panned the selection as well. Let's hope for more boxes.

Shows up if I search on Ormandy:

http://www.classicstoday.com/?s=ormandy&submit.x=10&submit.y=10

His description of it sounds even worse than it looks.

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« Reply #730 on: September 09, 2012, 04:52:52 PM »
Shows up if I search on Ormandy:

http://www.classicstoday.com/?s=ormandy&submit.x=10&submit.y=10

His description of it sounds even worse than it looks.

Das Hurvitz says: "Strauss’ waltzes from Der Rosenkavalier are added to the disc to fill out the timing – generous, but aesthetically horrifying."

Does he mean the performance or the music itself?

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Re: New Releases
« Reply #731 on: September 09, 2012, 07:40:50 PM »
Oh my goodness...oh my goodness...oh my goodness....YES!!! Finally! Salonen's Violin Concerto on CD! Coming Oct. 16th!


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Re: New Releases
« Reply #732 on: September 09, 2012, 10:53:50 PM »
Oh my goodness...oh my goodness...oh my goodness....YES!!! Finally! Salonen's Violin Concerto on CD! Coming Oct. 16th!

And NYX! http://ionarts.blogspot.com/2012/06/ionarts-at-large-magic-salonen-also.html

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« Reply #733 on: September 10, 2012, 08:00:28 AM »
Oh my goodness...oh my goodness...oh my goodness....YES!!! Finally! Salonen's Violin Concerto on CD! Coming Oct. 16th!



Excellent!!!!!! :D
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Re: New Releases
« Reply #734 on: September 10, 2012, 08:40:06 AM »
I've learned my lesson with Boccherini to pick & choose, so I think I'll pass on this rather daunting box set... :o

But I'm sure there will be takers around? :D




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Re: New Releases
« Reply #735 on: September 10, 2012, 04:37:13 PM »
I've learned my lesson with Boccherini to pick & choose, so I think I'll pass on this rather daunting box set... :o

But I'm sure there will be takers around? :D




Detailed information on the Brilliant site.

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Was it you, Harry, or someone else who was not very satisfied with Pixeddu's performance of the cello sonatas that's part of this set? 

A sizeable chunk of it consists of the Magnifica Comunita recordings of the quintets, which I have already--but they may make the set worthwhile for someone else who doesn't have them.    But by my count I have 21 CDs out of the 37 included here, so I will definitely pass on this one.

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Re: New Releases
« Reply #736 on: September 10, 2012, 04:41:28 PM »
Seems to me I posted this some time ago, but there seems to be interest enough to make it worth posting again:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/mbBw03Q_3zw" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/mbBw03Q_3zw</a>
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« Reply #737 on: September 10, 2012, 05:45:02 PM »
Seems to me I posted this some time ago, but there seems to be interest enough to make it worth posting again:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/mbBw03Q_3zw" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/mbBw03Q_3zw</a>

I've seen this video, but I'm not happy with the quality of it whatsoever. I can't wait to own the CD.
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Re: New Releases
« Reply #738 on: September 10, 2012, 08:28:39 PM »
This looks like it may be promising:



Could this be the start of a Honegger symphony cycle? I really hope so. Davies is a good conductor, so it will be interesting to get his take on this music.
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« Reply #739 on: September 10, 2012, 11:10:27 PM »
Was it you, Harry, or someone else who was not very satisfied with Pixeddu's performance of the cello sonatas that's part of this set? 

A sizeable chunk of it consists of the Magnifica Comunita recordings of the quintets, which I have already--but they may make the set worthwhile for someone else who doesn't have them.    But by my count I have 21 CDs out of the 37 included here, so I will definitely pass on this one.

Yes true I was dissatisfied with the performances you mentioned. Slow tempi, almost lethargic. The rest of the box however is topnotch.