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Re: Compulsive Disassociative CD Collecting Disease (CDCDCD)
« Reply #1460 on: October 09, 2017, 12:47:08 AM »
As discussed with Mirror Image some time ago, I held back on purchases in July, August and September. Did indulge in a birthday splurge yesterday on Arkiv (Nikos Skalkottas CDs on BIS, which I'm afraid will be OOP soon)), and also do buy stuff when away on business in towns where there's good B&M stores (e.g., Munich last week).

My internet orders tend to focus on used, cheap copies of OOP  things I've been looking for for a long while (e.g., Enescu conducting Bartók on Tahra in July).

Still, strongly considering the new Maderna (as arranger) and Berio CD on ECM (out at the end of the month), and keeping an eye out for any drop in the price of the big Rudolf Serkin "Original Jackets" box on Sony (come on, amazon.it, it's time for you to show what you really capable of!  ;D

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Re: Compulsive Disassociative CD Collecting Disease (CDCDCD)
« Reply #1461 on: October 09, 2017, 02:07:47 AM »
Turns out I spoke too soon ???

   Went out and got an Arciv box of 10 discs of Telemann.  It was my birthday a few days ago, so I was kinda sorta SUPPOSED to get something.... :-*
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Re: Compulsive Disassociative CD Collecting Disease (CDCDCD)
« Reply #1462 on: October 09, 2017, 03:44:35 AM »
Are these the Musica Antiqua recordings? They are very good, maybe by now there are others of similar quality but when these discs came out in the 80s and 90s it was by far the best Telemann around and some of the best baroque music recordings.

I am also somewhat successful at not duplicating (or rather decuplating) repertoire my shelves are already well-stocked with. The last discs I bought were Bloch, Buxtehude and Andrej Tchaikovsky, all pieces new to my collection.
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« Reply #1463 on: October 09, 2017, 04:52:45 AM »
Are these the Musica Antiqua recordings? They are very good, maybe by now there are others of similar quality but when these discs came out in the 80s and 90s it was by far the best Telemann around and some of the best baroque music recordings.

I am also somewhat successful at not duplicating (or rather decuplating) repertoire my shelves are already well-stocked with. The last discs I bought were Bloch, Buxtehude and Andrej Tchaikovsky, all pieces new to my collection.

  Right, the Musica Antiqua Koln set.  Enjoying them immensely, but not sure they are better than the earlier Bruggen set.  Also, psyched to try out the Freiburger Barockorchester set. 
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Re: Compulsive Disassociative CD Collecting Disease (CDCDCD)
« Reply #1464 on: October 09, 2017, 05:14:19 AM »
Also, psyched to try out the Freiburger Barockorchester set. 
That one is outstanding. I hadn't heard them before, but I was hooked once I had.
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Re: Compulsive Disassociative CD Collecting Disease (CDCDCD)
« Reply #1465 on: October 09, 2017, 08:56:34 AM »
  Right, the Musica Antiqua Koln set.  Enjoying them immensely, but not sure they are better than the earlier Bruggen set.  Also, psyched to try out the Freiburger Barockorchester set.

Definitely a set to have  ;)
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« Reply #1466 on: October 09, 2017, 05:51:25 PM »
Definitely a set to have  ;)

  You guys trying to push me into a relapse >:(

  Actually, I have this, and it is wonderful:
 



  and at about $2 a disc, a great bargain, too.
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Re: Compulsive Disassociative CD Collecting Disease (CDCDCD)
« Reply #1467 on: October 10, 2017, 01:59:56 AM »
Well, two October birthdays admitted in the last few posts(hint, hint).
Include mine as well (raising a glass (of tea)).

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Re: Compulsive Disassociative CD Collecting Disease (CDCDCD)
« Reply #1468 on: October 10, 2017, 02:22:55 AM »
Well, two October birthdays admitted in the last few posts(hint, hint).
Include mine as well (raising a glass (of tea)).

ZB
Happy birthday, ZB! Enjoy your tea...but do let us know what reckless CD purchasing you'll engage in for the occasion!  ;D
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« Reply #1469 on: October 10, 2017, 04:28:46 PM »
Happy birthday, ZB! Enjoy your tea...but do let us know what reckless CD purchasing you'll engage in for the occasion!  ;D

+1 :)
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Re: Compulsive Disassociative CD Collecting Disease (CDCDCD)
« Reply #1470 on: October 11, 2017, 10:53:12 PM »
Happy birthday, ZB! Enjoy your tea...but do let us know what reckless CD purchasing you'll engage in for the occasion!  ;D

Thanks, yesterday the cat was shut up in my room by my husband who thought it was a clever idea to get rid of him while I was out. Puss knocked over among other things such as two flower pots with the dirt all over the floor, a substantial amount of CD's. I need to check now what needs to be replenished. Actually I am craving some opera box sets.

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Re: Compulsive Disassociative CD Collecting Disease (CDCDCD)
« Reply #1471 on: October 11, 2017, 10:55:15 PM »
+1 :)

Back atcha. Actually the date is the 20th. One of my sons' is the 17th. Libra is a good sign for musicians!

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Re: Compulsive Disassociative CD Collecting Disease (CDCDCD)
« Reply #1472 on: October 12, 2017, 12:39:24 AM »
We are remodeling the apartment next year. A big challenge will be to move all the CDs to storage and, design spaces to store (and hopefully display) about 4,000 or so CDs and a few hundred DVDs, not to mention some LPs.

Holding off new purchases for a few months...




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« Reply #1473 on: October 12, 2017, 01:05:04 AM »
Thanks, yesterday the cat was shut up in my room by my husband who thought it was a clever idea to get rid of him while I was out. Puss knocked over among other things such as two flower pots with the dirt all over the floor, a substantial amount of CD's. I need to check now what needs to be replenished. Actually I am craving some opera box sets.

ZB

 That doesn't sound very cat-like! Anyway, hope the dirt and the cds remained separate.   CD box sets.  French Amazon had the wonderful baroque opera box for $36 (unless it turns out to be a typo and they refuse to honor it). 


(that link shows $93 cuz it's US amazon)

   I was actually tempted to get it even though I already have it. (that's CDCDCD for ya :-\)
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Re: Compulsive Disassociative CD Collecting Disease (CDCDCD)
« Reply #1475 on: October 12, 2017, 02:56:48 AM »
That doesn't sound very cat-like! Anyway, hope the dirt and the cds remained separate.   

Oh very cat-like when they get desperate, start to jump and claw at everything.
We did this to a mother-in-law's nasty cat during a typhoon in Japan, put him in the storage.
When the storms cleared there were ribbons of shoji everywhere.
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Re: Compulsive Disassociative CD Collecting Disease (CDCDCD)
« Reply #1476 on: October 12, 2017, 10:23:55 PM »
That doesn't sound very cat-like! Anyway, hope the dirt and the cds remained separate.   CD box sets.  French Amazon had the wonderful baroque opera box for $36 (unless it turns out to be a typo and they refuse to honor it). 


(that link shows $93 cuz it's US amazon)

That arrived two days ago, so it is/was as real deal.  :D

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I was actually tempted to get it even though I already have it. (that's CDCDCD for ya :-\)


Nooooooo!!  ???

Though it comes close to several forum members ordering some random Schumann piano works box set they don't really need from a pianist they've never ever heard of, just because it's cheap and because they can..... ;)  :laugh:  :laugh:

But then again, you resisted temptation...  8)

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« Reply #1477 on: October 12, 2017, 11:17:12 PM »
That arrived two days ago, so it is/was as real deal.  :D


Nooooooo!!  ???

Though it comes close to several forum members ordering some random Schumann piano works box set they don't really need from a pianist they've never ever heard of, just because it's cheap and because they can..... ;)  :laugh:  :laugh:

But then again, you resisted temptation...  8)

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So you got it! Come on, now, what do you think?  I consider it one of the classiest boxes every put together, and at the price you got it for, surely one of the all-time great bargains. no?
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Re: Compulsive Disassociative CD Collecting Disease (CDCDCD)
« Reply #1478 on: October 13, 2017, 12:48:44 PM »
So you got it! Come on, now, what do you think?  I consider it one of the classiest boxes every put together, and at the price you got it for, surely one of the all-time great bargains. no?

Still have to take it for a test drive, but it's a BEATY!  :) :)

And an absolute steal for the €40 incl. p&p, with only a few doubles.

Naturally I will print all the texts that came in pdf on a separate CD, I am a stickler for that kind of thing.... 8)

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PS  For all fellow sufferers of CDCDCD - it's still there, calling for name....  ;)

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