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greg

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Re: Gigantic 18-Disc Messiaen Edition Box Set!
« Reply #20 on: July 07, 2007, 12:33:07 PM »
oh, it was sold?........

forgive me, Larry, for not being able to make your dreams come true.  :-\

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Re: Gigantic 18-Disc Messiaen Edition Box Set!
« Reply #21 on: July 07, 2007, 12:40:22 PM »
I was eyeing it...thank God temptation has been removed.  ;D

--Bruce

Bruce,

It is a great box, but I must admit that my enthusiasm for Messiaen has waned somewhat. I already have the pieces I really like on other discs, so keeping the box around seemed superfluous.

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Re: Gigantic 18-Disc Messiaen Edition Box Set!
« Reply #22 on: July 07, 2007, 12:46:36 PM »
Bruce,

It is a great box, but I must admit that my enthusiasm for Messiaen has waned somewhat. I already have the pieces I really like on other discs, so keeping the box around seemed superfluous.

Thanks.  I think I've seen it at Academy, so if I decide to add it to the (groaning) pile, I can probably find it there.  FWIW, I love Messiaen, but can't listen to too much of him at once.  Too intense! 

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Larry Rinkel

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Re: Gigantic 18-Disc Messiaen Edition Box Set!
« Reply #23 on: July 07, 2007, 05:48:42 PM »
oh, it was sold?........

forgive me, Larry, for not being able to make your dreams come true.  :-\

Maybe you can send me something equally enticing, like the complete symphonies of Vaughan-Williams.

And don't forget the coal.

Larry Rinkel

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Re: Gigantic 18-Disc Messiaen Edition Box Set!
« Reply #24 on: July 07, 2007, 05:50:28 PM »
It is a great box . . . so keeping the box around seemed superfluous.

I'm sure the box in itself is an excellent box. It's what's on the CDs within the box that I object to.

I must admit that my enthusiasm for Messiaen has waned somewhat.

And mine has never waxed.

Kullervo

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Re: Gigantic 18-Disc Messiaen Edition Box Set!
« Reply #25 on: July 08, 2007, 04:29:05 AM »
Maybe you can send me something equally enticing, like the complete symphonies of Vaughan-Williams.

And don't forget the coal.

No, I want those RVW symphonies!

greg

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Re: Gigantic 18-Disc Messiaen Edition Box Set!
« Reply #26 on: July 08, 2007, 08:11:22 AM »
No, I want those RVW symphonies!
actually, i want them too......
talk about a love triangle