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Offline knight66

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Re: Bonjour
« Reply #20 on: February 19, 2012, 01:18:14 PM »
BPO/Abbado

Oh, well that is a surprise to me, but it is also much of the point of the exercise.

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Re: Bonjour
« Reply #21 on: February 19, 2012, 03:42:15 PM »
Thrilling, passionate, but not the ultimate one ;)

About Wagner, yes, I do like his operas (most of them anyway), why ?

I have to agree: about Mahler, the Karajan recordings are not the ultimate ones, despite being amazing; I admit that Bernstein was much better in that music.

Nothing particular, it was just to know :) As both my picture and my username point out, Wagner is my favourite composer, I'm glad you like his operas!
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Re: Bonjour
« Reply #22 on: February 20, 2012, 10:42:23 AM »
A belated welcome - it's nice to see a new face posting :)
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Re: Bonjour
« Reply #23 on: February 20, 2012, 10:54:08 AM »
Greetings, and welcome!  ;)

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Re: Bonjour
« Reply #24 on: February 20, 2012, 12:28:50 PM »
Bienvenue Discobole !  :)
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Re: Bonjour
« Reply #25 on: February 20, 2012, 10:41:48 PM »
Welcome to the forum! I hope you are a fan of Shostakovich (to mock madaboutmahler). ;) ;D
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Re: Bonjour
« Reply #26 on: February 21, 2012, 07:29:27 AM »
I like my Shostakovich in a certain way. There are Mravinsky, Kondrashin, Rozhdestvensky (and, for the instruments, Oistrakh, Gutman...) and then there are the others, far behind. I usually dislike western interpretations in Shostakovich more than for any other Russian or Soviet composer... Funny, because I think Prokofiev was better played in the West, for instance.

There are many people who swear by the Russian approach to Shostakovich and this is perfectly fine. I think, in my opinion, his music lends itself to many different interpretations besides those of the Russians. Good to have you onboard. By the way, it wouldn't have bothered me one bit if you didn't like Shostakovich. Everybody on this planet are unique and likes different things. Occasionally, our tastes will overlap, but even then, we hear something different in the music.
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Re: Bonjour
« Reply #27 on: February 21, 2012, 10:31:41 AM »
Welcome to the forum. Now, where did I put my Dvorak hammer?

(MI was just making a joke of Daniel's standard question 'Do you like Mahler')

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Re: Bonjour
« Reply #28 on: February 21, 2012, 11:41:48 AM »
Welcome, Discobole!

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