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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92100 on: May 19, 2017, 06:30:29 PM »



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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92101 on: May 19, 2017, 06:43:39 PM »
Rach-in the night.  8)

Selections from Vespers, and now onto Symphony No. 2 from these discs...



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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92102 on: May 19, 2017, 07:23:25 PM »
I am sadly wrapping up my first listen to this wonderful set with several miscellaneous works....





I really liked all of the fillers on disc 7 very much all of which are very fine works in themselves.
Standout works for me were Drapa [On the Death of Edvard Grieg] and Hvidbjerg-Drapa both of which were enthralling.

This Symphonic cycle has been a huge success for me. I have found the music to be engaging, captivating, accessible and very entertaining. I regret its inevitable completion.

Excellent! Of course, no one wasted piece!
Now you have listened to all the symphonies, what are your favorite ones?

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92103 on: May 19, 2017, 07:50:36 PM »


Philippe Schoeller's Cello Concerto "The Eyes of the Wind" - Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello, Pascal Roph, cond.

Live: 10 March 2017, Auditorium, Maison de la Radio, Paris

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y47GXN2X1og

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92104 on: May 19, 2017, 07:55:30 PM »
I am sadly wrapping up my first listen to this wonderful set with several miscellaneous works....





I really liked all of the fillers on disc 7 very much all of which are very fine works in themselves.
Standout works for me were Drapa [On the Death of Edvard Grieg] and Hvidbjerg-Drapa both of which were enthralling.

This Symphonic cycle has been a huge success for me. I have found the music to be engaging, captivating, accessible and very entertaining. I regret its inevitable completion.

Ill have to give this miscellany works disc a spin. I recall enjoying it quite a bit.

But for now listening to Isle of the Dead from this recording:

When a man is in despair, it means that he still believes in something. - Dmitri Shostakovich

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92105 on: May 19, 2017, 08:41:32 PM »
Now playing: Vaughan Williams, Symphony #2
Previn/LSO
 *on the radio  ;), via headphones ~



Sounding quite nice.  :)

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92106 on: May 19, 2017, 10:47:17 PM »
Ligeti's Etudes  ;D

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92107 on: May 19, 2017, 11:39:07 PM »
Now playing:



Concerti Grossi, Op. 6/#1-3

Not a great listener of the Baroque (apart from J.S. Bach) but this is cool - love that merry Basso Continuo pulse :)
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I like old Music :)

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92108 on: May 19, 2017, 11:47:45 PM »
Locatelli: Opus 4, Concertos Nos. 7-9....


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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92109 on: May 19, 2017, 11:55:27 PM »



Excellent! Of course, no one wasted piece!
Now you have listened to all the symphonies, what are your favorite ones?

As it is only my first pass through this cycle it is honestly too early to call one or more favourites. I have enjoyed each one of them because, as you have said, there is not a poor one amongst them.
However, the one that I found the most intriguing was the last one; obviously a late one, with the same musical language for the most part but yet with enough of a difference to make it stand out for me.

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92110 on: May 19, 2017, 11:56:33 PM »
Now playing:



Concerti Grossi, Op. 6/#1-3

Not a great listener of the Baroque (apart from J.S. Bach) but this is cool - love that merry Basso Continuo pulse :)

A good one to pick if you are moving away from JSB  :)
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92111 on: May 20, 2017, 12:33:17 AM »
Morning listening:

   

Utopia Triumphans, The Great Polyphony of the Renaissance, Huelgas Ensemble, Paul van Nevel.
Thomas Tallis' famous Spem in Alium and other works by Constanzo Porta, Josquin Desprez, Johannes Ockeghem, Pierre de Manchicourt, Giovanni Gabrieli and Alessandro Striggio.

This set should definitely be re-issued...

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92112 on: May 20, 2017, 12:42:02 AM »
Haven't listened to Cage for a while.

Williams Mix and Concerto for Piano & Orchestra of this might fine set:  :)




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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92113 on: May 20, 2017, 01:04:56 AM »
A good one to pick if you are moving away from JSB  :)

Thanks I enjoyed listening to the Handel :) - I've added some Vivaldi (Marriner again) to my music player so may listen to that later :D
I like old Music :)

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92114 on: May 20, 2017, 01:16:00 AM »
Reichenauer: Overture in B flat major for 2 oboes, bassoon, strings and b.c. [Musica Florea]....





This is a more substantial work than the preceding three so far on this CD. Wonderful varied, engaging and entertaining music with great orchestral textures. The playing has bite which enhances the performances.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92115 on: May 20, 2017, 01:17:19 AM »
- I've added some Vivaldi (Marriner again) to my music player so may listen to that later :D

Great. I always enjoy Marriner in Vivaldi. Happy listening  8)
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92116 on: May 20, 2017, 01:31:21 AM »
CD 3 : don Quichotte
- Massenet
- Ibert
- Ravel don Quichotte a Dulcine



3 fantastic works, and an inspired van Dam.  There a 2 versions of the Ravel.  A piano version with Dalton Baldwin,  and the orchestral is directed here by Kent Nagano, i.e. is different from the one with Boulez on the Sony disc.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92117 on: May 20, 2017, 01:36:54 AM »
Shoastakovich - Symphony no 4





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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92118 on: May 20, 2017, 01:52:36 AM »
Following HIPster's lead  (thanks!  :))with the Italian Baroque triptich  (Perez, Galuppi & Jommelli) by Roberta Invernizzi and the until now for me unfamiliar Ghislieri Consort under Giulio Prandi:


Sterling performances sofar and Lisbon based Neapolitan composer Davide Perez proves to be a highly original composer.

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #92119 on: May 20, 2017, 02:13:34 AM »
Chopin: Anderszewski

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