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Offline mc ukrneal

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93680 on: June 18, 2017, 10:31:11 PM »
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Donizetti: Rosmonda d'lnghilterra
Excellent performance!
Offenbach gets a raw deal in recordings considering his talent! For a discussion of this outstanding composer too little recorded: http://www.good-music-guide.com/community/index.php/topic,5572.

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93681 on: June 18, 2017, 10:38:16 PM »
The Harrison is excellent.

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(well, at least your current avatar looks like a liar)

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93682 on: June 19, 2017, 12:19:04 AM »


Gotta fend myself from the crazy office noise ... wasn't even aware I have this one on my smartphone (or rather on my 100 GB extra memory card) ... pretty cool disc fersure!
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93683 on: June 19, 2017, 12:30:48 AM »
Thank you for that   ;)
I trust that your father was in fine form  :)

+ 1.

TD



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EDIT: Now on to



EDIT: Beside the piano trios, this disc also contains a very fine Cello Sonata.

And now playing:

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93684 on: June 19, 2017, 03:42:47 AM »
What's better than a Haydn symphony? 
Seven of them!

That's the right idea!
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93685 on: June 19, 2017, 03:43:46 AM »


Gotta fend myself from the crazy office noise ... wasn't even aware I have this one on my smartphone (or rather on my 100 GB extra memory card) ... pretty cool disc fersure!

Well done!
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93686 on: June 19, 2017, 04:13:07 AM »




Beside the piano trios, this disc also contains a very fine Cello Sonata.



Definitely some of the best chamber music I've ever listened to. Strongly recommended, all of them.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93688 on: June 19, 2017, 04:42:14 AM »


Tigran Mansurian's Cello Concerto - Mario Brunello, cello, Susanna Mälkki, cond.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shsID7gvKJE

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93689 on: June 19, 2017, 05:19:04 AM »
The universe is change; life is opinion.   Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93690 on: June 19, 2017, 05:26:08 AM »
de gustibus, aut bene aut nihil

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93691 on: June 19, 2017, 05:40:17 AM »
Following a recommendation I recently made to a friend (but I'm afraid that, as Simón Bolívar once said, I have plowed the sea  ;)), revisiting Boulez's faboulous orchestral Notations (with the composer conducting the Ensemble Modern Orchetsra):


And then added the elusive chamber piece Improvisé - Pour le Dr. Kalmus as an encore...  :)
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93692 on: June 19, 2017, 05:50:57 AM »
Following a recommendation I recently made to a friend (but I'm afraid that, as Simón Bolívar once said, I have plowed the sea  ;) )

Hah!  :D
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93693 on: June 19, 2017, 05:59:40 AM »
Haydn: Symphony No. 8 “Le Soir” [Freiburger Barockorchester]....





This wonderful work is given a fine performance here.

My favorite interpretation of these symphonies; IMO some of the most immediately accesible and bewitching symphonic works by Haydn.  :)
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cuando son más que los buenos.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93694 on: June 19, 2017, 06:01:53 AM »
My favorite interpretation of these symphonies; IMO some of the most immediately accesible and bewitching symphonic works by Haydn.  :)

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93695 on: June 19, 2017, 06:12:13 AM »
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93696 on: June 19, 2017, 06:44:48 AM »
Haydn: Symphony No. 8 “Le Soir” [Freiburger Barockorchester]....





This wonderful work is given a fine performance here.
No. 6 'Le Matin' for me from this wonderful recording by Müllejans & Freiburgers. A shame that HM left No. 8 our of the Lumière box.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93697 on: June 19, 2017, 07:45:26 AM »
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93698 on: June 19, 2017, 08:04:05 AM »
Liar!!

(well, at least your current avatar looks like a liar)

Indeed, I lied. The Harrison is not excellent. It is DOUBLE excellent!  ;)

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #93699 on: June 19, 2017, 08:32:42 AM »
Ives: Symphony No. 2
Los Angeles Philharmonic, cond. Mehta


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