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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95140 on: July 16, 2017, 03:40:24 PM »
Debussy : String Quartet- Orion Quartet, Piano Trio- CMS members. This is an excellent 3 disc collection and highly recommended.


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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95141 on: July 16, 2017, 04:13:27 PM »



D557 & D958 to wrap up the musical portion of the weekend.  Almost GoT time.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95142 on: July 16, 2017, 06:16:35 PM »
Don't know about anyone else here but the former Boingo frontman wrote a few great soundtracks, this one being reminiscent of Schostakovich, Holst and certain american composers:

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95143 on: July 16, 2017, 09:42:19 PM »
Morning listening - Sylvius Leopold Weiss' London Manuscript by Michel Cardin:


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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95144 on: July 17, 2017, 02:29:30 AM »


Woefully Arrayed: Sacred and Secular Choral & Polyhoral Works of Jonathan David Little

Release Date July 14, 2017
Duration01:09:50
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Classical
Styles
Choral
Recording DateNovember, 2005

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95145 on: July 17, 2017, 03:37:14 AM »
+2  8)

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This cd contains one of the most spectacular performances of the Suite in b minor I've ever heard. Fantastic !

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95146 on: July 17, 2017, 04:02:26 AM »
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Terrific!
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« Reply #95147 on: July 17, 2017, 04:09:19 AM »


Baltic Chamber Orchestra / Emmanuel Leducq-Barome
Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony in C minor, Op. 110a; Strauss: Metamophosen for 23 strings

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Audio CD Release: (August 18, 2017)
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95148 on: July 17, 2017, 05:12:51 AM »
Yet another piece my ears have always loved.

The very intention of the work was bound to fascinate :  Schoenberg said, "In Erwartung the aim is to represent in slow motion everything that occurs during a single second of maximum spiritual excitement, stretching it out to half an hour." I was quite bowled over by this performance (not being much of a Rattle fan). Phylis Bryn-Julson wows. 
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95149 on: July 17, 2017, 05:17:20 AM »
Arutyunyan's Trumpet Concerto :

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95150 on: July 17, 2017, 05:46:33 AM »

“You practice and you get better. It’s very simple.”
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95151 on: July 17, 2017, 05:55:56 AM »



Disc two, on a period Pleyel.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95152 on: July 17, 2017, 05:58:40 AM »
The very intention of the work was bound to fascinate :  Schoenberg said, "In Erwartung the aim is to represent in slow motion everything that occurs during a single second of maximum spiritual excitement, stretching it out to half an hour." I was quite bowled over by this performance (not being much of a Rattle fan). Phylis Bryn-Julson wows. 

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95153 on: July 17, 2017, 06:10:03 AM »
More Maderna "musical theatre" today. It's the turn for Satyricon:



I'm not enjoying this nearly as much as I did Don Perlimplin yesterday. This is a live recording with most (if not all) the prerecorded tape (which amounts to a whole lot of unintelligible conversation, which might be great in a staged performance, but turns out to be quite tiresome on record). The work is in "variable form", and there is a much shorter recording under the composer himself which apparently concentrates on the music as such (I own it, but I still haven't listened to it).



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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95154 on: July 17, 2017, 06:32:44 AM »
Maiden-Listen Mondays!

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Chamber Symphony № 1, Op.145 (1986) — after the second String Quartet (Op.3, 1940)
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95155 on: July 17, 2017, 07:12:21 AM »
Phylis Bryn-Julson wows.

She always does, in my experience.

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95156 on: July 17, 2017, 07:12:34 AM »
First listen to Violin Sonata No.3

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95157 on: July 17, 2017, 07:30:35 AM »
This one again:



Il Cembalo di Partenope. A Renaissance harpsichord tale
Catalina Vicens, harpsichord [Naples, 1525]

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Catalina Vicens plays music from Naples, Italy from around 1525, the year when the instrument was built there. She conceived an imaginary tale of the life and story of that very instrument, partly based on historical facts, partly on poetic inspiration emerging from her encounter with this priceless treasure of a historical harpsichord. The beautifully produced CD comes with a free audiobook download of that same story, narrated by Ms Vicens herself and accompanied with original music from the CD. These captivating performances show Catalina Vicens’s profound understanding and impeccable technique. Combined with the warm tone of the magnificent Neapolitan instrument, she offers rare and revelatory insights into this sensuous, elegant and mesmerising music.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95158 on: July 17, 2017, 07:39:31 AM »
De Lalande: Suite No. 7 from CD 3....


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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #95159 on: July 17, 2017, 07:41:13 AM »
Yeah, among recordings - of anything - these Bach Veldhoven boxes stand out for their gorgeous presentation. As well as being beautiful, they come with hard-bound mini-books which are small in size but large in content (this one has 192 pages...well, it's bilingual ;)), with lengthy essays, tons of pictures, full texts, and plenty to keep a person occupied.

And so far, the performances are the finest I've heard of the "big" Bach choral works (I only lack the B minor mass, which is en route).

OK I did not know that there was a "series". Thank you for that  ;)
BTW the St. Matthew Passion is now on my Wish List.  :)
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