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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101560 on: October 22, 2017, 01:37:11 AM »
What a wonderful work that Chamber Symphony, op. 33 is!

My first recording of it was with Silvestri(still my favourite) But this one is also very good and better sound..

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101561 on: October 22, 2017, 02:10:31 AM »


Zefiro / Gemma Bertagnolli / Alfredo Bernardini
Handel: Venus & Adonis - Cantatas & Sonatas

Release Date March 5, 2010
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101562 on: October 22, 2017, 02:28:19 AM »
Organ Works, CD 3 / 5 [Saorgin]....





The organ on this CD is from Schnitger de la Groote Kerk de Zwolle [Netherlands] and it has a very appealing, velvety warm tone and it tends to sing more.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101563 on: October 22, 2017, 02:50:23 AM »
Second rerun of disc 3 and 4. Sacred Music part 1&2.
Sublime.

http://walboi.blogspot.nl/2017/10/music-at-time-of-louis-xiv-sacred-music_22.html?spref=tw

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101564 on: October 22, 2017, 03:15:22 AM »
Disc 1 of this set by Olivier Vernet:


Assorted pieces by Louis Couperin, Henry Du Mont, Jean-Baptiste Lully and Lebègue.
François Couperin's Messe pour les Couvents

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101565 on: October 22, 2017, 03:24:23 AM »
Bach
Cantatas BWV 56, 82, 158, 84
Carolyn Sampson, Peter Kooij
Bach Collegium Japan
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101566 on: October 22, 2017, 03:26:17 AM »
Disc 1 of this set by Olivier Vernet:


Assorted pieces by Louis Couperin, Henry Du Mont, Jean-Baptiste Lully and Lebègue.
François Couperin's Messe pour les Couvents

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Yay, I am still in the first listening with this box, but I can honestly say it is a success from beginning to end.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101567 on: October 22, 2017, 03:28:03 AM »
Update: I've just reached the choir entrance and it one of the softest and most intense I've ever heard.
What a great choir they have in Amsterdam!

That choral entrance is treacherous as hell. I sang the bass part for the first time in 1980, and most recently three years ago.
 
When everything comes together, it's the most fun I've ever had out of bed.  ;D

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101568 on: October 22, 2017, 03:32:27 AM »
Josquin: Missa Pange lingua [Phillips]....





I have this on both vinyl and CD. It is a wonderful work and performance.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101569 on: October 22, 2017, 04:02:05 AM »


Leila Schayegh and Jörg Halubek play Bach Violin Sonatas, interpretations based on an 18th century theory of keys and affects, not unlike Guido de Neve and Frank Agsteribbe.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101570 on: October 22, 2017, 04:09:01 AM »
evening past ENESCU; Rumanian Rhapsody no.1
 RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G      DVOŘÁK  Symphony no.5 in F op.76
Vancouver S.O.    Angela Cheng piano    Cristian Macelaru cond.
A smaller hall at UBC for this, sound is very clear and dry,  orch. size slightly reduced.  The more resonant sound of the usual Orpheum would have helped.  I think the Dvořák was a first performance here, it is usually overlooked in programming.
Good view from the third balcony.  Vertiginous though.

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101571 on: October 22, 2017, 04:14:25 AM »


J​.​S. Bach: The Art of the Fugue (Kunst der Fuge​)​, BWV 1080
Kimiko Ishizaka

Release Date
October 4, 2017
Duration
1:17:56
Genre
Classical
Recording Date
May, 2017
Recording Location
Teldex Studio, Berlin
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101572 on: October 22, 2017, 04:18:42 AM »
Except the Carter and Wuorinen pieces, not a repertoire/composers that I´d normally be very eager to hear. But Carter´s Night Fantasies are very lively here, as are the other pieces. Whereas I find her recording of his piano concerto with Gielen on the Arte Nova label rather cold and unapproachable.

Never heard the other works on this 2cd set before.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101573 on: October 22, 2017, 04:44:53 AM »


Charles Bruffy / Kansas City Chorale / Phoenix Chorale
Rheinberger: Sacred Choral Works

Release Date November 6, 2007
Duration56:16
Genre
Classical
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Choral
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101574 on: October 22, 2017, 05:01:20 AM »
Cavalli: Messa Concertata [Holman]....





Cavalli was most likely a pupil of Monteverdi and certainly replaced him at San Marco after Monteverdi’s death. There are, therefore, loud echoes of Monteverdi’s style as well as the Gabriellis but Cavalli does have a voice of his own and one can hear the music definitely moving forward. The performance is very fine from all concerned.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101575 on: October 22, 2017, 05:03:27 AM »
Bridge, Phantasie piano trio

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101576 on: October 22, 2017, 06:05:56 AM »
Vivaldi: Salve Regina [Pinnock]....





A well rounded performance from Chance and a tight accompaniment from Pinnock and co.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101577 on: October 22, 2017, 06:29:55 AM »
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, Sz. 95, BB 101 from this recording:

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101578 on: October 22, 2017, 06:34:29 AM »
Copland: Symphony No. 3
New Zealand SO/Judd

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #101579 on: October 22, 2017, 06:37:30 AM »
First listen to Nikos Skalkottas's solo piano music, form this CD that landed yesteday:



Most interesting (and enjoyable) so far....
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