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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121360 on: September 14, 2018, 02:04:09 PM »



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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121361 on: September 14, 2018, 02:07:35 PM »
Your comments are most interesting. Thank you for sharing them.

 You are too kind ,they are only very global observations. ;)

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121362 on: September 14, 2018, 02:49:55 PM »
I played in the UK premieres of several of Part's works including the "popular" Tabla Rasa - he was there and actually very nice in a quiet and unassuming way.  This was before he was known at all and we all though he was a monk.

Aye;  all reports are, he's a decent chap. That pic does him no favors.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121363 on: September 14, 2018, 02:51:04 PM »
A wonderful recording in every aspect.

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121364 on: September 14, 2018, 03:06:39 PM »
Bach, BWV 57, Selig ist der Mann



The "2nd day of Christmas" is really the Martyrdom of St Stephen. So you only got to be cheery for one day before going back to death and suffering.

Rather excellent music for it, though.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121365 on: September 14, 2018, 03:54:43 PM »
Sibelius' first, incomplete symphony.

Consisting of the Overture in E major, and the Scene de ballet.

In the various different versions available.

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121366 on: September 14, 2018, 04:23:58 PM »


A spooky, powerful 6th.

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121367 on: September 14, 2018, 04:59:04 PM »
I realize that he has gone out of fashion these days but I personally feel that von Karajan must always be considered in any meaningful survey of Sibelius; not that he is necessarily the "best" interpreter but he certainly had a lot of very good things to offer.

I certainly prefer him more in Sibelius than in M.....Mozart.

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121368 on: September 14, 2018, 05:30:44 PM »
Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1 [Mintz/Golan]





This is a very attractive, engaging and lyrical work that is very well played here. The performance is also very lyrical and engaging.

Am listening to all the VS, as found in this set


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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121369 on: September 14, 2018, 10:28:32 PM »
I've decided to do a  run of recent arrivals this morning....

First up:


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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121370 on: September 14, 2018, 10:34:05 PM »
I've decided to do a  run of recent arrivals this morning....

First up:


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I had that CD for a long time. What I remember of it, that I found all recordings on Naxos with Wilson and Rumsey much to my liking, and well recorded they were too! Good morning my friend!

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121371 on: September 14, 2018, 10:36:38 PM »
I had that CD for a long time. What I remember of it, that I found all recordings on Naxos with Wilson and Rumsey much to my liking, and well recorded they were too! Good morning my friend!

I believe this was the last one I didn't have, and it's lovely.

Good morning!  :)

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121372 on: September 14, 2018, 10:40:19 PM »
I believe this was the last one I didn't have, and it's lovely.

Good morning!  :)

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I received this morning the Arcadelt box, and I am very curious after it. :)

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121373 on: September 14, 2018, 11:10:13 PM »
Albert Schweitzer plays Bach Side Two - A selection of Chorale Preludes





I like Schweitzer’s easy and relaxed style of playing.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121374 on: September 14, 2018, 11:11:07 PM »
You are too kind ,they are only very global observations. ;)

Your comments may well be global observations but to have so many sets commented upon is always very helpful to others, like me.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121375 on: September 14, 2018, 11:15:46 PM »
I certainly prefer him more in Sibelius than in M.....Mozart.


Oh I definitely agree with that. I never liked his Mozart or his Haydn for that matter.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121376 on: September 14, 2018, 11:17:53 PM »
Am listening to all the VS, as found in this set


Angelich with Renaud Capucon

There is some wonderful music in the Violin Sonatas. I trust that you are enjoying the set?
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121377 on: September 14, 2018, 11:19:46 PM »


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I believe this was the last one I didn't have, and it's lovely.


I too am pleased that you liked it.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121378 on: September 14, 2018, 11:53:07 PM »
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Music by composers from the Low Lands on poems by Pierre Ronsard (1524-1585)

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #121379 on: September 15, 2018, 12:15:46 AM »
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 26 & 27 [Lill]


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