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Re: Purchases Today
« Reply #16440 on: January 21, 2017, 12:07:22 PM »




I've been eyeing that Albicastro release.

Excellent group and conductor.  ;)

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« Reply #16441 on: January 21, 2017, 12:17:44 PM »
I've been eyeing that Albicastro release.

Excellent group and conductor.  ;)

Me too.... :)
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« Reply #16442 on: January 21, 2017, 12:18:04 PM »
I love this Symphony. This was the first recording I ever heard (I have others now). I like that photo. I used to prop the Lp version up in front of me,when I was a youngster,and look at it while I was listening! The Chandos Bax cycle had wonderful photos,too.


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Re: Purchases Today
« Reply #16443 on: January 21, 2017, 06:49:12 PM »
a couple of new Naxos Discs that arrived at my local b&m (Sikoras)
SPOHR: Symphony no 4 "The Consecration of Sound"   Overtures to Faust and Jessonda
TISHCHENKO:  Symphony no. 8  Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Orchestra   Three Songs to Poems of Marina arr. for string orch. by Rezetdinov

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« Reply #16444 on: January 21, 2017, 07:18:50 PM »
I love this Symphony. This was the first recording I ever heard (I have others now). I like that photo. I used to prop the Lp version up in front of me,when I was a youngster,and look at it while I was listening! The Chandos Bax cycle had wonderful photos,too.



Yep, it's a fantastic symphony and Handley, IMHO, does it full justice. Much more involving than the Lloyd-Jones and Boult I've heard IMHO, although there is merit in both of the afore mentioned performances taken on their terms.
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« Reply #16445 on: January 21, 2017, 08:14:52 PM »
Just bought:

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« Reply #16446 on: January 22, 2017, 06:14:00 AM »
Just bought:



 :) :)

Just bought it yesterday as well! Happy listening.
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« Reply #16447 on: January 22, 2017, 07:03:05 AM »
:) :)

Just bought it yesterday as well! Happy listening.

Thanks, Richard. Finzi's music is just so gorgeous that it was difficult for me to pass up this set, especially at the price I paid for it.
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« Reply #16448 on: January 22, 2017, 07:34:28 AM »
Just bought:





I bought all of these from Dutton's website. I've been drooling over these for quite some time.

Also bought:



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« Reply #16449 on: January 22, 2017, 10:52:50 AM »
Found at a very attractive price on amazon.it:

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« Reply #16450 on: January 22, 2017, 11:39:57 AM »
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« Reply #16451 on: January 22, 2017, 12:55:30 PM »
Just ordered at jpc, turned out to be a Brilliant party:





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Re: Purchases Today
« Reply #16452 on: January 22, 2017, 12:57:13 PM »
Excellent choice.

Good to hear, Andrei. This has been one that has been under my radar for years. I'm glad I finally pulled the trigger on it.
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« Reply #16453 on: January 22, 2017, 01:48:55 PM »
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« Reply #16454 on: January 22, 2017, 05:33:18 PM »
:) :)

Just bought it yesterday as well! Happy listening.

You guys are in for a voyage into beauty. Just yesterday I was wallowing in Dies natalis. I might indulge as well, as I don't have that many works of his - maybe 4 discs' worth. Decisions, decisions...

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« Reply #16455 on: January 22, 2017, 05:37:25 PM »
You guys are in for a voyage into beauty. Just yesterday I was wallowing in Dies natalis. I might indulge as well, as I don't have that many works of his - maybe 4 discs' worth. Decisions, decisions...

I'm definitely looking forward to the aural journey.
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« Reply #16456 on: January 22, 2017, 06:29:01 PM »


Hat tip Gordo  ;)

Gives the impression that Handel's "Water Music" was composed for the world's first wet T-shirt contest.   :D

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« Reply #16457 on: January 22, 2017, 11:42:39 PM »
Hmm. Vaughan Williams and Finzi are both on my "to do" list. In both cases all that I really know well are a handful of songs... but in both cases they are very, very fine songs.
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Re: Purchases Today
« Reply #16458 on: January 23, 2017, 03:59:11 AM »
TISHCHENKO:  Symphony no. 8  Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Orchestra   Three Songs to Poems of Marina arr. for string orch. by Rezetdinov

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« Reply #16459 on: January 23, 2017, 04:03:36 AM »
TISHCHENKO:  Symphony no. 8  Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Orchestra   Three Songs to Poems of Marina arr. for string orch. by Rezetdinov

I saw Karl's comment and I couldn't help it, you like it?

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