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Re: Purchases Today
« Reply #20380 on: March 20, 2018, 05:49:16 AM »
No, ritter does not think highly of this recording, as he's never listened to it  :D. DD's enthusiasm has made me consider it, but with 9 compete recordings in my collection (one of them--Armin Jordan--remaining unlistened to so far), my priorities lie elsewhere... ;)

Ah okay, Rafael. I was misremembering yet again. In any case, I’ll let you know how it is whenever I get around to listening to it. :)
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« Reply #20381 on: March 20, 2018, 06:48:26 AM »
AmazonFrance says it shipped this today, expected arrival date 4/5


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« Reply #20382 on: March 20, 2018, 07:09:09 AM »
AmazonFrance says it shipped this today, expected arrival date 4/5
Huzzah!
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« Reply #20383 on: March 20, 2018, 07:59:43 AM »
AmazonFrance says it shipped this today, expected arrival date 4/5



Huzzah!

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« Reply #20384 on: March 20, 2018, 11:06:19 AM »
Ah okay, Rafael. I was misremembering yet again. In any case, I’ll let you know how it is whenever I get around to listening to it. :)
Thanks! That'll be much appreciated, John.    :).
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« Reply #20385 on: March 20, 2018, 01:30:42 PM »
Ordered a used copy of this via amazon MP, for the two timpanis...

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« Reply #20386 on: March 20, 2018, 07:09:33 PM »
Thanks! That'll be much appreciated, John.    :).

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« Reply #20387 on: March 21, 2018, 01:00:47 AM »
Spent up again

Beethoven. Complete Piano Concertos
Murray perahia
Royal Concertgebouw
Conducted by Bernard Haitink

Watched him perform Beethoven 4th piano concerto on u tube was very impressed


Mozart. Clarinet Concerto Clarinet Quintet
Andrew Marriner
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Very curious to hear what Andrew is made of!

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« Reply #20388 on: March 21, 2018, 02:15:03 PM »
A mixed bag today, from La Boîte à Musique in Brussels:

Rossini composed a series of impressive operas for impresario Domenico Barbaja in Naples, and this Ricciardo e Zoraide is probably the least known of them all (it's only been recorded once before, by Opera Rara in an expensive and not that readily available set). From what I've read, it's Rossini at his best. Let's see  ;)

This recent (2017) release of chamber music is a welcome addition to the rather scant discography of composer-conductor Gilbert Amy's own music.

And since there was a special sale of the Chandos label, I want for these as well:

Mainly for the overture to La dama boba, one of Wolf-Ferrari's last operas (based on Lope de Vega), which remains unrecorded in its entirety AFAIK.

I need another CD of Debussy's piano music like I need a hole in my head, but Bavouzet's performance of the solo piano version of Jeux (on another CD of this series) was so impressive, that hearing him in some of the pieces included in this release (Estampes, Images retrouvées, L'isle joyeuse...)  was too tempting a proposition to resist (at this discounted price).

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« Reply #20389 on: March 21, 2018, 06:21:15 PM »

I need another CD of Debussy's piano music like I need a hole in my head, but Bavouzet's performance of the solo piano version of Jeux (on another CD of this series) was so impressive, that hearing him in some of the pieces included in this release (Estampes, Images retrouvées, L'isle joyeuse...)  was too tempting a proposition to resist (at this discounted price).

Do let me know what you think of this Bavouzet recording, Rafael. I don’t really have a good track record with Bavouzet as I’m one of the few (if the only one) around here who didn’t quite take to his performances of Ravel’s piano music with the noted exception of the PCs, which I think he did quite a good job with. But his Debussy, from what I’ve heard so far, hasn’t been really to my taste. I also don’t really like the way Chandos records their solo piano, especially in Debussy as it’s too close and doesn’t really feel at all like a piano would sound in a concert hall.
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« Reply #20390 on: March 21, 2018, 07:10:14 PM »
I'm in the "Like" column for Bavouzet's Debussy.
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« Reply #20391 on: March 22, 2018, 01:16:34 AM »
Do let me know what you think of this Bavouzet recording, Rafael. I don’t really have a good track record with Bavouzet as I’m one of the few (if the only one) around here who didn’t quite take to his performances of Ravel’s piano music with the noted exception of the PCs, which I think he did quite a good job with. But his Debussy, from what I’ve heard so far, hasn’t been really to my taste. I also don’t really like the way Chandos records their solo piano, especially in Debussy as it’s too close and doesn’t really feel at all like a piano would sound in a concert hall.

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« Reply #20392 on: March 22, 2018, 03:54:16 AM »
I'm in the "Like" column for Bavouzet's Debussy.
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I shall be most interested in how you like these.
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« Reply #20393 on: March 22, 2018, 09:40:41 AM »
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Seong Jin Cho's Debussy is really good, I think. Saw him in Warsaw when he won the Chopin Competition and was more enamored by the Canadian Hamelin (not related). But some of these releases since have been very impressive -- and this perhaps most so.

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« Reply #20394 on: March 22, 2018, 02:25:34 PM »
Just received the following:



Although I already have recordings of some of these works, most of them are new to me.

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« Reply #20395 on: March 22, 2018, 03:31:26 PM »
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Although I already have recordings of some of these works, most of them are new to me.
It's a fine set and recorded  very  well

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« Reply #20396 on: March 22, 2018, 06:17:30 PM »
Seong Jin Cho's Debussy is really good, I think. Saw him in Warsaw when he won the Chopin Competition and was more enamored by the Canadian Hamelin (not related). But some of these releases since have been very impressive -- and this perhaps most so.

Very cool, Jens. 8) I heard some of Cho’s Debussy via the new Debussy DG box (Suite bergamasque). He does have quite a good feel for Debussy I think or at least by this sole performance I’ve heard. I hope the rest is up to par.
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« Reply #20398 on: March 22, 2018, 11:59:46 PM »
Ordered this morning for the right price.

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« Reply #20399 on: March 23, 2018, 03:30:31 AM »
Landed yesterday.
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