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Offline kyjo

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I'm back!
« on: September 04, 2017, 11:34:08 AM »
Hi all!

Some of you may remember me as "kyjo" from a couple years ago. Well, I'm back under a different username! I'll keep things brief. I'm a college student majoring in cello performance and I love listening to a wide variety of classical music. My primary area of interest is late-romantic and tonal 20th century music (mainly orchestral and chamber). I'm really into exploring lesser-known repertoire, and I think that the "standard repertoire" these days is ridiculously limited. My favorite "famous" composers include Rachmaninoff, Sibelius, Dvorak, Brahms, Ravel, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, and Mahler. Some lesser-known composers who I believe are deserving of much wider exposure include but are not limited to: Atterberg (hence my username ;D), Braga Santos, Hanson, Piston, Martinu, Melartin, Roussel, Englund, Arnold, Glazunov, Szymanowski, Berwald, Dohnanyi, Arnold, Raff, Rontgen, Weinberg, Enescu, Zemlinsky, Bax, Alwyn, Ginastera, Holmboe, Honegger, Andreae, Villa-Lobos, A. Merikanto, etc. Looking forward to sharing my musical discoveries with you all :)

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Re: I'm back!
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2017, 06:04:31 PM »
It’s certainly great to have you back, Kyle! Hope to see you around these parts for some time to come. Happy posting!
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« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2017, 06:20:23 PM »
What a great list of favourite composers! Looking forward to your contribution on the forum  :).

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« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2017, 10:30:13 PM »
Welcome back!  8)
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Offline SymphonicAddict

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Re: I'm back!
« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2017, 11:44:00 AM »
It's nice to see an Atterberg fan here (included portrait). I'm very fond of those composers you mentioned, the exception is Andreae, but I do know the rest.

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Re: I'm back!
« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2017, 12:32:53 PM »
Good to see you again, dude  8)

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Offline Jeffrey Smith

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« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2017, 12:37:55 PM »
Welcome back!

Offline The new erato

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« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2017, 12:50:10 PM »
Nice!

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« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2017, 12:54:06 PM »
Welcome back, Kyjo!
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Re: I'm back!
« Reply #9 on: September 08, 2017, 08:53:15 AM »
Great to have you back!
Long live Braga Santos etc!
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Offline kyjo

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Re: I'm back!
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2017, 07:27:14 PM »
I decided to change my username back to kyjo for old times' sake :)

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« Reply #11 on: September 08, 2017, 08:22:48 PM »
I decided to change my username back to kyjo for old times' sake :)

Good idea. 8)
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Re: I'm back!
« Reply #12 on: September 09, 2017, 12:05:43 AM »
I decided to change my username back to kyjo for old times' sake :)

That definitely helps.... welcome back!  :)

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Re: I'm back!
« Reply #13 on: October 10, 2017, 04:45:14 PM »
Hello, kyjo, and welcome back! Speaking of the cello, recently I heard Salonen's Mania (2000), performed by Jonathan Roozeman -- didn't previously know the piece or the cellist, and quite liked both.

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