Author Topic: Hello  (Read 2857 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Judith

  • Full Member
  • *
  • Posts: 183
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Currently Listening to:
    Love most composers but especially Brahms & Schumann
Re: Hello
« Reply #20 on: January 01, 2018, 02:19:25 PM »
Thank you all for your lovely welcome.  Feel as though, already made friends.

Can I ask a question.  Loving the posts but is there anyway I can "like" them?

Thank you once again :) :)

Offline Mirror Image

  • Veteran member
  • *
  • Posts: 44277
  • Bohuslav Martinů (1890 - 1959)
  • Location: Northeast GA, US
  • Currently Listening to:
    The Opening of the Wells on Magic Nights
Re: Hello
« Reply #21 on: January 01, 2018, 02:42:02 PM »
Thank you all for your lovely welcome.  Feel as though, already made friends.

Can I ask a question.  Loving the posts but is there anyway I can "like" them?

Thank you once again :) :)

Unfortunately, Judith, there is no ‘like’ function.
“It must be beautiful, or it wouldn't be worth the effort.” - Bohuslav Martinů

Offline GioCar

  • Full Member
  • *
  • Posts: 914
  • Location: Milan
Re: Hello
« Reply #22 on: January 01, 2018, 09:42:52 PM »
Luckily, there is no ‘like’ function. ;)

Welcome Judith, enjoy your time here.




Offline "Harry"

  • Veteran member
  • *
  • Posts: 6138
  • Location: Netherlands
Re: Hello
« Reply #23 on: January 03, 2018, 03:05:20 AM »
A female contributor is a rare sighting on GMG  so you are very welcome indeed.

Offline kyjo

  • Veteran member
  • *
  • Posts: 1352
  • Kurt Atterberg (1887-1974)
  • Location: United States
Re: Hello
« Reply #24 on: January 04, 2018, 10:01:06 AM »
Welcome, Judith, and enjoy your time here :) I'm a big fan of Brahms and Schumann as well!
"Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music" - Sergei Rachmaninoff

Offline Judith

  • Full Member
  • *
  • Posts: 183
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Currently Listening to:
    Love most composers but especially Brahms & Schumann
Re: Hello
« Reply #25 on: January 05, 2018, 04:46:20 AM »
Once again, thank you all for the lovely welcome on this site and for putting up with me when I let off steam.

Thank you once again :) :)

Offline k a rl h e nn i ng

  • Veteran member
  • *
  • *
  • Posts: 50733
  • Et quid amabo nisi quod ænigma est?
    • Henningmusick
  • Location: Boston, Mass.
  • Currently Listening to:
    Shostakovich, Frescobaldi, Stravinsky, JS Bach, Liszt, Chopin, Haydn, Henning
Re: Hello
« Reply #26 on: January 05, 2018, 04:49:54 AM »
We're here for you!  :)
Karl Henning, Ph.D.
Composer & Clarinetist
Boston MA
http://www.karlhenning.com/
[Matisse] was interested neither in fending off opposition,
nor in competing for the favor of wayward friends.
His only competition was with himself. — Françoise Gilot

Offline zamyrabyrd

  • Veteran member
  • *
  • Posts: 3925
  • selig sind
Re: Hello
« Reply #27 on: January 06, 2018, 02:26:02 AM »
And if you like Schumann, you might want to try one of his favorite composers: Jan (Johann) Kalliwoda:

Gosh, Cato, thanks so much for the link, the symphony is playing while I type.
If I had to guess who the composer is from only listening, I would have said Schumann.
Kalliwoda wrote this in 1840, fascinating!
“Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, one by one.”

― Charles MacKay, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

Offline zamyrabyrd

  • Veteran member
  • *
  • Posts: 3925
  • selig sind
Re: Hello
« Reply #28 on: January 06, 2018, 02:30:39 AM »
Hi Judith,

Welcome to the funnest forum on music. Even the politics thread is a lark. No hard feelings, guys, right???

Zamyra-byrd, AKA Janet of Arc, professional gadfly
“Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, one by one.”

― Charles MacKay, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

Offline Judith

  • Full Member
  • *
  • Posts: 183
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Currently Listening to:
    Love most composers but especially Brahms & Schumann
Re: Hello
« Reply #29 on: January 06, 2018, 05:07:53 AM »
Welcome, Judith, and enjoy your time here :) I'm a big fan of Brahms and Schumann as well!
Think I have spotted you elsewhere too.  What are your favourite Brahms and Schumann?

Mine are Double Concerto  Brahms
Symphony no 2 Schumann
Sympgony no 4 Brahms
Cello Concerto  Schumann
Three Romances  Schumann

My list can go on and on

Offline Brewski

  • Global Moderator
  • *
  • Posts: 11878
  • "Man With No Shadow" by Makoto Tojiki (2009)
Re: Hello
« Reply #30 on: January 06, 2018, 06:20:19 AM »
Hello, Judith, and welcome. Nothing to complain about Brahms and Schumann! My first Brahms exposure, around age 12: Symphony No. 4, with Bruno Walter and the Columbia Symphony Orchestra.

Have a good time here!

--Bruce
"Do you realize that we're meteorites; almost as soon as we're born, we have to disappear?"

~Iannis Xenakis

Twitter: @BruceHodgesNY

Offline kyjo

  • Veteran member
  • *
  • Posts: 1352
  • Kurt Atterberg (1887-1974)
  • Location: United States
Re: Hello
« Reply #31 on: January 06, 2018, 11:41:40 AM »
Think I have spotted you elsewhere too.  What are your favourite Brahms and Schumann?

Mine are Double Concerto  Brahms
Symphony no 2 Schumann
Sympgony no 4 Brahms
Cello Concerto  Schumann
Three Romances  Schumann

My list can go on and on

Yes, I recently joined the TalkClassical forum and I believe I've seen you around there! My favorite Brahms and Schumann:

Brahms (so many works that I love!): Symphonies 3 and 4, Piano Concerto no. 2, Double Concerto, Piano Trios 1 and 2, Piano Quartet no. 3, Piano Quintet, String Quartet no. 3, String Quintet no. 2, both String Sextets, both Cello Sonatas, Piano Sonata no. 3, the late piano Intermezzi

Schumann: Symphonies 2 and 3, Piano Quintet, Piano Quartet, Piano Trio no. 1, Funf Stucke im Volkston, Violin Sonata no. 2
"Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music" - Sergei Rachmaninoff

Offline Brewski

  • Global Moderator
  • *
  • Posts: 11878
  • "Man With No Shadow" by Makoto Tojiki (2009)
Re: Hello
« Reply #32 on: January 11, 2018, 04:36:31 AM »
A reminder to members new and old, that we discourage negative comments about other forums. If you wish to do so, please discuss via private messages. Thank you.

And another warm welcome to Judith.

--Bruce
« Last Edit: January 11, 2018, 06:22:33 AM by Brewski »
"Do you realize that we're meteorites; almost as soon as we're born, we have to disappear?"

~Iannis Xenakis

Twitter: @BruceHodgesNY

Offline vandermolen

  • Veteran member
  • *
  • *
  • Posts: 11707
  • Location: Rotherfield, Sussex, UK
Re: Hello
« Reply #33 on: January 11, 2018, 12:33:40 PM »
Greetings from me too Judith. My daughter had a very happy three years at Leeds University.
"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).

Offline k a rl h e nn i ng

  • Veteran member
  • *
  • *
  • Posts: 50733
  • Et quid amabo nisi quod ænigma est?
    • Henningmusick
  • Location: Boston, Mass.
  • Currently Listening to:
    Shostakovich, Frescobaldi, Stravinsky, JS Bach, Liszt, Chopin, Haydn, Henning
Re: Hello
« Reply #34 on: January 12, 2018, 04:45:50 AM »
Sven and the Seven Sweatered Swedes
Hid in the reeds of the Uni of Leeds . . . .
Karl Henning, Ph.D.
Composer & Clarinetist
Boston MA
http://www.karlhenning.com/
[Matisse] was interested neither in fending off opposition,
nor in competing for the favor of wayward friends.
His only competition was with himself. — Françoise Gilot

Offline Cato

  • Veteran member
  • *
  • Posts: 8423
  • An American Hero!
Re: Hello
« Reply #35 on: January 12, 2018, 10:21:52 AM »
Gosh, Cato, thanks so much for the link, the symphony is playing while I type.
If I had to guess who the composer is from only listening, I would have said Schumann.
Kalliwoda wrote this in 1840, fascinating!

We welcome all to the World of Kalliwoda8)


Zamyra-byrd, AKA Janet of Arc, professional gadfly


Janet of Arc RAWKS!!! 8) 0:)
"Meet Miss Ruth Sherwood, from Columbus, Ohio, the Middle of the Universe!"

- Brian Aherne introducing Rosalind Russell in  My Sister Eileen (1942)

Offline Judith

  • Full Member
  • *
  • Posts: 183
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Currently Listening to:
    Love most composers but especially Brahms & Schumann
Re: Hello
« Reply #36 on: January 12, 2018, 11:04:46 AM »
Greetings from me too Judith. My daughter had a very happy three years at Leeds University.
Thank you.  Whereabouts did she stay in Leeds? 

Offline vandermolen

  • Veteran member
  • *
  • *
  • Posts: 11707
  • Location: Rotherfield, Sussex, UK
Re: Hello
« Reply #37 on: January 25, 2018, 09:08:38 AM »
Thank you.  Whereabouts did she stay in Leeds?
Sorry Judith - I only just spotted this. She was a student at the University so she stayed in different locations. 'Oxey/Oxhey Halls of Residence' comes to mind.
Best wishes
Jeffrey
"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).

Offline Judith

  • Full Member
  • *
  • Posts: 183
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Currently Listening to:
    Love most composers but especially Brahms & Schumann
Re: Hello
« Reply #38 on: January 25, 2018, 09:15:55 AM »
Sorry Judith - I only just spotted this. She was a student at the University so she stayed in different locations. 'Oxey/Oxhey Halls of Residence' comes to mind.
Best wishes
Jeffrey
Know where they are. Not far from where I live!!

Offline vandermolen

  • Veteran member
  • *
  • *
  • Posts: 11707
  • Location: Rotherfield, Sussex, UK
Re: Hello
« Reply #39 on: January 27, 2018, 02:54:15 PM »
Know where they are. Not far from where I live!!
Oxley Residences, Harold Grove, Winston Mount, Headingly were her residences in Leeds - I just checked in my address book!
"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).