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Offline aligreto

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Re: Your Favourite Purchases of 2017
« Reply #20 on: December 05, 2017, 02:29:34 AM »
I had curtailed my purchases in 2017 but a trawl produced the following highlights:














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Re: Your Favourite Purchases of 2017
« Reply #21 on: December 05, 2017, 07:43:55 AM »
The Langgaard and Holmboe symphony sets are certainly treasure troves of a good music, aligreto. 8)
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Re: Your Favourite Purchases of 2017
« Reply #22 on: December 05, 2017, 12:38:46 PM »
Hey, North Star, I have the superb Kurtag/Keller CD  ;D

But then a statistical certainty given that number of CDs 😁
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Re: Your Favourite Purchases of 2017
« Reply #23 on: December 05, 2017, 01:10:45 PM »
In addition to the quatuor diotima box, the Weinberg SQs and the Santiago di murcia discs previously mentionned, here is my selection










































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Re: Your Favourite Purchases of 2017
« Reply #24 on: December 07, 2017, 12:43:20 AM »
I only buy recordings which aren't available from Qobuz streaming, or can't get from friends who are willing to share, so very few





We have very different tastes in perfofmers, but you seem very taken by Lydia Maria Blank.
I will look into her recordings!  :)

And this made it to my wishlist:


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Re: Your Favourite Purchases of 2017
« Reply #25 on: December 07, 2017, 09:04:11 AM »


I like Maria Skiba's voice, her restrained style in Dowland, this discovery has given me a lot of pleasure over the year.

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Re: Your Favourite Purchases of 2017
« Reply #26 on: December 07, 2017, 09:39:22 AM »
We have very different tastes in perfofmers, but you seem very taken by Lydia Maria Blank.
I will look into her recordings!  :)

And this made it to my wishlist:




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I have enjoyed Blank's CDs, but I have a friend who's much more experienced listening to baroque and Renaissance instrumental music than I am, who can't see what the fuss is about. In all fairness he describes himself as blasé, but you have been warned!

As far as Tunder is concerned, I have very much enjoyed Syré, I think more than Dirksen/van Laar. Nothing follows.


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Re: Your Favourite Purchases of 2017
« Reply #27 on: December 07, 2017, 01:14:33 PM »
I have not been able to evaluate the last batch of boxes (Walcha: Bach Harpsichord works, Pro Arte Qt. Haydn...) and I have probably forgotten quite a few I was excited about, but a few good ones:

Mozart's violin sonatas with Podger/Cooper
Nielsen chamber + piano music on Dacapo
Diapason boxes of Brahms chamber music and Schubert piano music
Bloch: String Qt. 1-4/Griller Qt.

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Re: Your Favourite Purchases of 2017
« Reply #28 on: December 07, 2017, 03:23:22 PM »
I have enjoyed Blank's CDs, but I have a friend who's much more experienced listening to baroque and Renaissance instrumental music than I am, who can't see what the fuss is about. In all fairness he describes himself as blasé, but you have been warned!

Fuss?? Yes, he must indeed be blasé. In all fairness she is expressive in a most individual but still stylish way. And the Göttweig partitas are a sensation by itself. Hopefully someone will record them all.
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Re: Your Favourite Purchases of 2017
« Reply #29 on: December 07, 2017, 06:17:27 PM »
I'll add these two to my year's best:




Both are terrific.

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Re: Your Favourite Purchases of 2017
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Re: Your Favourite Purchases of 2017
« Reply #31 on: December 12, 2017, 11:01:13 PM »




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Re: Your Favourite Purchases of 2017
« Reply #32 on: December 12, 2017, 11:07:05 PM »
Intriguing picks, Marc:)

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Re: Your Favourite Purchases of 2017
« Reply #33 on: December 12, 2017, 11:34:15 PM »
Intriguing picks, Marc:)

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