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Re: The Super-Duper Cheap Bargains Thread
« Reply #6320 on: November 07, 2017, 06:29:33 AM »
Thanks Harry ! Da Capo is an excellent label indeed. Poul Ruders is in my cart. I was missing that one. Highly recommended: Herman Koppel.

Your very welcome André. :)
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« Reply #6321 on: November 07, 2017, 08:00:45 AM »
Funny enough I could never attach myself to this composer. Maybe he is simply to modern for me?

I wouldn’t say Koppel is too modern. He’s very much of his time, to be sure, but not ‘modern’ in the dissonant/noisy/aggressive sense. Poul Ruders is much more ’modern’  :D.

I’m tempted by Riisager, but where to start ? I’d go for just one disc to sample his sound world.

Rued Langgaard’s Antikrist is a must, but I see that Amazon has it (and other versions of it) at about the same price.

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« Reply #6322 on: November 07, 2017, 08:04:56 AM »
I’m tempted by Riisager, but where to start ? I’d go for just one disc to sample his sound world.
Some of the ballets and lighter orchestral works. Forgive me, I am not clicking the link to see what is on sale and what is not, but I thoroughly enjoy the CD with "Benzin" (probably #1 choice), the "Fools' Paradise" ballet (diamond pattern cover and Hakan Hardenberger on trumpet), and the chamber music album (divertimento, serenade).

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« Reply #6323 on: November 07, 2017, 08:09:25 AM »
Thsnks Brian !

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Re: The Super-Duper Cheap Bargains Thread
« Reply #6324 on: November 07, 2017, 08:32:27 AM »
The Solti Complete Chicago is presently €76 on Amazon Spain (but for how long?): https://www.amazon.es/gp/product/B073GSGGH1/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Re: The Super-Duper Cheap Bargains Thread
« Reply #6325 on: November 07, 2017, 09:09:01 AM »
I wouldn’t say Koppel is too modern. He’s very much of his time, to be sure, but not ‘modern’ in the dissonant/noisy/aggressive sense. Poul Ruders is much more ’modern’  :D.

I’m tempted by Riisager, but where to start ? I’d go for just one disc to sample his sound world.

Rued Langgaard’s Antikrist is a must, but I see that Amazon has it (and other versions of it) at about the same price.

Good, but still there is no spark in my ears concerning his music, not for want of trying mind.
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Re: The Super-Duper Cheap Bargains Thread
« Reply #6326 on: November 07, 2017, 09:16:59 AM »
It's a very large part of the Dacapo catalogue which is on sale, though prices aren't necessarily extremely low.
There is a possibility that this means the titles will henceforth be out of print 😕

The Holmboe complete string quartets are very cheap.

Nørgård's Siddharta 2 CD set includes the fine concerto for percussion and orchestra, 'For a Change'.

I'm seriously considering Klenau's big 9th symphony, on 2CDs, plus some more.

My favorite Koppel is an old DMA LP coupling the 3rd Piano Concerto and an Oboe Concerto. Grab it if you are into LPs and you see it. The Dacapo recording is different in the piano concerto. The Cello Concerto on BIS is also good. I haven't yet dwelled much on his symphonies.

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Re: The Super-Duper Cheap Bargains Thread
« Reply #6327 on: November 07, 2017, 09:19:28 AM »
It's a very large part of the Dacapo catalogue which is on sale, though prices aren't necessarily extremely low.
There is a possibility that this means the titles will henceforth be out of print 😕

The Holmboe complete string quartets are cheap, though.

Nørgård's Siddharta 2 CD set includes the fine concerto for percussion and orchestra, 'For a Change'.

I'm seriously considering Klenau's big 9th symphony, on 2CDs, plus some more.

The prices are low,  considering what they normally cost. And yes many titles will go out of print especially the 4,99 € cd's and in a large extent also the 7,99€€  cd's.
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« Reply #6328 on: November 07, 2017, 09:28:51 AM »
Yeah, it is quite likely that Dacapo will join the modern trend of digital downloads much more in the future, at the expense of old media.

For example, Presto Classical's new website design also seems to be upgrading that dimension.

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Re: The Super-Duper Cheap Bargains Thread
« Reply #6329 on: November 07, 2017, 11:46:13 AM »
The Solti Complete Chicago is presently €76 on Amazon Spain (but for how long?): https://www.amazon.es/gp/product/B073GSGGH1/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

62 Euros after the VAT is removed--but then they want to charge me $47 dollars for shipping >:(
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Re: The Super-Duper Cheap Bargains Thread
« Reply #6330 on: November 08, 2017, 09:39:59 AM »
Your very welcome André. :)

Me thank you too, Harry.
Did a modest yet nice dive in your suggested jpc links. :)
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« Reply #6331 on: November 10, 2017, 11:51:40 PM »
Exclusively for JPC de. they have managed through Chandos to get the contemporaries of Mozart series as a super bargain.
Three boxes each with 10 CD'S at 42,95€. Volume I, II, III.
Since they are all outstanding discs I consider this a bargain.
They are at the end of this list, just scroll down.

https://www.jpc.de/jpcng/classic/novelties
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« Reply #6332 on: November 11, 2017, 12:39:15 AM »
I'm a Herman Koppel fan as well.
Me too. Harry should try harder.  ;D
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Re: The Super-Duper Cheap Bargains Thread
« Reply #6333 on: November 11, 2017, 12:51:22 AM »
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« Reply #6334 on: November 11, 2017, 08:15:29 AM »
Exclusively for JPC de. they have managed through Chandos to get the contemporaries of Mozart series as a super bargain.
Three boxes each with 10 CD'S at 42,95€. Volume I, II, III.
Since they are all outstanding discs I consider this a bargain.
They are at the end of this list, just scroll down.

https://www.jpc.de/jpcng/classic/novelties

I have a few (3? 4 ?) individual issues. This repertoire sits just outside my fach, so I’ll give it a pass. But for those so inclined (Hi Gurn!   8)  these 3 boxes are both essential and a not-to-be-missed bargain. Thanks, Harry !

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Re: The Super-Duper Cheap Bargains Thread
« Reply #6336 on: November 15, 2017, 10:46:31 AM »
There is a sale of Brilliant Classics boxes on German Amazon.  The 66 CD Vivaldi Edition, 65 CD Handel Edition, 50 CD Telemann Edition, and the 69 CD Schubert Editon are going for EUR 39.99 each.  The Locatelli Edition is EUR 26.99 and the Bach and Mozart Editions are going for EUR 79.99 each.

https://www.amazon.de/Vivaldi-Various/dp/B00NTDI89K/ref=pd_sim_15_82?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=3Z52K6V5MZW0CGE07C8S
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Re: The Super-Duper Cheap Bargains Thread
« Reply #6337 on: November 15, 2017, 05:08:47 PM »
Thank you, MyronM, for the alert on the Brilliant Box Sale at amazon.de. The only Brilliant Box I didn't have was the Telemann, which I snapped up immediately at near 60% off the US amazon price! I've been wanting it for more than a year (probably closer to 2) but would not pull the trigger because there is so much inexpensive music out there that is was lower on the value chart. Today, at these prices, it shot up to Number 1.

Jumped back on to amazon.de to see if there was anything I overlooked. Sure thing, Boccherini Edition. 37 CDs of Boccherini's oeuvre delivered to my door for $38.00. Thanks again!
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Re: The Super-Duper Cheap Bargains Thread
« Reply #6338 on: November 15, 2017, 05:49:01 PM »
The Stanislaw Skrowaczewski - 90th Birthday Collection is a good deal too at EUR 29.99.
Offenbach gets a raw deal in recordings considering his talent! For a discussion of this outstanding composer too little recorded: http://www.good-music-guide.com/community/index.php/topic,5572.

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Re: The Super-Duper Cheap Bargains Thread
« Reply #6339 on: November 16, 2017, 12:09:04 AM »


https://www.amazon.de/Frescobaldi-Gesamtwerk-Complete-Girolamo/dp/B005910DMA/

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