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The Polling Station / Re: Favored Chamber Works Movements (Round One)
« Last post by mc ukrneal on Today at 07:42:27 PM »
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Billone - 1 + 1 = 1 - 3
Umm...this looks so wrong......
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The DSCH festival continues.


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Albéniz – Ibéria - 24
Beethoven – String Quartet No. 14 in c-sharp minor, Op. 131 - 50
Biber – Mystery Sonatas - 30
Debussy – Preludes, Book I - 49
Liszt – Années de pèlerinage - 37
Mozart – Piano Concerto No 20 in d minor K 466 - 70(+5)

Pärt – Tabula Rasa - 55
Ravel – Piano Trio - 65
Schubert – String Quartet in G major, D. 887 - 63
Schumann – Fantasie, Op 17 - 51
Sibelius – Symphony No. 6 - 72(+5)
Stravinsky – Symphony of Psalms - 79
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Trump says Germans ‘turning against their leadership’ over immigration. US president launches unprecedented attack on Angela Merkel’s government

"Donald Trump has launched an unprecedented attack on Angela Merkel’s government, tweeting that “the people of Germany are turning against their leadership as migration is rocking the already tenuous Berlin coalition”.

While the US president has previously been openly critical of Germany’s export surplus and defence spending, he has refrained from openly criticising the country’s migration policy since taking office in 2017.

During the US presidential campaign, Trump called Merkel’s decision to keep open the country’s borders to Syrian refugees in the summer of 2015 “insane”.

In his latest tweet, Trump said “crime in Germany is way up”. In May, Germany’s interior ministry recorded the lowest crime levels since 1992.

Cooking the books is also fake news. A German judge, daughter of a long time friend of mine, says the nature of the cases brought before the courts is unprececented such as child rape and child marriage.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-migrants-germany-crime/violent-crime-rises-in-germany-and-is-attributed-to-refugees-idUSKBN1ES16J

Violent crime rose by about 10 percent in 2015 and 2016, a study showed. It attributed more than 90 percent of that to young male refugees.

It noted, however, that migrants settling from war-torn countries such as Syria were much less likely to commit violent crimes that those from other places who were unlikely to be given asylum.

Migration will be a key issue in forthcoming coalition talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD). The arrival of more than a million migrants since mid-2015 hurt both parties in last September’s election.

The government-sponsored study showed a jump in violent crime committed by male migrants aged 14 to 30.

Christian Pfeiffer, a criminology expert and one of the study researchers, told Deutschlandfunk radio there were huge differences between various refugee groups depending on where they came from and how high their chances were of staying and gaining legal status in Germany.

Asylum seekers who are regarded as war refugees who have relatively good chances of staying in Germany tend to avoid trouble more, the study found.

Around 17 percent of violent crimes in Lower Saxony that were attributed to refugees, for example, were suspected of being committed by North African asylum seekers who made up less than 1 percent of the state’s registered refugee population.
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Composer Discussion / Re: Louis
« Last post by bwv 1080 on Today at 06:50:55 PM »
<a href="https://youtu.be/v/ULaHuSx4lmQ" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://youtu.be/v/ULaHuSx4lmQ</a>
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The Polling Station / Re: Favored Chamber Works Movements (Round One)
« Last post by kyjo on Today at 06:49:22 PM »
Adámek - String Quartet no. 2 - 2
Bach - Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord no. 3 in E major/1 - 0
Bartók - Violin Sonata no. 1 Sz. 75/1 - 0
Beethoven - Violin Sonata no. 9 in A major, op. 47/1 - 0
Billone - 1 + 1 = 1 - 3

Brahms - Clarinet Sonata in F minor/2 - 35
Brahms - String Quartet no. 1/2 - 15
Cherubini - String Quartet no. 1/1 - 10
Dvořák - String Quartet no. 13/2 - 5
Ferneyhough - La Chute d'Icare - 0

Haydn - String Quartet, op. 50, no. 1/1 - 10
Hosokawa - Landscape V - 0
Lachenmann - Salut für Caudwell - 5
Mozart - Oboe Quartet/1 - 25
Novák - Piano Quintet/2 - 4

Prokofiev - Cello Sonata/3 - 0
Respighi - Piano Quintet/1 - 15 
Schubert - String Quartet no. 15/1 - 7
Shostakovich - String Quartet no. 3/3 - 19 (+5)
Vaughan Williams - Piano Quintet/2 - 35 (+5)
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Albéniz – Ibéria - 24
Beethoven – String Quartet No. 14 in c-sharp minor, Op. 131 - 50
Biber – Mystery Sonatas - 30
Debussy – Preludes, Book I - 49
Liszt – Années de pèlerinage - 37
Mozart – Piano Concerto No 20 in d minor K 466 - 65

Pärt – Tabula Rasa - 55
Ravel – Piano Trio - 65 (+5)
Schubert – String Quartet in G major, D. 887 - 63 (+5)
Schumann – Fantasie, Op 17 - 51
Sibelius – Symphony No. 6 - 67
Stravinsky – Symphony of Psalms - 79
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Well you know that bit about ass u me

So before Charles has to do the white oppressor perp walk, Maybe y’all could just have looked at the Wikipedia entry to see that bamboula refers to a drum, going back to an 1845 Gottschalk piece, with the French racist slur being a more recent usage of the word.
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Michael Tippet ~ Fantasia Concertante on a theme of Corelli, for string orchestra (1953)

This is a stringent yet lush-sounding work (enough so a colleague called it 'erotic'), and the counterpoint therein is quite stunning.
The piece impressed me greatly, and I've given it several listens already.  It is also a bit striking to me that compared to others of the more-most modern pieces from that decade, this stands out as a composer who was absolutely following the beat of their own drummer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VZv8IxuS1I
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Albéniz – Ibéria - 24
Beethoven – String Quartet No. 14 in c-sharp minor, Op. 131 - 50
Biber – Mystery Sonatas - 30
Debussy – Preludes, Book I - 49
Liszt – Années de pèlerinage - 37
Mozart – Piano Concerto No 20 in d minor K 466 - 65 (+5)

Pärt – Tabula Rasa - 55
Ravel – Piano Trio - 60
Schubert – String Quartet in G major, D. 887 - 58
Schumann – Fantasie, Op 17 - 51 (+5)
Sibelius – Symphony No. 6 - 67
Stravinsky – Symphony of Psalms - 79
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