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General Classical Music Discussion / Re: Beyond 12 pitches
« Last post by jessop on Today at 08:11:45 PM »
This piece by Catherine Lamb is quite slow paced but really engaging at the same time.

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From her website it says:

She studied (experimental) composition at the California Institute of the Arts (2004-2006) under James Tenney and Michael Pisaro, who were both integral influences. It was there also that she began her work into the area of Just Intonation, which became a clear way to investigate the interaction of tones and ever-fluctuating shades, where these interactions in and of them-selves became structural elements in her work.

which is probably just a bit of background info about her interest in using microtones in this way.

The Diner / Re: Non-Classical Music Listening Thread!
« Last post by SimonNZ on Today at 07:19:44 PM »

Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet - Landfall (2018)
Great Recordings and Reviews / Re: Bach Six Partitas
« Last post by milk on Today at 07:15:56 PM »
This is worth a listen. Takeshika gets the most out of his Silbermann fortepiano by way attentive rubato/articulation. Seems this chap never studied with anyone of note. He's kind of a mystery.
I'm just going to bump this. It's not a go-to recording. It's one for a rainy day. I'm bumping it hoping someone out there might acquire it and give me their opinion. I think this is one of the only fortepiano versions out there and I think it's very good. He doesn't play it safe vis a vis agogics. He's very inventive, never phoning it in. Sometimes the instrument seems like a bit of a struggle but it's part of the fun of this one.
General Classical Music Discussion / Re: What are you listening to now?
« Last post by André on Today at 07:07:56 PM »

I have very limited experience with this opera, but I found this set excellent.
General Classical Music Discussion / Re: What are you listening to now?
« Last post by Daverz on Today at 07:01:46 PM »
Bruckner Symphony No. 1 (Linz) - Venzago/Tapiola Sinfonietta

Bruckner with a 41-piece orchestra is kind of fascinating, but not an experience I'm eager to repeat.
The Diner / Re: Five favorite books you never finished?
« Last post by Jackman on Today at 06:26:57 PM »
OTOH, I’ve never met anyone who has read the whole of Finnegans Wake. I didn’t make it much beyond  “Riverrun, past Eve’s and Adam’s...”  ;D

Because it begins with the ending, and ends with the beginning?  :D
General Classical Music Discussion / Re: What are you listening to now?
« Last post by Todd on Today at 05:59:43 PM »

Disc one.
General Classical Music Discussion / Re: What are you listening to now?
« Last post by Daverz on Today at 05:43:44 PM »
Hendrik Andriessen Symphony No. 3

Again, a first listen which leaves me satisfied but not sure if I should actually recommend it to others.

The first work ,Talitha Kumi, is a late Romantic oratorio, 34 minutes long. If you like late Romantic choro-orchestral stuff, you'll probably like it. If you don't, you probably won't. To my ear there was little echo of W-F's later work, but substantive enough to be heard on its own merits.
La Passione is under three minutes, and more or less slipped by me.
Otto cori is a cycle of a capella choral songs that everyone would probably like.
Biggest fault of the CD is its brevity, at 52 minutes.
GMG News / Re: Missing Members
« Last post by Sergeant Rock on Today at 05:40:04 PM »
Russian Troll Farm?

I assume anothername replied to the wrong post. There was discussion about " fab alien" just before MI commented about me. Alien did frequently change his nick.

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