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Re: Recordings That You Are Considering
« Reply #15860 on: July 26, 2020, 06:49:53 PM »
CDs come in cardboard sleeves, the front has the image of Strauss that appears on the box, the back has the track listing of the individual CD.
The booklet has a 6 page essay devoted mainly to the musicography behind the project, a complete track listing, and two indexes that list the CD number and individual track number of each work, one by the work's name, the other by its opus number.
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Re: Recordings That You Are Considering
« Reply #15861 on: August 02, 2020, 10:22:05 AM »

To be issued later this month, a 1989 recording from the Munich Philharmonic’s archives. I’m curious...

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« Reply #15862 on: August 02, 2020, 12:55:09 PM »
Timings on that:

15:13
6:48
20:43
5:38
11:29

You can tell he doesn't observe repeats!

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Re: Recordings That You Are Considering
« Reply #15863 on: August 03, 2020, 12:19:44 PM »
One of my favorite songs: Delahaye: Mort j'appelle de ta rigeur is on this CD, sung by Raphaël Boulay (known from Diabolus in Musica). He sings it reasonably expressively and the rest of the CD I would call nice and pleasant. I haven't listened to it since long, first and foremost because I have too much else to listen to.

Also on this CD (I prefer Boulay)

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« Reply #15864 on: August 03, 2020, 12:48:40 PM »
Also on this CD (I prefer Boulay)



So do I. But still I tend to enjoy Bonnardot's recordings.
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Re: Recordings That You Are Considering
« Reply #15865 on: August 04, 2020, 01:27:05 AM »






Don't know which one to get...

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Re: Recordings That You Are Considering
« Reply #15866 on: August 04, 2020, 04:11:25 AM »






Don't know which one to get...
The Segerstam, you then let me have the files.
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Re: Recordings That You Are Considering
« Reply #15867 on: August 05, 2020, 04:05:30 PM »
Can't comment on the Berio, I only have (on an old CDR) the performance that's on the DG.

Looking through Berkshire's inventory, this got my attention (cond. Schwarz, some David Diamond included, contents below pic). Any thoughts appreciated.


Copland: Lincoln Portrait; Fanfare for the Common Man; Outdoor Overture; Canticle of Freedom
Hovhaness: Mysterious Mountain; And God Created Great Whales; Prayer of St. Gregory; Celestial Fantasy; Alleluia and Fugue; Prelude and Quadruple Fugue
Hanson: Symphonies 2, 4, 6, 7; Serenade for Flute, Harp & Strings; Serenade for Oboe, Harp & Strings; Elegy in Memory of Koussevitzky; Fantasy Variations on a Theme of Youth; Mosaics; Piano Concerto
Diamond: Romeo & Juliet; Concerto for Small Orchestra
Creston: Choreografic Suite
Piston: Serenata; Sinfonietta
Harris: American Creed; When Johnny Comes Marching Home

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Re: Recordings That You Are Considering
« Reply #15868 on: August 05, 2020, 09:30:10 PM »
Can't comment on the Berio, I only have (on an old CDR) the performance that's on the DG.

Looking through Berkshire's inventory, this got my attention (cond. Schwarz, some David Diamond included, contents below pic). Any thoughts appreciated.


Copland: Lincoln Portrait; Fanfare for the Common Man; Outdoor Overture; Canticle of Freedom
Hovhaness: Mysterious Mountain; And God Created Great Whales; Prayer of St. Gregory; Celestial Fantasy; Alleluia and Fugue; Prelude and Quadruple Fugue
Hanson: Symphonies 2, 4, 6, 7; Serenade for Flute, Harp & Strings; Serenade for Oboe, Harp & Strings; Elegy in Memory of Koussevitzky; Fantasy Variations on a Theme of Youth; Mosaics; Piano Concerto
Diamond: Romeo & Juliet; Concerto for Small Orchestra
Creston: Choreografic Suite
Piston: Serenata; Sinfonietta
Harris: American Creed; When Johnny Comes Marching Home
Looks like a great set. A pity that there are no Diamond symphonies included and that Hanson's Third Symphony (my favourite) is also absent. However, speaking personally I wouldn't hesitate. Diamond's 'Romeo and Juliet' is a lovely, lyrical score but there is much else to enjoy there.
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Re: Recordings That You Are Considering
« Reply #15869 on: August 05, 2020, 09:48:54 PM »
The Hovhaness whales piece is essential IMHO, but can be had in various combinations.

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Re: Recordings That You Are Considering
« Reply #15870 on: August 06, 2020, 05:11:29 PM »
Looks like a great set. A pity that there are no Diamond symphonies included and that Hanson's Third Symphony (my favourite) is also absent. However, speaking personally I wouldn't hesitate. Diamond's 'Romeo and Juliet' is a lovely, lyrical score but there is much else to enjoy there.

A good many of Schwarz's recordings have been reissued on Naxos including the Hanson and Diamond cycles.  This is the Amazon link for Hanson's Third.


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Re: Recordings That You Are Considering
« Reply #15871 on: August 07, 2020, 12:27:43 PM »


Thoughts...?

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Re: Recordings That You Are Considering
« Reply #15872 on: August 08, 2020, 10:23:07 PM »
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