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Re: Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986)
« Reply #200 on: April 19, 2020, 05:42:11 PM »
A new release from Hyperion's Romantic Piano Concertos series, this time the PCs by Rubbra and Bliss. These works are not that Romantic taking into account when they were written. The release is due June 26.

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Re: Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986)
« Reply #201 on: April 19, 2020, 09:36:41 PM »
A new release from Hyperion's Romantic Piano Concertos series, this time the PCs by Rubbra and Bliss. These works are not that Romantic taking into account when they were written. The release is due June 26.


How interesting! Two fine works and, as you suggest, quite 'modern' for that series. The Bliss is a particular favourite of mine, especially the climax of the opening movement but the Rubbra has a poetic quality to it which is very appealing. This will go on my birthday list I think! Thanks for posting it Cesar.
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« Reply #202 on: April 20, 2020, 01:51:42 PM »
How interesting! Two fine works and, as you suggest, quite 'modern' for that series. The Bliss is a particular favourite of mine, especially the climax of the opening movement but the Rubbra has a poetic quality to it which is very appealing. This will go on my birthday list I think! Thanks for posting it Cesar.

Is your birthday in June, Jeffrey? If so, mine too. Coincidence.  :)
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Re: Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986)
« Reply #203 on: April 20, 2020, 08:35:28 PM »
Is your birthday in June, Jeffrey? If so, mine too. Coincidence.  :)
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Yes on the 22nd (Cancer the Crab) when is your's Cesar?
Must explain the similarity of our musical tastes.
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« Reply #204 on: April 21, 2020, 11:43:10 AM »
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Yes on the 22nd (Cancer the Crab) when is your's Cesar?
Must explain the similarity of our musical tastes.
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Oh, very good, Jeffrey! Mine is on June 5th (Gemini). Definitely it helps to explain your last sentence.  ;)
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Re: Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986)
« Reply #205 on: April 21, 2020, 12:15:36 PM »
Oh, very good, Jeffrey! Mine is on June 5th (Gemini). Definitely it helps to explain your last sentence.  ;)
Most certainly Cesar - there can be no other explanation for it.
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Re: Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986)
« Reply #206 on: April 21, 2020, 11:06:15 PM »
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Yes on the 22nd (Cancer the Crab) when is your's Cesar?
Must explain the similarity of our musical tastes.
 ;D
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« Reply #207 on: April 22, 2020, 04:36:30 AM »
We, Sagittarii, don't believe in such fables!  8)
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Re: Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986)
« Reply #208 on: November 02, 2021, 11:21:37 PM »
From WAYLTN thread - I thought that Edmund deserved a bump up!
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