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Re: The Classical Chat Thread
« Reply #2400 on: March 22, 2019, 06:49:07 AM »
All of this talk about Classics Today and I figured I would put my two cents in. I don’t read Hurwitz’s reviews and I just don’t like the guy’s writing style. Outside of Hurwitz, I do enjoy reading Jens’ reviews in recordings that I’m interested in, but also Jed Distler who seems to mostly stick to solo piano recordings.
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Re: The Classical Chat Thread
« Reply #2401 on: March 23, 2019, 03:50:15 AM »
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Re: The Classical Chat Thread
« Reply #2402 on: March 23, 2019, 12:05:50 PM »



Whilst hunting for bargain discs, I found this.  I enjoy Kempe, but this disc seems like it was cobbled together from items discarded from collections of leftovers.  This would have been full-price at some point, too.  Not everything needs to be reissued.
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Re: The Classical Chat Thread
« Reply #2404 on: April 04, 2019, 11:26:23 AM »
Latest in the US Catholic Herald: Protestant Bach!


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Re: The Classical Chat Thread
« Reply #2405 on: April 08, 2019, 04:53:04 AM »
Jens - is the Hurwitzer on vacation this week, or unwell?

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Re: The Classical Chat Thread
« Reply #2406 on: April 08, 2019, 05:28:24 AM »
Jens - is the Hurwitzer on vacation this week, or unwell?

Why? Did someone sneak a positive Thielemann review through?  ;D :P

There's been a bit of a lag in uploading, hasn't there?! I think D.Vernier does the uploading, though.
D.H. is not incommunicado, at least... so I have no reason to fear for unwellness.

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Re: The Classical Chat Thread
« Reply #2407 on: April 08, 2019, 09:37:28 AM »
Why? Did someone sneak a positive Thielemann review through?  ;D :P

There's been a bit of a lag in uploading, hasn't there?! I think D.Vernier does the uploading, though.
D.H. is not incommunicado, at least... so I have no reason to fear for unwellness.
I am used to the "everything posts on Sundays" schedule now, I was just surprised when there wasn't any Hurwitz this week - just extra helpings of Jens and Jed. (Which is fine by me...I like Jens and Jed  ;) )

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Re: The Classical Chat Thread
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Re: The Classical Chat Thread
« Reply #2409 on: April 15, 2019, 01:19:43 AM »
BBC Four broadcast a documentary/interview with Janet Baker last night. For those who can access it, it is available on Iplayer :

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m00048q7/janet-baker-in-her-own-words
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Re: The Classical Chat Thread
« Reply #2414 on: April 29, 2019, 07:17:09 AM »
https://medium.com/world-of-music/pergolesis-stabat-mater-the-solution-to-elgar-s-enigma-variations-5f1f7dd2158a
This might be the most persuasive argument I've seen yet - certainly more so than some of the silly solutions like Rule Britannia. I always had the secret pet theory that it was the Westminster bell tune that old clocks play at the top of every hour, but then, I didn't know about the clue that Elgar's theme was supposed to be in counterpoint to the original.

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Re: The Classical Chat Thread
« Reply #2415 on: April 29, 2019, 11:50:03 AM »
Just received this press release:

DALLAS, TX (April 29, 2019)—The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announces the winners of the eighteenth annual Lynn Harrell Concerto Competition, which took place on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.

Megan Lin, 18, was awarded First Prize and $3,500 for her performance of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto No. 1.

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Honorable Mention was awarded to Matthew Ho, 15, who performed Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto No. 1.

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Sounds like a major musicological discovery is about to happen!!  ;D ;D

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Re: The Classical Chat Thread
« Reply #2416 on: April 30, 2019, 10:14:13 AM »
BTW, Jens, Lars Vogt has since recorded the Triple Concerto in studio with the Fightin' Tetzlaff Siblings on Ondine and that recording is gooood. For the first time in quite some time, the Triple Concerto started popping up in my head and I actually deliberately listened to it multiple times in a month, on purpose and everything.

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Re: The Classical Chat Thread
« Reply #2417 on: April 30, 2019, 10:53:00 PM »
BTW, Jens, Lars Vogt has since recorded the Triple Concerto in studio with the Fightin' Tetzlaff Siblings on Ondine and that recording is gooood. For the first time in quite some time, the Triple Concerto started popping up in my head and I actually deliberately listened to it multiple times in a month, on purpose and everything.

Yes, that's on my radar. Thanks.

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Re: The Classical Chat Thread
« Reply #2419 on: May 10, 2019, 04:07:51 PM »
This is the best thing you will see all week.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uRhgERhMcGg