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Offline DavidW

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« Reply #16520 on: May 04, 2022, 12:51:52 PM »


I have most of the CPO Pettersson discs individually (2 are misssing). If CPO were to re-release them in a space-saving box I’d pounce !! One can lways hope… ::)

Yeah not space saving!  Drats!

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« Reply #16521 on: May 04, 2022, 01:04:45 PM »
Thanks so much. You’ve managed to hit exactly the right page of the booklet for me to know for certain that they reproduced material from the separate releases.

All good, mate. Hope you get that set and enjoy it fully.
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« Reply #16522 on: May 04, 2022, 01:09:32 PM »
All good, mate. Hope you get that set and enjoy it fully.

It’s now just a question of the best way of getting one of the permutations. I actually own the op.33 discs already, but all of the bits I’ve heard are so great that I want the lot.
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« Reply #16523 on: May 04, 2022, 10:27:55 PM »
Now I see the pictures of the Mosaiques set, I realized that I do have a similarly designed Naive set with recordings by Hantai. It's certainly above average sturdy and beautiful among this kind of packaging and I would not hesitate buying another of this design.
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« Reply #16524 on: May 11, 2022, 06:25:01 PM »


Adrienne Hausser is a pianist on Eotvos’s Les Noces.
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« Reply #16525 on: May 16, 2022, 11:25:37 PM »
With Qobuz having a 50% off sale on Naxos (inlcuding hi-res) this is a good time for me to investigate their series of Japanese composers..... I know quite a few have been warmly recommended here on the forum.  I know NONE - so which 2 discs would be the best entry point for something distinctive/symphonic etc? 

Re the Qobuz sale - worth saying that hi-res at around £3.75 is very cheap given that new release Naxos on CD are around £10 - so in effect more than a 50% discount......

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« Reply #16526 on: May 17, 2022, 12:05:34 AM »
With Qobuz having a 50% off sale on Naxos (inlcuding hi-res) this is a good time for me to investigate their series of Japanese composers..... I know quite a few have been warmly recommended here on the forum.  I know NONE - so which 2 discs would be the best entry point for something distinctive/symphonic etc? 

Re the Qobuz sale - worth saying that hi-res at around £3.75 is very cheap given that new release Naxos on CD are around £10 - so in effect more than a 50% discount......
Hayasaka: Piano Concerto
Moroi: Symphony No.3

Also:
Hashimoto: Symphony No.1
Orchestral favourites.

The Hayasaka has a long and deeply moving opening movement followed by a incongruously perky and short second movement. Sometimes I just listen to the 20 minute opening movement.



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« Reply #16527 on: May 17, 2022, 01:03:46 AM »
Hayasaka: Piano Concerto
Moroi: Symphony No.3

Also:
Hashimoto: Symphony No.1
Orchestral favourites.

The Hayasaka has a long and deeply moving opening movement followed by a incongruously perky and short second movement. Sometimes I just listen to the 20 minute opening movement.





Perfect! - thankyou for the suggestions - just put them in my basket!

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« Reply #16528 on: May 17, 2022, 01:12:05 AM »
Perfect! - thankyou for the suggestions - just put them in my basket!
I hope that you enjoy them. Others might have different favourites.
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« Reply #16529 on: May 18, 2022, 07:27:48 AM »
Mozart String Quintets, Auryn Quartet+Imai.



A good complement to the aristocratic Grumiaux Trio + 2 on Philips (my most preferred recording)?

Note added: I just noticed something about "inspiring tube sound" on the cover. What's that supposed to be. Intermodular distortion added? I don't think I'm considering this as seriously as I once was.
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« Reply #16530 on: May 18, 2022, 04:40:01 PM »
Oh interesting, it looks like that label is used when they record with tube microphones.

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« Reply #16531 on: Today at 02:24:00 AM »
Oh interesting, it looks like that label is used when they record with tube microphones.


...and a 1950's Telefunken tape recorder. I think I'll pass on this one.

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« Reply #16532 on: Today at 06:15:39 AM »
Mozart String Quintets, Auryn Quartet+Imai.



A good complement to the aristocratic Grumiaux Trio + 2 on Philips (my most preferred recording)?

Note added: I just noticed something about "inspiring tube sound" on the cover. What's that supposed to be. Intermodular distortion added? I don't think I'm considering this as seriously as I once was.

Yes complement, not a contrast. It oozes Gemütlichkeit.


The sound oozes Gemütlichkeit too, rolled off treble, like old tube amps. Delicious -- I need some apple strudel  NOW!
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« Reply #16533 on: Today at 07:16:20 AM »
Yes complement, not a contrast. It oozes Gemütlichkeit.


The sound oozes Gemütlichkeit too, rolled off treble, like old tube amps. Delicious -- I need some apple strudel  NOW!

Ok, not what I was looking for, but maybe I'd like it nonetheless. :)

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« Reply #16534 on: Today at 08:52:43 AM »
Among modern recordings Auryn/Imai (and the Quatuor Sine Nomine set) are the most similar to the Grumiaux Trio +2 recordings, except obviously in modern sound and with more technically secure playing. This is perhaps one reason I don’t like them quite as much as some other recordings, since I don’t like the Grumiaux Trio +2 cycle at all. I like Auryn somewhat more than Grumiaux, so those who like Grumiaux best of all may like Auryn somewhat less.

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« Reply #16535 on: Today at 10:50:18 AM »
I'm just listening now to them doing 516 and this mad thought crossed my mind: it's like Yoyo's 3rd recording of the cello suites. They both take a magnificent pinnacle and turn it into a piece of cake.
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« Reply #16536 on: Today at 11:10:51 AM »
I'm just listening now to them doing 516 and this mad thought crossed my mind: it's like Yoyo's 3rd recording of the cello suites. They both take a magnificent pinnacle and turn it into a piece of cake.

Who is "them"? Grumiaux & amis?
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« Reply #16537 on: Today at 11:43:00 AM »
Who is "them"? Grumiaux & amis?

No Auryn and Imai.
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