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Offline Mahlerian

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119300 on: August 06, 2018, 03:50:10 PM »
Schoenberg: Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra (after Handel)
Fred Sherry String Quartet, Twentieth Century Classics Ensemble, cond. Craft



Bach: Goldberg Variations
Bob van Asperen



Not a commentary on the HIP debate.  I just listen to things I enjoy.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119301 on: August 06, 2018, 03:59:01 PM »
Bach: Goldberg Variations
Bob van Asperen



Not a commentary on the HIP debate.  I just listen to things I enjoy.

 :D ;D :D

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119302 on: August 06, 2018, 03:59:40 PM »


Symphony Nr. 4 Sinfonia Lirica

The maiden among its sisters. It should be also called Pastoral.

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119303 on: August 06, 2018, 05:20:22 PM »
Poul Rovsing Olsen: Symphonic Variations and Piano Concerto.  Lovely and lively music.


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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119304 on: August 06, 2018, 05:52:45 PM »


Symphony Nr. 3 Palo Duro Canyon
Jones gives us an epic depiction in such colourful way of this landscape, even capturing the cooling wind, and eventually feeling it.

Another major discovery for today.




Symphony Nr. 1
You can't ask for anything more cheerful than this (perhaps his 2nd symphony would be the option), excepting the 2nd movement with its longing moments. Is it me or am I hearing the main melody from Fucik's Donausagen Waltz in the 1st movement?
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119305 on: August 06, 2018, 07:05:39 PM »
Fortuna Desperata: Gothic & Renaissance Organ Music
Daniel Beilschmidt et al.
Genuin



I'm very pleased with this.  I didn't think I liked organ music much, but this disc could convert me.  The sound is amazing.  The tracks will bells and/or voice are particularly enjoyable.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119306 on: August 06, 2018, 11:57:05 PM »
Fortuna Desperata: Gothic & Renaissance Organ Music
Daniel Beilschmidt et al.
Genuin



I'm very pleased with this.  I didn't think I liked organ music much, but this disc could convert me.  The sound is amazing.  The tracks will bells and/or voice are particularly enjoyable.

I avoided organ musik for years.... But believe me: once you're in, you're in.... :D

Pretty disk BTW, new to me!  :)

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119307 on: August 07, 2018, 12:11:44 AM »
I consider you a great guy.  :)

Likewise, Eric, likewise.  :-*
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119308 on: August 07, 2018, 12:13:55 AM »
There's nothing like a well explained reasoning.

Well done.

Considering the platitude you presented us:

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True happiness writes very few notes because is busy being happy.

Tommy rot.  True happiness writes a great deal, to express and share that happiness.

How shall we try which of our assertions is true?
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119309 on: August 07, 2018, 12:32:40 AM »
I avoided organ musik for years.... But believe me: once you're in, you're in.... :D



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Isn't that the truth! 0:)
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119310 on: August 07, 2018, 01:32:13 AM »
How shall we try which of our assertions is true?

It did indeed seem to me that the thing you were responding to was pure assertion.

For my part, I cannot see that number of notes is any kind of useful metric.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119311 on: August 07, 2018, 01:59:13 AM »
On now,in very good transfers. I remember reading about this radio production,in the booklet with the abridged Hyperion remake,and thinking,"If they ever release it on cd,I'll buy it!" To my surprise,that wish was fulfilled far sooner than I expected! (Not long afterwards!). A cd release of the BBC studio recording of The Perfect Fool opera (or a studio recording?) next,please!! ;D

     

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119312 on: August 07, 2018, 01:59:29 AM »
Fortuna Desperata: Gothic & Renaissance Organ Music
Daniel Beilschmidt et al.
Genuin



I'm very pleased with this.  I didn't think I liked organ music much, but this disc could convert me.  The sound is amazing.  The tracks will bells and/or voice are particularly enjoyable.

I wonder what you will make of this

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119313 on: August 07, 2018, 02:02:52 AM »
I wonder what you will make of this



That is one of my favourites CD'S from Lena Jacobson, as most of her other recordings by the way.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119314 on: August 07, 2018, 02:10:16 AM »
That is one of my favourites CD'S from Lena Jacobson, as most of her other recordings by the way.

Her Bach has been rereleased as a high quality download quite recently, I keep meaning to check it out properly

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119315 on: August 07, 2018, 02:17:06 AM »
It did indeed seem to me that the thing you were responding to was pure assertion.

For my part, I cannot see that number of notes is any kind of useful metric.

By gum, you may be right, at that  :)
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119316 on: August 07, 2018, 02:28:17 AM »
Her Bach has been rereleased as a high quality download quite recently, I keep meaning to check it out properly



I don't do downloads, but as soon as it gets on the shiny discs it will be ordered.
If you have downloaded and listened to it, I for one would be very interested in your thoughts.
There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won't anymore, And who always will. So, don't worry about people from your past, there's a reason why they didn't make it to your future.

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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119317 on: August 07, 2018, 02:31:17 AM »
Isn't that the truth! 0:)
My love for this instrument started when I learned to play on it, almost 45 years ago.

I don't think I realized that you were an organ student, Harry.
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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119318 on: August 07, 2018, 02:38:16 AM »
Debussy / Ravel

A very fine disc,the Quartetto Italiano has the right touch in my opinion.



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Re: What are you listening to now?
« Reply #119319 on: August 07, 2018, 03:01:39 AM »
I don't think I realized that you were an organ student, Harry.

Well normally I do not talk about it.
I learned to play on it, and still do on occasion, mostly on small and old instruments.
I am part of a group that regularly goes around in the province, to keep the organs in playing condition.
Many of them are not played on, if not by us.
There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won't anymore, And who always will. So, don't worry about people from your past, there's a reason why they didn't make it to your future.