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Offline Maestro267

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Re: Purchases Today
« Reply #27060 on: October 17, 2020, 03:18:32 AM »
Lajtha: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 6
Pécs SO/Pasquet

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« Reply #27061 on: October 17, 2020, 03:30:02 AM »
Dvorak: Symphonies & Concerto - Czech Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jiri Belohlavek . Symphony No 7 from this cycle was chosen as the version on BBC R3 Building a Library. As the box set was so cheap from Amazon UK I bought the lot.

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« Reply #27062 on: October 18, 2020, 04:35:59 PM »
I cross my fingers that this one doesn’t get lost, or canceled... :o

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« Reply #27063 on: October 20, 2020, 06:24:46 AM »
I have mixed feeling toward the film music of Basil Poledouris.  At times it is interesting.

The exception is the music he wrote for Conan.

I was going to purchase the movie, which is not high on my list, just so i can listen to the music.

With this CD set I can listen without having to deal with the dreadful Arnold dialogue.  I think it sounds better than the original soundtrack.




It is cheaper to buy it directly from Tadlow.  I purchased El Cid through Amazon for $180 when I could have purchased it from Tadow for only $39.
I bought it relatively inexpensively - a great album. I like the film but especially for the music. It has a peculiar appeal - like Mad Max 2, which also has good music.
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« Reply #27064 on: October 20, 2020, 06:33:41 AM »
Arrived in the mail today:


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« Reply #27065 on: October 20, 2020, 10:43:08 AM »
Arrived in the mail today:


I'm very tempted by this one as well.

Just ordered this:
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« Reply #27066 on: October 20, 2020, 05:13:11 PM »
Just now


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« Reply #27067 on: October 20, 2020, 05:44:20 PM »
I'm very tempted by this one as well.

Just ordered this:


If my memory serves the 4th Symphony incorporates Rock rhythms and a very cool part for drumkit.

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« Reply #27068 on: October 20, 2020, 10:22:44 PM »
If my memory serves the 4th Symphony incorporates Rock rhythms and a very cool part for drumkit.
 
That's what I'm hoping for Cesar.  :)

I'd forgotten just how good the 5th Symphony is and played it through twice last night.
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« Reply #27069 on: October 21, 2020, 01:38:48 AM »
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Rather more London, a little less Mozart. But interesting all the same.
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« Reply #27070 on: October 21, 2020, 08:17:49 AM »
Rather more London, a little less Mozart. But interesting all the same.

The Sturm and Drang series they are now doing (so far 2 of a planned 7) is good. Same concept of mixing vocal and orchestral from several composers but focused on Haydn and Gluck in Vienna.

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« Reply #27071 on: October 21, 2020, 07:20:58 PM »
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« Reply #27072 on: October 22, 2020, 07:41:08 AM »
Ordered following out of print from Presto:


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« Reply #27073 on: October 22, 2020, 08:36:19 AM »
Antheil: Ballet Mécanique; Serenade for strings no. 1; Symphony for 5 instruments; Concerto for chamber orchestra
Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra/Spalding

Pärt: Tabula Rasa; Symphony No. 3
Ulster Orchestra/Yuasa

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« Reply #27074 on: October 23, 2020, 02:00:38 AM »
Antheil: Ballet Mécanique; Serenade for strings no. 1; Symphony for 5 instruments; Concerto for chamber orchestra
Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra/Spalding

Pärt: Tabula Rasa; Symphony No. 3
Ulster Orchestra/Yuasa

That Yuasa Pärt is great! Enjoy.

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« Reply #27075 on: October 23, 2020, 06:33:48 AM »
Took a chance on this. Any thoughts?
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« Reply #27076 on: October 23, 2020, 03:31:36 PM »


Violin concertos by Pfitzner, Hartmann (Funèbre) and Bernd Alois Zimmermann.

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« Reply #27077 on: Today at 01:53:02 AM »
Took a chance on this. Any thoughts?

I have the LP and CD but it's a long time since I heard it. I like his film music and TV music very much ('The Great War') but his concert music, as far as I recall, is a tougher nut to crack but worthwhile. I was just thinking that I must give another listen to his music. David Measham was a fine conductor who died too young.

Rock Symphony/Garbage Symphony
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« Reply #27078 on: Today at 02:51:35 AM »
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« Reply #27079 on: Today at 06:09:45 AM »

Were you aware of this release?



https://www.amazon.com/Wilfred-Josephs-Adelaide-String-Quartet/dp/B015RKXMRK

I've just been listening to Symphony No.5 'Pastoral' in the car and it's a more memorable work than I recall. The first movement reminded me a bit, in its grave intensity, of Karl Amadeus Hartmann. The slow movement has a grave beauty which is very appealing. I didn't get beyond that as I had be the arrived at Waitrose with a list of shopping but hope to listen to the rest later:
"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).

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