Started by karlhenning, April 12, 2007, 06:03:44 AM
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Quote from: karlhenning on April 12, 2007, 06:03:44 AMRecent performances here in Boston of the Sixth Symphony and the Tallis Fantasia were particular highlights of the season, from this senator's standpoint.
Quote from: karlhenning on April 12, 2007, 06:44:04 AMMust be trouble finding a wind machine for No. 7
Quote from: O Mensch on April 12, 2007, 06:40:04 AMI wish someone would program RVW in my neck of the woods! I don't understand why Nos. 4 & 7 in particular aren't preformed more often.
Quote from: Sergeant Rock on April 12, 2007, 07:09:38 AMO, you'll have to plan a trip to Stuttgart this June: Norrington has the Fourth programmed along with the Elgar Violin Concerto (Hilary Hahn).
Quote from: Harry on April 12, 2007, 09:15:28 AMStill waiting for me to be heard is the complete set with Haitink on EMI. I should start with that soon I guess!
Quote from: O Mensch on April 12, 2007, 09:23:51 AMIt's a great one. I just got that recently. Best Antartica without narration.
Quote from: Harry on April 12, 2007, 09:33:47 AMYou are kidding me right?Are you saying its without this irritating narration?Then indeed it is a great one.Heard some fragments from the 5th & 6th symphonies.Awesome!
Quote from: O Mensch on April 12, 2007, 09:38:15 AMYes, Haitink's Antartica is without narration. Boult has the traditionally used poems that RVW put in the original score. Leppard (Indianapolis SO) has a very fine recording with an alternative narration of excerpts from Scott's diaries, which I think works better. Allegedly, Leppard discussed this idea with RVW personally.
Quote from: pjme on April 12, 2007, 12:29:17 PMI mentioned it in another thread - but I invite you all to Antwerp for :Vaughan Williams Symfonie nr. 1, 'A sea symphony'Thursday 26 april 2007 | 19:45 | Open Repetition | Filharmonisch HuisVrijdag 27 april 2007 | 20:00 | Koningin ElisabethzaalSoile Isokoski – sopraan | David Wilson-Johnson – bariton | Philippe Herreweghe – dirigentdeFilharmonie | KoorAcademie | Huddersfield Choral SocietyThis could be a very interesting start . I wasntable to find out if Herreweghe has plans to perform more RVW..!?
Quote from: O Mensch on April 12, 2007, 07:17:29 AMIf I didn't have a violent allergy to everything Norrington does, I would consider it, if only to hear Hahn.... BTW, you still owe us a full acount of your trip to Berlin.
Quote from: karlhenning on April 12, 2007, 07:20:53 AMThat is a terrific concert program . . . I admit, I mentally added a question mark to the conductor's name :-)
Quote from: Sergeant Rock on April 12, 2007, 01:28:28 PMKarl, O, I'm of two minds about Norrington: I love his ... Berlioz
Quote from: O Mensch on April 12, 2007, 01:37:29 PMReally?...
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