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Offline Mandryka

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Re: Blind comparison: Bach Cello Suites
« Reply #260 on: April 25, 2015, 11:52:23 PM »
I prefer Wispelwey 3 to Wispelwey 2. I love the way Wispelwey punctuates the music with silences in 3, I think 3 is beautifully ornamented, rhythmically iinteresting, rhetorically eloquent. I could hear nothing so interesting in 2. And I love the cello he uses in 3.
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Re: Blind comparison: Bach Cello Suites
« Reply #261 on: April 26, 2015, 12:06:14 AM »
I haven't heard Wispelwey 3, but take 2 was definitely for me a step down in comparison with take 1...
Though in all honesty Wispelwey did in  take 2 his own personal thing, while his 1st take still has the fingerprints of his teacher, Bijlsma, all over it...

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Offline Mandryka

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Re: Blind comparison: Bach Cello Suites
« Reply #262 on: April 26, 2015, 02:26:40 AM »
I agree with this, at least if you mean Bylsma 1.

I wish there were recordings of the violin music as interesting as Wispelwey 3 and Bylsma 2.
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Re: Blind comparison: Bach Cello Suites
« Reply #263 on: April 26, 2015, 02:31:52 AM »
Correctamundo!

The blind listening test meanwhile included this:


Bach
Cello Suites
Wispelwey 3


...whereas "Wispy 1" is this one:


Bach
Cello Suites
Wispelwey 1


Thank you for that clarification.
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Re: Blind comparison: Bach Cello Suites
« Reply #264 on: August 29, 2021, 09:10:46 AM »
I often revisit this thread for listening ideas, but with so many recent releases I wonder how many of them would make the cut?