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Offline Irons

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Re: Thirty three and a third.
« Reply #480 on: May 02, 2020, 11:50:26 PM »
Quiet City is a great work Lol.
The LP features 'Preamble to a Solemn Occasion', 'Orchestral Variations' and my favourite the declamatory 'Symphonic Ode'.
I also like the Red Pony film score, The Tender Land, Orchestral Suite, Symphony for Organ and Orchestra, Third Symphony and nearly everything I've ever heard by Copland.

I must get hold of a copy, Jeffrey. Makes a change from your excellent CD recommendations. ;D Talking of which, the Bloch has finally arrived.
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Re: Thirty three and a third.
« Reply #481 on: May 12, 2020, 06:02:37 AM »
There has been a few 45 rpm recordings released of classic material which I have ignored in the past although they claim superior sound. I must admit this 45 rpm of Goossens conducting "Symphonie Fantastique" is spine tingling good!

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjhEnkciQEY&t=479s
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Re: Thirty three and a third.
« Reply #482 on: May 12, 2020, 08:43:16 AM »
I must get hold of a copy, Jeffrey. Makes a change from your excellent CD recommendations. ;D Talking of which, the Bloch has finally arrived.
Yes, I think you'd enjoy that Copland LP Lol. Hope you enjoy the Bloch CD as well.
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Re: Thirty three and a third.
« Reply #483 on: May 22, 2020, 05:31:00 AM »
Logically analogue recordings are best on LP and digital on CD. I wished to purchase a copy of the Bax Piano Quartet, a digital recording from the 1980's. A search on eBay came up with a CD and LP of the identical recording with the CD one penny dearer and both including free postage. My mouse hovered over each, I couldn't make a decision. Eventually heart overruled head and what swung it in favour of LP is that the seller York Records is reliable and trustworthy. The LP arrived today and is in tip top condition but so I dare say is the CD ............ :-\ 
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Re: Thirty three and a third.
« Reply #484 on: May 22, 2020, 07:02:38 AM »
Logically analogue recordings are best on LP and digital on CD. I wished to purchase a copy of the Bax Piano Quintet, a digital recording from the 1980's. A search on eBay came up with a CD and LP of the identical recording with the CD one penny dearer and both including free postage. My mouse hovered over each, I couldn't make a decision. Eventually heart overruled head and what swung it in favour of LP is that the seller York Records is reliable and trustworthy. The LP arrived today and is in tip top condition but so I dare say is the CD ............ :-\

I would have gone the same way. Enjoy it.
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Re: Thirty three and a third.
« Reply #485 on: May 22, 2020, 07:08:16 AM »
I would have gone the same way. Enjoy it.

Good to know. :)
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Re: Thirty three and a third.
« Reply #486 on: May 22, 2020, 08:41:48 AM »
Logically analogue recordings are best on LP and digital on CD. I wished to purchase a copy of the Bax Piano Quartet, a digital recording from the 1980's. A search on eBay came up with a CD and LP of the identical recording with the CD one penny dearer and both including free postage. My mouse hovered over each, I couldn't make a decision. Eventually heart overruled head and what swung it in favour of LP is that the seller York Records is reliable and trustworthy. The LP arrived today and is in tip top condition but so I dare say is the CD ............ :-\
Love the Harp Quintet. My favourite Bax chamber work alongside the Piano Quintet.
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Re: Thirty three and a third.
« Reply #487 on: May 23, 2020, 05:23:13 AM »
Love the Harp Quintet. My favourite Bax chamber work alongside the Piano Quintet.

Oh Jeffrey, I need a brain transplant! I purchased this thinking it was the Quintet you recommended. It doesn't end there though! Putting the LP away I find I already own a copy, again in mint condition. ::)

If anyone one can give the LP of Bax above a good home, PM me, and I will pop it in the post.
You must have a very good opinion of yourself to write a symphony - John Ireland.