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Offline Papy Oli

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« Reply #32840 on: September 24, 2022, 02:00:43 AM »
Herrrweghe's Bach is excellent (you probably already know that). Those Berlioz and Beethoven recordings are top tier too.

That is a very fine haul Olivier.  8)

Hi both,
All listened to fully and approved before purchase. It is the first and only set of Planets I listened to in one sitting, having never been convinced by that work before.
Olivier

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« Reply #32841 on: September 24, 2022, 11:44:15 AM »


Pulled the trigger on Martin Roscoe's cycle.  (Showing just volume five.)
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« Reply #32842 on: September 25, 2022, 07:53:53 AM »
Thanks for the interesting comments , Tassos. Much appreciated.

This was my reaction when I listened to the PC4 earlier this year:
I'm not sure I finally made it to listen to the VC-turned-into-a-PC. Should do so soon (sonce, like you, I really enjoy the work).

Regards,

Thank you for your thoughts on that recording, Rafael. The deviations from the published score are, as you said, interesting and I agree that they do not add to the intrinsic quality of the work - it really shows how distilled and marvelous and inevitable/definitive the published version really is. I hope that that second listen yielded more positive feelings overall regarding the interpretation; though not essential, I did find it a worthwhile reading. And we can never have too many recordings of Op. 61a! 😎

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« Reply #32843 on: September 25, 2022, 08:00:49 AM »
It is the first and only set of Planets I listened to in one sitting, having never been convinced by that work before.

Very glad you discovered this! It is my favourite version of The Planets. And Grainger’s The Warriors is an inspired companion piece (in an equally superlative rendition). 

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« Reply #32844 on: September 25, 2022, 05:41:52 PM »
From Presto
      
Weinberg: Symphonies Nos. 3 & 7   
Kririll Gerstein (piano), Marie-Christine Zupancic (flute), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, ...
Format: CD
Label: DG
Quantity: 1
Catalogue Number: 4862402
      
Leipzig 1723 - Works By Bach, Graupner   
Stefan Temmingh, Capricornus Consort Basel
Format: CD
Label: Accent
Quantity: 1
Catalogue Number: ACC24375
      
Luigi Boccherini: 24 String Quartets   
Sonare Quartett, Nomos-Quartett, The Revolutionary Drawing Room
Format: CD
Label: CPO
Quantity: 1
Catalogue Number: 555164-2

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« Reply #32845 on: September 28, 2022, 05:32:22 PM »

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« Reply #32847 on: September 28, 2022, 09:03:00 PM »
Holst: The Planets (Chicago Symphony Orchestra / James Levine)



I bought this 2004 release so I can compare the sound of it to the original 1990 release.
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« Reply #32848 on: September 29, 2022, 03:40:04 AM »

I've become obsessed with this symphony - especially the ghostly night-ride of the finale and the beautiful hymn-like passage which ends the work.
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"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).

'The test of a work of art is, in the end, our affection for it, not our ability to explain why it is good' (Stanley Kubrick).

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« Reply #32849 on: September 29, 2022, 06:32:57 AM »

I've become obsessed with this symphony [Raff's Lenore] - especially the ghostly night-ride of the finale and the beautiful hymn-like passage which ends the work.

His finest essay in the genre, no doubt.

You might want to try his take on Die Schoene Muellerin, it's in the form of a six movement string quartet (a chamber tone poem so to speak) and much more optimistic than Schubert's.  :)
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« Reply #32850 on: September 29, 2022, 08:16:46 AM »
His finest essay in the genre, no doubt.

You might want to try his take on Die Schoene Muellerin, it's in the form of a six movement string quartet (a chamber tone poem so to speak) and much more optimistic than Schubert's.  :)
Thanks Andrei!
"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).

'The test of a work of art is, in the end, our affection for it, not our ability to explain why it is good' (Stanley Kubrick).

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« Reply #32851 on: September 29, 2022, 02:49:52 PM »
Not a purchase, but I received the Dresden Jochum Bruckner set as a birthday gift.  I used to own and treasure it on cd before it was all streaming.