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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52300 on: October 24, 2021, 01:02:18 AM »

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52301 on: October 24, 2021, 01:34:02 AM »
Morales: Missa Pro Defunctis [McCreesh]





This Requiem Mass is a large scale work. It is suitably solemn and is appropriately delivered here in terms of both tone and atmosphere. The polyphony is well rounded, balanced and delivered here by this vocal ensemble. The presentation has an authentic sound and feel to it.
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52302 on: October 24, 2021, 02:42:33 AM »
Good morning all,

Shostakovich - Symphonies No.1 & 2 (Barshai)

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« Reply #52303 on: October 24, 2021, 02:52:36 AM »


The Sujet Diversitez from Marais 1er livre - which is more like a set of variations in English music than anything French or Italian. Very nicely played here by Joubert-Caillet I think, introspective and colourful.

It’s followed by a suitably tragic rendition of the tombeau for M. Meliton.

There’s no sense of the sort of routine you often feel in complete surveys like this, at least not yet in Bk 1.
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52304 on: October 24, 2021, 03:01:06 AM »
Vallet: Le Secret Des Muses [O'Dette]





Carillon De Village
Onse Vader In Hemelryck
Praeludium
Courante
La Sarabande Espagnolle
Guillemette
Courante La Vallette
Courante De Mars
La Chacona
Une Jeune Fillette
Onder De Lindegröne
La Princesse
L'avignonne
Slaep Soete Slaep


This is an exquisite performance of this wonderfully sounding music. The playing is of the highest order and the recorded sound is very sympathetic to the music in a good recording.
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52305 on: October 24, 2021, 03:06:51 AM »
Morales

Good idea to listen to this requiem again.




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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52306 on: October 24, 2021, 03:07:52 AM »
Morales

Good idea to listen to this requiem again.





Enjoy it, Jan  8)
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52307 on: October 24, 2021, 03:28:49 AM »
Enjoy it, Jan  8)

Thank you Fergus,it is a vey long time ago that I listened to this requiem,good to hear it again. :)

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52308 on: October 24, 2021, 03:31:07 AM »
Nielsen: Flute Concerto [Langevin/Gilbert]




Probably my favourite of the three concertos and what a great treasure of performances these are, including the symphonies.

I like this concerto. I like the naratory and conversational nature of it. I also like the orchestration in the work. I find it to be very imaginative, engaging, sometimes lean but always engaging and exciting.

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52309 on: October 24, 2021, 03:54:30 AM »
Op.22 and Op.46


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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52310 on: October 24, 2021, 04:43:55 AM »
Morales

Good idea to listen to this requiem again.





That's a fantastic record, and I always keep the Victoria Requiem from McCreesh & Co. right next to it as they make good companion works.
So, TD...


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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52311 on: October 24, 2021, 04:47:07 AM »
Szymanowski, String Quartet No 2.



A remarkable work. The first movement, eerily sweet melodies float over a skittering accompaniment. The second movement a sarcastic burlesque, the final movement another slow movement, more throbbing and assertive that the opening with some remarkably rich sonorities. Fine music. Fine performance.

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52312 on: October 24, 2021, 04:47:36 AM »
Satie

CD 42


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« Reply #52313 on: October 24, 2021, 04:55:08 AM »
Very enjoyable modern string quartets.


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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52314 on: October 24, 2021, 06:15:52 AM »


Beethoven Tempest Sonata, Op.31, No.2

Jingge Yan (piano)



Prompted by discussion in the Beethoven Sonatas thread, I just had a listen to the Tempest Sonata with Yan. His first movement is liberally sprinkled with rhythmic pauses, often between up and downbeat, which are very noticeable, but in such an oratorical setting they worked well, not sure how they'd hold up with repeat hearings, but am optimistic. Also striking for me is the clarity with which he delineates themes, much enhancing their character. In the scramble for intensity the contrast can get flattened out in some recordings I think, listening to him really brought this home.
The 2nd and 3rd movements also very good, without the same levels of rhythmic intervention. Overall the impression is one of great concision offering a clear picture of someone with something real to say. Look forward with interest to hearing others.
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52315 on: October 24, 2021, 06:19:28 AM »


Anton Bruckner: Symphony No.9 in D minor, WAB 109. Daniel Barenboim, Berlin Philharmonic

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52316 on: October 24, 2021, 06:19:57 AM »
NP:

Debussy
Le jet d'eau, L. 64/3
Trois Ballades de François Villon, L 119

Alison Hagley, soprano
Cleveland Orchestra
Boulez


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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52317 on: October 24, 2021, 06:22:01 AM »
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52318 on: October 24, 2021, 06:23:39 AM »
Rameau:  Keyboard Works [Scott Ross] - Pièces de clavecin [1724]


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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52319 on: October 24, 2021, 06:25:11 AM »



Thank you Fergus,it is a vey long time ago that I listened to this requiem,good to hear it again. :)

That was actually my first time to hear that work.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and leave no doubt.