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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49920 on: September 21, 2021, 03:07:20 AM »
First listen to the Hindemith SQs, with CD 1 (SQ No. 2 and SQ No. 3) of the Amar Quartet's complete traversal on Naxos:

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49921 on: September 21, 2021, 03:14:26 AM »
I will listen to this recording later this day  :)

I liked it.  :)

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49922 on: September 21, 2021, 03:19:39 AM »
Richard Flury.
Orchestral Music. Volume II.
Liepaja SO, Paul Mann.
Alexandre Dubach, Violin


One of my great discoveries this year, this unknown, but fine composer. His music gives me so much joy. Certainly in the present performances.
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49923 on: September 21, 2021, 04:11:39 AM »
Good afternoon all,

JS Bach - Various Flute Sonatas (Musica Antiqua Köln)

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49924 on: September 21, 2021, 04:24:56 AM »
Walter Piston
Symphony #6 'Gettysburg'
Alexsander Gauk
Moscow RSO


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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49925 on: September 21, 2021, 04:32:55 AM »
Another new arrival, another maiden listen: Carlos Chávez' Sinfonía de Antígona (LSO, Eduardo Mata). From this set:


I did not know this work is derived from incidental music Chávez had composed for a Mexican production of Jean Cocteau's Antigone. Interesting.


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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49926 on: September 21, 2021, 05:03:47 AM »
Walter Piston
Symphonies 2 and 6
Gerald Schwarz
Seattle Symphony Orchestra


Piston's #2 is rightly lauded as being the raison d'être of this disc, but I have to confess that today it is #6 that really grabs me here. I much prefer the more modern recording over the Gauk with the Moscow RSO.

This is fine music.
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49927 on: September 21, 2021, 05:13:51 AM »
Joachim Raff.

Symphony No. 2, opus 140.
Overtures.

Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Neeme Jarvi.


Excellent performances and recording. It does not wholly surpass Stadlmair on Tudor, but it has its own qualities. Love both interpretations. Stadlmair is complete, Jarvi never will meet completion.
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49928 on: September 21, 2021, 05:14:13 AM »
Another new arrival, another maiden listen: Carlos Chávez' Sinfonía de Antígona (LSO, Eduardo Mata). From this set:


I did not know this work is derived from incidental music Chávez had composed for a Mexican production of Jean Cocteau's Antigone. Interesting.
I really like that set.
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49929 on: September 21, 2021, 05:22:54 AM »
There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won't anymore, And who always will. So, don't worry about people from your past, there's a reason why they didn't make it to your future.

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49930 on: September 21, 2021, 05:30:20 AM »
Returned to the Weinberg Chamber Symphony No 3 in this recording, by the Chamber Orchestra Kremlin



A world of difference from the Naxos recording, which I found extremely unsatisfying. The final movement, in particular, came to life in this recording. It alternates between a jaunty andantino melody and what sound like a slightly off-kilter hymn tune.
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49931 on: September 21, 2021, 05:38:12 AM »
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49932 on: September 21, 2021, 05:39:10 AM »
Not looking at this thread for nearly a week was dangerous. I had to skip about 30 pages worth...

Sibelius early chamber music.



Is the music any good, though? Be honest! ;) The early chamber works of Sibelius that I’ve heard were disappointingly dull and unmemorable to my ears.
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49933 on: September 21, 2021, 05:42:03 AM »
Since I skipped a live concert of Converse's Mystic Trumpeter this weekend, streaming it now.



How could you possibly afford to miss out on that? Shame!! :D

P.S. I don’t know the piece (yet) so I’m merely being facetious.
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49934 on: September 21, 2021, 05:46:27 AM »
First listen to the Hindemith SQs, with CD 1 (SQ No. 2 and SQ No. 3) of the Amar Quartet's complete traversal on Naxos:



Pounds the table!!
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49935 on: September 21, 2021, 05:47:18 AM »
Returned to the Weinberg Chamber Symphony No 3 in this recording, by the Chamber Orchestra Kremlin



A world of difference from the Naxos recording, which I found extremely unsatisfying. The final movement, in particular, came to life in this recording. It alternates between a jaunty andantino melody and what sound like a slightly off-kilter hymn tune.

Sorry to hear that. Ordered the Naxos yesterday. :(
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49936 on: September 21, 2021, 05:49:13 AM »
This just arrived here as well John - I'm looking forward to hearing it.

I’ll have to re-listen, Jeffrey. Last night, I wasn’t really in the mood for the music. In fact, today I’ll be taking a break from classical to listen to some other musical interests.
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49937 on: September 21, 2021, 05:49:42 AM »
Sorry to hear that. Ordered the Naxos yesterday. :(

Well, you may like it more than I did.

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49938 on: September 21, 2021, 06:05:57 AM »
The cello concerto to end all cello concertos. No 2 from this 2 CD set:



No 1 is a very fine concerto as well, though less gloomy and noisy.

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #49939 on: September 21, 2021, 06:35:54 AM »
Morning listening

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