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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52280 on: October 23, 2021, 01:48:25 PM »
I yet have to hear the other works on the CD, but yes. the program looks quite promising.

I find Adigezalov’s composition very attractive as well.

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52281 on: October 23, 2021, 01:59:48 PM »
Morales: Officium Defunctorum [McCreesh]





This is a wonderfully smooth and refined delivery of very fine music with very engaging music making.

Marvelous album!
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52282 on: October 23, 2021, 02:05:40 PM »
JS and CPE Bach: (Harpsichord) Concertos in D



Played by Jesus.  (Seriously these are very fine performances.)

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52283 on: October 23, 2021, 02:08:00 PM »
Shostakovich
Symphony № 4 in c minor, Op. 43
Symphony № 15, Op. 141
Kitajenko
Gürzenich
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52284 on: October 23, 2021, 02:33:19 PM »
JS and CPE Bach: (Harpsichord) Concertos in D



Played by Jesus.  (Seriously these are very fine performances.)

Fidel Castro's lost son?

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52285 on: October 23, 2021, 02:36:14 PM »
Nielsen: Flute Concerto [Langevin/Gilbert]





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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« Reply #52286 on: October 23, 2021, 02:37:36 PM »



Marvelous album!

I have scheduled the main event for tomorrow morning.
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52288 on: October 23, 2021, 03:55:09 PM »
Schumann: Symphony No. 4

Majestic and quite romantic performance of this beautiful work. It's much more memorable than I recalled. I'd never heard it as splendid as now.

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52289 on: October 23, 2021, 04:08:21 PM »
Schumann: Symphony No. 4

Majestic and quite romantic performance of this beautiful work. It's much more memorable than I recalled. I'd never heard it as splendid as now.



Thanks for the recommendation!

Do you know the classic set with George Szell and The Cleveland Orchestra ?

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« Reply #52290 on: October 23, 2021, 04:19:16 PM »
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52291 on: October 23, 2021, 04:43:53 PM »






I find the juxtaposition of these images interesting.

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52292 on: October 23, 2021, 05:02:46 PM »


I find the juxtaposition of these images interesting.

But we know the blue-eyed guy doesn't pay attention to aligreto's post with cover image too frequently.
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52293 on: October 23, 2021, 05:05:09 PM »
Thanks for the recommendation!

Do you know the classic set with George Szell and The Cleveland Orchestra ?



I know the 2nd, and holy c..., this pacing and absolute elegance and control of the orchestra astounded me.  I get now why he is considered the best among the best, if not the best?
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52294 on: October 23, 2021, 05:59:39 PM »
Thanks for the recommendation!

Do you know the classic set with George Szell and The Cleveland Orchestra ?



I know the 2nd, and holy c..., this pacing and absolute elegance and control of the orchestra astounded me.  I get now why he is considered the best among the best, if not the best?

The story of The Cleveland Orchestra in the 1960's is fascinating: they were not paid very much, most had part-time jobs outside of the orchestra (one player sold jewelry), and yet they were a world-class orchestra under Szell.

The set of the Schumann symphonies from those days is difficult to beat!
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52295 on: October 23, 2021, 07:26:15 PM »
The story of The Cleveland Orchestra in the 1960's is fascinating: they were not paid very much, most had part-time jobs outside of the orchestra (one player sold jewelry), and yet they were a world-class orchestra under Szell.

The set of the Schumann symphonies from those days is difficult to beat!

Fascinating story. Wow, more recognition for them then!!

I definitely need to give the other symphonies a listen from that set.
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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52296 on: October 23, 2021, 07:30:10 PM »
Walton: Symphony No. 1
Bizet: Symphony in C


Exhilarating stuff!

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52297 on: October 23, 2021, 07:59:41 PM »

(discs 1-3 of 5)


(disc 3, harpsichord and chamber music incl. the interesting Sonata for trombone and piano)

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52298 on: October 23, 2021, 08:09:30 PM »


Found at the secondhand store today still factory sealed, misfiled in the jazz section, and with an absurdly low price on it.

Just finished disc one, and what a great listen that was. Nothing controversial in his interpretation or technique, but with such great taste and enjoyment. I especially liked how he completely avoids the approach of so many of playing the preludes fast and light and the fugues slow and ponderous, keeping something closer to a consistency throughout than I've heard perhaps anywhere else, including his earlier Decca set.

May well finish off the next three discs tonight.

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Re: What are you listening 2 now?
« Reply #52299 on: October 23, 2021, 09:53:27 PM »
Trying to stream all of this today.



Not currently succeeding with suite no.4 because my phone decided it didn't want to connect to my CD player. So watching an episode of a Danish drama instead. I'll come back later...
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