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Re: Which Composer(s) Do You Have the Complete Works of?
« Reply #100 on: April 03, 2021, 10:04:57 PM »
I am sorry.  I apologize for the posts.

I don't think you have to.

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« Reply #101 on: April 04, 2021, 06:26:20 AM »
I am sorry.  I apologize for the posts.

What!?  That was the most interesting part of the thread.  It actually had me looking over bassoon concerto recordings of Vivalid, and adding some to my Qobuz library for later.  Trying to remember which ones I had heard.

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« Reply #102 on: April 04, 2021, 06:27:25 AM »
But I did enjoy my mental image of Karl being assigned to review a complete Telemann edition! :laugh:

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Re: Which Composer(s) Do You Have the Complete Works of?
« Reply #103 on: April 04, 2021, 07:10:22 PM »
This is a hard task for me, since plenty of composer I have all there stuff, you know me by now it's renaissance composers, you will see:

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Re: Which Composer(s) Do You Have the Complete Works of?
« Reply #104 on: June 05, 2021, 12:56:01 PM »
I first thought: None!
But thinking a bit and looking on my shelves, it seems that I do have reasonably complete

- Corelli (Brilliant box)
- Chopin (DG box)
- Mahler (I am missing Blumine and the Weber completion but have two recordings of the piano
- Berg

pretty close (I am missing a few pieces, not only totally obscure ones but I am too lazy to check the details and don't really care to close the small gaps) l must be with

- Ockeghem (Gaudeamus box, not sure how complete it is)
- Beethoven (I lack e.g. Der glorreiche Augenblick but I have the two early cantatas and all Irish/Scottish etc. songs)
- Brahms (maybe a few lieder but I must have most of them, not aware of any other major lacunae)
- Bruckner (none of the early piano stuff and also missing a few lesser known choral pieces)
- Webern (not sure)


With JS Bach I still lack a quarter or more of the cantatas; I think I have all or most of the rest. This is the only gap I expect to eventually close. Also Schubert's lieder (I am not going for all of his operas and early church pieces, though). Schumann also must be very small gaps (choral, incidental, lieder, it cannot be much). The same with Stravinsky, I guess.



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Re: Which Composer(s) Do You Have the Complete Works of?
« Reply #105 on: June 05, 2021, 05:45:20 PM »
I first thought: None!
But thinking a bit and looking on my shelves, it seems that I do have reasonably complete

- Corelli (Brilliant box)
- Chopin (DG box)
- Mahler (I am missing Blumine and the Weber completion but have two recordings of the piano
- Berg

pretty close (I am missing a few pieces, not only totally obscure ones but I am too lazy to check the details and don't really care to close the small gaps) l must be with

- Ockeghem (Gaudeamus box, not sure how complete it is)
- Beethoven (I lack e.g. Der glorreiche Augenblick but I have the two early cantatas and all Irish/Scottish etc. songs)
- Brahms (maybe a few lieder but I must have most of them, not aware of any other major lacunae)
- Bruckner (none of the early piano stuff and also missing a few lesser known choral pieces)
- Webern (not sure)


With JS Bach I still lack a quarter or more of the cantatas; I think I have all or most of the rest. This is the only gap I expect to eventually close. Also Schubert's lieder (I am not going for all of his operas and early church pieces, though). Schumann also must be very small gaps (choral, incidental, lieder, it cannot be much). The same with Stravinsky, I guess.

Checking quickly, the Gaudeamus Ockeghem seems to have only two secular chansons.
The Hyperion Schumann lieder set is a good way to get that segment of his work.
They're probably OOP, but EMI had nice sets of the complete choral works for both Schumann and Schubert.

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Re: Which Composer(s) Do You Have the Complete Works of?
« Reply #106 on: June 06, 2021, 02:55:00 AM »
Yes, I didn't get that Ockeghem box with complete works in mind, just was not sure as it is not clear from the cover and there are some older composers with rather few extant works. (Like Bruhns; but I have only single works of his on anthologies.)
I have too many Schumann (and Schubert and Brahms) Lieder to get complete boxes, this would be too many doublings. I have the supposedly complete choral (without orchestra) works by Brahms on Brilliant and I am not sufficiently into a cappella (or choir + piano) to get the same for Schumann, Schubert, Mendelssohn, but I have anthologies with some of this repertoire.

As I wrote, my first reaction was that I don't have any oeuvre complete; I was a bit surprised to have 4 composers basically complete as I usually don't go for these boxes/editions nowadays but both the Corelli and the Chopin I got 10 or more years ago and they were both only moderately large and very cheap.
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Re: Which Composer(s) Do You Have the Complete Works of?
« Reply #107 on: June 06, 2021, 05:37:11 AM »
I own very few complete works of any composers. Partly because the composers, whom I am interested in, as a rule haven't got their complete works recorded, partly because the so called complete composer releases rarely are complete in a strict sense.
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