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Archaic Torso of Apollo:

--- Quote from: Pohjolas Daughter on August 05, 2021, 09:50:10 AM ---Apparently he died in 1988, so he might not have yet acquired one?  I did also read that a friend of his inherited his personal effects--perhaps that might also have included his 'newish' CD player (if he had one then) and CDs?
Neat!  I'll check out that link a bit later.


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Apparently I misunderstood. I thought the guy was still alive and Brian was visiting him in his house, or something like that.

T. D.:
There was once a big article about David Bowie's record collection:

https://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2016/04/david-bowie-favorite-albums

Eclectic classical items: Reich, R. Strauss, Crumb, Partch, Stravinsky.

Pohjolas Daughter:

--- Quote from: Archaic Torso of Apollo on August 05, 2021, 09:53:38 AM ---Apparently I misunderstood. I thought the guy was still alive and Brian was visiting him in his house, or something like that.

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I suspect that he went on a paid tour of the architect's house (now that Covid restrictions have eased up in some areas)  ;):

http://www.casaluisbarragan.org/eng/en_index.html

I did find a link on Gramophone's website to two pages worth of links (clicked on "My Music") here:  https://www.gramophone.co.uk/my-music

You can only go back so far though without have a digital subscription.

PD

Pohjolas Daughter:

--- Quote from: T. D. on August 05, 2021, 10:02:53 AM ---There was once a big article about David Bowie's record collection:

https://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2016/04/david-bowie-favorite-albums

Eclectic classical items: Reich, R. Strauss, Crumb, Partch, Stravinsky.

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Nice!  Will have to add that to nighttime reading list.  :)

PD

Archaic Torso of Apollo:
I read somewhere that Mick Jagger had 37 different recordings of the Eroica.

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