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Re: Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996)
« Reply #540 on: June 21, 2021, 06:45:02 AM »
That work rings a bell John - I'm sure that I have some extracts in my collection somewhere, possibly kindly sent to me by André some while back  :)

Yeah, I just love those screechy Weinberg Soviet recordings on Olympia. ;D But IIRC, this recording of The Golden Key actually sounded quite good (I believe it was an 80s or early 90s recording).
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Re: Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996)
« Reply #541 on: June 21, 2021, 07:35:24 AM »
That work rings a bell John - I'm sure that I have some extracts in my collection somewhere, possibly kindly sent to me by André some while back  :)

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Re: Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996)
« Reply #542 on: June 21, 2021, 02:04:10 PM »
Unfortunately I don't own that CPO disc (but I have many other such as one containing Violin Concertino Op. 42 and Symphony No. 10). However, I have the Op. 43 Cello Concerto on a Chandos SACD with Symphony No. 20.  :)

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Re: Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996)
« Reply #543 on: June 21, 2021, 02:46:31 PM »
"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).

'The test of a work of art is, in the end, our affection for it, not our ability to explain why it is good' (Stanley Kubrick).

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Re: Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996)
« Reply #544 on: June 21, 2021, 02:53:26 PM »
Unfortunately I don't own that CPO disc (but I have many other such as one containing Violin Concertino Op. 42 and Symphony No. 10). However, I have the Op. 43 Cello Concerto on a Chandos SACD with Symphony No. 20.  :)

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Where’ve you been hiding, Poju?!?!?
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Re: Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996)
« Reply #545 on: June 21, 2021, 03:27:05 PM »
Good to hear from you, Poju.
+1

Thanks you both!  ;)

Where’ve you been hiding, Poju?!?!?

As I said, "elsewhere." However, I have made a few posts here. Also, I am totally done with US politics and now that TYT has been exposed as frauds I feel ashamed for having taken them seriously. Yet another failure in my life...  :(

Anyway there is Weinbergs music to enjoys...  0:)
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Re: Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996)
« Reply #546 on: September 25, 2021, 04:14:10 PM »
I really enjoyed this disc and highly recommend it!  Excellent performance, great recorded sound and very finely crafted music.


https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.572752

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« Reply #547 on: September 25, 2021, 04:22:40 PM »
I really enjoyed this disc and highly recommend it!  Excellent performance, great recorded sound and very finely crafted music.


https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.572752

I like that 'un, too!
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Re: Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996)
« Reply #548 on: October 31, 2021, 05:23:40 PM »
I heard Weinberg’s Symphony No. 22 for the first time just now and was blown away by it.  Very moving and defiant tone with a solemn and powerful conclusion, yet the final seconds felt chamber.  Really wonderful work.

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Re: Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996)
« Reply #549 on: October 31, 2021, 07:00:28 PM »
I heard Weinberg’s Symphony No. 22 for the first time just now and was blown away by it.  Very moving and defiant tone with a solemn and powerful conclusion, yet the final seconds felt chamber.  Really wonderful work.

Terrific!
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nor in competing for the favor of wayward friends.
His only competition was with himself. — Françoise Gilot