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Offline Fafner

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125640 on: February 14, 2013, 02:20:16 PM »
Beethoven - String Quartets No. 9 & No. 12
Kodály Quartet

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125641 on: February 14, 2013, 02:23:47 PM »
Jumping the gun on First-listen Friday...

Bruckner
Symphony No. 6
Wand & Köln


 8) The more music I hear from this guy, the more I love it, a brilliant composer!

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125642 on: February 14, 2013, 02:29:49 PM »
Woo-hoo! Bruckner!
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125643 on: February 14, 2013, 02:32:33 PM »
"Remember Fafner? Remember he built Valhalla? A giant? Well, he's a dragon now. Don't ask me why. Anyway, he's dead."
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125644 on: February 14, 2013, 02:33:42 PM »
Woo-hoo! Bruckner!

Those are two (three?)words I never thought I'd see issue from Karl  ;D

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125645 on: February 14, 2013, 02:52:30 PM »
Gustav Mahler
Symphony No.1


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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125646 on: February 14, 2013, 03:36:06 PM »
Thread duty:

BWV 1019 - Gould-Laredo

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/820VBcJqTLQ" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/820VBcJqTLQ</a>

It's okay, I'm only going to listen to the third movement. 0:) I was particularly taken by this movement this morning. I was listening to Koopman then.

Not bad at all.  Put another way, Gould alone is better than Gould with Laredo on modern violin.  In Bach's music, a non-period violin is my no. 1 enemy.

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125647 on: February 14, 2013, 03:37:41 PM »
What the hell, why not listen to some French musique...

CHAUSSON, E.: Concert for Violin, Piano and String Quartet / Piano Trio
Stephen Shipps, Eric Larsen
Wihan Quartet, Meadowmount Trio

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125648 on: February 14, 2013, 04:01:19 PM »
Those are two (three?)words I never thought I'd see issue from Karl  ;D


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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125649 on: February 14, 2013, 04:20:43 PM »
Not bad at all.  Put another way, Gould alone is better than Gould with Laredo on modern violin.  In Bach's music, a non-period violin is my no. 1 enemy.

c'mon, Don, this interpretation doesn't have nothing to do with the flamboyant flair required by this movement.  :)
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125650 on: February 14, 2013, 04:31:09 PM »
This lovely (and totally OOP) disc:


Jaap Schroeder, violin
Marilyn McDonald, violin
Stephen Hammer, oboe
Kenneth Slowick, violoncello

Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra
Jaap Schroeder

Repackaged here:





 8)

P.S.: Some additional exploration - in order to get a cover for the iPod files - brought me to these links:

http://www.amazon.com/Mozart-Vol-Sinfonia-Concertante-Concertone/dp/B00000E6W9/ref=sr_1_10?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1360895081&sr=1-10

http://www.amazon.com/Mozart-Concertante-Concertone-Smithsonian-Orchestra/dp/B0011ZLF1Q/ref=sr_1_2?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1360894610&sr=1-2

http://www.amazon.com/Mozart-Sinfonia-Concertante-K-364-Concertone/dp/B006X6T03S/ref=sr_1_16?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1360894939&sr=1-16



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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125651 on: February 14, 2013, 05:04:14 PM »
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125652 on: February 14, 2013, 07:11:32 PM »



A massive performance. Broad phrasing with a bold LPO sound, a truly majestic 6th with an exquisite 20-minute Adagio
Live recording, great sound with great range, very few coughs.
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125653 on: February 14, 2013, 07:50:10 PM »


Terrifically well done, a real contender for Bilson/Gardiner

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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125654 on: February 14, 2013, 08:20:02 PM »


listening to this on the way home from an aggravating, frustrating day at work made everything right with the world.
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125655 on: February 14, 2013, 08:23:07 PM »


listening to this on the way home from an aggravating, frustrating day at work made everything right with the world.

Of course it did.  Better than any medication available.
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125656 on: February 14, 2013, 09:26:06 PM »
more misc lps
TALLIS: Mass for 4 Voices;  Lamentations of Jeremiah; In jejunio et fletu
New York Pro Musica     Noah Greenberg, cond.
CLEMENTI: Piano sonatas op. 26/3 in D, op.36/1 in A, op. 40/2 in b, op. 50/3 in g
Artur Balsam, piano (Steinway)
NADERMAN: Duo espagnol, TURINA: Ciclo Plateresco: 1 - Variations,  BAZELAIRE: Fantasiestück for harp andpiano
SAINT-SAËNS`Fantaise  op. 95 for harp    LISZT: Czardas Macabre for piano
Brigitte Langnickel-Köhler, harp;  Reinhard Langnickel, piano
SAINT-SAËNS: Part-songs (5), POULENC: Chansons françaises,  DEBUSSY: Trois chansons de Charles d'Orléans
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125657 on: February 14, 2013, 09:53:43 PM »
[Gould in BWV 1019/III] Not bad at all. 

That doesn't surprise me. :D

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In Bach's music, a non-period violin is my no. 1 enemy.

On that point, I am with you. :)
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125658 on: February 14, 2013, 10:14:18 PM »


Terrifically well done, a real contender for Bilson/Gardiner


Side note: does anyone know what building is shown in that cover picture? I'm pretty sure that it's the same building seen in fuller view on the cover of the Hogwood/AAM Symphonies box.

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Beethoven, String Quartets  9 (Razumovsky) and 11 (Serioso)
Tokyo String Quartet
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Re: What are you listening to?
« Reply #125659 on: February 14, 2013, 11:08:56 PM »
Side note: does anyone know what building is shown in that cover picture? I'm pretty sure that it's the same building seen in fuller view on the cover of the Hogwood/AAM Symphonies box.

I think that's Eszterháza. The connection to Mozart is rather diffuse, I know.
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