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Offline Pohjolas Daughter

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« Reply #30380 on: December 03, 2021, 08:01:30 AM »
Used CDs, motivated by discussions here on GMG

Nice!  Hope that you enjoy all of them.  Will be interested in reading how you find the Haimovitz CDs in particular.

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Hope that you enjoy the Price CD!  :)

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« Reply #30381 on: December 03, 2021, 08:05:16 AM »
Hope that you enjoy the Price CD!  :)

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Thanks, PD. 8)
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« Reply #30382 on: December 03, 2021, 04:48:12 PM »

 

Great purchase. I have good memories of these quartets.
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« Reply #30383 on: December 03, 2021, 05:28:52 PM »
Great purchase. I have good memories of these [Norgard] quartets.

Thanks, looking forward to hearing them. Have been on my watch list for a long time, finally appeared at low prices from a discogs seller who combined shipping.

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« Reply #30384 on: December 04, 2021, 12:33:20 PM »
Beethoven complete symphonies

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« Reply #30385 on: December 04, 2021, 07:02:46 PM »
Just bought via Presto Classical:



I could've bought the Mahler symphonies from Nott in a box set, but I like having all of the individual releases with their original artwork, especially if they're each still in-print, which thankfully these were. Looking forward to hearing yet another Mahler series from a conductor I have enjoyed lately.
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« Reply #30386 on: December 04, 2021, 07:07:10 PM »
Just bought via Presto Classical:



I could've bought the Mahler symphonies from Nott in a box set, but I like having all of the individual releases with their original artwork, especially if they're each still in-print, which thankfully these were. Looking forward to hearing yet another Mahler series from a conductor I have enjoyed lately.

I like it as a solid cycle. It may not be top tier but there are no weak links in it.

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« Reply #30387 on: December 04, 2021, 07:09:30 PM »
I like it as a solid cycle. It may not be top tier but there are no weak links in it.

Yeah, that's what I've recalled from your own posts about it. Would you say there are any standout performances from this cycle?
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« Reply #30388 on: December 04, 2021, 07:29:13 PM »
Yeah, that's what I've recalled from your own posts about it. Would you say there are any standout performances from this cycle?

None that I recall. Which is why I like it, in a way: it's all a consistent level of goodness even if it doesn't knock any other recordings off their "best one" perch.

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« Reply #30389 on: December 04, 2021, 07:30:51 PM »
None that I recall. Which is why I like it, in a way: it's all a consistent level of goodness even if it doesn't knock any other recordings off their "best one" perch.

Ah so he's the Slatkin of Mahler symphony cycles. ;) (Not that this is a bad thing at all of course.)
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« Reply #30390 on: December 04, 2021, 07:32:42 PM »
Ah so he's the Slatkin of Mahler symphony cycles. ;) (Not that this is a bad thing at all of course.)

Inbal's cycle has the same qualities, btw.

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« Reply #30391 on: December 04, 2021, 07:37:32 PM »
Inbal's cycle has the same qualities, btw.

Ah yes, I have the Inbal cycle (somewhere). I should revisit some of it. He's not a conductor that flies under my radar too often.
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« Reply #30392 on: December 05, 2021, 07:44:52 AM »
He's not a conductor that flies under my radar too often.

I like his Scriabin recordings!

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« Reply #30393 on: December 05, 2021, 08:02:04 AM »
Skint again lol.

Just pre-ordered

Brahms 3 Sonatas
Michael Collins
Stephen Hough

Arrives beginning of January. 
Looking forward to listening!

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« Reply #30394 on: December 05, 2021, 10:41:25 AM »
Just bought:



The Shostakovich VC Mordkovitch is already in my collection, but not the remastered version, so definitely looking forward to hearing if the sonics have been improved. The Stravinsky Järvi set was a no-brainer. I already own many of his other Stravinsky recordings, so this set looked like it'll help fill in those gaps quite nicely.
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« Reply #30395 on: December 05, 2021, 12:21:29 PM »
Just bought:



The Shostakovich VC Mordkovitch is already in my collection, but not the remastered version, so definitely looking forward to hearing if the sonics have been improved. The Stravinsky Järvi set was a no-brainer. I already own many of his other Stravinsky recordings, so this set looked like it'll help fill in those gaps quite nicely.
I like the look of the lower two CDs John.
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« Reply #30396 on: December 05, 2021, 02:15:43 PM »
I like the look of the lower two CDs John.

I knew you would, Jeffrey. ;)
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« Reply #30397 on: December 05, 2021, 07:03:47 PM »













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« Reply #30398 on: December 06, 2021, 02:51:37 PM »
I wasn't thinking of buying this box... it was hovering around $300 or more... but then it was on sale here (https://classical.centerstagestore.com/), and well...



SO much good stuff in this box... where do I begin? One of *THE* great Mahler cycles... some gorgeous late Mozart... great Schumann and Brahms... my go-to recording of Copland's Third Symphony... authoritative accounts of Bernstein's own works...

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« Reply #30399 on: December 06, 2021, 03:01:24 PM »
I wasn't thinking of buying this box... it was hovering around $300 or more... but then it was on sale here (https://classical.centerstagestore.com/), and well...



SO much good stuff in this box... where do I begin? One of *THE* great Mahler cycles... some gorgeous late Mozart... great Schumann and Brahms... my go-to recording of Copland's Third Symphony... authoritative accounts of Bernstein's own works...

One hell of a box set. A great buy! I'm certainly considering it myself.
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