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by oisfetz
Sat Oct 17, 2015 5:21 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Germany is at it again.
Replies: 28
Views: 2153

Re: Germany is at it again.

If Merkel respect the traditional German conduct, very soon you'll see the refugees forced to live on concentration camps. And if it the problem gets worst, she'll get rid of them.
by oisfetz
Tue Oct 06, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: UnsungMasterworks ...
Replies: 10
Views: 824

Re: UnsungMasterworks ...

What, am I the only one here who surfs YOUTUBE? :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: No, you aren't. In last 4 years I downloaded and copied to CD about 350 audio from FT. There are fantastic things for maniacs of rare composers/works/players. In particular for crazies of historical versions, it...
by oisfetz
Fri Sep 04, 2015 6:32 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 1972375

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

https://www.youtube.com/attribution_lin ... re%3Dshare

At 13 y.o.,he played better that major part of adult violinist of his time. And his sound was already unique. Incredible!
by oisfetz
Tue Sep 01, 2015 6:40 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Invitation
Replies: 25
Views: 1861

Re: Invitation

Well, I should sue that guy for copyright violation, and to Facebook for alowd him for put same title. BTW, today you have Bruch's string octet (lovely work!), a Saint-Saens beautiful phantasy for violin&arp (with 2 great virtuosi playing), and a piece for violin&piano by Sauret. Yes, that sadistic ...
by oisfetz
Mon Aug 31, 2015 6:27 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Invitation
Replies: 25
Views: 1861

Re: Invitation

What are you talking about? I've only put 4 photos, one Heifetz playing, one Heifetz&co., one Gilels&co. and one with the Hollywood SQ. There's no baby!
by oisfetz
Mon Aug 31, 2015 2:45 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Invitation
Replies: 25
Views: 1861

Re: Invitation

Want to listen to Piazzola's music played on a sax quartet?. And it sounds good! Today on my page.
by oisfetz
Sat Aug 29, 2015 4:55 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Graveyard photos: Russia's great composers
Replies: 14
Views: 1397

Re: Graveyard photos: Russia's great composers

... the next generation, the so-called "Silver Age," with many of them having witnessed the Revolution. Many of these stones are much more modest and the last of them presents an opportunity for a little quiz of possible interest to Len: http://i754.photobucket.com/albums/xx185/myquesta/Cemetery%20...
by oisfetz
Thu Aug 27, 2015 3:29 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 1972375

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

"Fonda" was Pierre's son, who was a pianist. He don´t wont to use his father's surname.
by oisfetz
Wed Aug 26, 2015 5:31 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 1972375

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

1950 recording by the Borodin SQ of Tchaikovsky third. A marvellous playing of the best Piotr quartet, Dubinsky,Alexandrov, Shebalin & Berlinsky. And Walter Piston's violin sonata, 1939 recording by Louis Krasner and Piston.
by oisfetz
Fri Aug 21, 2015 4:56 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Any of you have noteworthy classical music memorabilia?
Replies: 21
Views: 1513

Re: Any of you have noteworthy classical music memorabilia?

I've several signed photos: Gulda, Szeryng, Thibaud, Ricci, Oistrakh, Borovsky, Lewenthal, Karolyi..and one big Heifetz signed on front and back. You see, all of them (and many more) were at least once in Buenos Aires, and played probably at the Colon Theatre. But that was before the barbarians took...
by oisfetz
Thu Aug 20, 2015 7:23 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Invitation
Replies: 25
Views: 1861

Re: Invitation

You should investigate YouTube carefully. There are many posters who loaded singers and including complete operas. Began writing the title of one opera you want, and see what happens.
Today I put a clarinet quintet by Paul Ben-Haim. Yes, you know him, but..we are the champions.
by oisfetz
Wed Aug 19, 2015 7:05 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Invitation
Replies: 25
Views: 1861

Re: Invitation

Well, what I put on Face are works by composers little know by the major part of the average users, and for them are rare. Not for us, who are expert listeners and know a lot of repertory. I think that what can maybe surprise you are real rare historical old versions by players long time gone, like ...
by oisfetz
Wed Aug 19, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Invitation
Replies: 25
Views: 1861

Re: Invitation

From the music on your site and your screen name, obviously violin music is special for you. Are you a fiddler yourself or a fan? I were a violin fan since my teens (and that was about 60 years ago), and same recordings collector. Also maniac about chamber music, in particular string quartets. But ...
by oisfetz
Tue Aug 18, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Invitation
Replies: 25
Views: 1861

Re: Invitation

Chavez conducting his violin concerto with Szeryng, it's a piece I like very much.
by oisfetz
Tue Aug 18, 2015 10:28 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Invitation
Replies: 25
Views: 1861

Re: Invitation

Bueno Diego, I know several of their works, but they aren't my favourites. Ginastera in particular, I dislike him a lot. BTW: on my Facebook page you have today first movement of LvB violin concerto by Prof.Karl Flesch. THAT's a rarity!
by oisfetz
Mon Aug 17, 2015 4:10 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Invitation
Replies: 25
Views: 1861

Re: Invitation

Piston, forget Latin-America. I don't care nor are fan of that music. I'm a citizen of the world and only love European classical. My birth in Argentina was only caused by a very serious mistake of my grandparents, who thought that there they could have a better future. I'll never forgive them for it.
by oisfetz
Mon Aug 17, 2015 10:14 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Invitation
Replies: 25
Views: 1861

Re: Invitation

Yes Lance. Just write "rarezas", and you'll be there. Cheers.
by oisfetz
Sun Aug 16, 2015 3:48 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Invitation
Replies: 25
Views: 1861

Invitation

Hallo. I want to invite all of you who are Facebook users, to visit mi page "Rarezas" (rarities) and find little known/forgotten/underrated/unplayed and seldom recorded composers, works and players on chamber and string with orchestra. Historical recordings when they are available. I believe you'll ...
by oisfetz
Sat Jul 25, 2015 4:19 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Somewhat disappointing Bazzini disc (Brilliant)
Replies: 4
Views: 634

Re: Somewhat disappointing Bazzini disc (Brilliant)

Well Lance, I don't know if you like Slav-Russian violin music, but I suppose you do. There's some recomendation that maybe you don't know: 1) both Oistrakhs recorded Nicolai Rakov concerto N°1. A beautiful, neo-romantic piece; 2) If you like Kogan, he recorded Arno Babadjanian v.c.in A minor; 3) al...
by oisfetz
Sat Jul 25, 2015 1:08 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Somewhat disappointing Bazzini disc (Brilliant)
Replies: 4
Views: 634

Re: Somewhat disappointing Bazzini disc (Brilliant)

Want to listen to splendid playing of Bazzini, including sonata op.55?. Get Luigi Alberto Bianchi on Dynamic CDS 258. Bianchi was (is) a fantatic violinist and violist who made many recordings of duos with Accardo. But if you want more serious Bazzini, away of his pyrotecnics, get his beautiful, rom...
by oisfetz
Fri Jul 17, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3756
Views: 246274

Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

18 short pieces recorded by Vasa Prihoda on 78 RPM discs in the 20s and 30s, his prime time. (from Youtube audios).
by oisfetz
Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:31 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 1972375

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Shostakovich violin concerto 1, Oistrakh-Mitropoulos and NYO, live, 1-1-56.
Arkady Fillipenko SQ Nº1
Selection of Chabrier pieces pictoresque, Marcelle Mayer.
by oisfetz
Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:24 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Do you presume that higher beings like the music of Enescu?
Replies: 9
Views: 599

Re: Do you presume that higher beings like the music of Enes

Every serious listener should have Enescu's violin sonatas 2&3 played by him with Dinu Lipatti. An anthological recording considered one of the top in kind of the past century.
by oisfetz
Sun Mar 18, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Beethoven violin sonatas
Replies: 13
Views: 7284

Re: Beethoven violin sonatas

I believe Igor's set wasn't published on CD. I got it on copies from an Electrola/Melodiya LP box. About him, his recordings of Rakov's first, Wieniawski's 2, Khatchaturian, Bruch's 1 and Mendelssohn are IMO fantastic.
by oisfetz
Sat Mar 17, 2012 6:14 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Beethoven violin sonatas
Replies: 13
Views: 7284

Re: Beethoven violin sonatas

I'm an admirer of a complete underrated set very few know: Igor and Natalia Oistrakh.
by oisfetz
Sat Mar 10, 2012 6:46 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Vincent d'Indy...
Replies: 15
Views: 1249

Re: Vincent d'Indy...

I've 3 string quartets, piano trio 2 and piano quintet. All beautiful pieces that should be listened and played more often.
by oisfetz
Sun Feb 19, 2012 1:12 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 1972375

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Arkady Fillipenko SQ Nº1
Otar Taktakishvili violin concerto Nº1
Glazunov 5 early pieces for string quartet
by oisfetz
Fri Feb 17, 2012 4:59 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Make room for more "unknown" Michael Rabin recordings!
Replies: 12
Views: 868

Re: Make room for more "unknown" Michael Rabin recordings!

An extremely sad case was poor Joseph Hassid. He could have been one of the best violinist of the century. His short recorded legacy of 10 pieces are enough to put him at the very top of violin playing of all time. An absolute exceptional artist. (There's a rumor about a live Elgar concerto he playe...
by oisfetz
Thu Feb 16, 2012 4:51 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 1972375

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Alf Hurum's string quartet op.6. If you like Grieg's quartet, you'll love this wonderful one.
by oisfetz
Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:30 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Make room for more "unknown" Michael Rabin recordings!
Replies: 12
Views: 868

Re: Make room for more "unknown" Michael Rabin recordings!

Not me, Lance. Yes, he had a fine technique, thanks to Galamian, but he doesen't move me.
I would be very excited if I can found the unknown recordings of David Nadien, Igor Politkovsky, or the early King David in the 30s and 40s.
by oisfetz
Thu Feb 16, 2012 9:22 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Violin enthusiasts rejoice: Mischa Elman's BBC recitals!
Replies: 2
Views: 441

Re: Violin enthusiasts rejoice: Mischa Elman's BBC recitals!

I'm not an Elman's fun. It's true that he had a wonderful sound, but on rich and emotional one he can't compite with Seidel nor Hassid. And on technique, he can't with Milstein and certainly never with Jascha. Besides, he had a kind of moaning style that I found unpleasant.
by oisfetz
Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Left Unfinished And Completed Posthumously
Replies: 28
Views: 2690

Re: Left Unfinished And Completed Posthumously

Dvorak's first cello concerto. He left only a piano accompaniment. The orchestration was made by Jarmil Burghauser.Milos Sadlo revised the cello part and made the first recording,

Grieg's second string quartet. He wrote only 2 movements. Julius Rontgen wrote the last 2 on sketches left by Grieg.
by oisfetz
Thu Mar 02, 2006 7:03 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Anthony Goldstone, piano "Tzigane" (Gypsy) - NEW!
Replies: 1
Views: 665

Interesting. About Brahm's hung.dances, there´s an arrangement of
Cziffra of 15 of it for solo piano, very difficult but IMO,boring. As an example
of "gypsy" like music on piano, I recommend Cziffra's own Romanian
Phantasy. About Liszt's 6th.R.R.,my favorite is Horowitz's version.
by oisfetz
Thu Feb 16, 2006 6:55 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: February 10: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 2
Views: 705

Bazzini is one of those "one work" composers, but he had six lovely SQ,
very melodic, very Italian and very well written. Instead, his short pieces
are boring
by oisfetz
Tue Feb 14, 2006 6:23 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Suggestions for compositions for the Flute
Replies: 11
Views: 2097

Bonita Boyd's Paganini's 24 caprices transcribed fot solo flute
by oisfetz
Tue Feb 07, 2006 6:46 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: The Big Three? Or Five? Or Seven? Or Ten?
Replies: 83
Views: 14313

And he was an exceptional organist and an excelent pianist.
I've some recordings of him on piano and he shows a great
technique at his old age. His first violin sonata in the hands
or Heifetz is IMO one of the finest ever recorded.
by oisfetz
Fri Feb 03, 2006 6:59 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: The greatest underrated works
Replies: 54
Views: 12152

Chopin's piano trio Grieg and Smetana SQ No.2 Borodin SQ No.1 Dvorak the major part of his chamber works and first cello concerto Reger chamber works Hidemith chamber works Frank piano trios Lalo SQ, violin sonata, v.c. and "russian" v.c. Rachmaninoff SQ,first piano trio and pieces for cello and pia...
by oisfetz
Thu Feb 02, 2006 3:00 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Fritz Kreisler, by Amy Biancolli
Replies: 7
Views: 1448

I've bought the RCA set in Buenos Aires in 2003, but now it has dissapear.
Probably is OOP. 0nce in a while it shows on Ebay. For any Kreisler lover,
is a must. A real historical piece is his Bach's double with Zimbalist and a SQ,
I think the very first recording of it.
by oisfetz
Thu Feb 02, 2006 2:51 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Remembering two of the greatest violinists of all time.
Replies: 2
Views: 940

I've read somewhere that really Heifetz was borne in 1900, but his
mother change the date (?)
by oisfetz
Wed Feb 01, 2006 6:59 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Josef Suk, violin - the music of JS Bach
Replies: 11
Views: 2037

For Bach´s solo pieces IMO best was Szering's recording on
Odyssey-Columbia.
by oisfetz
Mon Jan 30, 2006 6:53 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Josef Suk, violin - the music of JS Bach
Replies: 11
Views: 2037

I've on an old LP 0p.97 by the Smetana SQ and Suk as 2d.viola. Fantastic!
by oisfetz
Sat Jan 28, 2006 3:07 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Ethics for Spies (Ours)
Replies: 3
Views: 855

As an indescriptible cruel torture, I'll take my subject, tied him to a chear
on a small and hermetical closed room, with only a fantastic audio sistem
and made him listen to the complete Wagner's operas over and over and over again since the begining to the end and again, at full volume.
by oisfetz
Mon Jan 23, 2006 5:14 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Worst thing you can call a Canadian: 'American'
Replies: 19
Views: 2834

Its wonderful!, You have not a single friend in all the continent. Enjoy
the hate of all the rest of the world.
by oisfetz
Tue Jan 10, 2006 8:14 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: As Latin America Searches Frantically for Al Qaeda Money . .
Replies: 21
Views: 3664

Glory to all fanatic fascists nationalists imperialist murderers, because they have the Earth. But only for a little while
by oisfetz
Fri Jan 06, 2006 10:02 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: As Latin America Searches Frantically for Al Qaeda Money . .
Replies: 21
Views: 3664

Better you murderers and drug consumers keep away from Latin-America :evil: :evil:
by oisfetz
Thu Jan 05, 2006 10:02 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Liberal Paranoia
Replies: 76
Views: 11292

Don't cry for us, Argentina. We know how to take care of ourselves. :P[/quote]

I certanly will not cry for you.Nobody in the world will cry for you
by oisfetz
Thu Jan 05, 2006 5:54 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Liberal Paranoia
Replies: 76
Views: 11292

Yes, and in a few years all that crap of civil rigths will be forgotten. Only
the goverment and the military rights will remain. Common people only rights will be to obey and shut up.
by oisfetz
Wed Jan 04, 2006 10:07 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Bring Back Moynihan and Jackson!
Replies: 4
Views: 1008

Republicans will save the world,even though they have to destroy it. But
that will be collateral.
by oisfetz
Sat Dec 31, 2005 10:02 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Gershwin
Replies: 17
Views: 2908

Lullaby. See the Kohon SQ
by oisfetz
Fri Dec 30, 2005 5:17 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Next year Hermann Goetz and Ferdinand Ries
Replies: 13
Views: 2425

You'r right; my mistake.
About Taneyev SQ, I think only 1,2,8 and 9 are published on CD. I've the
other 5 on old Melodiya LP. The numbers are all wrong. The 8 and 9 were the
very first he composed.