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by DanielFullard
Mon Apr 10, 2006 2:02 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: The Alwyn Appreciation Thread
Replies: 1
Views: 1183

The Alwyn Appreciation Thread

The Alwyn Appreciation Thread Now, I have introduced many people on here to the wonderful music of this much forgotten British Composer. Known primarily for his mass of film scores Alwyn was a quite prominent name in British Music during the latter half his life, spanning from 1905-1985. From what I...
by DanielFullard
Wed Mar 29, 2006 5:35 am
Forum: Classical Concert Reviews
Topic: La Boheme (Ellen Kent Production) – My Review
Replies: 1
Views: 2611

La Boheme (Ellen Kent Production) – My Review

La Boheme (Ellen Kent Production) – My Review Mimi – Irina Vinogradova Rodolfo – Ruslan Zinevych Musetta – Elena Gherman Marcello – Petry Racovita Colline – Dmitro Pavlyuk Scaunard – Yuri Gisca Benoit – Viorel Zgarda The Chisinau National Opera with the Ukrainian National Opera of Odessa Conducted b...
by DanielFullard
Sun Jan 08, 2006 1:26 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: What do you consider the best personal buy this year 2005?
Replies: 19
Views: 5734

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Also has works by Dvorak and Suk

Sublime CD
by DanielFullard
Sun Jan 08, 2006 1:24 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Thanks for your Beethoven Recommendations! Now more please!
Replies: 23
Views: 10029

Beethovens Choral Fantasy and Violin concerto are musts
by DanielFullard
Sun Jan 08, 2006 1:23 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: The greatest underrated works
Replies: 54
Views: 20606

Beethovens Choral Fantasy

Alwyns Symphony 2, 5 and Harp Concerto
by DanielFullard
Sun Jan 08, 2006 1:22 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Favorite INCIDENTAL MUSIC
Replies: 26
Views: 8361

A Midsummer Nights Dream
by DanielFullard
Sun Jan 08, 2006 1:21 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 707965

Norma - Bellini

The Callas release on EMI. Superb
by DanielFullard
Sun Jan 08, 2006 1:19 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: In praise of ... Shostakovich
Replies: 30
Views: 8253

I personally adore Shostakovich and rank him just behind Beethoven, Dvorak and Bizet in my top 5. His music makes me feel alive and my words simply cannot do justice to my admiration of this man
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 08, 2005 10:13 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 707965

David - Did you listen to that Alywn disc?
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 08, 2005 10:08 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Reminder: A Bach Christmas (Every Note, Night & Day)
Replies: 15
Views: 4823

I do have to wonder about this one. In the first place, every note by Bach includes both Passions, which are inappropriate to the season. There are in addition the many, many seasonal cantatas that are not to the point for Christmans.That is probably the big objection. They arent just doing it for ...
by DanielFullard
Fri Dec 02, 2005 12:34 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Favourite Classical Christams Song/Carol
Replies: 51
Views: 19537

Re: Favourite Classical Christams Song/Carol

Sorry about all these threads but Im bored and thought Id start a few threads Anyway......seeing as we are getting ever-closer to the most wonderful time of the year I thought Id ask what everyones favourite Classical Christmas song/carol is Id go for "o Holy Night" which just fills me with Joy eve...
by DanielFullard
Fri Dec 02, 2005 12:33 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Katherine Jenkins
Replies: 9
Views: 5431

ch1525 wrote:Wow!!! Why have I never heard of her before?!

Is she really an opera singer? If so, disregard my post on fat opera singers. :D
Not opera as such.....she says she is building up to that

She sings plenty of opera exceprts on her albums
by DanielFullard
Fri Dec 02, 2005 12:21 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Favourite Classical Christams Song/Carol
Replies: 51
Views: 19537

Re: Favourite Classical Christams Song/Carol

Sorry about all these threads but Im bored and thought Id start a few threads Anyway......seeing as we are getting ever-closer to the most wonderful time of the year I thought Id ask what everyones favourite Classical Christmas song/carol is Id go for "o Holy Night" which just fills me with Joy eve...
by DanielFullard
Fri Dec 02, 2005 12:18 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: The CMG 'Greatest Composer' Poll - 2005 Edition!!!!!
Replies: 81
Views: 18725

Re: The CMG 'Greatest Composer' Poll - 2005 Edition!!!!!

Migod - the product of an idle mind. Why not buy yourself a gameboy and stay entertained that way? Or, follow Herman's good advice. Whatever - just stop clogging up this adult site with kiddy drool. Yes, he's a kid, recently hooked on classical music and very enthusiastic about it. I'll take such g...
by DanielFullard
Fri Dec 02, 2005 12:18 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: The CMG 'Greatest Composer' Poll - 2005 Edition!!!!!
Replies: 81
Views: 18725

Re: The CMG 'Greatest Composer' Poll - 2005 Edition!!!!!

Migod - the product of an idle mind. Why not buy yourself a gameboy and stay entertained that way? Or, follow Herman's good advice. Whatever - just stop clogging up this adult site with kiddy drool Well if youre such an 'adult' why do you feel the need to post multiple 'nasty' and patronising comme...
by DanielFullard
Fri Dec 02, 2005 3:34 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Katherine Jenkins
Replies: 9
Views: 5431

Gary wrote:Where are the pix? :D
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by DanielFullard
Fri Dec 02, 2005 3:31 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 707965

Daniel I recall you mentioning that harp concerto on gmg seemingly everyday! :lol: You must have a real obsession there. :D As of late I have......The CD I have it on is superb (picture below). The 2nd Symphony is just tremendous and Id advise anyone to get this cd http://images-eu.amazon.com/image...
by DanielFullard
Fri Dec 02, 2005 3:30 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Todays Purchases
Replies: 179
Views: 78094

http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/P/B000024MWG.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/P/B00000425M.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/P/B0000253E6.02.LZZZZZZZ.jpg That last one is her Verdi Album http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/P/B00000630R.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg [/img]
by DanielFullard
Fri Dec 02, 2005 3:25 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Im going to see La Boheme!
Replies: 7
Views: 3251

No one can ruin it in terms of plot as I have about 5 recordings of the thing

Its justs that this is the first time I am actually going to see an opera in person
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 3:07 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Favourtie Films Of The Year
Replies: 8
Views: 3293

BWV 1080 wrote:Sad to say, but the Star Wars movie was I think the only new release I saw this year. Did really like the HBO/BBC Rome series though which just finished here
Not really a film though is it? I though it was boring. Give me a good book on the Romans any day over that tripe
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:53 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: The CMG 'Greatest Composer' Poll - 2005 Edition!!!!!
Replies: 81
Views: 18725

karlhenning wrote:Banana!

:-)
Pardon?
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:46 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Favourtie Films Of The Year
Replies: 8
Views: 3293

Favourtie Films Of The Year

What films released this year have you really enjoyed?

Personally being a Star Wars fan I enjoyed seeing ROTS at the cinema numerous times.

I also enjoyed Garden State and The Machinist
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:44 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: The CMG 'Greatest Composer' Poll - 2005 Edition!!!!!
Replies: 81
Views: 18725

The CMG 'Greatest Composer' Poll - 2005 Edition!!!!!

Okay...I know Im new here but to help get me integrated into the community I am going to run a poll whereby each member of the board will vote for thier top 20 Composers of all time...I will then tally the scores and present the results in a series of threads in January. Ill probably present a Top 5...
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:35 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: What was the first Classical Cd you bought?
Replies: 21
Views: 8485

What was the first Classical Cd you bought?

For some of you this will be a long time ago, for others it may be very recently....but what was the first Classical CD you bought?

Mine was this in December 2002....



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by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:31 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Are You ADDICTED to the Web?
Replies: 20
Views: 5711

I got a score of 49 meaning...

"You are an average on-line user. You may surf the Web a bit too long at times, but you have control over your usage."
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:25 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Face Transplant
Replies: 4
Views: 1977

I did....Have they shown any pictures of the pateint yet?
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:19 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Are You ADDICTED to the Web?
Replies: 20
Views: 5711

Sadly Id say I am.....I enjoy using it so much and especially since I discovered the wonder of internet forums. I do use it for a few hours every day and its very rare that I use it for less than an hour in any one day (other than in the festive period)
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:17 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Favourite Classical Christams Song/Carol
Replies: 51
Views: 19537

Favourite Classical Christams Song/Carol

Sorry about all these threads but Im bored and thought Id start a few threads Anyway......seeing as we are getting ever-closer to the most wonderful time of the year I thought Id ask what everyones favourite Classical Christmas song/carol is Id go for "o Holy Night" which just fills me with Joy ever...
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:14 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Katherine Jenkins
Replies: 9
Views: 5431

Katherine Jenkins

I started this on GMG and it was quite popualr so I thought Id carry it over to here The basics are.....I think Katherine Jenkins is a wonderful singer....a beautiful voice....3 good albums! Yes I know she is very much a crossover Artist Yes I know she is a marketing dream given her good looks Yes I...
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:09 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: The Image Of Classical Music in the present day
Replies: 9
Views: 3793

Re: The Image Of Classical Music in the present day

So how is Classical Music percieved as we head into the year 2006? Amongst the general public I mean We dont laugh at thier ridiculous pop music! I laugh at their ridiculous pop music. Fight fire with fire. Turn it up. Classical music is alive and well somewhere in your neighbourhood ,try the music...
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:08 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Im going to see La Boheme!
Replies: 7
Views: 3251

Im going to see La Boheme!

Ellen Kent's Production! March 29th next year

I live in quite a remote part of the uk and have been waiting to see this ever since I got heavily into opera last year...La boheme is one of my favourites and I cannot wait to see it live
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:05 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Do you agree with Stravinskys famous comments about Vivaldi?
Replies: 54
Views: 18868

karlhenning wrote:No two leaves on the oak tree are exactly the same, either, you know :-)
Pardon....I missed your point lol
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:04 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Underated/Overlooked albums of 2005
Replies: 2
Views: 1783

Underated/Overlooked albums of 2005

What albums have been released this year that you feel have been deeply overlooked or underated? Ill choose two....the first is this. Benedetti is one of the finest young British Violinists in a long long long time and this album has a superb selection of tracks including a new compostion by Tavener...
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 2:00 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: The Image Of Classical Music in the present day
Replies: 9
Views: 3793

The Image Of Classical Music in the present day

So how is Classical Music percieved as we head into the year 2006? Amongst the general public I mean Personally I still think here in a GB rife with anti-intellectualism the image of classical music is not changing. Its still regarded as 'boring', snobbish and 'only for posh people'. I live in a wor...
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 1:55 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Do you agree with Stravinskys famous comments about Vivaldi?
Replies: 54
Views: 18868

Do you agree with Stravinskys famous comments about Vivaldi?

Stravinsky famously said that Vivaldi's body of work consists of the same piece of music wrote 200 times (was it 200? may have been more)....anyway....do you agree? I firmly disagree.....listening to Vivaldis work you can hear clearly the variety acorss not just his whole body of work but even in in...
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 3:29 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Todays Purchases
Replies: 179
Views: 78094

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by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 3:28 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: hey
Replies: 8
Views: 3089

Welcome Lara

Hope you have fun
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 3:27 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 707965

Alwyns breathtaking Harp Concerto......amazing
by DanielFullard
Thu Dec 01, 2005 3:27 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Help choosing a complete set of Beethoven Piano Sonatas
Replies: 30
Views: 13014

I have the Daniel Barenboim set and its enjoyable. Although I do know a lot of people dont like the man its a worthy set to haev in your collection
by DanielFullard
Thu Nov 17, 2005 8:57 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Todays Purchases
Replies: 179
Views: 78094

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by DanielFullard
Tue Nov 15, 2005 1:39 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 707965

This piece of brilliance

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by DanielFullard
Tue Nov 15, 2005 1:38 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Todays Purchases
Replies: 179
Views: 78094

Just Under £20 for this pair of beauties

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by DanielFullard
Thu Nov 10, 2005 2:46 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Todays Purchases
Replies: 179
Views: 78094

Corlyss_D wrote:
DanielFullard wrote:Todays Purchases....

Maria Callas: The platinum collection
Daniel!!!!! Outstanding!!!!!

How many CDs and what operas?
3 Cds and contains bits from loads of operas
by DanielFullard
Thu Nov 10, 2005 10:50 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Todays Purchases
Replies: 179
Views: 78094

Todays Purchases....

Maria Callas: The platinum collection
by DanielFullard
Wed Nov 09, 2005 2:38 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Todays Purchases
Replies: 179
Views: 78094

Todays Purchases

Maybe we can keep this as an ongoing thread for all the purchases you mkae....Ill kick it off http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/P/B0002W3EDG.02.LZZZZZZZ.jpg http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/P/B00003ZKRI.02.LZZZZZZZ.jpg http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/P/B00000I930.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg Picked these u...
by DanielFullard
Wed Nov 09, 2005 7:27 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Beethoven programme on SKY tonight
Replies: 5
Views: 1613

Well I did watch it and I loved the Choral Symphony which I will be tracking down on CD soon......Not too sure on the Piano concerto 2 though
by DanielFullard
Wed Nov 09, 2005 7:26 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Its Daunting but boy am I having fun
Replies: 15
Views: 4092

Dont worry, the 'comittes' welcoming arent wasted as I shall be staying
by DanielFullard
Tue Nov 08, 2005 9:22 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Beethoven programme on SKY tonight
Replies: 5
Views: 1613

Claudio Abbado conducts two great Russian pianists in works by Beethoven: first, Evgeny Kissin plays the Choral Fantasy; then Mikhail Pletnev takes over for the 2nd Piano Concerto.
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