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by Sisyphus
Wed Jul 05, 2006 2:46 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
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Views: 416085

I am listening to Beethoven's "Pastoral" with Leopold Stokowski and the New York City Symphony Orchestra from a 1945 recording. It is coupled with a 1940 Sinfonia Concertante with Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra. The soloists are Marcel Tabuteau, oboe; Bernard Portnoy, clarinet; Sol Schoenb...
by Sisyphus
Thu Jun 29, 2006 4:26 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Which composer would you most liike to have met and why?
Replies: 66
Views: 13078

I have to spend more time here than I do. Martinu would be my first choice. I am cheating, in a way, because I could also meet Einstein at the same time since they both taught at Princeton. When I listen to Martinu's sound world it is so different from anything else I know. I would love to get insid...
by Sisyphus
Sat May 14, 2005 8:42 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 416085

The past couple evenings I have been listening to Strauss family music played by the Vienna String Sextet. The experience, as the ARG reviewer put it, is like listening to the music in the intimate atmosphere of a tavern (yes, I had a few German beers to add to the experience). The contents: Kunstle...
by Sisyphus
Sun May 08, 2005 12:30 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 416085

I am listening to Bernstein's Mass. Kent Nagano is conducting the Deutsches Symphonie-Orcheter Berlin with Jerry Hadley as the Celebrant. I haven't decided if I like it or not.