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by david johnson
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: No single birthplace for modern humans, scientists now say
Replies: 2
Views: 67

Re: No single birthplace for modern humans, scientists now say

That "Ancient Aliens" tv show has a lot to say about this topic ... ;)
by david johnson
Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Brandon Ridenour, first-class trumpeter
Replies: 8
Views: 700

Re: Brandon Ridenour, first-class trumpeter

You guys have mentioned some greats, for sure. Lance, I studied out of the Williams Scales book in college. I seem to remember he also had a transposition method book.
by david johnson
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: A loved one is severely depressed: how to help
Replies: 5
Views: 1730

Re: A loved one is severely depressed: how to help

Good points, for sure. A former student of mine has a struggle with this and did considering ending it all. Things have improved some now.
by david johnson
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Happy Birthday, Lance!
Replies: 8
Views: 2374

Re: Happy Birthday, Lance!

A birthday? Hooray for you :)
by david johnson
Thu May 31, 2018 4:30 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Roseanne tweet prompts ABC to re-run Terminator II
Replies: 11
Views: 2354

Re: Rosanne tweet prompts ABC to re-run Terminator II

“ISLAM is not a RACE, lefties. Islam includes EVERY RACE of people.” this is true. You appear to have somewhat missed the point of the ad hominem remark Roseanne Barr aimed at Valerie Jarrett — her alluding to Planet of the Apes was the racist part of the tweet, whereas referring to the Muslim Brot...
by david johnson
Wed May 30, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Roseanne tweet prompts ABC to re-run Terminator II
Replies: 11
Views: 2354

Re: Rosanne tweet prompts ABC to re-run Terminator II

“ISLAM is not a RACE, lefties. Islam includes EVERY RACE of people.” this is true.
by david johnson
Thu May 17, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

This morning: Beethoven/Piano Sonata #1/Kempff
by david johnson
Sat May 12, 2018 4:50 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Bernstein movies coming
Replies: 4
Views: 682

Re: Bernstein movies coming

One biopic. One movie named "Spotlight". The names I noticed are Bradley Cooper and Jake.
by david johnson
Fri May 11, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Bernstein movies coming
Replies: 4
Views: 682

Bernstein movies coming

ABC mentioned two movies about Leonard Bernstein are on the way.
by david johnson
Wed May 09, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Barenboim's Beethoven's 5 Piano Concertos with Klemperer
Replies: 4
Views: 632

Re: Barenboim's Beethoven's 5 Piano Concertos with Klemperer

I have his set and the one by Backhaus/Schmidt-Isserstedt. I got the Barenboim because they came with the Klemperer/Beethoven symphony box. I enjoy it, but I do not listen to it often.
by david johnson
Sun May 06, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Some insight on Leinsdorf - through interviews
Replies: 35
Views: 3543

Re: Some insight on Leinsdorf - through interviews

For all of you who do not like Erich: please send to me all of those wretched recordings you have of him. It's only through my great concern for your ears that I make this noble offer :wink:
by david johnson
Wed May 02, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Films & Movies & Their Music
Topic: BFI Top 100 British films
Replies: 7
Views: 1989

Re: BFI Top 100 British films

Hey, "Brassed Off" is on there :) A flick about brass band stuff.
by david johnson
Tue May 01, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

for May 1: Schubert/Impromptus/Krystian Zimmerman
by david johnson
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

This Monday begins with: Copland, Appalachian Spring/Copland/BSO/RCA
by david johnson
Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

I am now on the final cd of the EMI/Bruckner Symphonies box/Jochum/Dresden. Really good!
by david johnson
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Patsy Cline's memory lives on!
Replies: 1
Views: 826

Re: Patsy Cline's memory lives on!

I grew up hearing Patsy Cline on the radio. She was a master at her style. I often had high school students who worked hard to do some Patsy songs.
by david johnson
Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

Thursday concludes the Vox 2-cd box, Debussy Complete Orchestral Works Vol. 1/Louis de Froment/Orchestra of Radio Luxembourg. Very enjoyable.
by david johnson
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

Saturday early: Shostakovich Sym 5/Maazel/Cleveland. Reblem, I, too, had some Maxim Shostakovich leading his dad's music and found it very fine.
by david johnson
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

April 4 begins with: Haydn Syms. 94 & 101/Monteux/VPO
by david johnson
Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

Monday begins with: Mozart sym 35, 40, & 41/Szell/Cleveland
by david johnson
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

This morning I am finishing a DG2CD collection on Mozart symphonies with Fricsay/various orchestras.
by david johnson
Thu Mar 29, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

I'm listening to: Mozart/London Serenades/Camerata Bern/Novalis
by david johnson
Mon Mar 26, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

This morning: Sound the Trumpet! - English Ceremonial Music for Trumpet, Organ and Percussion. Edward Carroll/William Neil/Newport Classic
by david johnson
Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Another conductor: Günter Wand
Replies: 20
Views: 2182

Re: Another conductor: Günter Wand

He is represented in my collection. The Bruckner is a good listen.
by david johnson
Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

early this morning - Sibelius/Four Legends/Vanska/Lahti SO
by david johnson
Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

Today: Beethoven/Missa Solemnis/Robert Shaw/ASO
by david johnson
Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:42 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: review philadelphia orchestra
Replies: 3
Views: 677

Re: review philadelphia orchestra

Did you get to attend this concert?
by david johnson
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

This morning I am finishing the Brilliant Classics box of Telemann trumpet concertos and overtures, Otto Sauter & Franz Wagnermeyer trumpets
by david johnson
Fri Mar 09, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Why hasn't Reiner's non-CSO recordings been reissued?
Replies: 11
Views: 1538

Re: Why hasn't Reiner's non-CSO recordings been reissued?

I have a couple of those Pittsburgh recordings somewhere around my house. I think I'll re-listen to them. I've heard his Verdi Requiem with the VPO was very god.
by david johnson
Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

This morning: Torelli/complete trumpet works/Thomas Hammes, trumpet
by david johnson
Sun Mar 04, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

Today begins with: Telemann for Trumpet/Stephen Burns/Dorian label
by david johnson
Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Jesús López Cobos, dead, age 78
Replies: 1
Views: 612

Re: Jesús López Cobos, dead, age 78

The recordings I have by him are very fine, indeed.
by david johnson
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

thus far today: Gabrieli Music for Brass, Vol. 3 & 2/London Symphony Brass/Naxos
by david johnson
Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

Wednesday, 2/28: The Art of the Baroque Trumpet, Vol. 3 - Virtuoso Music for Soprano and Trumpet/Niklas Eklund and Susanne Rydén/Naxos
by david johnson
Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

Today begins with a revisit to some Niklas Eklund/Naxos trumpet recordings. Right now it's: The Art of Baroque Trumpet Vol. 4
by david johnson
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

I am now happily on cd 4 of the Naxos White Box of Prokofiev Symphonies and Concertos/Kuchar - NSO Ukraine and Wit/PNR Symphony. The recorded sound and orchestral playing is very satisfying.
by david johnson
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Penn law prof finds out about free speech on campus after op-ed appears
Replies: 5
Views: 1009

Re: Penn law prof finds out about free speech on campus after op-ed appears

That was a very interesting read. Some of those "academic personnel" are closed minded and, I believe, do not even want to recognize that fact.
by david johnson
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

I'd agree that Roger Voisin's tone color was unique - blaring and loud. For me he wasn't a BSO asset but a liability. Similarly principal horn James Stagliano. Leinsdorf replaced the orchestra's substandard principals when he could, but that was limited. The bso had an old style French influence am...
by david johnson
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

Belle wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:31 am
david johnson wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:21 am
Bach: St. Matthew Passion/Klemperer/Peter Pears, DFK, etc./Philharmonia/EMI
What's THAT like? Klemperer's tempi were always a bit leaden; that's why I'm asking.
it is enjoyable. perhaps you could sample it on you tube.
by david johnson
Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

Bach: St. Matthew Passion/Klemperer/Peter Pears, DFK, etc./Philharmonia/EMI
by david johnson
Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

Glass: Violin Concerto/Kremer/Dohnanyi/VPO
by david johnson
Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

Weingartner: King Lear and Sym # 1/Letonjo/Basel Sym Orch
by david johnson
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

Paderewski: Chopin Etudes, Beethoven Moonlight Sonata, etc. An anthology from RCA
by david johnson
Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:50 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

Arvo Paart: Sym 1 - 3/N Jarvi/Bamberg Sym Orch/Bis
by david johnson
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Fighting Irish
Replies: 1
Views: 689

Fighting Irish

Since some of our members are discussing the Cleveland Indians mascot, here is a similar topic - an ESPN personality has deemed the Notre Dame mascot as being non-pc and calls for it to go. Mascots do not bother me.
by david johnson
Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

My Monday has begun with Ivry Gitlis/VSO/(Horenstein and Swarowsky, conductors) playing Violin Concertos by: Tchaikovsky, Bruch, Sibelius, Mendelssohn, Bartok (also Bartok Sonata for Solo Violin)/Vox Legends
by david johnson
Sat Jan 27, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Mahler Survey
Replies: 21
Views: 2802

Re: Mahler Survey

1 - Leinsdorf/Boston
2 - Klemperer/Philharmonia
3 - Horenstein/LSO
4 - Reiner/CSO
5 - Solti/CSO
10 - Ormandy/Pilly
by david johnson
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

This morning I am continuing my Brahms/Vegh Quartet journey with string quartet #1 and the clarinet quintet, 1949 recordings from Archipel.
by david johnson
Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 458
Views: 80935

Re: What I listened to today

My day has begun with Brahms: string quartets 2 & 3/Vegh Quartet/Decca