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by david johnson
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: About pronouncing "steen" or "stine" ...
Replies: 15
Views: 137

Re: About pronouncing "steen" or "stine" ...

I will go with how the name's wearer prefers. If not available, it's my bad luck.
by david johnson
Fri Aug 10, 2018 5:25 am
Forum: Films & Movies & Their Music
Topic: Oscars to Add "Popular Film" Category
Replies: 4
Views: 59

Re: Oscars to Add "Popular Film" Category

I have not watched an Oscars ceremony in many years. It became tedious rather than entertaining. Maybe a new category will help.
by david johnson
Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: No single birthplace for modern humans, scientists now say
Replies: 10
Views: 451

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

It's the 'point of proof' that you use. The immeasurable can not be measured. I hope you someday believe.
by david johnson
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Stars and Stripes Forever
Replies: 3
Views: 157

Re: The Stars and Stripes Forever

I looked up their 'address'. I had a friend who auditioned but did not make it, and one who did. I was in the 106th for a while.
by david johnson
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: No single birthplace for modern humans, scientists now say
Replies: 10
Views: 451

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

notice the wink in my statement...of course I was joking. However, God exists and I am a believer. No wink.
by david johnson
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Stars and Stripes Forever
Replies: 3
Views: 157

Re: The Stars and Stripes Forever

That's the Field Band from Ft. Meade. They are the tour band.
by david johnson
Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Cleveland Orch. suspends concertmaster William Preucil 1 day after WAPO reports on sex abuse in classical music
Replies: 17
Views: 835

Re: Cleveland Orch. suspends concertmaster William Preucil 1 day after WAPO reports on sex abuse in classical music

A rough kick in the crotch is what they need. However, I do not understand how there can be a statute of limitations for some crimes but not one for allegations. How does that work?
by david johnson
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: No single birthplace for modern humans, scientists now say
Replies: 10
Views: 451

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: 2469

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: 3636

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: 4639

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: 3944

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: 3944

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 941

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: 941

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: 879

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: 4655

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: 2691

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 953

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 2800

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 774

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 1881

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 683

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 1224

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

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: 471
Views: 114905

Re: What I listened to today

Weingartner: King Lear and Sym # 1/Letonjo/Basel Sym Orch