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by Rach3
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: For Clara Haskil fans
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: For Clara Haskil fans

The Op.111 here was not good, start to finish. The Schumann was the most successful of the program. Nothing legendary, but in fairness just 1 recital, and an off day? Just my IMHO,of course. I defer to the Haskill experts.
by Rach3
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Jupiter Symphony - again
Replies: 5
Views: 91

Re: The Jupiter Symphony - again

My list of essential Mozart is perhaps longer than yours (or anybody's), and it definitely includes the 39th symphony. This was the last of Mozart's big 4 that I heard, in a concert when I was 15. I could hardly believe how beautiful it is, in quite a different way from the other late symphonies, a...
by Rach3
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump Says ‘I’d Take It’ if Russia Again Offered Dirt on Opponent
Replies: 4
Views: 81

Re: Trump Says ‘I’d Take It’ if Russia Again Offered Dirt on Opponent

I would point out , in reference to the Australian Govs. raid of media offices discussed in the separate thread here, this staggering admission of the treasonous behavior Trump committed in 2016, and will commit again 2020, was obtained by a journalist , not by our Government agencies or law enforce...
by Rach3
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: For Clara Haskil fans
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: For Clara Haskil fans

Reminder.
by Rach3
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 732
Views: 356847

Re: What I listened to today

Today, more wonderful Dame Lympany : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHnMpUC_aMM (Brahms, Op.117,# 2 ) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qcBzh-2JmA ( Scriabin,Etude,Op.8,#12, real “ Patetico”) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhnOA8iLb8M (Liszt, “Les Jeux d’eaux a la Villa d’Este” ) https://www.youtub...
by Rach3
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Apple's I -Tunes to be gone
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Re: Apple's I -Tunes to be gone

Smart playlists in I-Tunes may be gone in the new Mac Music app ? :

https://tinyurl.com/y2234lav

I hardly ever use that feature, but I'm sure many do.
by Rach3
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Jean Absil Piano Concerto # 1
Replies: 0
Views: 54

Jean Absil Piano Concerto # 1

New to me recently: Jean Absil (1893-1979), Belgium Piano Concerto No. 1 , Op. 30 (1937) 1. Allegro moderato ma energico 2. Andante 3. Final André Dumortier, piano Orchestre National de Belgique / René Defossez Copied from LP Alpha 5070-F1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7M6mWfSpP5o ( 15 minutes ) V...
by Rach3
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Andsnes,Hamelin 2-piano recital
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: Andsnes,Hamelin 2-piano recital

I think the Stravinsky 2-piano concerto should be heard more often.The Debussy is a nice change of pace from his earlier work,styles.Glad you both enjoyed.
by Rach3
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 732
Views: 356847

Re: What I listened to today

Decided to sample some of pianist Sidney Foster’s playing, a pianist previously not known to me. I believe all these YT’s are from the new Marston cd set, and all are live performance , with the exception of the Clementi which are from a 1968 MHS studio lp . Here listed in order, top to bottom, I li...
by Rach3
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 732
Views: 356847

Re: What I listened to today

Peter Bartok is still alive at 94 years old. He and others have set up the company Bartolk Records & Publications, and their web site says, "Many Long Playing vinyl phonograph records, produced in the years 1949 through 1969, are still available (pressed from more recent masters); they are music by...
by Rach3
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 732
Views: 356847

Re: What I listened to today

Recordings of Dame Moura Lympany, impressive : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uecv8rCr35Y (Chopin,Nocturne # 17,Op.62,# 1,1961 ) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfw_yXFu4S4 (Liszt,”Feux Follets” ,1949 ) (!!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1Suji2OBX4 (Balakirev, “Islamey”, 1947 ) https://www.youtu...
by Rach3
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Andsnes,Hamelin 2-piano recital
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Andsnes,Hamelin 2-piano recital

In case you missed first time, Andsnes and Hamelin April 4, 2017, live at the Muziekgebouw,Amsterdam, in music for 2 pianos: https://www.nporadio4.nl/concerten/6649-toppianisten-leif-ove-andsnes-marc-andre-hamelin Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Larghetto en allegro KV.deest in Es gr.t. Stravinski, Igor Co...
by Rach3
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Nature strikes back
Replies: 5
Views: 1403

Re: Nature strikes back

Weather at US Army base Camp Buehring in Kuwait today:

Sunny
121F° H / 91F° L ( 49C. / 33C. )
Humidity 12%
UV Index Extreme
Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph.
by Rach3
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Lars Vogt Mozart piano sonatas cd
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: Lars Vogt Mozart piano sonatas cd

Holden Fourth wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:00 pm
I heard K330 on BBC3 a few weeks ago and was quite impressed. So was the presenter. It was played as part of the weekly new piano recordings segment.
K.310 is a fine work, well-played here.
by Rach3
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: WQXR "Essential " piano recordings
Replies: 4
Views: 113

WQXR "Essential " piano recordings

Yes, I know , but always fun to see what I may have missed :

https://www.wqxr.org/story/essential-piano-recordings/
by Rach3
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Lars Vogt Mozart piano sonatas cd
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Lars Vogt Mozart piano sonatas cd

I'm not a big fan of the works, but will listen, have not yet, free complete single cd to hear here:

https://www.nporadio4.nl/cds/lars-vogt- ... no-sonatas

K.280,281,310,333.
by Rach3
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: It’s 3 a.m. Do you know what your iPhone is doing?
Replies: 4
Views: 142

Re: It’s 3 a.m. Do you know what your iPhone is doing?

Thanks ! I'm worried as much about what Trump is doing at that hour, besides Tweeting.
by Rach3
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Tippett's 4th Piano Sonata
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Tippett's 4th Piano Sonata

Michael Tippett’s Piano Sonata No. 4 ( 1983/4), live at Royal Academy of Music London,2014, pianist Thomas Ang: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBMKB5uY2vg ( Audio with score ) Interesting. Lyrical. Will require more hearings. The “ fast “ mov. is a real technical tour de force. I have an EMI cd of ...
by Rach3
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: About CMG's contributors!
Replies: 514
Views: 100951

Re: More about YOU, the person on CMG!

Scott Morrison wrote:
Tue Oct 07, 2008 9:23 am
I review classical music CDs and DVDs at amazon.com; have written about 1800 reviews so far
I have enjoyed your perceptive Amazon reviews for 15+ (?) years, relied on, acted on , many.Thanks for taking the time and careful attention to details.
by Rach3
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Happy Birthday, Lance!
Replies: 11
Views: 205

Re: Happy Birthday, Lance!

Glad to hear you've turned 39 !!
by Rach3
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: For Clara Haskil fans
Replies: 3
Views: 149

For Clara Haskil fans

A heads up for next Thursday,June 13, I believe this will be the SWR cd : Clara Haskil: le récital de 1953 au château de Ludwigsburg Émission du 13/06 - 20:00 ( 2:00 pm US EDT ) https://www.rtbf.be/musiq3/emissions/detail_concert?programId=2011#livearea Ce soir nous mettons à l'honneur « La Grande D...
by Rach3
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Apple's I -Tunes to be gone
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Re: Apple's I -Tunes to be gone

barney wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:54 am
Thanks Rach3. Any idea if the same applies to Windows 10? I imagine it probably does.
See, http://mashable.com/article/itunes-live ... utm_source
by Rach3
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: A $55 Million Gift Aims to Ensure the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Recovery
Replies: 5
Views: 152

Re: A $55 Million Gift Aims to Ensure the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Recovery

barney wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:57 am
Wonderful bit of generosity. But still only a stop-gap, even if a long one.
$50M just isn't what it used to be.
by Rach3
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Violin Winners 2019 Queen Elisabeth of Belgium Competition
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Re: Violin Winners 2019 Queen Elisabeth of Belgium Competition

The Brahms and Bruch are played without much of a pause between.After the Bruch , the Beethoven takes up at about 1:52:00.
by Rach3
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Violin Winners 2019 Queen Elisabeth of Belgium Competition
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Violin Winners 2019 Queen Elisabeth of Belgium Competition

EN DIRECT DE BOZAR : Concert des 1er, 2e et 3e lauréats du Concours Reine Elisabeth 2019 Avec Stephen Kim, Timothy Chooi et Stella Chen Brahms - Concerto pour violon et orchestre, op. 77 ( Kim,USA,3rd) Bruch - Concerto pour violon et orchestre n° 1, op. 26. ( Chooi,Canada,2nd) Beethoven - Concerto p...
by Rach3
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Apple's I -Tunes to be gone
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Re: Apple's I -Tunes to be gone

Apple announces "exactly" how new I-Tunes will work:

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-ex ... 35054.html
by Rach3
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 2020 election food for thought
Replies: 18
Views: 1063

Re: 2020 election food for thought

“New technology has unraveled industries like entertainment, media, telecommunications and retailing, weakening the job security of millions of workers and helping to fuel populism. Carmakers, clearly, are next.” NYT, June 6, 2019 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/06/business/auto-industry-fiat-renaul...
by Rach3
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Verbier Festival 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 128

Verbier Festival 2019

Very attractive, in past has been carried by Medici TV on-line free VOD for 60 days ( most concerts ),and Sokolov this year for his first time at Verbier (!):

Scroll down here :

https://www.verbierfestival.com/wp-cont ... EB_low.pdf
by Rach3
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Australian Coalition government wins a 3rd term
Replies: 60
Views: 2952

Re: Australian Coalition government wins a 3rd term

The history of the 20th,21st centuries suggests we have as much to fear from our national governments as from foreign aggressors.
by Rach3
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Godowsky's " Java Suite "
Replies: 0
Views: 136

Godowsky's " Java Suite "

Pianist Esther Budiardjo’s 2000 Pro Piano cd,World premiere recording of the complete suite, audio with score, for me Godowsky’s crowning achievement :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43QwWJdH4o4 ( Annoying ads but the only “ticket” price )
by Rach3
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Argerich live,1978
Replies: 2
Views: 160

Re: Argerich live,1978

Per BBC Magazine : " The shaping intellect is always in control, even when the intensity is white hot."
by Rach3
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Argerich live,1978
Replies: 2
Views: 160

Argerich live,1978

I am just starting to listen. Sometimes these Radio 4 programs are available only a short time. https://www.nporadio4.nl/concerten/2526-omroeparchief-martha-argerich-recital-uit-1978 Bartók, Béla Sonate voor piano Sz.80 Schumann, Robert Fantasiestücke (8), op.12 - compleet Ginastera, Alberto Dansen ...
by Rach3
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Apple's I -Tunes to be gone
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Re: Apple's I -Tunes to be gone

“Apple announced Monday that iTunes will be replaced by a trio of desktop apps called Music, TV and Podcasts -- similar to how these services are already divided on iPhones and iPads. It will still exist as a standalone iOS app and on Windows PCs. Previous purchases and libraries will be maintained ...
by Rach3
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New piano concerto
Replies: 0
Views: 150

New piano concerto

New 2019 piano concerto by Michael Jarrell , my first hearing of the composer or his work, World premiere May 25,2019,Philharmonie de Paris, Radio France Phil.,Bertrand Chamayou,pianist,Kazuki Yamada, conductor, 25 minute video.Interesting, but a one-hear for me, although Chamayou and the audience a...
by Rach3
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Romanian Piano Festival
Replies: 0
Views: 136

Romanian Piano Festival

Pianists Florian Mitrea and Adela Liculescu live at the 2019 Radio Romania piano festival. Very fine playing indeed , several works (delightful ) , composers , new to me as were the pianists.I skipped the Liszt, but not the Beethoven or the others. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0005nq3 Ludwig v...
by Rach3
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Apple's I -Tunes to be gone
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Re: Apple's I -Tunes to be gone

2 separate comments from others,fww: "Certainly gives them space to stop supporting older hardware and software and force people to pay for something new. Imagine if my iTunes stops being able to download Podcasts. More pressure on me to buy a new Mac. Right now the technology ecosystem, while prese...
by Rach3
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Apple's I -Tunes to be gone
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Re: Apple's I -Tunes to be gone

From another CM group: "It looks like iTunes will be broken up into separate music, video and podcast apps. You'll likely be able to continue what you do with Music (or whatever it gets called)." Also heard that from another source. I would like to think Apple would not eliminate your current I-Tune...
by Rach3
Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Apple's I -Tunes to be gone
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Apple's I -Tunes to be gone

If you have items stored there now as I do :

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/musi ... es-842750/
by Rach3
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Carl Friedberg redux
Replies: 6
Views: 281

Re: Pianist Carl Friedberg redux

Mr.Isler, you may be familiar with Friedberg's live Brahms 2nd PC, 1951, with Toledo Symphony,Wolfgang Stresemann, poor sound, but....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65EY8YXRdpI&t=367s
by Rach3
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianists Katherine Bacon and Jane Carlson
Replies: 2
Views: 166

Re: Pianists Katherine Bacon and Jane Carlson

I did listen to Jane Carlson playing Hindemith's "Ludas Tonalis" today (65 minutes ), more interesting work than I had recalled after my first hearing. Hers live at Juilliard in 1951. Per IPAM, Hindemith expressed to her his approval of her interpretation. If I recall, John Ogdon was also an advocat...
by Rach3
Fri May 31, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Beveridge Webster redux
Replies: 4
Views: 248

Re: Pianist Beveridge Webster redux

I have his Dover lp of the Rachmaninoff complete Etudes Tableaux, wonderful, purchased in 1967-68, and an mp3 of Brahms Op.9 Schumann Variations and complete Op.119.Real pity about the Dover loses.
by Rach3
Fri May 31, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianists Katherine Bacon and Jane Carlson
Replies: 2
Views: 166

Pianists Katherine Bacon and Jane Carlson

A couple obscure pianists in rare recordings. Katherine Bacon ( 1896 - 1982 ) , live at Juilliard, 1952 , appears to have been a strong-willed artist with her own ideas, fine tone ( even at 192 kbps),formidable technique ( despite a couple glitches in the Chopin Scherzo ), and broad repertoire. Per ...
by Rach3
Fri May 31, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Unpublished Cziffra recital
Replies: 7
Views: 348

Re: Unpublished Cziffra recital

maestrob wrote:
Fri May 31, 2019 12:25 pm
Rach3----
Would love to hear this: can you check it out please and post a link that works? Thanks.......
Sorry for the trouble, but it works for me, so not sure what can do.
by Rach3
Fri May 31, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Carl Friedberg redux
Replies: 6
Views: 281

Re: Pianist Carl Friedberg redux

jserraglio wrote:
Thu May 30, 2019 7:07 pm
Carl Friedberg is just a name for me.
More on Friedberg: https://www.marstonrecords.com/collecti ... /friedberg
by Rach3
Thu May 30, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianists Daniel Pollack and Adele Marcus
Replies: 1
Views: 156

Pianists Daniel Pollack and Adele Marcus

Daniel Pollack ( 1935 - ) , 1956 at Juilliard, Barber Sonata ( 1949 ) : http://jmedia.juilliard.edu/digital/collection/p16995coll3/id/11997/rec/41 https://music.usc.edu/daniel-pollack/ Legendary Adele Marcus ( 1906-1995 ) , 1957 at Juilliard, Brahms 3rd Sonata, Paganini Book 1. Some glitches , but w...
by Rach3
Thu May 30, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Carl Friedberg redux
Replies: 6
Views: 281

Pianist Carl Friedberg redux

Carl Friedberg, in his teens student of both Brahms and Clara Schumann, July 24,1951 at Juilliard ( at age 79 ) , “Golden” playing : http://jmedia.juilliard.edu/digital/collection/p16995coll3/id/10748/rec/4 Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Sonatas, piano, K. 282, E♭ major. Adagio Beethoven, Ludw...
by Rach3
Thu May 30, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Beveridge Webster redux
Replies: 4
Views: 248

Pianist Beveridge Webster redux

Beveridge Webster , unbuttoned . Only 96 kbps I believe ( maybe 192 ? ) , and volume sometimes low, but not to be missed. 1951 at Juilliard, Bach Sonata BWV 965, Brahms Variations on an Original Theme, Chopin’s 3rd Sonata, and an encore I did not recognize, possibly Brahms or Schumann ( the Brahms V...
by Rach3
Thu May 30, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Juilliard releases archival recordings online: from the '50s onward
Replies: 13
Views: 525

Re: Juilliard releases archival recordings online: from the '50s onward

In this instance it also means you need Juilliard School credentials to log in and see/hear the file. It appears the "credentials" requirement may not apply to the pre-1960 recordings as I was able to listen to the Cliburn,Webster I posted earlier in this thread, and heard 2 more pre-60's Webster t...