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by Rach3
Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Philipp Kopachevsky
Replies: 3
Views: 59

Re: Pianist Philipp Kopachevsky

Kopachevsky plays " images from the Great Siege" by contemporary composer Alexey Shor, a bit of a modern - day Schumann.My first hearing of the composer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hx_q1QJqocc
by Rach3
Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Philipp Kopachevsky
Replies: 3
Views: 59

Pianist Philipp Kopachevsky

A pianist I have followed since 2011 , when he should have been a finalist, perhaps winner at the Tchaikovsky Competition ( Trifonov won ) . Decided to see what he was doing of late. First, a refresher of notable performances from that 2011 Competition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVy5bs5XAvE ( ...
by Rach3
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump Broadens His Efforts to Overturn Election Outcome
Replies: 9
Views: 222

Re: Trump Broadens His Efforts to Overturn Election Outcome

Do remember, gentlemen, that the WSJ is now owned by Rupert Murdoch. No further comment necessary. :mrgreen: Good point. Not content with causing the deaths of 1000’s of Americans, Trump now wants to impose additional hardships to make Biden look bad, bolster GOP chances in 2024, led, of course, by...
by Rach3
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump Broadens His Efforts to Overturn Election Outcome
Replies: 9
Views: 222

Re: Trump Broadens His Efforts to Overturn Election Outcome

Their editorial stance is decidedly conservative but I find it informative to read other views. Just a few examples of the WSJ bias for Trump, a totally fraudulent, corrupt, racist,incompetent, dangerous,criminal “president “ responsible for the daily death of 1000’s of Americans, facts which were ...
by Rach3
Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1116
Views: 887180

Re: What I listened to today

My Decca cd of the Britten Piano Concerto,one of my fav PC's period, Sviatoslav Richter,piano,Britten himself conducting the English Chamber Orchestra.

Also, my cd of Constance Keene's recording of Hummel's extraordinary 5th Piano Sonata:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdbLs-Zqsno
by Rach3
Thu Nov 19, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump Broadens His Efforts to Overturn Election Outcome
Replies: 9
Views: 222

Re: Trump Broadens His Efforts to Overturn Election Outcome

perhaps I missed a recent editorial by them telling Trump he should concede ? Perhaps so, I dunno, but I did read one where the WSJ editorial board endorsed Biden. I think the WSJ is an outstanding newspaper, right up there with the NYT and WAPO. I respectfully disagree. IMHO, the endorsement was t...
by Rach3
Thu Nov 19, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: In reversal, GOP officials in key Michigan county certify ballot count after striking a compromise with Democrats
Replies: 11
Views: 239

Re: In reversal, GOP officials in key Michigan county certify ballot count after striking a compromise with Democrats

Trump has now “invited” the two GOP leaders of the Michigan House and Senate to the WH tomorrow. While the 2 say they will take no action to overturn the vote, and say Michigan law has no provision for legislative action, the cowards have agreed to go to DC. Any guesses what threats, promises Trump ...
by Rach3
Thu Nov 19, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump Broadens His Efforts to Overturn Election Outcome
Replies: 9
Views: 222

Re: Trump Broadens His Efforts to Overturn Election Outcome

I don’t subscribe,thus could not read , but wondered if the WSJ condemns Trump for his criminal acts ? WSJ has been a bunch of gutless Trump suckups most of the time since 2016, but perhaps I missed a recent editorial by them telling Trump he should concede ?
by Rach3
Thu Nov 19, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: In reversal, GOP officials in key Michigan county certify ballot count after striking a compromise with Democrats
Replies: 11
Views: 239

Re: In reversal, GOP officials in key Michigan county certify ballot count after striking a compromise with Democrats

Trump is increasingly relying on Giuliani and campaign advisers Jenna Ellis and Jason Miller for legal guidance, several campaign officials said... Jenna Ellis , working for Trump now : https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/18/politics/kfile-jenna-ellis-2016-trump-comments/index.html Jenna Ellis has been one...
by Rach3
Thu Nov 19, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: In reversal, GOP officials in key Michigan county certify ballot count after striking a compromise with Democrats
Replies: 11
Views: 239

Re: In reversal, GOP officials in key Michigan county certify ballot count after striking a compromise with Democrats

Those 2 Michigan GOP officials now want to rescind their Tuesday evening certification claiming they were misled. There is nothing too fantastical to assume or predict. Latest Trump criminality , lying in Michigan: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/11/19/wayne-county-rescind-certifying-elec...
by Rach3
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1116
Views: 887180

Re: What I listened to today

FYI, Trifonov , and others, at 2020 Salzburg, three, live 1-hour broadcasts . I heard the Belcea’s Webern and “Cavatina”,but not the other non-piano works.Muscially, just speaking for myself,the only work I enjoyed, as a composition, was the Berg, despite Trifonov’s imposing more weight, drama on th...
by Rach3
Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: After Trump Leaves the White House, Should he be Prosecuted for his Crimes?
Replies: 15
Views: 262

Re: After Trump Leaves the White House, Should he be Prosecuted for his Crimes?

... While people are distracted with fear of Covid-19 this unmitigated garbage and Stasi-propaganda on CNN is passing muster as 'journalism'. The new face of 'integrity'. No; this is revenge and payback 101. Per NYT today : “ In Berlin, the police broke up an organized protest by coronavirus denier...
by Rach3
Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Today's Covid-19 Testing: Wyoming, 91%, Iowa 51%!
Replies: 8
Views: 298

Re: Today's Covid-19 Testing: Wyoming, 91%, Iowa 51%!

If so then once again biased, inaccurate and politically motivated reporting would be evident. As the link shows, the story comes from John Hopkins University, a reputable institution.Hopkins relies in part, as the story reports, on the Covid Tracking Project. Others who have used the project inclu...
by Rach3
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Giuliani is said to ask $20K a day to reverse election result
Replies: 4
Views: 80

Re: Giuliani is said to ask $20K a day to reverse election result

The reporting today is the campaign said " No " to Rudy.
Rudy needs the money, thus gins up conspiracy, fraud claims to create work for himself. Same reason Trump ran for President.
by Rach3
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1116
Views: 887180

Re: What I listened to today

My first hearing of this Chausson trio today ; wonderful , powerful work. Another hearing of the Chausson Op.3 Piano Trio,the Storioni Trio live in 2018 playing both the Chausson Op.3 Piano Trio and Ravel Piano Trio ( another all-time fav of mine ) at Utrecht, very attractive program: https://www.n...
by Rach3
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: WQXR cd choices for November
Replies: 4
Views: 105

Re: WQXR cd choices for November

maestrob wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:23 am
It should be noted here that Andreas Haefliger, who studied here in New York at Juilliard, is the son of the illustrious tenor Ernst Haefliger, now sadly deceased.
Thanks, I was not aware of that relationship.
by Rach3
Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1116
Views: 887180

Re: What I listened to today

Rach3 wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:14 pm
Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s recording of the Elgar Cello Concerto :
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000pn8k
Sorry, this one actually live last week !
by Rach3
Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1116
Views: 887180

Re: What I listened to today

Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s recording of the Elgar Cello Concerto :
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000pn8k
by Rach3
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Philly Chamber Music forced to go all-virtual
Replies: 4
Views: 92

Re: Philly Chamber Music forced to go all-virtual

Under our moron Trumpist Governor, we're still playing high school football in Iowa.
by Rach3
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: After Trump Leaves the White House, Should he be Prosecuted for his Crimes?
Replies: 15
Views: 262

Re: After Trump Leaves the White House, Should he be Prosecuted for his Crimes?

America can't look itself in the mirror if does not prosecute.The prosecution will reveal facts that will shock even a few ( unfortunately,very few) Trump supporters.There are some GOP Congressmen, Senators,Cabinet,West Wing,bureaucracy who should also be prosecuted.Albert Speer did 20+ years in Spa...
by Rach3
Tue Nov 17, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1116
Views: 887180

Re: What I listened to today

A relatively rare (?) chance I believe to hear a live performance of Prokofieff’s stunning Symphony Concertante for Cello and Orchestra, Op.125, one of his greatest works, IMHO. Orchestra of Radio Norway,Tabita Berglund, conductor, with cellist Amalie Stalheim. At Oslo sometime in 2019 I believe.Won...
by Rach3
Tue Nov 17, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 10
Views: 756

Re: TrumpReich in action

Got an email from Eric and Donnie this am ; dumb and dumber Lords of the Sith: Friend, Is anyone shocked right now? Our father has been saying for MONTHS that mail-in ballots would cause CHAOS. The Election interference we've uncovered so far is just the beginning and is an absolute disgrace! We nee...
by Rach3
Tue Nov 17, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: WQXR cd choices for November
Replies: 4
Views: 105

WQXR cd choices for November

I have heard the maturing pianist Haefliger and have been very impressed.The Bartok 3rd, Ravel Left -Hand are two of my fav PC's of all, and the Amman sounds interesting , so may have to acquire even though I have other recordings of the Bartok,Ravel. As cello is my fav instrument after piano, and I...
by Rach3
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist David Greilsammer's new Naive cd
Replies: 0
Views: 51

Pianist David Greilsammer's new Naive cd

A very interesting pianist , have heard his live playing on some radio broadcasts, been impressed.While probably not a purchase for me, a good introduction I suspect if you have not heard him : https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwmusic/article/Nave-Classiques-to-Release-New-Album-of-Works-Performed-by-...
by Rach3
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 10
Views: 756

Re: TrumpReich in action

by Rach3
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What Trump Hath Wrought
Replies: 0
Views: 42

What Trump Hath Wrought

In the Minnesota section of the The Minneapolis Star-Tribune on Sunday, two-thirds of the 16 pages were filled with obituaries. https://tinyurl.com/yxd294o4
by Rach3
Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump quisling tells Michiganders to ‘rise up’ against CV restrictions
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: Trump quisling tells Michiganders to ‘rise up’ against CV restrictions

Fuhrer Trump wonders how not in violation of Federal criminal laws: Per NYT today,Mon.11/16: "President Trump has refused to let his coronavirus task force communicate with President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team, said Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert." Title 18 U.S. Co...
by Rach3
Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump quisling tells Michiganders to ‘rise up’ against CV restrictions
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: Trump quisling tells Michiganders to ‘rise up’ against CV restrictions

Fuhrer Trump wonders how not in violation of Federal criminal laws: Per NYT today,Mon.11/16: "President Trump has refused to let his coronavirus task force communicate with President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team, said Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert." Code of Iowa, Ch...
by Rach3
Mon Nov 16, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump’s ‘I WON THE ELECTION!’ tweet is the most popular meme on social media
Replies: 6
Views: 87

Re: Trump’s ‘I WON THE ELECTION!’ tweet is the most popular meme on social media

The more sinister plans: WAPO Fred Hiatt Editorial page editor November 15, 2020 at 12:00 a.m. CST We are living through something unprecedented — all the more alarming because we can’t be sure what that something is. Three scenarios fit the known facts: Scenario 1 : President Trump is trying to ove...
by Rach3
Mon Nov 16, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump quisling tells Michiganders to ‘rise up’ against CV restrictions
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: Trump quisling tells Michiganders to ‘rise up’ against CV restrictions

Fuhrer Trump wonders how not in violation of Federal criminal laws:


Per NYT today,Mon.11/16:
"President Trump has refused to let his coronavirus task force communicate with President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team, said Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert."
by Rach3
Mon Nov 16, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Beethoven's early "Fifth"
Replies: 2
Views: 115

Beethoven's early "Fifth"

Beethoven’s earlier use of his 5th Symphony opening (?) ; I did not know. His brief Sonata in D major for Piano 4-Hands,Op.6:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzOqAM2tHkg
by Rach3
Sun Nov 15, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Eric Heidsieck, pianist - Complete Edition
Replies: 8
Views: 167

Re: Eric Heidsieck, pianist - Complete Edition

Rach3 wrote:
Sun Nov 15, 2020 11:19 am
Thanks for this . I believe I have heard a couple of his Faure ; excellent as I recall.
At another group, several posters gave high marks to his Beethoven sonatas, not surprising given what Lance reports.I've not heard.
by Rach3
Sun Nov 15, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 10
Views: 756

Re: TrumpReich in action

The election fraud fraud continues now with Hatch Act violations:



https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics ... story.html
by Rach3
Sun Nov 15, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Eric Heidsieck, pianist - Complete Edition
Replies: 8
Views: 167

Re: Eric Heidsieck, pianist - Complete Edition

Thanks for this . I believe I have heard a couple of his Faure ; excellent as I recall.

If I recall, he's also related to the family of the famous French champagne houses:


https://charlesheidsieck.com/en
https://www.terlatowines.com/brands/fra ... -heidsieck
by Rach3
Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 30-year-old ex-jock with sports gambling habit is running latest Donald the Lame purges
Replies: 12
Views: 256

Re: 30-year-old ex-jock with sports gambling habit is running latest Donald the Lame purges

It still baffles me that 70 million - 70 MILLION - Americans voted for him this time knowing what a disgusting human being he is. Mystery, except perhaps that we are no longer a country "America" , have not been one for longer than we realized, just 330M individuals within a certain large geography...
by Rach3
Sat Nov 14, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1116
Views: 887180

Re: What I listened to today

Glenn Gould playing the 3 piano sonatas of Paul Hindemith, 1992 Sony cd. Wonderful music wonderfully played, a mystery to me why not more popular.One of Gould’s best IMHO.
by Rach3
Sat Nov 14, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 30-year-old ex-jock with sports gambling habit is running latest Donald the Lame purges
Replies: 12
Views: 256

Re: 30-year-old ex-jock with sports gambling habit is running latest Donald the Lame purges

Let’s hope Biden has the time , despite Covid horror, to fire all these Trump thugs on day 2 or 3, and then instruct his new AG to commence criminal investigations into the actions of all Trump appointees since 2016, including but not limited to, Trumps Cabinet. Think of the disruptions in your life...
by Rach3
Sat Nov 14, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Samson Francois Complete Warner Box: New Release
Replies: 17
Views: 879

Re: Samson Francois Complete Warner Box: New Release

With all your thoughts in mind, I did order today from an Amazon seller the single EMI “ Poet of the Piano” cd , short works of Chopin,Ravel,Debussy, as my first Francois cd. Thanks for all the opinions.
by Rach3
Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: New Poll: Only 3% of Americans Believe That Trump Won the 2020 Election
Replies: 1
Views: 70

Re: New Poll: Only 3% of Americans Believe That Trump Won the 2020 Election

Troubling,though, that 21 % total don’t know if ,or believe , Biden has won . No wonder America has been a patsy for the virus as well as for Trump.
by Rach3
Sat Nov 14, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: My daily email from Trump
Replies: 1
Views: 65

My daily email from Trump

In case he's missed you, here's your chance: TRUMP PENCE MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN Donald J. Trump Tweet: 'STOCK MARKET UP BIG, VACCINE COMING SOON. REPORT 90% EFFECTIVE. SUCH GREAT NEWS!' Friend, Despite the Left’s attempts to undermine this Election, I will NEVER stop fighting for YOU. My Administr...
by Rach3
Sat Nov 14, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 10
Views: 756

Re: TrumpReich in action

The latest, no doubt with the involvement of Darth Miller, a new US citizenship test form: WAPO Nov.14 ,2020 Maria Sacchetti "The Trump administration unveiled a new U.S. citizenship test Friday, adding a broader array of history and civics themes while requiring that legal residents answer twice as...
by Rach3
Fri Nov 13, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump's plan to use Insurrection Act
Replies: 19
Views: 515

Re: Trump's plan to use Insurrection Act

In case anyone did not think Trump is a complete criminal madman , that analogies to dictators of the past not apt , or that even he would not indulge takeover of the Country, NYT today 11/13: “ Trump privately pressed advisers about the possibility of Republican state legislatures appointing electo...
by Rach3
Thu Nov 12, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Thinking About a Holiday Gathering? Look at These Three Articles First
Replies: 6
Views: 174

Re: Thinking About a Holiday Gathering? Look at These Three Articles First

America's response summed up: "Some just don't care." Great country: WAPO Annie Gowen and Holly Bailey November 12, 2020 Covid’s long, dark winter has already arrived in the upper Midwest, as cases and deaths surge, snatching lives, overwhelming hospitals, exhausting health-care providers and raisin...
by Rach3
Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: "Hammerklavier" recordings compared
Replies: 20
Views: 590

Re: "Hammerklavier" recordings compared

Allegedly Webster's Dover " Hammerklavier":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFzP0h3p1-I
by Rach3
Thu Nov 12, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1116
Views: 887180

Re: What I listened to today

Geirr Tveitt’s 1954 tonal,"Romantic", Piano Concerto No. 5, Naxos cd, Havard Grimse,the excellent pianist,Royal Scottish National Orchestra,Engeset.Mystery not heard.At YT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaJ7DgPEwdo Andsnes says the music “ does not speak to me”, so he tours the World with the ubiq...
by Rach3
Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: "Hammerklavier" recordings compared
Replies: 20
Views: 590

Re: "Hammerklavier" recordings compared

You may be interested in these historic live performances from his time at Juilliard, "Full Audio" not best sound , but... http://jmedia.juilliard.edu/digital/collection/p16995coll3/id/15101/rec/27 ("Hammerklavier") http://jmedia.juilliard.edu/digital/collection/p16995coll3/id/12034 http://jmedia.j...