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by lennygoran
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Schumann's symphony number 2
Replies: 14
Views: 94

Re: Schumann's symphony number 2

They're two different performances. The one I spoke of is what I bought back in the 190s; haven't heard the other one. Thanks, I'll be using yours again as I work in the kitchen tonight-I could listen to the other one but someone with my level of knowledge probably wouldn't even detect the differen...
by lennygoran
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Schumann's symphony number 2
Replies: 14
Views: 94

Re: Schumann's symphony number 2

I provided a YouTube link for it. Doesn't the link work? I finally was able to find it by typing in with the remote "Stokowski Schumann"-no suggestionions were offered as they usually are but when I went to the remote's search button it got me there-I'm listening to it right now! Regards, Len BTW i...
by lennygoran
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Schumann's symphony number 2
Replies: 14
Views: 94

Re: Schumann's symphony number 2

I provided a YouTube link for it. Doesn't the link work? John yes but that's for my computer-just a click and I'm there--downstairs I had typed in a Schumann Stokowski search with the roku remote-wait a second-maybe I can just type in the link and see what happens-I'll give that a try! Regards, Len...
by lennygoran
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Schumann's symphony number 2
Replies: 14
Views: 94

Re: Schumann's symphony number 2

Daniel Hardng seems to me the wrong kind of conductor for this music - hard and fast - but maybe he's getting better as he matures. Anyway, glad you're enjoying the music more. John I'm looking forward to hearing it again tonight-I wanted to find yours--" Leopold Stokowski and "His Symphony Orchest...
by lennygoran
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Schumann's symphony number 2
Replies: 14
Views: 94

Re: Schumann's symphony number 2

John F wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:31 pm
The second was the last of the Schumann symphonies that I heard; after the third, it's my favorite. That doesn't mean you should "keep at it" i
John I listened to it again-Harding conducting from the Proms-I got more out of it this time-I'm glad I didn't give up on it! Regards, Len :D
by lennygoran
Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Schumann's symphony number 2
Replies: 14
Views: 94

Re: Schumann's symphony number 2

John I will try yours tonight-thanks. Len
by lennygoran
Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Schumann's symphony number 2
Replies: 14
Views: 94

Re: Schumann's symphony number 2

Brian kubelik. Len
by lennygoran
Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Schumann's symphony number 2
Replies: 14
Views: 94

Schumann's symphony number 2

I decided over the last several days to listen to Schumann Symphonies-turned out I wasn't familiar with his symphony number 2-I love his 3 other symphonies-after 2 listenings of his second I wasn't getting much satisfaction-don't even know if I should keep at it-right now his second symphony doesn't...
by lennygoran
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us
Replies: 56
Views: 1086

Re: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us

Another NY Times article. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/924/NjD1Gv.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/921/3gIkAj.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/921/lIbDPh.jpg Accusations Against Plácido Domingo Divide the Opera World Reports of sexual harassment aga...
by lennygoran
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Rinaldo, Glyndebourne; Die Meistersinger, Fulham Opera; Das Rheingold, Grimeborn
Replies: 4
Views: 65

Re: Rinaldo, Glyndebourne; Die Meistersinger, Fulham Opera; Das Rheingold, Grimeborn

New York City Opera performed Handel's Rinaldo in 2000; the cast included Christine Goerke in her pre-Brünnhilde days. Even before that, the Met staged Rinaldo in 1984 with a cast including Marilyn Horne and Samuel Ramey. But maybe you weren't so interested in Handel opera back then. Wow, I missed ...
by lennygoran
Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Behind the opera’s velvet curtains, even the castrati were at it
Replies: 0
Views: 56

Behind the opera’s velvet curtains, even the castrati were at it

Behind the opera’s velvet curtains, even the castrati were at it--After Placido Domingo’s #MeToo moment, Alexandra Wilson charts the history of an art form powered by egos and libidos Love, lust and their devastating consequences have been the lifeblood of opera throughout the art form’s 400-year hi...
by lennygoran
Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Rinaldo, Glyndebourne; Die Meistersinger, Fulham Opera; Das Rheingold, Grimeborn
Replies: 4
Views: 65

Re: Rinaldo, Glyndebourne; Die Meistersinger, Fulham Opera; Das Rheingold, Grimeborn

A friend sent me this review--I've never seen Rinaldo and would love to see it done sometime in the NYC area. Regards, Len Wow now I just checked and Glimmerglass is doing it next season! Regards, Len :lol: COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — With The Glimmerglass Festival’s 2019 season approaching, the Cooperstow...
by lennygoran
Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Rinaldo, Glyndebourne; Die Meistersinger, Fulham Opera; Das Rheingold, Grimeborn
Replies: 4
Views: 65

Rinaldo, Glyndebourne; Die Meistersinger, Fulham Opera; Das Rheingold, Grimeborn

A friend sent me this review--I've never seen Rinaldo and would love to see it done sometime in the NYC area. Regards, Len Opera review: Rinaldo, Glyndebourne; Die Meistersinger, Fulham Opera; Das Rheingold, Grimeborn Sensational singing — and not only from the break-dancing countertenor — makes thi...
by lennygoran
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us
Replies: 56
Views: 1086

Re: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us

The accusations go back years – so why has the opera world rallied round Plácido Domingo? by Martin Kettle The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/aug/15/why-has-the-opera-world-rallied-round-placido-domingo I read this article and have to say I think his question certainly should be ad...
by lennygoran
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: A Girl Was Barred From Singing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir. So She Sued
Replies: 6
Views: 118

Re: A Girl Was Barred From Singing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir. So She Sued

Should girls be able to join the Boy Scouts or Boys Clubs, and conversely, should boys be joining the Girl Scouts or their clubs? Lance I found this with regard to the Boy Scouts-I've included just part of the article: Girls can join the Boy Scouts now -- but not everyone is happy about it "You rea...
by lennygoran
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us
Replies: 56
Views: 1086

Re: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us

Belle wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:49 pm

Alan Dershowitz is skillful with rhetoric. He had O.J. Simpson acquitted
Yeah this is the kind of rhetoric that really scares me. Regards, Len :(
by lennygoran
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: A Girl Was Barred From Singing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir. So She Sued
Replies: 6
Views: 118

A Girl Was Barred From Singing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir. So She Sued

A Girl Was Barred From Singing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir. So She Sued. By Melissa Eddy Aug. 16, 2019 BERLIN — The 9-year-old girl has a voice that causes patrons in a cafe in Germany to pause when she breaks out in a traditional Christmas carol. She tried again and again to join Berlin’s oldest cult...
by lennygoran
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us
Replies: 56
Views: 1086

Re: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us

Trump mostly uses not pure rhetoric but ad hominem name calling and logical fallacies like tu quoque , e.g., "You're the puppet!". One rhetorical trope he does like to use during the rallies is praeteritio ("I'm not going to say . . . etc."). Other than that I think he finds rhetoric to be a weak s...
by lennygoran
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Woolfe Says Six excellent new opera productions this year will be hard to top in next summer’s centennial festival
Replies: 0
Views: 54

Woolfe Says Six excellent new opera productions this year will be hard to top in next summer’s centennial festival

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by lennygoran
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us
Replies: 56
Views: 1086

Re: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us

The word 'rhetoric' has gotten a bad rap in contemporary usage. Of course, like any other tool of argument, it is open to abuse. But used skillfully it can also serve to persuade. This makes me think of Trump, Hitler, Mussolini. The power of skillful rhetoric to persuade scares me a little-maybe mo...
by lennygoran
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: No Explosive Devices Found in Fulton Street Subway Station
Replies: 0
Views: 24

No Explosive Devices Found in Fulton Street Subway Station

NYPD Bomb Squad: No Explosive Devices Found in Fulton Street Subway Station A report of the items at the Fulton Street station in the area of Fulton and William streets came in around 7:30 a.m. Friday Thank goodness-this is a station Sue and I use alot. Regards, Len https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/l...
by lennygoran
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us
Replies: 56
Views: 1086

Re: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us

Or in our own day, Alan Dershowitz's brilliant deployment of a rhetorical device he called "Planet Chomsky" in defense of the state of Israel during a public debate with Noam Chomsky (on YouTube). Rhetoric need not have purely negative connotations. The way Dershowitz defends Trump sure is negative...
by lennygoran
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Moscow Mitch Maddow Oleg Deripaska’s aluminum company Sanctions
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Moscow Mitch Maddow Oleg Deripaska’s aluminum company Sanctions

Just watched last night's Rachel Maddow show from the DVR-Moscow Mitch may have been found out! Regards, Len Rachel Maddow connects the dots on an epic financial scandal involving Mitch McConnell and Russia MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow on Tuesday recounted a bizarre scandal involving Senate Majority L...
by lennygoran
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us
Replies: 56
Views: 1086

Re: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us

Elaborate whataboutery is simply a smokescreen to divert attention from that. Joseph had to look up whataboutery. :lol: Etymology what about +‎ -ery Originally used in describing political discourse during the Northern Ireland troubles, it has also found use in discussions of the origins of other p...
by lennygoran
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us
Replies: 56
Views: 1086

Re: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us

barney wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:50 pm
Perhaps Lucic will do the lot. I've seen him at the Met, and I think he's terrific.
We've seen him alot and agree he's wonderful! Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us
Replies: 56
Views: 1086

Re: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us

I suppose it was quite easy for Domingo (if the allegations are true) to persuade himself there was consent. They weren't likely to say to him, "I do not want to do this, but I realise that if I do not you may ruin my career." So often the powerful tell the exploited the exploitation is for their o...
by lennygoran
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us
Replies: 56
Views: 1086

Re: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us

Or the current Republican one. In the video, Trump tells Billy Bush about a failed attempt to seduce Nancy O'Dell, who was Bush's co-host at the time (circa 2005) of the recording:[9] I moved on her, and I failed. I'll admit it. I did try and frig her. She was married. And I moved on her very heavi...
by lennygoran
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us
Replies: 56
Views: 1086

Re: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us

Belle wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:44 pm
Not to mention past Democrat Presidents.
What about our current Republican president? Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Newark goes on bottled water
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: Newark goes on bottled water

Don't inhale. It was brutal out there-poison ivy patrol-there are people who have bad reactions when they remove poison ivy even if they don't actually touch the damn stuff-fortunately I'm not one of them! I've had to drink a lot of water but I'm far away from Newark out here! Regards, Len :lol:
by lennygoran
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Newark goes on bottled water
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: Newark goes on bottled water

CNN Officials in New Jersey's largest city began offering bottled water Monday to residents who may have been drinking tap water contaminated with lead for months or possibly years. Joseph I worked for 28 years in Newark-between this and the Domingo article you've really messed up my day-going out ...
by lennygoran
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us
Replies: 56
Views: 1086

Re: Women: Placido Domingo abused his power to sexually harass us

Wow, I wasn't prepared for such a long graphically detailed article. Regards, Len :(
by lennygoran
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Silliest opera productions
Replies: 4
Views: 162

Re: Silliest opera productions

(TheHorn and myself). Directorial ego and self-indulgence has led to some wonderful excrescences and I would love to hear of your (least) favourite experiences. I reckon there's an article in there. :D Barney me too-that Rigoletto from the Met in Las Vegas-the Rat Pack-one of the worst. Regards, Le...
by lennygoran
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: More On Bayreuth Tannhäuser Le Gateau Chocolat Booed Nikitin Tattoo
Replies: 7
Views: 791

Re: More On Bayreuth Tannhäuser Le Gateau Chocolat Booed Nikitin Tattoo

THEHORN wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:09 pm
The Met's current Rigoletto , set in Las Vegas, is one of those updatings which are not ridiculous travesties and it works somehow because it does no damage to the opera .
Bob it sure didn't work for me-Rigoletto as Don Rickles-no way. Regards, Len :(
by lennygoran
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Latest Trump ReTweet Epstein Clinton
Replies: 2
Views: 202

Re: Latest Trump ReTweet Epstein Clinton

Can you imagine the outrage if a federal prisoner had committed suicide during Obama's presidency and Obama had blamed George W. Bush? But today, Trump's supporters and the Republican cowards just accept this as another utterance of a president who can say anything he wants. Hank not that it's wort...
by lennygoran
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Unfinished 6th symphony by Felix Mendelssohn (1845)
Replies: 3
Views: 3229

Re: Unfinished 6th symphony by Felix Mendelssohn (1845)

What a very exciting project for you and I admire your dedication and efforts. I did not know this about a 6th symphony by Mendelssohn. It will take some time to go over your work, but it's difficult in the absence of the original score/sketches. Also, it presents a challenge trying to attempt this...
by lennygoran
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Kosky’s Meistersinger conquers Bayreuth
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Re: Kosky’s Meistersinger conquers Bayreuth

Seems like Philippe Jordan is gaining some cred as a young Wagner conductor......His Walkure will be broadcast this afternoon here in NYC: we'll see. Brian the NY Times reviewed it in March of this year-only 1 sentence devoted to Jordan. Regards, Len https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/92...
by lennygoran
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Latest Trump ReTweet Epstein Clinton
Replies: 2
Views: 202

Latest Trump ReTweet Epstein Clinton

President Donald Trump retweeted a conspiracy theory on Saturday evening alleging without evidence that former President Bill Clinton was connected to the death of wealthy financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, hours after Epstein was found dead by apparent suicide in his federal pris...
by lennygoran
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Offenbach’s ‘Fabulous Nonsense’ Hits Salzburg, With Cancan
Replies: 27
Views: 623

Re: Offenbach’s ‘Fabulous Nonsense’ Hits Salzburg, With Cancan

Belle wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:14 pm
I'd be tempted to take large bowls of popcorn to that one!!
Belle when we attend the HD performances in Rockaway NJ some people bring in large containers of popcorn-the smell can be intoxicating! Regards, Len :lol:
by lennygoran
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Kosky’s Meistersinger conquers Bayreuth
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Kosky’s Meistersinger conquers Bayreuth

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by lennygoran
Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Offenbach’s ‘Fabulous Nonsense’ Hits Salzburg, With Cancan
Replies: 27
Views: 623

Re: Offenbach’s ‘Fabulous Nonsense’ Hits Salzburg, With Cancan

John F wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:28 am
I think Kosky's approach and attitude are exactly right for Offenbach's comedy.
John I'd give it a shot if it came to our area. Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Offenbach’s ‘Fabulous Nonsense’ Hits Salzburg, With Cancan
Replies: 27
Views: 623

Offenbach’s ‘Fabulous Nonsense’ Hits Salzburg, With Cancan

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by lennygoran
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Wagner’s Sprawling Operas, Shrunk to Child Size
Replies: 1
Views: 182

Wagner’s Sprawling Operas, Shrunk to Child Size

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by lennygoran
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Toxic Masculinity
Replies: 48
Views: 8533

Re: Toxic Masculinity

We finally got to see the opera at glimmerglass-a traditional superb production! Len

https://www.wqxr.org/story/robert-wards ... mmerglass/
by lennygoran
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The One Sided Records Arrive
Replies: 9
Views: 626

Re: The One Sided Records Arrive

. But if you like, you can post the detailed list here and I'll have a look. John thanks for the offer-I'll probably not spend that much more time on this-ironically Sue and I will be seeing the owner of the records tomorrow at a garden and I'll tell her the bad news-I may reach out to the NYPL ema...
by lennygoran
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: James Levine and Met Opera Settle Suit Over Sexual Misconduct Firing
Replies: 0
Views: 290

James Levine and Met Opera Settle Suit Over Sexual Misconduct Firing

James Levine and Met Opera Settle Suit Over Sexual Misconduct Firing The conductor’s suit and the company’s counterclaim each sought roughly $5.8 million in damages; whether money changed hands was not disclosed. By Michael Cooper Aug. 6, 2019 One of the most closely watched #MeToo-related legal bat...
by lennygoran
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The One Sided Records Arrive
Replies: 9
Views: 626

Re: The One Sided Records Arrive

lennygoran wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:51 pm

As for the value of those 78s, only a dealer could say, but I'd guess it's less than maestrob might think.
John how would I find a dealer? Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The One Sided Records Arrive
Replies: 9
Views: 626

Re: The One Sided Records Arrive

As maestrob says, those are pre-long playing records that play at 78 rpm instead of 33 rpm. That's not the only difference - the groove containing the sound is wider than in an LP. To play such records you need a turntable with 78 rpm speed and a cartridge with a stylus of the right size. And of co...
by lennygoran
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The One Sided Records Arrive
Replies: 9
Views: 626

The One Sided Records Arrive

Sue has some garden members over today for lunch-one member who lost her husband some years ago brought over these 20 or so records for me to keep-I don't even know if they'll play? Regards, Len :lol: humoresque mischa ellman boheme rudolph's narrative orville harrold spanish dance number 8 kubelik ...
by lennygoran
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Timeline: 5 Years of Mass Shootings in America
Replies: 13
Views: 820

Re: Timeline: 5 Years of Mass Shootings in America

Mitch, to these latest shootings. I've been hearing alot of Moscow Mitch lately but I believe yesterday I heard Machine gun Mitch used for the first time! Regards, Len :lol: Tim Ryan: ‘Machine Gun Mitch’ McConnell Should Get off His Rear End and Do Something About Gun Control https://grabien.com/st...
by lennygoran
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Brett Whiteley Partied With Bob Dylan. Now His Life Is an Opera
Replies: 5
Views: 831

Re: Brett Whiteley Partied With Bob Dylan. Now His Life Is an Opera

Kats-Chernin is a talented composer, but the subject matter leaves me cold. I had experience of Brett Whiteley and his family in 1973 when working for the Arts Documentary unit at ABC Television. Belle a follow up-someone I know sent me this link-a short discussion and then a recording of the opera...