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by Jared
Sat Jan 19, 2013 9:05 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3943
Views: 549959

Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

well chaps, I'm afraid that I've weakened and have been buying again over the past week... a mixture of real bargains I couldn't refuse and recordings I've had on my wish-list for a long time... http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/fandango68/Beethoven/51fnJf4SA4L__SL500_AA300__zpse5027790.jpg ht...
by Jared
Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: rigoletto duke as sinatra/steve martin combo
Replies: 9
Views: 1573

Re: rigoletto duke as sinatra/steve martin combo

Lenny, if it's any consolation, I also have a ticket, although having recently managed to get through this 'modernisation', I feel I'm ready for anything: Jared we'll have to compare notes--we see it HD style Feb 16 at the NYC Zigfield. Regards, Len ^^ that's it... same date as myself, at Hereford ...
by Jared
Tue Jan 15, 2013 5:02 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: How many CDs did you acquire in 2012?
Replies: 26
Views: 4185

Re: How many CDs did you acquire in 2012?

including those within box-sets, it will probably be about 150 CDs and about 20 opera DVDs/ Blu-Rays... Umm... box sets only count as one, right? So, as far as my wife is concerned... 6 this year. That's my story and I'm stickin' to it. that's a very sensible policy... :wink: I seem to remember tha...
by Jared
Tue Jan 15, 2013 4:58 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: rigoletto duke as sinatra/steve martin combo
Replies: 9
Views: 1573

Re: rigoletto duke as sinatra/steve martin combo

That concept has already been used (and used up) by Jonathan Miller, in his infamous Mafia production set in contemporary Little Italy. Sure glad I missed that one! I may not be as lucky this time--Sue wants to see this one. :( Lenny, if it's any consolation, I also have a ticket, although having r...
by Jared
Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Farewell to HMV
Replies: 17
Views: 2512

Farewell to HMV

I think this will mean more on this side of the Atlantic, but this sign of the times will strike a cord with all...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2013 ... nistrators
by Jared
Sun Jan 13, 2013 2:16 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: How many CDs did you acquire in 2012?
Replies: 26
Views: 4185

Re: How many CDs did you acquire in 2012?

including those within box-sets, it will probably be about 150 CDs and about 20 opera DVDs/ Blu-Rays... I would say however that I have been listening avidly during 2012 and am pleased to be in a position where I have cleared the whole backlog of CDs which I hadn't heard... last spring, I had about ...
by Jared
Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: les troyens
Replies: 8
Views: 1184

Re: les troyens

As I mentioned to Pepe, I was very privileged to get to see this down at the Hereford Courtyard theatre last Saturday night... coming away from the performance, you can certainly see why it is so logistically difficult and expensive to stage, when you are having to juggle the lavish set props, huge ...
by Jared
Sun Jun 17, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

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I have been listening to quite a lot of Renaissance music of late, especially from the Tallis Scholars, which I have been enjoying greatly.
by Jared
Fri May 25, 2012 2:40 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Taking stock: Britten´s War Requiem
Replies: 22
Views: 4177

Re: Taking stock: Britten´s War Requiem

then of course, you have Derek Jarman's moving film, for a different angle:

http://www.amazon.com/War-Requiem/dp/B0 ... 740&sr=8-3
by Jared
Sun Feb 19, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

An unlikely pairing, but it works. Isabelle Faust is a marvelous violinist who deserves to be ranked with the likes of Mutter and Mullova. Pepe, I'm sorry but I don't own any Mullova, but if I might be so bold, Faust is one of the very finest violinists performing anywhere in the world today, and i...
by Jared
Fri Feb 17, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Complete Schubert Sonatas - yet another set reissued!
Replies: 16
Views: 6185

Re: Complete Schubert Sonatas - yet another set reissued!

Or you could get the grand, newly released 35 CD Kempff box from DG, which includes the Schubert, Schumann, Beethoven, Brahms, Liszt, Mozart, Bach, etc, solo recordings. It is his complete repertoire (rather than complete recordings), which means if he recorded something more than once you get the ...
by Jared
Fri Feb 17, 2012 4:18 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Complete Schubert Sonatas - yet another set reissued!
Replies: 16
Views: 6185

Re: Complete Schubert Sonatas - yet another set reissued!

Hey Jared, If I had the choice between the Schiff and the Kempff box set, my vote will go to the Kempff. The Kempff set is one of my favorite box set in my entire (little in CMG standard) collection. Matt. Thank you my friend... the Kempff set certainly seams to be a favourite with many people and ...
by Jared
Fri Feb 17, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

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Book 1: The Rose & The Ostrich Feather.
by Jared
Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Complete Schubert Sonatas - yet another set reissued!
Replies: 16
Views: 6185

Re: Complete Schubert Sonatas - yet another set reissued!

thank you Lance, for a fascinating and for me, timely thread. I cannot express surprise at Sean's lack of ownership of the magnificent Impromptus (Brendel 2CD Philips, with Moments Musicaux & German Dances or Perahia on Sony, Sean) because as of yet, I do not own any of Schubert's Sonatas... yet the...
by Jared
Thu Jan 19, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

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by Jared
Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:27 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Snow & wind in Binghamton = great listening time!
Replies: 25
Views: 3378

Re: Snow & wind in Binghamton = great listening time!

erato wrote: After 50 years, how surprised should you be when your 50th arrives?
ha ha... very drole.. :wink:
by Jared
Tue Jan 17, 2012 3:57 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

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by Jared
Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Gustav Leonhardt RIP
Replies: 10
Views: 2026

Re: Gustav Leonhardt RIP

jbuck919 wrote:(The quality of writing in the Gramophone article does not meet a very high standard.)
Sorry John, it was all we could come up with at short notice... :?
by Jared
Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:26 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Gustav Leonhardt RIP
Replies: 10
Views: 2026

Gustav Leonhardt RIP

terribly sad news... :( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustav_Leonhardt http://www.gramophone.co.uk/classical-music-news/harpsichordist-and-conductor-gustav-leonhardt-has-died I think the Ascension Oratorio would be fitting... http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/fandango68/Bach/51EwAj5rL__SL500_AA...
by Jared
Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Haydn's The Creation (Die Schöpfung) recordings
Replies: 31
Views: 6669

Re: Haydn's The Creation (Die Schöpfung) recordings

Lance wrote:I would not want to be without SEASONS, however!
what about Marriner's, specifically? Do you own that recording, Lance?
by Jared
Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Trying to locate an EMI-France contact ...
Replies: 4
Views: 1000

Re: Trying to locate an EMI-France contact ...

edit...

Sorry Lance... I thought I'd found his facebook page, but it turned out to be a different Paul Vavasseur... :cry:
by Jared
Mon Jan 16, 2012 4:08 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3943
Views: 549959

Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

Folks: Two more excellent purchases, courtesy of Great Uncle ebay... http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/fandango68/French/61JQW90LFuL__SL500_AA300_.jpg http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/fandango68/Schubert/83cba2c008a09c6e56239010_L__AA300_.jpg and of course... the DVDs I managed to sell ...
by Jared
Mon Jan 16, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: THE POISONED KISS
Replies: 12
Views: 1723

Re: THE POISONED KISS

lennygoran wrote:still all the characters have botanical names!
on that basis alone, I can't see you staying away, Len... :wink:
by Jared
Sun Jan 15, 2012 4:47 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

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forgive me for saying so Fergus, but that must be a rather concise series ... :mrgreen:
by Jared
Sun Jan 15, 2012 1:08 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3943
Views: 549959

Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

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£8.49 inc P&P on ebay just now.... I'm very happy...
by Jared
Sun Jan 15, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

During the first decades after it´s completion in 1858 it was usually played in 2 parts in different evenings, and the first more or less complete performance was given as late as 1890 when the composer was long dead. I can understand that that must have been rather galling (or, Gauling?) for a com...
by Jared
Sun Jan 15, 2012 11:02 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

josé echenique wrote: Gardiner who also has a very British (because the French hate Berlioz ha, ha) affinity with the score
why do the French 'hate' Berlioz, Pepe? Would it perhaps be the inverse reason as to why he's the only French composer I actually like?
by Jared
Sun Jan 15, 2012 8:20 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Bach: Cantatas

BWV98 for 21st Sunday after Trinity
BWV139 for 23rd Sunday after Trinity
BWV16 for New Year's Day
by Jared
Sun Jan 15, 2012 5:35 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Haydn's The Creation (Die Schöpfung) recordings
Replies: 31
Views: 6669

Re: Haydn's The Creation (Die Schöpfung) recordings

Lance wrote: Lately, it's been the Marriner/Bonney-Wiens-Blochwitz-Rootering version I've been imbibing
on a slightly separate subject Lance... I have Marriner's 'Seasons' in my Amazon wish-list, which has had solid critical appraisal. Would you rate it alongside his Creation in terms of performance?
by Jared
Sun Jan 15, 2012 5:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Haydn's The Creation (Die Schöpfung) recordings
Replies: 31
Views: 6669

Re: Haydn's The Creation (Die Schöpfung) recordings

This is a subject approached once before, initiated by our beloved JARED. 01) Sony Classical 48045 / Bernstein - Raskin, Young, Reardon 02) Decca 480 4716 / Munchinger - Ameling, Spoorenberg, Krenn, Krause 03) DGG 437 380 / Markevitch - Seefried, Holm, Borg 04) DGG 449 761 / Karajan - Janowitz, Lud...
by Jared
Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Bach: Cantatas for the 11th Sunday after Trinity

(I'm not sure when that is exactly, but I will bet my bottom dollar it isn't mid January!)

BWV: 179, 199 & 113.
by Jared
Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:27 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3943
Views: 549959

Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

bombasticDarren wrote:Image
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don't tell me... you can resist anything except temptation... :mrgreen:
by Jared
Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:03 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3943
Views: 549959

Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

right, I think this little lot is going to surprise some of you... http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/fandango68/Romantic/61OrV-Ac14L__SL500_AA300_.jpg http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/fandango68/Czech/61-Mwkq6zwL__SL500_AA300_.jpg http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/fandango68/Czech...
by Jared
Sat Jan 14, 2012 3:17 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3943
Views: 549959

Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

^^ does anyone know/ remember what the controversy was about her being invited by HvK to work with the Berliner, back in the late '80s? Didn't it lead to a walkout? :? :?:
by Jared
Sat Jan 14, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3943
Views: 549959

Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61ED127ECFL._SL500_AA300_.jpg http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51oeBXBcfrL._SL500_AA300_.jpg the Pinnock recording is very good indeed... I'm sure you've got a few recordings of the Trumpet & Keyboard Concertos, but the Oboe doesn't seem to be recorded as ...
by Jared
Sat Jan 14, 2012 2:13 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Bach: Cantatas for the 1st day of Whitsun... naturally... :-//

BWV 172, 59, 74 & 34.

(I've been made to promise that I won't post the album 'artwork' again... )
by Jared
Sat Jan 14, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

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by Jared
Sat Jan 14, 2012 1:00 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

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by Jared
Sat Jan 14, 2012 10:53 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

a little break off from the Cantatas:

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by Jared
Sat Jan 14, 2012 5:24 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Happy Birthday to Donald Isler
Replies: 21
Views: 3735

Re: Happy Birthday to Donald Isler

many, many happy returns Donald! I hope you have a really great 60th birthday, with your friends and family!

Jared
by Jared
Sat Jan 14, 2012 5:23 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Happy Birthday HoustonDavid
Replies: 13
Views: 2088

Re: Happy Birthday HoustonDavid

many happy returns, HD... I hope you have a great day!

8) :D
by Jared
Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/fandango68/Bach/51TYJGiu-JL__SL500_AA300_.jpg My Bach Cantata odyssey begins with erm... Christmas Cantatas? BWV 63,64,121 & 133 for the 1st, 2nd & 3rd days of Xmas... oh well, what can you expect from a man who was playing 'Christ on the Mount of Olives' and...
by Jared
Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:01 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3943
Views: 549959

Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

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Now, that's what I call getting to the very core of the matter Thumper... I hope you enjoy those readings.. 8)
by Jared
Fri Jan 13, 2012 3:54 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

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by Jared
Fri Jan 13, 2012 3:53 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Which complete Mozart piano concertos?
Replies: 32
Views: 15555

Re: Which complete Mozart piano concertos?

Seán wrote:It is included in the Perahia box set. :D
Is it!? Although I'm guessing it's from a different era than some of his other recordings?
by Jared
Fri Jan 13, 2012 3:17 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Which complete Mozart piano concertos?
Replies: 32
Views: 15555

Re: Which complete Mozart piano concertos?

I agree, but of course he didn't record the complete concertos. Personally, I wouldn't buy any of the complete sets, but get a variety of pianists in the concertos they play best. Not as cheap as buying in bulk, but enlightening in every other way. That's right John, I was aware that he didn't. I t...
by Jared
Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New (to you) Repertoire: Your 2012 CMG Pledge!
Replies: 65
Views: 6010

Re: New (to you) Repertoire: Your 2011 CMG Pledge!

Jared's Pledge: Orchestral: Haydn: Symphonies: 'Sturm Und Drang' Suk: Asrael Symphony Purchased Nielsen: Concertos & Overtures Chamber: Schubert: Complete Trios Dvorak: String Quartets Beethoven: String Trios Instrumental: Mozart: Piano Sonatas Completed! Schubert: Piano Sonatas Brahms: Piano Works...
by Jared
Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Happy Birthday, Holden Fourth!
Replies: 9
Views: 1367

Re: Happy Birthday, Holden Fourth!

Many Happy Retrurns, HF... may you have a really enjoyable day!

Jared 8)
by Jared
Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Snow & wind in Binghamton = great listening time!
Replies: 25
Views: 3378

Re: Snow & wind in Binghamton = great listening time!

^^ happy listening, Lance! it's been around 5 degrees here, with a pale blue sky... certainly milder than it was last year. That said, the hostel has been booked out by a family group who are celebrating a surprise 50th birthday. They are preparing a special meal, so I have been banished to my Manag...
by Jared
Fri Jan 13, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2435003

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

quickly becoming a favourite...

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