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by RebLem
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3873
Views: 380843

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

I've always found it interesting how often very important Soviet composers also wrote for film. Do you suppose they were expected to do this by the state for films which had propagandistic value? When composers were on the outs with the Stalinists, film work was often the only work they could get. ...
by RebLem
Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Nazi quote in Massachusetts high-school yearbook causes consternation
Replies: 3
Views: 66

Re: Nazi quote in Massachusetts high-school yearbook causes consternation

Has this student been associated with anti-Semitism in the past? I have seen this quote before, posted by good, decent people as a warning of how evil forces take control of a country.
by RebLem
Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Sunday, 17 JUNE 2018, I listened to 4 CDs.   1) CD 24 of the 24 CD set entitled "Gary Graffman: The Complete RCA & Columbia Album Collection." It consists of 18 tracks of music from the Woody Allen film MANHATTAN, all by George Gershwin (1898-1937). The album notes credit Zubin Mehta as the con...
by RebLem
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky dies at 88
Replies: 11
Views: 189

Re: Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestevsky dies at 88

I remember attending a memorable Chicago Symphony concert where Rozhdestvensky did an all-Prokofiev concert--Chout & Alexander Nevsky with, of course, the magnificent CSO Chorus. One thing unusual about him--he conducted without a podium because he didn't want to be standing over the other musicians...
by RebLem
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Friday, 15 JUNE 2018, I listened to 2 CDs.   1) Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713): Sonate da Chiesa a tre, Op. 3, #s 1-9: |Tr. 1-4. 1 in F Major (6'49) |Tr. 5-8. 2 in D Major (7'58) |Tr. 9-12. 3 in B Flat Major (6'15) |Tr. 13-16. 4 in B Minor (7'43) |Tr. 17-20. 5 in D Minor (6'34) |Tr. 21-24. 6 in ...
by RebLem
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: A live Bruckner 5th
Replies: 5
Views: 132

Re: A live Bruckner 5th

My favorite Bruckners are the Klemperer 4, 5, 6, 7, & 9, but the 8th is horrible. I have another favorite of the Fifth by Furtwangler and the Berlin Philharmonic--a live performance from Sunday, 25 OCT 1942, the date of my birth!
by RebLem
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Anthony Bourdain dead at 61--shock and horror
Replies: 10
Views: 337

Re: Anthony Bourdain dead at 61--shock and horror

I loved Bourdain's shows. My favorites were a couple he did in recent years about Colombia, in which he told us of how society and the food scene has changed there since the end of the drug war and the negotiated peace between the government and the cartels.
by RebLem
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: A President with the guts to stand up to Canada
Replies: 4
Views: 86

Re: A President with the guts to stand up to Canada

About time! But I don't understand our tariff on Canadian dairy products. As far as I know, the only dairy product we get from Canada is Black Diamond Cheddar cheese. Also, put a tariff on Red Oval Farms sesame crackers. The quality of them has declined precipitously since Trudeau took over. They no...
by RebLem
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Wednesday, 13 JUNE 2018, I listened to one CD.   CD 6 of 7 in an RCA set titled "Van Cliburn plays Great Piano Concertos." |Tr. 1-3. L.V. Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Concerto 4 in G Major, Op. 58 (33'49)--Fritz Reiner, cond., Chicago Symphony Orch., rec. 1963. |Tr. 4-6. Franz Liszt (1811-86): ...
by RebLem
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

On Sunday, 10 JUN 2018, I listened to 2 CDs. 1) Dmitri Kabalevsky (1904-87): The Four Symphonies |CD 1, Tr. 1-2. Symphony 1 in C Sharp Minor, Op. 18 (1932) (19'30) |Tr. 3-5. Symphony 2 in C Minor, Op. 19 (1934) (25'37) |CD 2, Tr. 1-2. Symphony 3 in B Flat Minor, Op. 22 for orchestra and mixed chorus...
by RebLem
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Mozart PC's 12, 13 redux
Replies: 8
Views: 247

Re: Mozart PC's 12, 13 redux

My favorite Mozart Piano Concerto slow movement is the one from # 17, K. 453. Either Casadesus/Szell or P. Serkin/Schneider. I've never thought about eats to go with it, but now that you mention it, some creamy tomato soup with some milk in it, a few crackers with a sharp cheddar cheese spread, and ...
by RebLem
Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Friday, 8 JUN 2018, I listened to 2 CD.   1) Sergei Taneyev (1856-1915): Tr. 1-9. Cantata 2, Op. 36 "At the Reading of a Psalm" (69'01)--Mikhail Pletnev, cond., Russian National Orch., St Petersburg State Academic Capella Choir, Boys Choir of the Glinka Choral College. Lolita Semenina, soprano,...
by RebLem
Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Heard an great Mahler Sym #9!!
Replies: 6
Views: 624

Re: Heard an great Mahler Sym #9!!

My favorite Mahler 9 is the 1938 Bruno Walter Wiener Phil recording. Another favorite is the Karel Ancerl Czech Phil. recording.
by RebLem
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Wednesday, 6 JUN 2018, I listened to one CD.   1) Harold Schiffman (b. 1928): |Tr. 1-4. Symphony 2 "Music for Gyor" (2008) (21'17) |Tr. 5. Ninnerella Variata (Varied Lullaby) (1956) (7'30) |Tr. 6. Variations on "Branchwater" for guitar and orchestra (1987) (13'56) |Tr. 7-13. "Blood Mountain" Su...
by RebLem
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3873
Views: 380843

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

One CD arrived from Amazon today, Tuesday, 5 JUN 2018. An Eloquence CD of Monteux conducting the LSO in the Sibelius 2nd, and Lorin Maazel conduting Wiener Phil. in the Karelia Suite. The Monteux in its LP London Stereo Treasury incarnation was the first Sibelius 2 I ever bought. This is a sentiment...
by RebLem
Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Is it exciting for you to receive CD packages?
Replies: 16
Views: 726

Re: Is it exciting for you to receive CD packages?

Yes. In fact, I just reported on a 10 CD package of GUILD records I just received today from Presto Classical in the UK. It includes a recording of a concert conducted by George Szell in Cologne. Yes, I have found yet another Szell CD not included in the big SONY box. It was recorded 1958. Go see.
by RebLem
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3873
Views: 380843

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

​ The following GUILD CDs arrived on my doorstep this afternoon, 4 JUN 2018 from Presto Classical in the UK.   1) George Szell conducts Cologne RSO in a radio broadcast recording from 1958: |Tr. 1. Boris Blacher (1903-75): Music for Cleveland, Op. 53 (8'43) |Tr. 2-4. W.A. Mozart (1756-91): Piano Con...
by RebLem
Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Sunday, 3 JUN 2018, I listened to 3 CDs.   1) Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713): CD 3 of a 10 CD Brilliant Classics set of the complete works. Sonate da Chiesa a tre, Op. 2 (1685) +, #s 9-12: |Tr. 1-3. #9 in F Sharp Minor (6'28) |Tr. 4-7. # 10 in E Major (5'45) |Tr. 8-10. # 11 in E Flat Major (3'27...
by RebLem
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Replies: 22
Views: 922

Re: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

I need to go get myself some more Wagner oper, er, beg your pardon, MUSIC DRAMAS. I got interested enough to take inventory, and found I don't have enough. I have the Kempe Lohengrin, the Furtwangler Tristan, two Tannhausers--Konwitschny (Dresden version), and Solti (Paris version). Also have the So...
by RebLem
Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Saturday, 2 JUNE 2018, I listened to 4 CDs.   1) Gordon Getty (b. 1933): Tr. 1-20. The Canterville Ghost, an opera in one act after Oscar Wilde (2015) (62'08)--Matthias Foremny, cond., Gewandhausorchester, Oper Leipzig, Alexandra Hutton, soprano, (Virginia), Jean Broekhuizen, mezzo-soprano (Mrs...
by RebLem
Thu May 31, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Facebook takes 'friending' to a new level
Replies: 4
Views: 539

Re: Facebook takes 'friending' to a new level

Now, about half of Americans live alone or with pets only as companions. Instead of deciding that somehow this is wrong and they need to social engineer their audience so they will feel more comfortable, maybe they should accept us as we are and help us be more comfortable with our situation. They c...
by RebLem
Thu May 31, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Roseanne — 'I am not a bigot. Ambien made me sound like one'
Replies: 4
Views: 328

Re: Roseanne — 'I am not a bigot. Ambien made me sound like one'

I'm nor sure what that has to do with Roseanne Barr's not being able to resist telling the world what she really thinks, which is plainly racist, has to do with Doay-Rheims, but it take two good old Catholic boys like us to even know about that translation. It is of course the Counter-Reformation a...
by RebLem
Wed May 30, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Wednesday, 30 MAY 2018, I listened to one CD.   CD 4 of the 4 CD Brilliant Classics set of orchestral works by Claude Debussy (1862-1918) with Jean Martinon conducting the Orchestre National de l'ORTF, licensed from EMI. |Tr. 1-3. Fantaisie pour piano et orchestre (23'53) |Tr. 4. La plus que le...
by RebLem
Wed May 30, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Richard Strauss' Violin Sonata
Replies: 4
Views: 320

Re: Richard Strauss' Violin Sonata

I couldn't get this to play, but let me tell you of one of my favorite Strauss issues, a 2 CD Virgin Classics collection with the sonata. CD 1--9 songs with orchestra. (33'02) Gundula Janowitz, soprano, Richard Stamp, conductor, Academy of London. |Metamorphosen (25'47), same conductor & orchestra. ...
by RebLem
Wed May 30, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Roseanne — 'I am not a bigot. Ambien made me sound like one'
Replies: 4
Views: 328

Re: Roseanne — 'I am not a bigot. Ambien made me sound like one'

I am not much of a Bible-quoter, but I think some things in it make such good, rational sense, it is worth quoting them. From my Douay-Rheims version, Matthew 7: 15-20: 15. Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. 16. By their fruits ...
by RebLem
Tue May 29, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Tuesday, 29 MAY 2018, I listened to 3 CDs.   1) Arcangelo Corelli (1655-1715): Tr. 1-30. Sonate da Camera a tre, Op. 2, Nos. 1-8 (1685)--Remy Baudet, Sayuri Yamagata, violins, Albert Bruggen, cello, Davin van Ooijen, archlute (H. Hasenfuss, 1988, after Sellas), Pieter-Jan Belder, harpsichord (C...
by RebLem
Tue May 29, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Memorial Day, 2018, I listened to 2 CDs.   1) Anton Arensky (1861-1906): |Tr. 1-5. Suite 2. Op. 23 "Silhouettes" (17'17) |Tr. 6-10. Suite 1 in D Minor, Op. 7 (28'58) |Tr. 11-20. Suite 3 "Theme and Variations in C Major," Op. 33 (30'08)--Dmitry Yablonsky, cond., Moscow Symphony Orch.--a NAXOS CD...
by RebLem
Mon May 28, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Zubin Mehta, conductor
Replies: 19
Views: 1173

Re: Zubin Mehta, conductor

I don't generally think much of Mehta, but his VPO Mahler 2 with Ileana Cotrubus & Christa Ludwig is very good. Not my favorite though. Several come before him in my estimation: 1) Segerstam, Danish NRSO & Choir with Tina Kiburg & Kirsten Dolberg (91'24) (1992) CHANDOS. 2) Kubelik, Bavarian RSO & Ch...
by RebLem
Mon May 28, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

I really enjoy your posts in this thread, RebLem. Hope you keep it up! I take it that Tahra doesn't name the conductors. As for Elly Ney, she made at least 12 LPs' worth of recordings for the Nürnberg-based label Colosseum in the 1960s; the label and the recordings still exist. Huh? Look at the beg...
by RebLem
Sun May 27, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Sunday, 27 MAY 2018, I listened to 2 CDs.   1) Franz Lachner (1803-90): Tr. 1-15. Konig Oedipus, Incidental Music for the Tragedy by Sophocles (1852) (79'23)--Jorg-Peter Weigle, cond., Munich RSO and Bavarian RSO Men's Choir.-- An Audite CD rec. in the Studios of the Bavarian RSO, Munich, 18-24...
by RebLem
Fri May 25, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Friday, 25 MAY 2018, I listened to 3 CDs.   1) Richard Strauss (1864-1949): |Tr. 1-6. Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 (46'51) |Tr. 7. Metamorphosen, An Etude for 23 solos strings (27'53)--Semyon Bychkov, cond., WDR Sinfonie-Orckester, Koln, Kyoko Shikata, violin (Op. 40)--An AVIE CD, rec. JAN 2001 Koln...
by RebLem
Fri May 25, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3873
Views: 380843

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

On my doorstep today was a box from Amazon with two issues. 1) a 2 CD hanssler set of the Mozart Piano Concerti 20, 23, 24, & 25 by Ivan Moravec, piano, with Neville Marriner and the ASMF. 2) a 22 CD Warner Classics box of performances conductd by Joseph Keilberth titled "The Telefunken Recordings (...
by RebLem
Fri May 25, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: A great conductor revisited: Alex Ross on Rattle's Mahler
Replies: 15
Views: 1203

Re: A great conductor revisited: Alex Ross on Rattle's Mahler

My favorite Mahler 10 is the one done by Leonard Slatkin with the St Louis Symphony Orchestra. He doesn't use the Cooke version; he uses a version prepared by Remo Mazzetti, Jr.
by RebLem
Fri May 25, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Thursday, 24 MAY 2018, I listened to 3 CDs.   1) P.I. Tchaikovsky (1840-93): |Tr. 1-4. Symphony 6 in B MInor, Op. 74 "Pathetique" (43'25)--Willem Mengelberg, cond., Concertgebouw Orch., Amsterdam--a MEMORIES Reverence CD, CD 2 of a 2 CD set of the last two PIT symphonies. This rec. was studio r...
by RebLem
Thu May 24, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: I hear rumors again: GUILD/Switzerland
Replies: 3
Views: 571

Re: I hear rumors again: GUILD/Switzerland

I ordered 10 CDs myself--a Handel Messiah, a Fritz Busch Beethoven 9th, two CDs of chamber music by Donald Tovey, a Schumann disc of the Symphonies 3 & 4 and the Cello Concerto cond. by Andre Cluytens with Andre Navarra, a CD of chamber music by Schumann and someone called Filas, A CD of George Szel...
by RebLem
Wed May 23, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Conductors are "bullies" now!!
Replies: 32
Views: 1914

Re: Conductors are "bullies" now!!

I never thought of Klemperer as a talker - both his person and his performances seemed carved from granite. Permanently serious face. Per Wikipedia, "...​after completing the 1939 Los Angeles Philharmonic summer season at the Hollywood Bowl, Klemperer was visiting Boston and was diagnosed with a br...
by RebLem
Wed May 23, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: I hear rumors again: GUILD/Switzerland
Replies: 3
Views: 571

Re: I hear rumors again: GUILD/Switzerland

I just clicked on Presto Classical on my favorites list, and found out that, among other things,they are having a clearance sale on GUILD records, offering up to 70% off list on some issues. I thought you'd like to know.
by RebLem
Tue May 22, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Tuesday, 22 MAY 2018, I listened to 5 CDs.   1) J. Brahms (1833-97): Tr. 1-21. Hungarian Dances (51'47)--Kurt Masur, cond., Gewandhausorchester, Leipzig. Rec. Paul Gerhardt Kirche, Leipzig, SEP 1981. Issued by Australian Eloquence.   This release has minimal notes--a list of the dances and the ...
by RebLem
Mon May 21, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3873
Views: 380843

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

Just arrived in the mail today, Monday, 21 MAY 2018. A 2 CD set, The Chicago Principal in which first chair CSO soloists play concerti. First off, it has four classical concerti, all conducted by Claudio Abbado--the Haydn Trumpet Concerto with Adolph Herseth, and three Mozart concerti--the oboe conc...
by RebLem
Sun May 20, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

On Sunday, 20 MAY 2018, I listened to 4 CDs. 1) CD 9 of 10 in a set titled "Carl Schuricht: The Complete DECCA Recordings." P.I. Tchaikovsky (1840-93): |Tr. 1. Capriccio italien, Op. 45 (15'09) |Tr. 2. Orchestral Suite 3 in G Major, Op. 55: Tema con variazioni (19'26)--Paris Conservatoire Orchestra,...
by RebLem
Sat May 19, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: George Szell - Sony Complete Columbia & Epic Album Collection out this August, 106 discs
Replies: 70
Views: 9926

Re: George Szell - Sony Complete Columbia & Epic Album Collection out this August, 106 discs

Holden Fourth wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 2:37 am
One of the most amazing recording Szell ever made is of the Tchaikovsky 4th with the LSO. As it's a Decca recording it's not in the box.
Another is his Dvorak Cello Concerto with Pierre Fournier and the Berlin Phil.
by RebLem
Sat May 19, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Saturday, 19 MAY 2018, I listened to 4 CDs.   1) Joachim Raff (1822-82): |Tr. 1-4. Symphony 4 in G Minor, Op. 167 (1871) (33'59) |Tr. 5-8. Symphony 3 in F Major, Op. 153 "Im Walde [In the Forest]" (1869) (45'12)--Hilary Davan Wetton, cond., The Milton Keynes City Orchestra--A helios (an hyperio...
by RebLem
Sat May 19, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Friday, 18 MAY 2018, I listened to 1 CD.   1) F. Mendelssohn (1809-47): Tr. 1-4. String Octet [Double String Quartet] in E Flat Major, Op. 20 (1825) (21'45) |Tr. 5. Variations concertantes for cello & piano in D Major, Op. 17 (1829) (9'25) |Tr. 6. Romance sans paroles [Song without words] for c...
by RebLem
Thu May 17, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink
Replies: 4
Views: 514

Re: Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink

40% of the world's fresh water lies in the Great Lakes. But, in my view, we made a big mistake when we built the St Lawrence Seaway, which has allowed non-native salt water species to invade the Great Lakes and destroy most of the native stocks of fresh water fish. Its a shame.
by RebLem
Thu May 17, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Planning my musical summer
Replies: 2
Views: 453

Re: Planning my musical summer

Thought you might be interested in the schedule for the 2018 Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.
https://secure.santafechambermusic.com/ ... sting.aspx
by RebLem
Thu May 17, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3873
Views: 380843

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

When I first began getting records of my own, the top choices for the Beethoven violin concerto (and later the Brahms) were Grumiaux with van Beinum and Milstein with Steinberg. Since I'd seen van Beinum and the Concertgebouw Orchestra in concert, that's the one I chose for both concertos, and I'm ...
by RebLem
Thu May 17, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

Balakirev reworked the orchestral part of Chopin's Concerto No. 1, and this was recorded in the 1950s by Friedrich Gulda and Adrian Boult on Decca/London. Haven't heard it, just mentioning it. Thanks for the tip. I have found it on Amazon and put it on my Wants List. One correction: its on DGG, not...
by RebLem
Thu May 17, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Wednesday, 16 MAY 2018, I listened to 1 CD.   CD 1 of a 7 CD RCA set titled "Van Cliburn plays Great Piano Concertos." |Tr. 1-3. P.I. Tchaikovsky (1840-93): Piano Concerto 1 in B Flat Minor, Op. 23 (34'36)--Kyrill Kondrashin, cond., RCA Symphony Orch. |Tr. 4-6. F. Chopin (1810-49): Piano Conert...
by RebLem
Wed May 16, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3873
Views: 380843

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

Just arrived in the mail yesterday, Tuesday, 15 MAY 2018: The 14 CD DECCA collection of Arthur Grumiaux's Mono recordings. The Grumiaux/Galleira recording of the Beethoven Violin Concerto has been my favorite recording of that work from the first time I heard it. But I remember someone in one of the...
by RebLem
Tue May 15, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 428
Views: 53390

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Tuesday, 15 MAY 2018, I listened to 3 CDs.   1) Georges Bizet (1838-75): L'Arlesienne: Incidental Music, Op. 23. Act I (11'55), Act II (11'11), Act III (3'23), Act IV (13'53), Act V (11'03). TT: 51'05 per CD liner note, 51'58 per readout on CD player--Michel Plasson, cond., Orchestre de Capitol...