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by RebLem
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​I recommend it, though, only because you can never have too many recordings of this work. I have well over a dozen, and this is a long way from my favorite. My #1 favorite, bar none, is the Pollini/Abbado/VPO recording. Thanks for the reviews. You have heard, as well, the 1958 Gilels / Reiner / Ch...
by RebLem
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Thursday, 19 APR 2018, I listened to 3 CDs.     1) Rick Sowash (b. 1950): |Tr. 1. Sanctuary at 3 AM for B Flat clarinet and piano (2000) (6'27) |Tr. 2. Lullabye for Kara for cello & piano (2002) (7'17) |Tr. 3. Variations on a Hiking Song for piano solo (1992) (13'52) |Tr. 4-6. Impressionist Sui...
by RebLem
Wed Apr 18, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Wednesday, 18 APR 2018, I listened to one 2 CD set.     1-2) |CD 1--Tr. 1. Franz Liszt (1811-86): Les Preludes (1865) (15'38) |Tr. 2-5. L.V. Beethoven (1770-1827): Symphony 8 in F Major, Op. 93 (1812) (24'24) |Tr. 6. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47): The Hebrides, Op. 26 a concert overture (1830, re...
by RebLem
Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

I see that No. 29 is missing from the list. On another CD? Mozart composed an alternate slow movement for No. 31 - does Pinnock include both, and which does he use in the context of the complete symphony? Klemperer's monaural Philharmonia recordings of the 1950s are indeed generally better than the...
by RebLem
Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

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​ On Monday, 16 APR 2018, I listened to 4 CDs.     1) Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958): |Tr. 1-4. A Sea Symphony (# 1) (1910) (65'43)--Andre Previn, cond., London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Heather Harper, soprano, John Shirley-Quirk, baritone. Text: Walt Whitman. ​This is CD 1 of a 6 CD RCA set...
by RebLem
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

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​ On Sunday, 15 APR 2018, I listened to 3 CDs.     1) Rick Sowash (b, 1950): |Tr. 1. Trio 7 for clarinet, cello, & piano "The Philosopher Visits a Country Fair" (2003-4) (5'45) |Tr. 2-5. Trio 10 for clarinet, cello, & piano "Winds of May" (2003) (12'26) |Tr. 6-7. Trio 8 for clarinet, cello, & piano ...
by RebLem
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: George Szell - Sony Complete Columbia & Epic Album Collection out this August, 106 discs
Replies: 44
Views: 1806

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

In looking over my own discography of Szell, it is quite extensive. I have five or six Decca CDs of his work ... not sure if there were more he made with this label, but it seems Decca might offer a "short box" on his recordings with the label. EMI, however, could have a good-sized box set of all t...
by RebLem
Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: George Szell - Sony Complete Columbia & Epic Album Collection out this August, 106 discs
Replies: 44
Views: 1806

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

Jserraglio, thanks so much again for going to the trouble of digging out those reviews and posting them. It's clear I am going to have to lash out and buy this. Your work was not in vain! As an aside, what does "phoning in" mean, in the first review? I haven't encountered this expression, which see...
by RebLem
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​On Saturday, 14 APR 2018, I listened to 4 CDs. 1) S Rachmaninoff (1873-1943): |Tr. 1-4. The Bells, Op. 35 (1913) (36'53) |Tr. 5-7. Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 (1943) (35'59)--Semyon Bychkov, cond. (all), WDR Sinfonieorchester Koln (all), Rundfunchor Koln (1-4), Lege Artis Chamber Choir (1-4), Tatiana ...
by RebLem
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Friday, 13 APR 2018, I listened to 4 CDs.     1) Rick Sowash (b. 1950): Tr. 1-4. Mount Airy Wedding Suite for oboe, violin, & cello (1993, rev. 2001) (13'01) |Tr. 5-10. Spring Fever Suite for two cellos (1989) (21'18) |Tr. 11-13. Three Piquant Pieces for oboe, violin, viola, & cello (1977, rev ...
by RebLem
Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: How much music on discs can we really digest?
Replies: 18
Views: 197

Re: How much music on discs can we really digest?

I still buy CDs regularly. Just today, my 15 CD DECCA Mengelberg box arrived with many works, including a complete Beethoven Symphonies cycle and a Bach St Matthew Passion all recorded in the period from March, 1939 through November, 1941. The box is rather Spartan, but the booklet has a reasonable ...
by RebLem
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Thursday, 12 APR 2018, I listened to 2 CDs.     1) Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904): Tr. 1-4. Symphony 9 in E Minor, Op. 95 "From the New World" (40'18) |Bedrich Smetana (1824-84): Ma Vlast: Vltava (12'04)--Mariss Jansons, cond., Oslo Philharmonic Orch. Rec. in the Konserthaus, Oslo, NOV 1988. CD 3 o...
by RebLem
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Wednesday, 11 APR 2018, I listened to 3 CDs.     1) D Shostakovich (1906-75): Tr. 1-5. Symphony 13 in B Flat Minor, Op. 113 (1962) "Babi Yar" (59'39)--Vasily Petrenko, cond., Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orch. and Mens Voices from the RLPO Choir & Huddersfield Choral Society, Alexander Vinograd...
by RebLem
Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Tuesday, 10 APR 2018, I listened to 3 CDS.     1) Rick Sowash (B. 1950): |Tr. 1. Harvest Hymn & Harvest Dance: Homage to Willa Cather , for cello & piano (1980 (5'57) |Tr. 2-6. A Little Breakfast Music for oboe, clarinet, and 2 violins (1976) (23'38) |Tr. 7. The Cliffs Above the Clear Fork for ...
by RebLem
Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Conducting Mahler's 4th symphony
Replies: 5
Views: 181

Re: Conducting Mahler's 4th symphony

Very interesting article, indeed. For those interested in making comparisons, the Mengelberg recording of the Mahler 4th with soprano Jo Vincent has appeared on CD several times. More recently, there are these: Philips 426 108 Philips 480 7636 [17 CD set, complete Mengelberg recordings with Concert...
by RebLem
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Sunday, 8 APR 2018, I listened to 3 CDs.     1) J. Brahms (1833-97): Tr. 1-4. Symphony 2 in D Major, Op. 73 (43'55) |Tr. 5. Tragic Overture, Op. 81 (11'37)--Leopold Stokowski, cond., National Philharmonic Orch., rec. 4-5, 9 APR 1977. CD 10 of a 10 CD SONY set titled "Leopold Stokowski: The Colu...
by RebLem
Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Saturday, 7 APR 2018, I listened to 4 CDs.   1) CD 9 of a 24 CD SONY set titled "Gary Graffman: The Comlete RCA & Columbia Collection." |Tr. 1-4. Gabriel Faure (1845-1924): Sonata for Violin & Piano 1 in A Major, Op. 13 (1876) (25'17) |Tr. 5-7. Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Sonata for Violin & Pi...
by RebLem
Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Friday, 6 APR 2018, I listened to 4 CDs.     1) Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904): |Tr. 1-4. Symphony 5 in F Major, Op. 76 (1875) (37'43) |Tr. 5. Othello Overture, Op. 93 (1892) (13'42) |Tr. 6. Scherzo capriccioso, Op. 66 (1883) (12'41)--Mariss Jansons, cond., Oslo Philharmonic Orch. Rec. Konserthaus,...
by RebLem
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Thursday, 5 APR 2018, I listened to one CD.     CD 9 in the 10 CD SONY box entitled, "Leopold Stokowski: The Columbia Stereo Recordings." |Tr. 1-4. F Mendelssohn (1809-47): Symphony 4 in A Major, Op. 90 "Italian" (1833) (29'28) |Tr. 5-8. Georges Bizet (1838-75): Symphony in C Major (1855) (27'0...
by RebLem
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Wednesday, 4 APR 2018, I listened to 2 CDs.     1) D. Shostakovich (1906-75): Tr. 1-4. Symphony 10 in E Minor, Op. 93 (1953) (52'11)--Vasily Petrenko, cond., Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orch. Rec. Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, 11-12 SEP 2009. CD 8 of the 11 CD NAXOS set of the complete Shostak...
by RebLem
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3835
Views: 327733

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

The following Pentatone CDs arrived in the mail today from ArchivMusic, which had them on sale last week: 1) Gordon Getty (b. 1933): Overture "Plump Jack" (12'10) |Ancestor Suite (34'02) |Tiefer und Tiefer (4'12) |Homework Suite (6'09) |The Fiddler of Ballykeel (3'02) |Raise the Colors (2'34)--Nevil...
by RebLem
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Bamberg Symphony: The First 70 Years [DGG]
Replies: 4
Views: 219

Re: Bamberg Symphony: The First 70 Years [DGG]

I don't think I will get this set, but I do have many performances by the Bamberg Symphony, including some Keilberth Beethoven Symphony records. I think Keilberth is a highly underrated conductor. I have and love his 1955 Bayreuth Ring cycle. Something else I like a lot from Bamberg (not Keilberh) i...
by RebLem
Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Monday, 2 APR 2018, I listened to one CD.   CD 8 of a 24 CD SONY set entitled "Gary Graffman: The Complete RCA abd Columbia Album Collection." |Tr. 1-3. Frederic Chopin (1810-49): Piano Concerto 1 in Minor, Op. 11 (37'12) |Tr. 4. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47): Capriccio brillantin B Minor, Op. 22...
by RebLem
Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump attacks & threatens immigrants before church
Replies: 6
Views: 220

Re: Trump attacks & threatens immigrants before church

Simkin wrote:
Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:00 pm
Illegal immigrants. What's wrong with threatening criminals?
Entering the country illegally or staying here illegally is a civil offense, not a crime.
by RebLem
Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Sunday, April Fools Day, 2018, I listened to 5 complete CDs + one performance from another.     1) CD 8 in the 10 CD SONY set entitled "Leopold Stokowski: The Columbia Stereo Recordings." |Tr. 1-11. P.I. Tchaikovsky (1840-93): The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66 (1889): Aurora's Wedding (42'56)--Nation...
by RebLem
Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Saturday, 31 MAR 2018, I listened to 5 CDs.     1) Clarles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924): |Tr. 1-3. Violin Sonata 1 in D Major, Op. 11 (22'45) |Tr. 4. Caoine: "A Lament," Op. 54 #1 (6'58) |Tr. 5-9. Four Characteristic Pieces, Op. 93 (21'29) |Tr. 10-13. Violin Sonata 2 in A Minor, Op. 70 (26'40)...
by RebLem
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Musical Structure as part of the listening/appreciation paradigm
Replies: 25
Views: 827

Re: Musical Structure as part of the listening/appreciation paradigm

It no longer surprises me, but it used to, that so many people like or dislike a piece of music when, from what they say about it, they haven't really listened to it at all, not attentively enough to hear what's going on in it. Maybe that's part of music's appeal, that it can get to the inattentive...
by RebLem
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Friday, 30 MAR 2010, I listened to the following music, 1 YouTube vid and 3 CDs:     1) Karl Henning: Passion Op. 92 excerpt: Sine Nomine (7'30)-- Paul Cienniva, cond., St Mary's Cathedral Choir, Fall River, MA, 19 March 2010. From YouTube as posted at another website by the composer. ​https://...
by RebLem
Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Musical Structure as part of the listening/appreciation paradigm
Replies: 25
Views: 827

Re: Musical Structure as part of the listening/appreciation paradigm

You always bring up some interesting points! I have to think about this a bit. You touch on "repetition," and my first mental image was Phillip Glass (b.1937) but contemporary music ... he was a minimalist doesn't necessarily fit in with your question. Yet, he admits he had strong influences from S...
by RebLem
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Viola Player Wins Case Against ROH
Replies: 4
Views: 292

Re: Viola Player Wins Case Against ROH

I remember one Chicago Symphony performance I attended where the orchestra was so loud that my ears hurt, and I was sitting in a forward position in the first balcony @ Orchestra Hall. I can only imagine what the musicians felt being right in the midst of it. It was a performance of Prokofiev's Scyt...
by RebLem
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​On Thursday, 29 MAR 2018, I listened to 4 CDs. 1) Rick Sowash (b. 1950): |Tr. 1-3. Clarinet Trio 2 "Enchantment of April" (20'08) |Tr. 4-7. Clarinet Trio 1 "Voyage of the Spirit" (17'38) |Tr. 8-10. Clarinet Trio 3 "November Shadows" (15'20)--Les Gavottes Trio (Lucien Aubert, clarinet, Francois Adlo...
by RebLem
Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

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​ On Wednesday, 28 MAR 2018, I listened to 2 CDs.     1) W.A. Mozart (1756-91): |Tr. 1-3, Symphony 1 in E Flat Major, K. 16 (13'57) |Tr. 4-6, Symphony in F Major, K. Anh. 223 (19a) (11'27) |Tr. 7-9, Symphony 4 in D Major, K. 19 (9'02) |Tr. 10-12, Symphony 5 in B Flat Major, K. 22 (6'41) |Tr. 13-15, ...
by RebLem
Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Tuesday, 27 MAR 2018, I listened to 3 CDs.     1) Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-75): Tr. 1-3, Symphony 6 in B Minor, Op. 54 (1939) (32'48) |Tr. 4-7, Symphony 12 in D Minor, Op. 112 "The Year 1917" (1961) (34'50)--Vasily Petrenko, cond., Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orch. CD 5 of the 11 CD NAXOS set...
by RebLem
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Monday, 26 MAR 2018, I listened to one CD.     CD 5 of the 24 CD SONY set titled "Gary Graffman: The Complete RCA & Columbia Album Collection." CD 5 is devoted to music by Frederic Chopin. Tr. 1-4, The Ballades: |Tr. 1, Ballade 1 in G Minor, Op. 23 (8'27) |Tr. 2, Ballade 2 in F Major, Op. 38 (6...
by RebLem
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3835
Views: 327733

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

Alfredo Casella's music is only recently being rediscovered, having languished since the early part of the last century due to his fascist leanings during WWII. Both Chandos and Naxos have recent releases of his Symphonies and other titles: the above is one of the best available on either label. Co...
by RebLem
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Another conductor: Günter Wand
Replies: 20
Views: 767

Re: Another conductor: Günter Wand

Correct, LPO not at the level of LSO...IMO, Boult and Solti were the only conductors to get really first-rate results from the LPO. And first and foremost Sir Thomas Beecham, who created the LPO in the 1930s and made many outstanding recordings with them during that decade. When Beecham quit Englan...
by RebLem
Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Tower Records Founder, Russ Solomon, R.I.P.
Replies: 8
Views: 635

Re: Tower Records Founder, Russ Solomon, R.I.P.

I find that HBDirect generally has better prices than Amazon or ArchivMusic, especially on sale merchandize, and they have about a third of their stock on sale each month.
by RebLem
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Friday, December 14, 2017, I listened to the following--   Buxtehude (1637-1707): Eight sacred cantatas, arias, and miscelllaneous pieces (73'17)Ton Koopman, cond., Amsterdam Baroque Orch & Choir. Vocal works 3, CD 2. 4th CD from the last of this 29 CD set, the way I have reordered them. Chall...
by RebLem
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Sunday, 25 MAR 2018, I listened to 1 CD.     1) Don Gillis (1912-78): |Tr. 1, Paul Bunyan: An Overture to a Legend (1964) (6'50) |Tr. 2-5, Symphony 6: Mid-Century USA (1948) (27'31) |Tr. 6-8, Symphony 5: In Memoriam (1945) (31'42)--Ian Hobson, cond., Sinfonia Varsovia--Rec. 6-7 NOV 2004 in Poli...
by RebLem
Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

Shostakovich IV is probably my favorite Shostakovich. It looks like you've persuaded me to take the plunge and get the set before it disappears. Thanks. :) Unfortunately the Tennstedt Shostakovich V is OOP, and available on amazon for a mere $54 or so. Thus, I'll have to pass on that one, good as i...
by RebLem
Sun Mar 25, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

I have heard some of Oleg Caetani's work, and have been quite impressed. My only problem with him is that he's been recording with less than stellar orchestras. Even so, the results he gets are quite good. Unfortunately, his set of the Shostakovich symphonies sells for $100 or more, and his competi...
by RebLem
Sun Mar 25, 2018 5:18 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Saturday, 24 MAR 2018, I listened to 4 CDs.     1) Gyorgy Ligeti (1923-2006): Volume 7 and last of the 7 CD SONY survey of Ligeti's oevre, this one devoted to chamber music. |Tr. 1-4, Trio for Horn, violin, & Piano (1982) (22'43) |Tr. 5-14, Ten Pieces for Wind Quintet (1968) (12'56) |Tr. 15-20,...
by RebLem
Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Fascinating website
Replies: 7
Views: 384

Re: Fascinating website

I spent a lot of time reading through much of what they have on the Chicago Symphony. Is there a way to contact the editors to suggest additions? I wish they would emphasize that for its entire existence, it has been a Strauss orchestra. Lots of people think that began with Reiner or even Solti. Not...
by RebLem
Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

Speaking of interpretive ideas involving Brahms's horn parts, there's a startling moment in Klemperer's recording of the German Requiem in which essentially harmonic writing becomes a solo, as if it were the last trump summoning all to the Last Judgment - at 2:20 in the clip and when the passage re...
by RebLem
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

RebLem: I have that Petrenko Shostakovich V, and I must say that it's my least favorite: over-the-top bombastic, with a too slow third movement, and so on. I've only heard it once or twice, and I think it's just too sarcastic and way overdone. I just tried listening to it again, and frankly I want ...
by RebLem
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

I didn't know the Graffman/Munch Brahms existed, and Graffman was a good pianist, so I listened to this recording on YouTube. Among other things, I was curious about those details in the orchestral part that Distler makes so much of. Unfortunately I couldn't pin them down because my score doesn't h...
by RebLem
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Friday, 23 MAR 2018, I listened to 2 CDs.     1) Kurt Weill (1900-50): Tr. 1-9, Die sieben Todsünden (The Seven Deadly Sins) (1933) {Test: Bertolt Brecht] (33'57) |Tr. 10-15, Six Songs: 10. Complainte de la Seine (1934) (3'11) 11. Youkali, Tango Habanera (1935) (5'28) 12. Nanna's Lied (1939) (3...
by RebLem
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3835
Views: 327733

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

​ Just arrived yesterday, 23 MAR 2018:   Arthur Foote (1853-1937): Complete solo piano music.--Kirsten Johnson, piano. 3 CD Delos set.   Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006): The complete Conifer recordings on 11 SONY CDs. All of the symphonies, all the concerti, numerous other orchestral works. Vernon Handle...
by RebLem
Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 306
Views: 20306

Re: What I listened to today

​ On Thursday, 22 MAR 2018, I listened to 3 CDs.     1) Don Gillis (1912-78): |Tr. 1-4, Symphony X, Big D (1968) (13'18) |Tr. 5, Tulsa: A Symphonic Portrait in Oil (1950) (10'06) |Tr. 6-8, Symphony 3: A Symphony for Free Men (1942) (37'44)--Ian Hobson, cond., Sinfonia Varsovia--Rec. in Studio S1of P...