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by jserraglio
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected
Replies: 22
Views: 245

Re: CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected

No video exists. Score recovered his vision afterwards but he tore up his elbow in 1958 and was never the same pitcher afterwards. He radio broadcast games here for over 30 years with just a bit of a Southern lilt to his voice. Everybody loved him. Score was emblematic of a hard-luck Indians franchi...
by jserraglio
Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected
Replies: 22
Views: 245

Re: CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected

lennygoran wrote:
Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:05 am
Thanks, glad to see them on top there but always fear those Red Sox. Regards, Len
Fear the Indians! With only 2 bona fide starting pitchers, they still almost beat the Cubs in the 2016 WS (game 7, 10 innings).
by jserraglio
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected
Replies: 22
Views: 245

Re: CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected

I stopped following sports years ago but at one point was a Yankee fan-Yogi was my favorite in those days-hope the Yankees are still doing good but I have a feeling they may not be. :( I remember the days when the Yankees had to keep those pesky Cleveland Indians at bay--players like Larry Doby! ht...
by jserraglio
Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected
Replies: 22
Views: 245

Re: CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected

. . . my point: millions of people voted as though there were not a brain within a mile of their head. I begrudge no one, not even political pundits, a living earned by talking. It sure beats bullets. If the checks were not rolling in for these smarty-pants, might they not go rogue and vote for Tru...
by jserraglio
Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected
Replies: 22
Views: 245

Re: CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected

This year's baseball Yankees would be a smart bet to win the World Series, but the nation of Yankeedom does not arouse similar confidence.
by jserraglio
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Computer help needed
Replies: 11
Views: 259

Re: Computer help needed

Yes, but what if a social media site which stores one of your passwords (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.) is hacked in its own right? Facebook's Mark Zukerberg (password: dadada) and many others have found that they are vulnerable.
by jserraglio
Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected
Replies: 22
Views: 245

Re: CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected

Stupidity for sure. Who with an ounce of sense or anything that could pass as a reasonable basic education would think that Trump and the Republicans would be the ones to rescue them from their insecurities? Well, for one, folks who hoped Bill Clinton would rescue them and didn't. Who trusted Obama...
by jserraglio
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Income swings are devastating middle-class Americans
Replies: 1
Views: 25

Income swings are devastating middle-class Americans

This article by the authors of a much larger study, The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty , explains how working-class Americans are being made to shoulder the risks that used to be undertaken by employers and investors. It may even explain the risk shifting fro...
by jserraglio
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected
Replies: 22
Views: 245

Re: CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected

[snip] in Germany and France, where voters have so far managed not to fall to the level of stupidity that Americans evidenced all on their own, without Putin having even to say "boo" t knock them flat on their asses. Is it stupidity or heightened economic insecurity that differentiates vulnerable A...
by jserraglio
Mon Jun 26, 2017 1:53 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Rex Tillerson: will an oil broker out-trump Trump? plus Kushner & Bannon?
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Rex Tillerson: will an oil broker out-trump Trump? plus Kushner & Bannon?

In depth NYT profile of the one-off mystery man in the President's cabinet. ______________________________________________________________________________ The New York Times on Apple News Where Trump Zigs, Tillerson Zags, Putting Him at Odds With White House By DAVID E. SANGER, GARDINER HARRIS and ...
by jserraglio
Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Alan Gilbert: retrospective view
Replies: 14
Views: 464

Re: Alan Gilbert: retrospective view

The Elbphilharmonie: Gilbert leaves New York for “a bigger box.” Looks like this orchestra is right in Gilbert's wheelhouse. A smart career move to bail out of the NYP if he feels they are retooling and retrenching for the umpteenth time. https://static01.nyt.com/images/2017/01/11/arts/11CONCERTHAL...
by jserraglio
Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Marcel DuPré. organist - Mercury
Replies: 5
Views: 100

Re: Marcel DuPré. organist - Mercury

I have long had a passion for organ music. There is really so much available on discs, and like any music one is interested in, it is quite impossible to have everything. DuPré, however, made a big hit whenever he appeared in the USA. He made a series of ten LPs for Mercury's "Living Presence" labe...
by jserraglio
Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Lili Kraus's Complete Mozart Concertos [Sony]
Replies: 9
Views: 146

Re: Lili Kraus's Complete Mozart Concertos [Sony]

Beethoven Violin Concerto Goldberg-Mitropoulos-NYP 1950 live from Carnegie Hall
(lots of acetate noise: I did not filter it out)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1I3Hqjp9vk

by jserraglio
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Lili Kraus's Complete Mozart Concertos [Sony]
Replies: 9
Views: 146

Re: Lili Kraus's Complete Mozart Concertos [Sony]

I just uploaded this: Berg Violin Concerto Goldberg-Kubelik-COA 1960



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivdyWVi ... e=youtu.be
by jserraglio
Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Lili Kraus's Complete Mozart Concertos [Sony]
Replies: 9
Views: 146

Re: Lili Kraus's Complete Mozart Concertos [Sony]

I have all of the later Kraus/Mozart Concerto LPs on Epic LPs. Excellent performances.

Quite a few of her prewar Parlophones with Szymon Goldberg are on YT. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_ ... n+Goldberg

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by jserraglio
Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Stephen Colbert tosses his ushanka into the ring
Replies: 0
Views: 51

Stephen Colbert tosses his ushanka into the ring

Colbert announces 2020 run on Russian TV - CNN https://apple.news/AoU6HeMbuRWemNjCfkslU-w
by jserraglio
Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: WAPO: Trump's daily Russia tantrums unnerve friends and staff
Replies: 0
Views: 34

WAPO: Trump's daily Russia tantrums unnerve friends and staff

Trump’s grievances and moods often bleed into one another. Frustration with the investigation stews inside him until it bubbles up in the form of rants to aides about unfair cable television commentary or as slights aimed at Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod J. Rosenstein. https://...
by jserraglio
Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected
Replies: 22
Views: 245

CIA "eyes only" Intel disclosed: Putin personally ordered hacking team to get Trump elected

Another exhaustive, exclusive, bombshell report from the WashPost. Highlights, timeline and a full graphic are here. http://wapo.st/russia-hacks-timeline The full story is here. https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2017/world/national-security/obama-putin-election-hacking/?hpid=hp_hp-banner-high_...
by jserraglio
Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Cambridge students rated famous poets lower than the unknown ones in a blind test
Replies: 15
Views: 1316

Re: Cambridge students rated famous poets lower than the unknown ones in a blind test

The nature of an army veteran's military service is none of your business.
by jserraglio
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Live Met Bargain Box - 8 '50s and '60s Bcsts
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: Live Met Bargain Box - 8 '50s and '60s Bcsts

Thanks for finding a TOC. "Wretched" would seem an apter term for the post-Levine Met gaggle than for Cleva, Erede, Santi, Adler and Rosenstock, serviceable if not inspired conductors. Indeed, for me live bcsts of Verdi operas are primarily about the voices. Looking forward to hearing them, and ther...
by jserraglio
Wed Jun 21, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Live Met Bargain Box - 8 '50s and '60s Bcsts
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Live Met Bargain Box - 8 '50s and '60s Bcsts

For under 20 + 4 USD shipping, whatta I got to lose? I took the plunge on this 8-opera, 16-CD set. https://www.google.com/url?q=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FVERDI-Metropolitan-New-York-Opera%2Fdp%2FB00H8NU9X0%2Fref%3Dsr_1_fkmr0_2%3Fie%3DUTF8%26qid%3D1497642733%26sr%3D8-2-fkmr0%26keywords%3D%2522ve...
by jserraglio
Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:07 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: CIA chief Pompeo ignored MIke Flynn security risk and shared secrets
Replies: 1
Views: 86

CIA chief Pompeo ignored MIke Flynn security risk and shared secrets

Despite Concerns About Blackmail, Flynn Heard C.I.A. Secrets By MATT APUZZO, MATTHEW ROSENBERG and ADAM GOLDMAN JUNE 20, 2017 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/20/us/politics/mike-pompeo-cia.html WASHINGTON — Senior officials across the government became convinced in January that the incoming nationa...
by jserraglio
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Charm Of The Baroque--Nothing Discreet About It
Replies: 17
Views: 499

Re: The Charm Of The Baroque--Nothing Discreet About It

Handel: I'd put his music right up there with that of immortals like Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert.
by jserraglio
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Charm Of The Baroque--Nothing Discreet About It
Replies: 17
Views: 499

Re: The Charm Of The Baroque--Nothing Discreet About It

"Garish and bombastic" would not be not the first words that come to my mind about Stokowski's conducting of the likes of Gabrieli, Bach, Vivaldi, Handel or Monteverdi. I would call his treatment of Baroque composers, and he opened many concerts with baroque works, mellifluous, coherent and smoothly...
by jserraglio
Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Team Trump's Russian ties charted by Wash Post
Replies: 2
Views: 94

Team Trump's Russian ties charted by Wash Post

A nifty animated diagram allows you to see all the Russian connections uncovered to date.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics ... 9028a3ef32
by jserraglio
Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Mike Flynn and the hazard of new fortunes
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Re: Mike Flynn and the hazard of new fortunes

Interview with one of the authors of the Mike Flynn profile. http://www.msnbc.com/morning-joe/watch/ ... 0996291927
by jserraglio
Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Mike Flynn and the hazard of new fortunes
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Mike Flynn and the hazard of new fortunes

Thank you for reading The New York Times on Apple News. WASHINGTON — Michael T. Flynn was a man seething and thwarted. In the summer of 2014, after repeatedly clashing with other Obama administration officials over his management of the Defense Intelligence Agency — and what he saw as his unheeded ...
by jserraglio
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Computer help needed
Replies: 11
Views: 259

Re: Computer help needed

Sorry, that was meant to be a check mark in the "Remember Me" box, not a cross out. That's all I do to be logged in automatically each visit.
by jserraglio
Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Computer help needed
Replies: 11
Views: 259

Re: Computer help needed

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by jserraglio
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Cambridge students rated famous poets lower than the unknown ones in a blind test
Replies: 15
Views: 1316

Re: Cambridge students rated famous poets lower than the unknown ones in a blind test

The nature of one's military service is none of anybody's business.
by jserraglio
Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Philip Gossett
Replies: 8
Views: 268

Re: Philip Gossett

jbuck919 wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:04 am
I didn't know that MIT had a music department.
A wind and brass ensemble, a symphony orchestra, some recordings and a high IQ . . .



https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2jrH-8IWDSo
by jserraglio
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: All in the Family: FBI extends probe to son-in-law Jared Kushner
Replies: 0
Views: 93

All in the Family: FBI extends probe to son-in-law Jared Kushner

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/special-counsel-is-investigating-jared-kushners-business-dealings/2017/06/15/5d9a32c6-51f2-11e7-91eb-9611861a988f_story.httml?utm_term=.21e5bd34692c Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is investigating the finances and business dealings of Jar...
by jserraglio
Thu Jun 15, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Karl Böhm, conductor - lots of recordings!
Replies: 10
Views: 497

Re: Karl Böhm, conductor - lots of recordings!

I have played Bohm's Philips Ring many times, LP & CD, especially the Siegfried, and found it thoroughly enjoyable. Comparing Bohm's fleet, thrilling live performances to the lush, polished Culshaw/Solti Decca studio recording is a bit like comparing a Corvette to a Lamborghini.
by jserraglio
Wed Jun 14, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump now under investigation for obstruction of justice
Replies: 1
Views: 160

Trump now under investigation for obstruction of justice

Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say. Mueller is interviewing senior intelligence officials as the Russia probe widens. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/?utm_term=.1ea0c01d7f28 Mueller seeks to test Comey's allegations about Trump's directi...
by jserraglio
Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: President might fire Bob Mueller, Trump pal tells PBS NewsHour
Replies: 1
Views: 175

President might fire Bob Mueller, Trump pal tells PBS NewsHour

tcndQxpTosU New York Times WASHINGTON — A longtime friend of President Trump said on Monday that Mr. Trump was considering whether to fire Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel investigating possible ties between the president’s campaign and Russian officials. The startling assertion comes as ...
by jserraglio
Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Paul Zukofsky, violinist and conductor, dead at 73
Replies: 14
Views: 481

Paul Zukofsky, violinist and conductor, dead at 73

http://slippedisc.com/2017/06/death-of-an-important-american-violiunist-73/ A Galamian student at Juilliard, Paul Zukofsky made his Carnegie Hall debut in a Mozart concerto, aged nine. He went on to apply himself to new music, working closely with John Cage, Elliott Carter and the minimalists. He ga...
by jserraglio
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Karl Böhm, conductor - lots of recordings!
Replies: 10
Views: 497

Re: Karl Böhm, conductor - lots of recordings!

The 1966 Bayreuth Ring on Philips is excellent available in this 33-disc fabulous set.

https://www.amazon.com/Wagner-Great-Ope ... ++Bayreuth
by jserraglio
Mon Jun 12, 2017 4:19 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump Makes It To Shakespeare in the Park
Replies: 4
Views: 242

Re: Trump Makes It To Shakespeare in the Park

Et tu Donalde? http://www.kcra.com/article/delta-ends-sponsorship-over-trump-look-alike-killing-scene/10008565 https://www.bl.uk/britishlibrary/~/media/bl/global/dl%20shakespeare/shakespeare%20collection%20items/corbis-photograph-of-orson-welles-cn000010082.jpg Fascist imagery in Orson Welles’s 1937...
by jserraglio
Sun Jun 11, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: RCA's "Living Stereo" was supreme ...
Replies: 5
Views: 336

Re: RCA's "Living Stereo" was supreme ...

. . . the European recordings of Decca/London ... set the standard for clarity and brilliance. I too prefer Decca/London recordings pretty much across the board. Opera --> Decca-London UK. EMI UK is a distant second. Non-opera --> Decca, RCA, Mercury, EMI, Philips, Supraphon, Lyrita, Connoisseur So...
by jserraglio
Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump Makes It To Shakespeare in the Park
Replies: 4
Views: 242

Re: Trump Makes It To Shakespeare in the Park

Timon I.ii.112. [To all] What means that Trump?
by jserraglio
Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Klaus Tennstedt
Replies: 34
Views: 1344

Re: Klaus Tennstedt

Klaus Tennstedt is listed among the Künstler an den Landesbühnen as a Generalmusikdirektor. Deutsche Wikipedia's article on KT confirms it: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klaus_Tennstedt Ab 1954 war er 1. Kapellmeister am Opernhaus Chemnitz, ab 1958 Generalmusikdirektor der Landesbühnen Sachsen in R...
by jserraglio
Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Klaus Tennstedt
Replies: 34
Views: 1344

Re: Klaus Tennstedt

KT is listed from 1958-62 as Generalmusikdirektor der Landesbühnen Sachsen in Radebeul (formerly the Landesoper Sachsen or Landesoper Dresden). https://de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landesbühnen_Sachsen and https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klaus_Tennstedt Mr. Tennstedt was born in what is now East Germany an...
by jserraglio
Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Van Zweden Bruckner Box
Replies: 1
Views: 200

Re: Van Zweden Bruckner Box

Verbier Festival Orchestra / Jaap van Zweden, 2014



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8e4AJRCV5wg
by jserraglio
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Harvard revokes acceptances over obscene memes
Replies: 4
Views: 415

Re: Harvard revokes acceptances over obscene memes

There's really a school called Midland College? Sounds like something from a Kurt Vonnegut novel or even Sinclair Lewis. The bourgeois views of its president sound like something one would expect from the American midland, and that is not intended entirely as a compliment. Colleges like Midland Uni...
by jserraglio
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Comey Told Sessions: Don’t Leave Me Alone With Trump
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Comey Told Sessions: Don’t Leave Me Alone With Trump

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/06/us/politics/comey-sessions-trump.html Trump throws the DOJ under the bus on Monday. On Tuesday, the DOJ starts leaking about Donald Trump being too dangerous or unsavory a character to meet with unless staff is present in the room. I think Sessions may have wanted ...
by jserraglio
Tue Jun 06, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Harvard revokes acceptances over obscene memes
Replies: 4
Views: 415

Re: Harvard revokes acceptances over obscene memes

And they were not even sophomores yet, so that we could call them sophomoric. Senator Ben Sasse (R. Nebraska), a former college president, has a point about the vanishing adult in contemporary American culture: Excerpted from THE VANISHING AMERICAN ADULT by Senator Ben Sasse. Copyright © 2017 by Be...