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by jserraglio
Sun May 20, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: New York Times insults Dr. Jordan Peterson
Replies: 5
Views: 100

Re: New York Times insults Dr. Jordan Peterson

lennygoran wrote:
Sun May 20, 2018 6:31 am
I agree-I read as much of the article as I could stand-his views repulse me-I have enough listening to Trump for large periods of the day on CNN
I think leftist and rightist alike might agree the only thing POTUS and Peterson have in common is the number of letters in their first names.
by jserraglio
Sun May 20, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: New York Times insults Dr. Jordan Peterson
Replies: 5
Views: 100

Re: New York Times insults Dr. Jordan Peterson

In some USA regions, professors are customarily addressed as Mr. , in others Dr. or Prof. . Sometimes, the choice of address depends on what the subject herself likes to be called, e.g., Dr. Kissinger, Dr. Brzezinski or Dr. King. In King's and Peterson's cases, the "offending female" may have simply...
by jserraglio
Sun May 20, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 377
Views: 40594

Re: What I listened to today

Marie-Francoise Bucquet: Stravinsky Piano Works Philips LP vinyl

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by jserraglio
Sat May 19, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: First Enceladus, now Europa, being investigated as suited for life
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: First Enceladus, now Europa, being investigated as suited for life

. . . and, except at 40°N, 83°W, found wanting.
by jserraglio
Sat May 19, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: How Trump's crew are dismantling the government
Replies: 1
Views: 48

How Trump's crew are dismantling the government

For the first time in over 200 years, Washington has been occupied by a hostile force. Typical of such cronies is Secretary of the Interor Ryan Zinke, in whose office stands a grizzly bear mounted on its hind legs, and whose staff secretly prints up T-shirts that read "DISLOYAL". Civil servants who...
by jserraglio
Sat May 19, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 377
Views: 40594

Re: What I listened to today

Robert Ward: Symphony No. 4, Saxophone Concerto, etc. on Albany LP vinyl

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Available free to listen for Amazon Prime subscribers: https://music.amazon.com/albums/B000QZU ... phfa_xx_xx
by jserraglio
Sat May 19, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Met Fires Levine
Replies: 43
Views: 3636

Re: Met Fires Levine

[Levine's] lawyers dispute the Met’s description of Mr. Levine’s relationship with a third person he believes he can identify, the young man who was visited by Mr. Levine in a bathrobe. Their filing . . . adds that “bathrobes are commonly worn by musical performers backstage in the theater, and the...
by jserraglio
Sat May 19, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Microplastics found in Great Lakes craft brews
Replies: 0
Views: 12

Microplastics found in Great Lakes craft brews

VINEPAIR — We were already grappling with seeing the amount of calories in beer. Now, something worse has bubbled to the surface: Researchers at the University of Minnesota have found microplastics in 12 brands of beer from the Great Lakes region. The brewers, though not named, included, “Three brew...
by jserraglio
Sat May 19, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Genetic geneaologists team up with homocide detectives
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Genetic geneaologists team up with homocide detectives

The Atlantic – The same DNA analysis used to find the alleged Golden State Killer has led to the arrest of a second murderer. It’ll likely lead to more. Just three weeks ago, law enforcement in California announced the arrest of the Golden State Killer using DNA. The press conference was vague, but ...
by jserraglio
Sat May 19, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Beecham Fans Rejoice! Some new stuff first time on CD
Replies: 2
Views: 38

Re: Beecham Fans Rejoice! Some new stuff first time on CD

As long as I live, I will always collect Thomas Beecham I'm a Beecham fan. From old broadcasts, in lossless format: Handel/Beecham Amaryllis Gavotte Beecham RPO 1947 https://mega.nz/#!rxl31ZAD!F35F0zDrSXfAiLENSvLP5B_xyvvHlVbga9WAOmF6ALQ Mozart Symphony 27 Beecham RPO 1947 https://mega.nz/#!DwEyVZ4a...
by jserraglio
Sat May 19, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 377
Views: 40594

Re: What I listened to today

Clear, easy-to follow English c/w a great performance by one of favorite conductors and orchestras. On Columbia LP vinyl, though this recording has just been refurbished and reissued cheap by Sony. https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/F5EAAOSwpyJZd-a2/s-l1600.jpg https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/im...
by jserraglio
Sat May 19, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: In Canada, the country mouse is happier than the city mouse
Replies: 8
Views: 67

Re: In Canada, the country mouse is happier than the city mouse

I am very happy living in a city but also need something of an escape from it regularly: a 5-minute walk from my front door facing a busy interstate 8 minutes from downtown takes me into a magnificent 20,000-acre nature preserve. I am even happier there, but part of that happiness involves my knowin...
by jserraglio
Sat May 19, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3853
Views: 357532

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

RICHTER’S SEVEN 1960 CARNEGIE HALL RECITALS

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by jserraglio
Sat May 19, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 377
Views: 40594

Re: What I listened to today

An exciting work. George Lloyd: Fourth Symphony on Confifer LP vinyl.

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by jserraglio
Fri May 18, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: In Canada, the country mouse is happier than the city mouse
Replies: 8
Views: 67

Re: In Canada, the country mouse is happier than the city mouse

lennygoran wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 8:09 pm
I'm out in the country-spent most of the day doing chores outside in the garden-I'm not sure I'm happier.
WAPO wrote: A miserable city dweller who moves to the country might simply become a miserable country dweller, in other words.
by jserraglio
Fri May 18, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3853
Views: 357532

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

http://www.musicweb-international.com/classrev/2015/Nov/Sibelius_historical_2564605317.jpg Musicweb Review Jean SIBELIUS (1865-1957) Historical Recordings and Rarities 1928-1948 WARNER CLASSICS 2564 605317 [7 CDs: 8:34:36] In the 1930s the Columbia Gramophone Company (later EMI) undertook a subscri...
by jserraglio
Fri May 18, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Violinist Wanda Wilkomirska 1929-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 543

Re: Violinist Wanda Wilkomirska 1929-2018

Here you may hear a sample of this fabulous artist playing the 1st mvt of the Britten VC in very good sound.

http://www.orchestralconcertcds.com/cd/cd012.html
by jserraglio
Fri May 18, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 377
Views: 40594

Re: What I listened to today

I just love the CPO's sound, but I prefer Goossens-LSO on Everest and Rozh/CSO live 1977. FWIW, Musicweb raves . . . Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893) Manfred Symphony, Op. 58 (1885) Czech Philharmonic Orchestra/Semyon Bychkov rec. 2017, Dvorák Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague DECCA 483 2320 [59:19] This...
by jserraglio
Fri May 18, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 377
Views: 40594

Re: What I listened to today

George Lloyd: Eleventh Symphony on Conifer LP

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by jserraglio
Fri May 18, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Classical LP vinyl (+ other formats) cover art bonanza
Replies: 0
Views: 42

Classical LP vinyl (+ other formats) cover art bonanza

Thousands of hi-res scans of complete printed material from vintage classical-music releases in older formats, including a few CDs. A stunning collection from a professional musician. https://www.flickr.com/photos/50273237@N06/albums ******************************************************************...
by jserraglio
Fri May 18, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 377
Views: 40594

Re: What I listened to today

New release by the new Czech Philharmonic music director Semyon Bychkov. Volume 2 in a PIT cycle.







by jserraglio
Fri May 18, 2018 4:53 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3853
Views: 357532

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

Wagner Tristan und Isolde Furtwangler EMI LP vinyl

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by jserraglio
Thu May 17, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink
Replies: 4
Views: 65

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

Lake Erie still has outstanding walleye and small bass sport fisheries; some rank the walleye fishing as the best in the world. But yes, there have also been many environmental problems, not all of which were caused by the Seaway. Erie once was considered the top fishing lake in the world.
by jserraglio
Thu May 17, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 3853
Views: 357532

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

Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos. Solti, cond. on Decca/London LP vinyl

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by jserraglio
Thu May 17, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 377
Views: 40594

Re: What I listened to today

George Lloyd: Seventh Symphony on Conifer LP vinyl.

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by jserraglio
Thu May 17, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Violinist Wanda Wilkomirska 1929-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 543

Re: Violinist Wanda Wilkomirska 1929-2018

Barbosa/Wilkomirska on Connoisseur Society

1. CS-2038 Ravel & Grieg Sonatas & Ravel Piece en forme de habanera
2. CS-2050 Franck (Sonata) & Szymanowski (Mythes)
3. CS-2069 Delius (Sonatas)
4. CS-? Brahms (Sonatas)
by jserraglio
Thu May 17, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink
Replies: 4
Views: 65

Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink

CBS News — Earth has experienced significant shifts in freshwater distribution across the globe thanks to climate change, water management and natural cycles, among other factors, according to a NASA study. "What we are witnessing is major hydrologic change," said Jay Famiglietti of NASA's Jet Propu...
by jserraglio
Thu May 17, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 377
Views: 40594

Re: What I listened to today

Ozawa/Boston Symphony

Ravel ~ Ma Mere l'Oye, Menuet antique, Le Tombeau de Couperin

1976 DGG vinyl. Beautiful needle drop.

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by jserraglio
Thu May 17, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Violinist Wanda Wilkomirska 1929-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 543

Re: Violinist Wanda Wilkomirska 1929-2018

Sometimes less is more. WW makes it to my turntable oftener than Heifetz does.
by jserraglio
Thu May 17, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: In Canada, the country mouse is happier than the city mouse
Replies: 8
Views: 67

In Canada, the country mouse is happier than the city mouse

Washington Post — Heaven is wide open spaces — at least, it is for most people, according to a massive new data set measuring happiness in Canada. Their chief finding is a striking association between population density — the concentration of people in a given area — and happiness. When the researc...
by jserraglio
Wed May 16, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: George Szell - Sony Complete Columbia & Epic Album Collection out this August, 106 discs
Replies: 67
Views: 6684

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

The rest of the discography for this issue, Discs 76-106, with apologies for any errors in translation from the Japanese: Disc 76 1. Bizet: "Arlesienne" Suite 1 March 25, 1965 2. Bizet: "Farandole" from "Arlesienne” Suite 2 March 25, 1965 3. Grieg: "Peer Gynt" Suite 1 February 16, 1965 4. Grieg: "So...
by jserraglio
Tue May 15, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: MLB teams mortgage today to win tomorrow
Replies: 7
Views: 205

Re: MLB teams mortgage today to win tomorrow

Modernistfan wrote:
Mon May 14, 2018 8:51 pm
players like Mays, Aaron, and Ted Williams.
. . . who in their day were being compared to Ruth, Gehrig and . . . Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio? / A nation turns its lonely eyes to you.
by jserraglio
Mon May 14, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: MLB teams mortgage today to win tomorrow
Replies: 7
Views: 205

Re: MLB teams mortgage today to win tomorrow

A lot of the old-time skills like hitting behind the runner and shortening up your swing with two strikes so that you could make contact and avoid a strikeout, skills that made the game more interesting to watch, have all but vanished. The Indians did both of those things last year on their way to ...
by jserraglio
Mon May 14, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: First Enceladus, now Europa, being investigated as suited for life
Replies: 2
Views: 110

First Enceladus, now Europa, being investigated as suited for life

NYT — Europa is an ice-encrusted moon of Jupiter with a global ocean flowing underneath its surface. NASA is planning a mission soon that will look for signs of possible life there. Now, a new finding from old data makes that mission even more tantalizing. In recent years, the Hubble Space Telescope...
by jserraglio
Mon May 14, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: MLB teams mortgage today to win tomorrow
Replies: 7
Views: 205

Re: MLB teams mortgage today to win tomorrow

The only real game in the world is baseball. Ruth's reported reply when a reporter objected that the salary he was demanding ($80,000) was more than that of President Herbert Hoover ($75,000) : “I know, but I had a better year than he did.” From time immemorial, disgruntled fans, and the owners tha...
by jserraglio
Sun May 13, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Violinist Wanda Wilkomirska 1929-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 543

Re: Violinist Wanda Wilkomirska 1929-2018

NYT Obituary — Wanda Wilkomirska, Famed Polish Violinist, Is Dead at 89

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/04/obit ... at-89.html
by jserraglio
Sun May 13, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: MLB teams mortgage today to win tomorrow
Replies: 7
Views: 205

MLB teams mortgage today to win tomorrow

WSJ — Only one club has had a 100-loss season in the past four years. Six teams are on pace for at least 100 losses in 2018. Scott Boras, baseball’s most powerful agent and pre-eminent cage-rattler, spent the entire off-season railing against what he described as the “noncompetitive cancer” plaguing...
by jserraglio
Sun May 13, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: George Szell - Sony Complete Columbia & Epic Album Collection out this August, 106 discs
Replies: 67
Views: 6684

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

I inquired to Sony Classical as to whether Robert Russ (producer of the Serkin, Munch, and Reiner boxes - all fine issues) was producing the Szell box, and they replied..".Hi Todd, The George Szell Box is being produced by our in-house producer Robert Russ with engineers from Swan Studios, NYC, And...
by jserraglio
Sun May 13, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: George Szell - Sony Complete Columbia & Epic Album Collection out this August, 106 discs
Replies: 67
Views: 6684

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

TOC Discs 43-75 Disc 43 1. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major Op.15 Leon Fleischer (piano) February 25, 1961 Disc 44 1. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in D major Op.19 2. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor Op.37 Leon Fleischer (piano) April 16, 1961 Disc 45 1. Beethoven: Piano Conc...
by jserraglio
Sat May 12, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: George Szell - Sony Complete Columbia & Epic Album Collection out this August, 106 discs
Replies: 67
Views: 6684

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

TOC for Discs 1-42: Edited from Japanee, Google Translation. All with TCO unless otherwise indicated: Disc 1 Dvorak: 1. Slavonic Dance No. 1 Op.46-1 2. Slavonic Dance No. 3 Op. 46-3 3. Slavonic Dance No. 8 Op. 46 - 8 4. Slavonic Dance No. 10 Op. 72 - 2 5. Slavonic Dance No. 15 Op. 72 - 7 6. Smetana:...
by jserraglio
Sat May 12, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: George Szell - Sony Complete Columbia & Epic Album Collection out this August, 106 discs
Replies: 67
Views: 6684

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

Thanks! Yes much better! Lani Spahr some time ago posted on another board two interesting short works (TT: about 30 min.) that were originally intended for his West Hill Radio Archives sets that he did the transfers for but didn't make the cut. The art work for these outtakes is my own, loosely bas...
by jserraglio
Sat May 12, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: CMG Review of Books
Topic: Catching up
Replies: 2
Views: 841

Re: Catching up

Estragon. E.G. Marshall played Didi.
by jserraglio
Sat May 12, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Films & Movies & Their Music
Topic: Passion of Joan of Arc in Lenox
Replies: 2
Views: 75

Re: Passion of Joan of Arc in Lenox

Only the reduced full score by Leo Pouget and Victor Alix, and the string and vocal parts have survived, found in the Library of Congress. For the Lenox performance, the wind parts have been recreated and added, Goodman said.
by jserraglio
Thu May 10, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Pope Francis 5 years in — absolute monarch or social-justice prophet?
Replies: 4
Views: 607

Re: Pope Francis 5 years in — absolute monarch or social-justice prophet?

Perhaps it would be fairer to say that the areas in which Francis is a social justice pope are the same ones the church has advocated since Pope Leo XIII. Of course they're the same ones. Despite scurrilous charges of heresy, Francis could not exert magisterial authority if he did not follow both s...
by jserraglio
Thu May 10, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Some insight on Leinsdorf - through interviews
Replies: 35
Views: 1706

Re: Some insight on Leinsdorf - through interviews

To praise a Hollreiser to the skies while remaining uncharacteristically silent about Leinsdorf, in an otherwise consistently forthright book, speaks volumes. If you insist on speculating about Nilsson's silence regarding Leinsdorf's conducting, you should construe that it meant she approved, not t...
by jserraglio
Wed May 09, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Some insight on Leinsdorf - through interviews
Replies: 35
Views: 1706

Re: Some insight on Leinsdorf - through interviews

If 'schoolroom' implies Nilsson found Leinsdorf pedantic, then 'very interesting and educational' suggest that in spite of his faults, she found Leinsdorf's rehearsals very engaging and enlightening. Re his conducting. I think it questionable to draw negative inferences from what Nilsson does NOT sa...