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by Wallingford
Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:29 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Bach's Concerto for 3 Claviers in d (R., G. & J. Casadesus/Ormandy)
Bach's Italian Concerto (R.Casadesus)
Ravel's Rapsodie espagnole (Stokowski 1)
Liszt's Todtentanz (Watts/Leinsdorf)
by Wallingford
Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Mussorgsky's Salammbo

...conducted (and orchestrated and edited) by Zoltan Pesko; sung by Shemchuk, Seleznev, Stone, Surjan, Tieppo, and Michalopoulos

This is a premiere recording by CBS Masterworks, M2-36939 ('81).
by Wallingford
Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Wagner's Tannhauser Overture
Respighi's Pines Of Rome
Gubaidulina's Offertorium
Bartok's Miraculous Mandarin suite

.....Andris Nelsons, his first few concerts as music director of BSO
by Wallingford
Fri Nov 07, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Time once again to grouse about the Kennedy Center honorees
Replies: 39
Views: 2887

Re: Time once again to grouse about the Kennedy Center honor

On the positive side......

I AM pleased to see Lily Tomlin get an honor.

A long-awaited one, too.
by Wallingford
Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:03 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Gade's First, "On Sjoland's Fair Plains" (N. Jarvi)
by Wallingford
Sun Nov 02, 2014 9:06 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Time once again to grouse about the Kennedy Center honorees
Replies: 39
Views: 2887

Re: Time once again to grouse about the Kennedy Center honor

FWIW, there hasn't been a jazz musician honored this year.

Maybe they considered Sting sufficient for filling the bill? :roll:
by Wallingford
Sat Nov 01, 2014 11:58 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Boccherini's Complete "Clavier" Quintets
Replies: 10
Views: 1238

Re: Boccherini's Complete "Clavier" Quintets

DHM's Les Adieux uses fortepiano, or variant thereof.
by Wallingford
Fri Oct 31, 2014 10:37 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Time once again to grouse about the Kennedy Center honorees
Replies: 39
Views: 2887

Re: Time once again to grouse about the Kennedy Center honor

Native Brit rockers have been able to have that restriction waived in the last few years....Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, from Led Zeppelin, received the honor, as did Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey of The Who.
by Wallingford
Fri Oct 31, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Time once again to grouse about the Kennedy Center honorees
Replies: 39
Views: 2887

Time once again to grouse about the Kennedy Center honorees

Yeah, like what's token rock-and-roller Sting doing on the list? The answer is simple, he appealed to the artsy-fartsy types almost from the start, with his branching out into acting (his Dune performance was drubbed by film critics) and eight years ago he released an album of madrigals rendered in ...
by Wallingford
Tue Oct 28, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Grieg's Symphonic Dances (P. Jarvi)
by Wallingford
Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:48 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

George Szell leading the NYP:

Wagner's Overtures to Rienzi, Meistersinger, Tannhauser and Flying Dutchman
Weber's Overtures to Der Freischutz and Oberon
Smetana's Moldau and From Bohemia's Meadows and FOrests
by Wallingford
Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:39 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Boccherini's Complete "Clavier" Quintets
Replies: 10
Views: 1238

Re: Boccherini's Complete "Clavier" Quintets

I've got Les Adieux's CD (Harmonia Mundi) of the Op. 56/7 Quintets cued up these days, Lance. I'll reiterate your point: Boccherini was a genius.
by Wallingford
Tue Oct 28, 2014 6:30 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Boccherini's Piano Quintet in e, Op.57, #3 (Les Adieux)
by Wallingford
Sun Oct 26, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What is the Mozart piano concerto of which you never tire?
Replies: 24
Views: 2219

Re: What is the Mozart piano concerto of which you never tir

Well, I guess I'd pick #9, as it's charming and perhaps the least likely to be shoved down my throat that I'd get sick of it.
by Wallingford
Sat Oct 25, 2014 10:18 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Happy Birthday, Reblem!
Replies: 3
Views: 710

Re: Happy Birthday, Reblem!

Hope it was a great one, Rob.
by Wallingford
Fri Oct 24, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Mozart's 40th (Blomstedt....live w/Cleveland Orch.)
Grieg's Symphony in c (Andersen)
by Wallingford
Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Bernstein's Chichester Psalms (MTT, live w/SFS)
by Wallingford
Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Susan Boyle
Replies: 12
Views: 878

Re: Susan Boyle

I just spun three cuts on the Rhapsody site. Very nice. Susan is far from Squaresville when singing "Oh Happy Day." :)
by Wallingford
Wed Oct 22, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Boccherini's Clavier Quintet in E-flat, Op. 56 #4 (Les Adieux)
by Wallingford
Wed Oct 22, 2014 7:39 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Prokofiev's Fifth (Koussevitzky)
by Wallingford
Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:22 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Saint-Saens' "Organ" Symphony (Delfs)
by Wallingford
Sat Oct 18, 2014 6:56 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Beethoven's "Waldstein" & Schumann's Toccata (Horowitz)
by Wallingford
Fri Oct 17, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Thomson's suite from The River (Marriner)
by Wallingford
Mon Oct 13, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Schoenberg's Violin Concerto (Krasner/Mitropoulos)
Dvorak's The Golden Spinning Wheel (Danon)
by Wallingford
Sun Oct 12, 2014 9:06 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Hanson's Second (Gerhardt)
by Wallingford
Sat Oct 11, 2014 5:36 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Debussy's La mer and Respighi's Feste Romane (Freccia)
by Wallingford
Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Mozart's Violin Concerto #6 (Fujikawa/Weller)
Mozart's "Haffner" Symphony (Marriner 2)
by Wallingford
Sat Oct 04, 2014 4:05 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Danielle Gatti Wins The Jackpot
Replies: 11
Views: 1845

Re: Danielle Gatti Wins The Jackpot

Comme say, comme saw.
by Wallingford
Thu Oct 02, 2014 8:56 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Beethoven's Fourth (Krips)
by Wallingford
Mon Sep 29, 2014 11:09 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ravel string quartet
Replies: 8
Views: 1099

Re: ravel string quartet

Here's the very first recording of it, given the composer's personal sanction:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVTplB5IGis
by Wallingford
Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:27 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Berlioz' Symphonie fantastique (Freccia)
by Wallingford
Sun Sep 28, 2014 9:33 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Faure's Dolly suite (Beecham)
by Wallingford
Sat Sep 27, 2014 10:56 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F (List/Hanson)
Rimsky's Capriccio espagnol (N. Jarvi)
by Wallingford
Fri Sep 26, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Rimsky-Korsakov's Antar (N. Jarvi)
by Wallingford
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:19 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: A Question About Pan Antonin
Replies: 27
Views: 2189

Re: A Question About Pan Antonin

One could assume that the messy jumble Dvorak made of his numbered output kept him out of that whole silly superstition--held by certain Germanic symphonists--that a composer is supposed to die after his ninth symphony!
by Wallingford
Wed Sep 24, 2014 5:18 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Walton's Portsmouth Point, Scapino, Siesta, and Wise Virgins suite (Boult)
by Wallingford
Wed Sep 24, 2014 5:01 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

...in the latter, the '50s Brit audience finds the clarinet's glissando most riscible!
by Wallingford
Wed Sep 24, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Dukas' Sorcerer's Apprentice
Copland's El Salon Mexico

....Boult/LPO, live at Proms '51
by Wallingford
Wed Sep 24, 2014 3:21 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Dukas' La peri (Deneve)
by Wallingford
Wed Sep 24, 2014 3:17 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: A Question About Pan Antonin
Replies: 27
Views: 2189

Re: A Question About Pan Antonin

Then there are those choral works, including the St.Ludmilla oratorio, the 149th Psalm, The American Flag, and The Spectre's Bride.
by Wallingford
Mon Sep 22, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Berlioz' Symphonie fantastique (Gergiev)
by Wallingford
Fri Sep 19, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Happy Birthday Teresa, Dulcinea and JBuck!
Replies: 5
Views: 837

Re: Happy Birthday Teresa, Dulcinea and JBuck!

Heartiest congrats, the three of you.
by Wallingford
Thu Sep 18, 2014 7:53 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra CDs
Replies: 22
Views: 4353

Re: Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra CDs

One also mustn't forget the composer himself, with the VPO in '44.

Unlike his oftentimes slapdash recordings for Polydor in the 20s, Strauss was fully ON in these concert performances (including the only perfect Don Juan I've heard).
by Wallingford
Wed Sep 17, 2014 7:57 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Let's Nickname Pieces That Have No Nicknames!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 747

Re: Let's Nickname Pieces That Have No Nicknames!!!

IN CHopin's Preludes, Op.28, in addition to the "Raindrop" Prelude (in D-flat) and the "Torrent" (in C-sharp minor), there's the A-flat one which I've always wanted to call the "Eleven O'Clock" Prelude, because it ends with an imitation of a clock chiming eleven (low A-flat pedal-point in left hand)...
by Wallingford
Sun Sep 14, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Connesson's The Shining One (Thibaudet/Deneve)
by Wallingford
Sat Sep 13, 2014 11:27 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Lance's program 6 Sept. 2014 - Leonard Bernstein, PIANO
Replies: 6
Views: 933

Re: Lance's program 6 Sept. 2014 - Leonard Bernstein, PIANO

I recorded this one so I could hear it later. Another well-done program, Lance.
by Wallingford
Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra CDs
Replies: 22
Views: 4353

Re: Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra CDs

Ormandy also did a fine take on it (Columbia, mid-60s).
by Wallingford
Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

For now, it's:

Dukas' Symphony in C (Martinon)
Dukas' Piano Sonata in e-flat (Ogdon)
by Wallingford
Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:01 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Wallingford wrote: MTT, live w/SFS
Note how I got it right that time, Karl? :D
by Wallingford
Thu Sep 11, 2014 8:10 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 2440469

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Harrison's Canticle #3
Milhaud's Creation du monde

MTT, live w/SFS