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by bricon
Sat Mar 04, 2006 7:40 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Bellini's Norma or Berg's Wozzeck? Pray, tell me ...
Replies: 9
Views: 2226

These are both masterpieces but they are world’s apart from each other in musical and dramatic aesthetic. Norma is primarily focussed on the singing, whereas Wozzeck is primarily concerned with the drama; the musical score of each serves a different purpose. Never mind who is singing what or who is ...
by bricon
Mon Feb 20, 2006 11:15 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Classical music ended in 1936 ???????????
Replies: 12
Views: 3016

"But I'm not dead yet"
- Monty Python
by bricon
Sat Feb 18, 2006 6:49 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Gergiev to Lead VPO on Expensive Sydney Visit
Replies: 5
Views: 1030

Ralph wrote:
karlhenning wrote:Valery & Vegemite! . . .
*****

Revolting! :(
Aw!
Valery ain't all that bad.
by bricon
Sun Feb 12, 2006 8:12 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Download NY Philharmonic Concerts for $8-10 with iTunes
Replies: 4
Views: 1062

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra will be webcasting 10 of their 2006 concerts (sound and vision); I understand that the concerts will also available for free download for a limited time after each performance. The repertoire chosen for these concerts is very safe and conservative, probably because the ...
by bricon
Wed Aug 10, 2005 6:01 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Opera and Choral
Replies: 8
Views: 5186

Here’s a general guide to introduce a newbie to opera that I posted on another forum several years ago: I generally feel that the point of entry to the operatic repertoire for newbies should be Italian operas composed in the second half of the 19th century. Operas of the baroque, classical and bel c...
by bricon
Wed Aug 03, 2005 5:00 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Does anyone know this work
Replies: 2
Views: 2707

That’s the beginning of the third movement of:


Piano Sonata No.17 in D minor. Op.31 No.2
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven in 1802

The sonata is nicknamed The Tempest.
by bricon
Fri Jun 10, 2005 8:56 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: ...Where Do I Post My Music?...
Replies: 12
Views: 3097

Bricon, is this photobucket for free? It would be kind of fun to be able to post a picture occasionally. And how do you go from posting a link to posting the actual picture, as you just did?. Photobucket is free for non-commercial users. Once you have uploaded a picture to their server, the picture...
by bricon
Thu Jun 09, 2005 10:58 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: ...Where Do I Post My Music?...
Replies: 12
Views: 3097

Kas: As Dave has previously mentioned, the most usual way to distribute your material is through a personal website. If you do not have the skill, time or inclination to build and maintain a website there are other ways that you can distribute your work. You can freely upload nearly any type of fil...
by bricon
Thu Jun 09, 2005 12:21 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: MP3 Classical Music Store : Advice Please
Replies: 10
Views: 7089

The BBC is currently offering free downloads of all 9 of Beethoven’s symphonies on their Beethoven Experience website. Symponies 1 to 5 are currently available on this website http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/beethoven/downloads.shtm the final 4 symphonies will be made available on that website in the ne...
by bricon
Fri May 20, 2005 9:01 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Hyperion in trouble?
Replies: 16
Views: 3310

Ideally, the plaintiff will decide he has proven his point and not put them oput of business. :( The vast majority of the money payable by Hyperion is legal costs incurred because THEY chose to contest the action and persue it to this conclusion. Hyperion could have chosen to pay Sawkins composer's...