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by Fergus
Sat Nov 19, 2011 3:18 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Sat Nov 19, 2011 11:27 am
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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This is a stunningly beautiful recording with gorgeous playing throughout.
by Fergus
Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:24 am
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Sat Nov 19, 2011 5:55 am
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:03 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Grieg String Quartets....

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by Fergus
Fri Nov 18, 2011 4:19 pm
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Beethoven - Symphony No.8 (Claudio Abbado, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, DG) http://www.covershut.com/covers/Claudio-Abbado-Beethoven-Symphonies-N.-6-Pastorale-and-N.-8-Front-Cover-40585.jpg ^^ an enjoyable enough disc but it doesn't quite provide truly inspirational readings. I would say that Abb...
by Fergus
Fri Nov 18, 2011 3:57 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Schumann & Saint-Saens Cello Concertos.
by Fergus
Fri Nov 18, 2011 3:56 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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bombasticDarren wrote:Beethoven - Symphony No.6 'Pastoral' (Claudio Abbado, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, DG)

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What was your verdict on that one Darren?
by Fergus
Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:05 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
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I intend to continue to endeavour to develop a cultured ear for solo piano music....yes Chalkie, even if it is Mad Bob’s music :D
by Fergus
Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:04 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
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Chalkperson wrote: Repeat after me...All You Need Is Bach, Bach is all you need... :D :D :D
I think that you just may be preaching to the converted here :wink: :lol:
by Fergus
Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:01 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Chalkperson wrote:
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Finally... :wink:
Great....I got something right :mrgreen:
by Fergus
Thu Nov 17, 2011 6:18 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Thu Nov 17, 2011 6:15 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
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I hope that I will do better with this one then....

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by Fergus
Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:28 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
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Chalkperson wrote:
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Dull, Dull, Dull... :mrgreen:
Oh dear, another one gets the thumbs down.....it looks like I do not have a lot of very exciting music making to listen to in the coming weeks :roll:
by Fergus
Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:26 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Till Eulenspiegel ......conducted by Marriner ( just to hear if he's able to ) I would be curious to know whether or not you thought that he was able to.... Well, better than I expected in certain respects: here Marriner does, for the most part, what any "wizard" conductor does in a Strauss showpie...
by Fergus
Wed Nov 16, 2011 6:00 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Wed Nov 16, 2011 5:59 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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bombasticDarren wrote:
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A beautiful disc, don't you think Fergus?
Absolutely Darren. I really like these works and I think that these are very fine performances.
by Fergus
Wed Nov 16, 2011 3:21 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Wed Nov 16, 2011 3:46 am
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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bombasticDarren wrote:J.S. Bach- Brandenburg Concerto No.1 & No.2 (Rinaldo Alessandrini, Concerto Italiano, Naive)

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A set that I still do not own....yet :roll:
by Fergus
Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:10 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Haydn Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2.
by Fergus
Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:09 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Wallingford wrote:Till Eulenspiegel......conducted by Marriner (just to hear if he's able to)
I would be curious to know whether or not you thought that he was able to....
by Fergus
Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:08 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Jared wrote:^^ is it as colourful an interpretation as the cover suggests, Fergus... :?:

in short, are you 'tickled' with your trout??
I think that it is one of the better ones in my collection Jared 8)
by Fergus
Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:05 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
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My jpc delivery arrived this afternoon and I am particularly pleased with this lot I must say. First and foremost, is this 10 CD set on Hamonia Mundi. http://merlin.pl/Freiburger-Barockorchester-Edition-Box-10CD_Freiburger-Barockorchester,images_big,31,88697937052.jpg It is beautifully presented an...
by Fergus
Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:03 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
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a quality purchase Fergus... one of the best versions.. :idea:
I am looking forward to it Jared as I have read good things about Pletnev.
by Fergus
Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:00 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
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http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/518NTBUU9PL._SL500_AA300_.jpg I await your brickbats. :) I have some of Karajan's 'big band' Mozart and it's just fine if you like it that way :wink: For me, there's room for a range of interpretations; I hope you enjoy your purchase Thumper. Let us know... Tha...
by Fergus
Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:10 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Mon Nov 14, 2011 4:37 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Sun Nov 06, 2011 3:47 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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I do actually own that one already Fergus and I have always enjoyed it. I think I may give it another listen before the year's out based on your post :) Good for you Darren....in light of what you have been listening to recently I think that it may be worth while listening again if you have not don...
by Fergus
Sun Nov 06, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Yes, I have listened intently to the Immerseel, Krivine, Haitink Hogwood, Wand and Muti cycles over the past few months. I think, in comparative terms, the HIP approach is one that thrills me the most (except for the 9th); but I also have to say that the more romanticised approach, while less consi...
by Fergus
Sun Nov 06, 2011 3:28 pm
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Quite a coincidence Darren....there is some great music in here :wink:
by Fergus
Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:33 am
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Cherubini – Messe solennelle No. 2....

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by Fergus
Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:17 am
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by Fergus
Sat Nov 05, 2011 4:45 pm
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Symphony No. 9.
by Fergus
Sat Nov 05, 2011 4:45 pm
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I still play the first two albums... :D :D :D I think everything up to Sabotage would still be quite valid.... :wink: but hey, that was a past life for me... I spent too lonmg on Prog Rock and Metal.... and not enough time on Richard Strauss tone poems... :wink: It's the Tone of his Poems that I do...
by Fergus
Sat Nov 05, 2011 3:51 pm
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Jared wrote:you can never listen to too many Strauss tone poems... 8)
Quite right my friend :wink:
by Fergus
Sat Nov 05, 2011 3:50 pm
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http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61OIp5FGN7L._SL500_AA300_.jpg You listen to way too much of Herr Richard, just watch 2001 instead, it's way superior as a work of Art... :wink: Tread very carefully Chalkie....I still have not forgiven the Welsh for knocking us out of the Rugby World Cup....thi...
by Fergus
Sat Nov 05, 2011 3:26 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Sat Nov 05, 2011 4:43 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
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Jared wrote:^^ OK, if you see it cheaper than £12.53, let me know... :lol:

Perhaps Chalkie will give you his copy :mrgreen:
by Fergus
Sat Nov 05, 2011 4:42 am
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Fri Nov 04, 2011 5:27 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Fri Nov 04, 2011 5:26 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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absolutely lovely set... everyone should own it... 8)
:mrgreen:
by Fergus
Thu Nov 03, 2011 5:12 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:45 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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