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by Fergus
Fri Jan 13, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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I must check that one out Pepe :idea: The only works that I have of Paisiello are two mandoline concertos which I really like.
by Fergus
Fri Jan 13, 2012 9:33 am
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/51hzTcJfzTL._SL500_AA300_.jpg Yet another great Kubelik performance. We are so fortunate for this live performance in excellent sound, since Kubelik never made a studio recording. This is a more humane reading than Klemperer´s or Karajan´s, a truly great Deutsc...
by Fergus
Thu Jan 12, 2012 3:44 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Thu Jan 12, 2012 3:43 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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and with today's listening I reached a milestone. Starting in 2008, I kept track of my listening selections and excepting multi-disc sets of operas, oratorios and ballets, I have heard at least one composition from each CD in my collection. I'm still working on saying the same for my LPs and the go...
by Fergus
Wed Jan 11, 2012 4:01 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Tue Jan 10, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Tonight the very beautiful Bruggen version....


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by Fergus
Mon Jan 09, 2012 5:10 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Sun Jan 08, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Sun Jan 08, 2012 11:05 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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That is of course allowed but you will, if this turns out to be true, receive a 10 year ban from further participation on these boards :mrgreen: well, before my ban is imposed... I'll just say that I'm enjoying this Dufay rather a lot: http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/fandango68/Renaissance/...
by Fergus
Sun Jan 08, 2012 7:38 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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I think that given time, I might well be warming to this one too... although it might take a little longer. I learnt a big lesson from Monteverdi's Book of Madrigals VIII recently... if you find it difficult, leave it on the shelf for a couple of years and come back to it... your tastes will have m...
by Fergus
Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:51 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Jared wrote:I'm warming to this one, significantly...

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Familiarity will breed content :wink:
by Fergus
Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:50 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41YHGXZX7CL._SL500_AA300_.jpg I bought that one in 2011 and I really enjoyed it. It's a great disc Fergus. I wasn't sure how I would like a HIP performance of these work but am very happy with them! That was exactly how I felt prior to buying it but I put my fa...
by Fergus
Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:24 am
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/41X73JKHXFL._SL500_AA300_.jpg fine disk Darren, although the tempos are a little on the 'swift' side for some.. :wink: That suits me Jared. Generally speaking, I do prefer my JSB at an energetic tempo :wink: I also agree Darren....Bach with bite suits me also :D
by Fergus
Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:10 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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I bought that one in 2011 and I really enjoyed it.
by Fergus
Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:06 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
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bombasticDarren wrote:
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I finally completed the triptych :roll:
About time too! I am sure you'll enjoy them :)
Yes, it took quite a while I do agree....such is the size of the List :roll:
by Fergus
Sat Jan 07, 2012 3:30 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Fri Jan 06, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Today....


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....Part Six for the Feast of the Epiphany.
by Fergus
Fri Jan 06, 2012 6:06 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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I have recently finished a traversal of this Bruckner symphonic cycle by Wand and I thought that No. 8 in this set was a magnificent performance and a real stand out in the cycle.
by Fergus
Fri Jan 06, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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bombasticDarren wrote: I often ponder the Mozart PCs and wonder if there is any other section of WAM's output (or anyone's for that matter) that is as pleasing....
I have long wondered whether or not this is so because he, like Beethoven, played them himself so they were more "personal" works as such :?:
by Fergus
Fri Jan 06, 2012 5:48 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
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I finally completed the triptych :roll:
by Fergus
Thu Jan 05, 2012 6:25 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Op. 33 No. 1
by Fergus
Thu Jan 05, 2012 4:13 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Wed Jan 04, 2012 5:12 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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this set does get a fair amount of playing at work... and today was no exception.. :)
That set should be in my collection very soon 8)
by Fergus
Wed Jan 04, 2012 5:10 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
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Jared wrote:
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I love that recording, Fergus... 8)
I am glad to read that Jared....it has been on the Wish List for a long time!
by Fergus
Tue Jan 03, 2012 3:15 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Yesterday’s listening....

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....I do not know of too many operas that were written by Irishmen. This one would be known for the song “I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls”.
by Fergus
Thu Dec 29, 2011 7:19 am
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Thu Dec 29, 2011 5:40 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: About Jean Sibelius, ...
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Re: About Jean Sibelius, ...

This 15 CD box set really broadened my outlook on the music of Sibelius.... http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61%2BmdNwooUL._SL500_AA300_.jpg ....a summary of its contents are on the back.... http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/516IqcSv21L._SS400_.jpg ....it is not cheap but it does come very ...
by Fergus
Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:32 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:31 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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[quote="CharmNewton] It's close to 25 years since these performances first appeared. Controversial then for their adherence to Beethoven's metronome markings (which are printed alongside the tempo indications) they remain enjoyable today with forward wind and brass and sharp tympani. John I also li...
by Fergus
Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:29 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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bombasticDarren wrote:Disc 2

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Hogwood may very well be my favourite interpreter of Mozart's works :)
I had been wondering how you were getting on with that set Darren :D
by Fergus
Tue Dec 27, 2011 10:05 am
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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by Fergus
Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:24 am
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For day 3 of Christmas, JS Bach Cantata BWV133....


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....followed by Part 3 of the Richter version of JS Bach's Christmas Oratorio.
by Fergus
Tue Dec 27, 2011 6:15 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Yesterday, for day 2 of Christmas I played JSB Cantata BWV57....


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....and Part 2 of the Richter version of JS Bach Christmas Oratorio....


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by Fergus
Tue Dec 27, 2011 6:13 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61%2B2MSNO0mL._SL500_AA300_.jpg http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51FNB1T3YBL._SL500_AA300_.jpg It's close to 25 years since these performances first appeared. Controversial then for their adherence to Beethoven's metronome markings (which are printed along...
by Fergus
Tue Dec 27, 2011 6:04 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
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Strict discipline is what is called for gentlemen :lol:

I only now have 9 individual CDs and 1 set unlistened to on my shelf 8)


However, I ordered 6 CDs yesterday and will probably go again today :lol:
by Fergus
Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:56 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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My Christmas Day listening commenced with two JS Bach Cantatas BWV63 & BWV191 on Christmas morning.... http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/514u5mAD4RL._SL500_AA300_.jpg Later I listened to Part 1 of the JS Bach Christmas Oratorio [Richter].... http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/618Aqh%2BVuFL._S...
by Fergus
Sat Dec 24, 2011 5:34 pm
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Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Jared wrote:
Fergus wrote:He certainly does 8)
no surprises there, my friend... :D 8)

:lol:

No, Jared, not really....I simply really like Gardiner's approach; it just does it for me.
by Fergus
Sat Dec 24, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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McCreesh recreates a mass as it might have been celebrated on Christmas Eve at St. Mark’s in Vevice....


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by Fergus
Sat Dec 24, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/417TGNVYE0L._SL500_AA300_.jpg I"ll promise to check this out on Rhapsody, along with the Caldara disc mentioned prior. Good for you....let us know what you think :D I can recommend these wholeheartedly...heard at least most of both these discs,and they're as up...
by Fergus
Sat Dec 24, 2011 4:28 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/fandango68/Baroque/28aa51c88da05c7840552210_L__AA300_.jpg I can imagine you've had a great time listening to that recording Jared 8) Thanks for asking.. :) Yes, it's still ongoing and this will be the first of half a dozen listens over the next couple of week...