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by bombasticDarren
Fri Jan 16, 2009 3:02 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Your Favourite Orchestrator & Your Best Orchestrated Work
Replies: 36
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Re: Your Favourite Orchestrator & Your Best Orchestrated Work

Favourite orchestrators include for me Beethoven (particularly in the wind section), Sibelius (always been attracted to his use of strings....is that unusual?) and maybe Shostakovich and Vaughan Williams for the overall sense of texture. However, best piece of orchestration in my opinion is Ravel's ...
by bombasticDarren
Fri Jan 16, 2009 1:29 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: BLOMSTEDT'S OR BERGLUND'S SIBELIUS SYMPHONIES
Replies: 12
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Re: BLOMSTEDT'S OR BERGLUND'S SIBELIUS SYMPHONIES

I can't say I have heard Blomstedt's or Berglund's interpretations (although I aim to) :) I can fully recommend the following Sibelius symphony sets:- Colin Davis (and Boston) SO on Phillips Askenazy on Decca Vanska on BIS Karajan (4-7), classic set from DGG Jarvi on DGG ...all great in their own wa...
by bombasticDarren
Fri Jan 16, 2009 12:17 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Which are your favorite scherzi (scherzos)?
Replies: 31
Views: 4186

Re: Which are your favorite scherzi (scherzos)?

Definately Beethoven's 9th :D