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by bombasticDarren
Sat Jan 14, 2012 3:50 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Views: 3503503

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Sibelius - Symphony No.7, The Oceanides, Finlandia & Tapiola (Paavo Berglund, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, EMI)

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by bombasticDarren
Sat Jan 14, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
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Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

It would be interesting to hear Sabine Mayer's HIP performance of the Clarinet Conc.. I only have her pairing with Hans Vonk and the Stad. Dresden (again!) which I very muich enjoy.. http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn99/fandango68/Mozart/51OQ585x1L__SL500_AA300_.jpg I have her recordings of the ...
by bombasticDarren
Sat Jan 14, 2012 2:52 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3503503

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Walton - Symphony No.1 (Andrew Litton, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Decca)

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by bombasticDarren
Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:16 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition (Orch: Ravel) (Seiji Ozawa, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sony Classical)

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by bombasticDarren
Fri Jan 13, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
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Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

Kubelik offers a kinder and gentler reading, superbly sung by the Choir of the Bavarian Radio, and it is very eloquent too, Kubelik works his special magic and the results are stunning. I´d certainly recommend it Jared :D it's funny. What you have said here is exactly how I feel about his (for me, ...
by bombasticDarren
Fri Jan 13, 2012 3:34 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Views: 3503503

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Bax - Symphony No.2 (David Lloyd Jones, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Naxos)

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by bombasticDarren
Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Debussy - Nocturnes (Carlo Maria Giulini, Philharmonia Orchestra, EMI)

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by bombasticDarren
Fri Jan 13, 2012 1:34 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Ives - Symphony No.1 (Neeme Jarvi, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Chandos)

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by bombasticDarren
Fri Jan 13, 2012 1:22 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Which complete Mozart piano concertos?
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Views: 26753

Re: Which complete Mozart piano concertos?

^^ Jared and Mel are spot on; they are wonderful pieces and you will have a range of eager opinions on which interpreter is best. I have never been disappinted by the likes of Perahia, Casadesus, Curzon, Goode, Anda, Bilson, Brendel or Barenboim though...
by bombasticDarren
Fri Jan 13, 2012 12:52 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Khachaturian - Spartacus - excerpts & Gayaneh - excerpts (Aram Khachaturian, Wiener Philharmoniker, Decca)

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by bombasticDarren
Thu Jan 12, 2012 4:03 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Views: 3503503

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Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.5 Emperor (Richard Goode/Ivan Fischer, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Nonesuch)

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by bombasticDarren
Thu Jan 12, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Mozart - Clarinet Quintet (Gervase de Peyer/Amadeus Quartet, BBC Legends)

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by bombasticDarren
Thu Jan 12, 2012 2:38 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Britten - The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf (Willie Rushton/Sian Edwards, London Philharmonic Orchestra. CfP)

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by bombasticDarren
Wed Jan 11, 2012 4:05 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Elgar - Symphony No.1 (Adrian Boult, London Philharmonic Orchestra, EMI)

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by bombasticDarren
Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:53 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3503503

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Bax - Symphony No.7 (Vernon Handley, BBC Philharmonic, Chandos)

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by bombasticDarren
Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Sibelius - Symphony No.5 (Paavo Berglund, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, EMI) http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51JmPK9Bx%2BL._SL500_AA300_.jpg I've always liked Berglund in Sibelius, and this cycle with Helsinki in particular. How do you find it Darren ? It hasn't knocked me off my feet yet....
by bombasticDarren
Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:48 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Franck - Piano Quintet (Clifford Curzon/Amadeus Quartet, BBC Legends)

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by bombasticDarren
Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3503503

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Walton - The Wise Virgins: Suite (Bryden Thomson, The London Philharmonic, Chandos)

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by bombasticDarren
Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:15 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3503503

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Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.4 (Richard Goode/Ivan Fischer, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Nonesuch)

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by bombasticDarren
Tue Jan 10, 2012 2:53 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3503503

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Sibelius - Symphony No.5 (Paavo Berglund, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, EMI)

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by bombasticDarren
Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3503503

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Tchaikovsky - Suite No.3 (Neeme Jarvi, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Chandos)

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by bombasticDarren
Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:29 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
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Walton - Viola Concerto (Yehudi Menuhin/William Walton, New Philharmonia Orchestra, EMI) & Partita for Orchestra (William Walton, Philharmonia Orchestra, EMI)

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by bombasticDarren
Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:26 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Greatest Conductor of the 20th Century?
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Views: 12945

Re: Greatest Conductor of the 20th Century?

^^ Luckily, I hoard all my copies of BBC Music Magazine. So here is the top twenty conductors as voted by their panel of present-day maestros:- 20. Charles Mackerras 19. Thomas Beecham 18. Colin Davis 17. Yevgeny Mravinsky 16. Pierre Monteux 15. Bernard Haitink 14. George Szell 13. Ferenc Fricsay 12...
by bombasticDarren
Mon Jan 09, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Views: 3503503

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Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.3 (Richard Goode/Ivan Fischer, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Nonesuch)

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by bombasticDarren
Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:35 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3503503

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Holst - The Planets (Charles Dutoit, Orchestre symphonique de Montreal, Decca)

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by bombasticDarren
Mon Jan 09, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3503503

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Sibelius - Symphony No.5 & No.6 (Paavo Berglund, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, EMI)

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by bombasticDarren
Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:29 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3503503

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Walton - Belshazzar's Feast (John Shirley-Quirk/Andre Previn, London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, EMI)

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by bombasticDarren
Sun Jan 08, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3503503

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Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.2 (Richard Goode/Ivan Fischer, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Nonesuch)

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by bombasticDarren
Sun Jan 08, 2012 2:06 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3503503

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Rachmaninoff - The Isle of the Dead (Andre Previn, London Symphony Orchestra, EMI)

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by bombasticDarren
Sun Jan 08, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Shostakovich - Symphony No.4 (Bernard Haitink, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Decca)

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by bombasticDarren
Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
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Walton - Violin Concerto (Yehudi Menuhin/William Walton, London Symphony Orchestra, EMI)

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by bombasticDarren
Sun Jan 08, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
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Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.1 (Richard Goode/Ivan Fischer, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Nonesuch)

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by bombasticDarren
Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:13 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 4162
Views: 1377330

Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

Jared wrote:
bombasticDarren wrote:Image
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:
by bombasticDarren
Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Dvorak - Symphony No.9 From the New World (Vaclav Talich, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Supraphon)

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by bombasticDarren
Sun Jan 08, 2012 5:56 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Debussy - La Mer (Guido Cantelli, Philharmonia Orchestra, Testament)

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by bombasticDarren
Sat Jan 07, 2012 3:54 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
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Re: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?

Fergus wrote:Image


I finally completed the triptych :roll:
About time too! I am sure you'll enjoy them :)
by bombasticDarren
Sat Jan 07, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Copland - Appalachian Spring (Aaron Copland, Boston Symphony Orchestra, RCA) & Rodeo: Suite (Morton Gould & his Orchestra, RCA)

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by bombasticDarren
Sat Jan 07, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
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Khachaturian - Violin Concerto (Leonid Kogan/Pierre Monteux, Boston Symphony Orchestra, RCA)

Prokofiev - Alexander Nevsky (Rosalind Elias/Fritz Reiner, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, RCA)

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by bombasticDarren
Sat Jan 07, 2012 12:07 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Liszt - Les Preludes , Prometheus (Georg Solti, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus, Decca) & Dante Symphony (Jesus Lopez-Cobos, Choeur de la section artistique du College Voltaire/L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Decca) http://lh3.ggpht.com/_QRZYo0fxR5c/TVdQu_X4VII/AAAAAAAAEJQ/fuFfHdwZNdU/cover...
by bombasticDarren
Fri Jan 06, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
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Re: What are YOU listening to today?

^^ not to worry. I am sure Mozart would be happy with any praise we can throw in his direction... :wink:
by bombasticDarren
Fri Jan 06, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Liszt - A Faust Symphony (Siegfried Jerusalem/Georg Solti, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Decca)

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by bombasticDarren
Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
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^^it's been a case of Mozart VCs at work and Mozart PCs at home recently Fergus... I simply can't think of anything that puts a bigger smile on my face... beautiful and life affirming stuff... 8) A brief, but valuable, post there Jared :D I often ponder the Mozart PCs and wonder if there is any oth...
by bombasticDarren
Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Mendelssohn - Symphony No.4 Italian (John Lubbock, Orchestra of St. John's, Resonance)

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by bombasticDarren
Thu Jan 05, 2012 4:29 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
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Mendelssohn - Symphony No.3 Scottish (John Lubbock, Orchestra of St. John's, Resonance)

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by bombasticDarren
Thu Jan 05, 2012 3:53 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Most memorable performance
Replies: 15
Views: 5208

Re: Most memorable performance

July 2009 - Royal Albert Hall

Mahler - Symphony No.9 (Bernard Haitink, London Symphony Orchestra)