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by Lance
Wed Jun 22, 2005 7:11 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Schumann songs
Replies: 11
Views: 2424

Re: Schumann songs

I'm vitally interested in what happens to Hyperion. I have countless of their CDs and have been a loyal supporter for years. I guess they took a chance that the courts would not rule in favour of the other party and they lost. They might better have paid a few thousand pounds and let it go. But now ...
by Lance
Wed Jun 22, 2005 6:48 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Saint-Saens
Replies: 34
Views: 6635

Why is everyone obsessed with Hough all the time? I would recommend Pascal Roge instead. Fantastic playing. Hough is trying to find too much in this music and doesn't let it play itself. What is this? Why can't we have our obsessions?Surely you must have some of your own? We are obsessed because we...
by Lance
Wed Jun 22, 2005 6:37 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Your First Pick? Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat
Replies: 22
Views: 4045

My First Pick = Rafael Kubelik conducting the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra on Deutsche Grammophon [437.395] (the complete symphonies). I could also choose as a First Pick Kubelik's Sony Classical recording [48270] with the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. However, the BPO's lush, gorgeously smooth ...
by Lance
Wed Jun 22, 2005 6:26 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Your First Pick? Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat
Replies: 22
Views: 4045

Thomas J wrote:Bernstein and the NY Philharmonic is the one for me.
How would the NYP set compare to the complete set (specifically the "Rhenish") he did with the Vienna Philharmonic? If one had to choose just ONE Bernstein set, would it be the NYP or VPO?
by Lance
Wed Jun 22, 2005 5:29 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Vivaldi's 37 BASSOON concertos (complete)
Replies: 25
Views: 5319

Lance - [snipped] As for the oboe, I'm an unrepentant American oboist. I think the Tabuteau school of playing is the finest in the world, with the most beautiful, ravishing sound of all. The three oboists you list are, of course, all fine players in their own ways, but only Dutchman de Vries comes ...
by Lance
Wed Jun 22, 2005 5:11 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Vivaldi's 37 BASSOON concertos (complete)
Replies: 25
Views: 5319

You being an oboist, parenthetically, speaking of oboists, I am a great fan of three, namely Léon Goossens, Pierre Pierlot, and Han de Vries. Does it get any better than that, at least on recordings? sure - Harold Gomberg, Ray Still.... Of course - these are wonderful artists. I should have include...
by Lance
Wed Jun 22, 2005 5:01 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Saint-Saens
Replies: 34
Views: 6635

I'm grateful to Hough for his recordings of the Brahms concerti. That's very generous, but I don't really see the need to single out Hough for such gratitude when there are two towering ccounts of these concertos by Gilels and ditto by Rubinstein and many many other much greater pianists than Hough...
by Lance
Wed Jun 22, 2005 10:19 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Vivaldi's 37 BASSOON concertos (complete)
Replies: 25
Views: 5319

Well, C. B., your "two cents" is certainly worth reading and is worth considerably more than a mere two cents. Daniel Smith may not be a Leonard Sharrow of Toscanini fame, but then Sharrow's recorded works are almost non-existent except in ensemble playing. Daniel Smith, despite what one may think o...
by Lance
Wed Jun 22, 2005 9:47 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Something to ponder: learning huge amounts of ...
Replies: 5
Views: 1391

Something to ponder: learning huge amounts of ...

... music strictly for recording purposes. In listening to the 37 Vivaldi bassoon concertos [obviously not all in one sitting!] mentioned on another thread [ASV DCS 552, five discs] with bassoonist Daniel Smith, I could not help but wonder about the amount of work that goes into recording such a tru...
by Lance
Wed Jun 22, 2005 9:05 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Clementi's Complete Orchestral Works
Replies: 0
Views: 701

Clementi's Complete Orchestral Works

While you're checking out the ASV edition of Vivaldi bassoon concertos mentioned on another thread, you may also want to investigate another British ASV 3-CD set [DCS 322, comprised of individual discs 802, 803 and 804] of all of Italian-born Muzio Clementi's [1752-1832] orchestral works, including ...
by Lance
Wed Jun 22, 2005 8:47 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Vivaldi's 37 BASSOON concertos (complete)
Replies: 25
Views: 5319

Vivaldi's 37 BASSOON concertos (complete)

Now, here's one for you. All 37 of Antonio Vivaldi's bassoon concertos can be had for a near pittance (Berkshire) with one of the foremost basoonists of the day, Daniel Smith, an apparent American who has made it big especially in England, but whose art is known around the world. He performs in clas...
by Lance
Wed Jun 22, 2005 8:41 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Forget Summer! Happy Birthday to our Crustaceans!
Replies: 11
Views: 1919

Thank you for piping up, Ralph! Happy natal day, a little early. I can't believe you are the only one on the board. Com'on, you shy little crabs. Raise your claws. Let us see who you are! ***** You ARE planning some special cyber-celebration on 14 July, right? Well, this was supposed to be a surpri...
by Lance
Tue Jun 21, 2005 7:13 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Your opinon on a new series of posts ...
Replies: 18
Views: 2754

Corlyss_D wrote:
Lance wrote:BTW, how much of an EM following do we have on CMG? 50%, 10%? :wink:
About 3 people I think.
Hmm, well, if anybody could change those numbers, it would be the enthusiastic Ms. Drinkard!
by Lance
Tue Jun 21, 2005 7:08 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: The OBOE sure shines here!
Replies: 0
Views: 621

The OBOE sure shines here!

A while ago, someone posted on the OBOE. Well, I've always loved the instrument (I guess I realy love all instruments), but was most taken with a performance of Donizetti's Concerto Sopra motivii dell'opera "La Favorita," arranged by Anthony Pasculli. It would take someone whose own virtuosity of an...
by Lance
Tue Jun 21, 2005 3:32 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Young Violist Hits the Big Time
Replies: 5
Views: 1171

I love stories like that, especially considering what a nightmare the audition experience can be. David ROBERTSON, the conductor about to take the helm of the SLSO, is also the one who filled in for the ailing Lorin Maazel in the Gil Shaham/NYPO Live from Lincoln Center broadcast last week. I liked...
by Lance
Tue Jun 21, 2005 3:27 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Corner Pub March-August 05
Topic: Michel's Time Out Corner
Replies: 11
Views: 2479

Michel wrote:What, and who in this case, is an orphan in the storm?
It appears to be you. People contribute whatever they want here. It is not necessary to prompt others for more. What I detect from you is "an attitude." Please, let's try to be more friendly.
by Lance
Tue Jun 21, 2005 3:13 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Corner Pub March-August 05
Topic: Michel's Time Out Corner
Replies: 11
Views: 2479

Thanks for your input Wallingford. Karl, please substantiate your posts; for, as they stand, they are neither interesting nor useful. The only conversational post that should exist is the humorous one (see Herman's for an example). Michel, we are happy to shelter an orphan in the storm, but if all ...
by Lance
Tue Jun 21, 2005 3:02 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Your opinon on a new series of posts ...
Replies: 18
Views: 2754

So far, I wouldn't own any of the compositions you have suggested. :P That sort of hampers my ability to have a first pick. How about something for the EM crowd? Say, that dreadful Vivaldi Concerto per Multi Stromenti you like so much . . . . :wink: 8) :shock: :P Hey Partner (Lyssie) ... Vivaldi fi...
by Lance
Tue Jun 21, 2005 12:31 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Oistrakh : Violin Concertos Box Set
Replies: 21
Views: 4871

Well, this thread took a different turn. We're talking about David Oistrakh and the comes along Leonid Kogan. I happen to love the art of both of these great artists and collect them both voraciously, having many original Melodiya LPs, particularly of Kogan, and eventually any CD with his name on it...
by Lance
Tue Jun 21, 2005 12:10 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Your First Pick? Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op. 12
Replies: 44
Views: 10287

Your First Pick? Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op. 12

Schumann: Fantasiestücke (Fantasy Pieces), Op. 12 My first pick: Benno Moiseiwitsch, piano Testament 1023 [originally recorded by HMV/England] This wonderful set of eight individual pieces begins with a piece entitled "Des Abends" (Evening). The mood has to be perfectly set from the outset. Moiseiw...
by Lance
Mon Jun 20, 2005 11:56 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Your opinon on a new series of posts ...
Replies: 18
Views: 2754

Interesting that we've had a lot of "lookers" at this thread and not as many responses. I'm always curious about that. Well, we can start right now. REMEMBER: show label and catalogue numbers for your pick. Recordings can be in ANY format [CD, LP, 45, 78, tape, cylinder, whatever, in-print or out-o...
by Lance
Mon Jun 20, 2005 10:46 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Your opinon on a new series of posts ...
Replies: 18
Views: 2754

Hey, [says Lance, blushingly] ... you guys are great. This is just what I want to hear! Thank you for your support.
by Lance
Sun Jun 19, 2005 11:16 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Your opinon on a new series of posts ...
Replies: 18
Views: 2754

Your opinon on a new series of posts ...

I would like to start a new series of posts: "What's Your First Pick?", which pertains to a named composition. I'd like to know why you choose the recording. You can go into your reasons as deeply as you wish, or not at all. You may base your findings on other than musical reasons, i.e. sound, perfo...
by Lance
Sun Jun 19, 2005 11:06 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Beethoven's CELLO sonatas: two versions especially ...
Replies: 1
Views: 1009

Beethoven's CELLO sonatas: two versions especially ...

The CELLO has been taking up, joyfully, much of my listening time of late. I have recently acquired two recordings of the integral edition: [1] Philips B0003958 - Adrian Brendel, cello; Alfred Brendel, piano [father and son combination - complete cello music. [2] ECM New Series 1819/20 [B0003389] - ...
by Lance
Sun Jun 19, 2005 10:54 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: A great CELLO encore ...
Replies: 3
Views: 1027

A great CELLO encore ...

In prepping myself for a radio tribute to cellist PIERRE FOURNIER, I've been listening to a lot of his recordings. I had forgotten about one encore-type piece: Igor Stravinsky's "Chanson russe," from Mavra , recorded in France in 1943 with Tasso Janopoulo at the piano. What a most delightful piece! ...
by Lance
Sun Jun 19, 2005 10:50 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Diva Teaches Opera Right Near My Campus
Replies: 4
Views: 1013

If you're really going to arrange it, I'd like to go, too, taking you up on your offer to visit with you on a trip to NYC. I'd love to meet you and the lady, in that sequence! :D I know you've got lots of clout in Manhattan. By the way, you mentioned White Plains, where I've been many times in years...
by Lance
Sun Jun 19, 2005 8:58 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Winifred W. the Hitler Idolator
Replies: 20
Views: 3801

Ralph wrote:Well I love hearing the Bosendorfer played. Please don't tell me that family consisted of Nazis too.
Near as I know, the venerable Bösendorfer family was not involved in any Nazi collaborations. So continue to enjoy!
by Lance
Sat Jun 18, 2005 11:47 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Beethoven PC No 4 for piano and string quintet
Replies: 7
Views: 1640

Re: Beethoven PC No 4 for piano and string quintet

What a great subject, Teresa B! Actually, I have been listening to a number of "chamber music" performances of pieces normally heard with orchestra: Bach's Brandenburg, for one, and several Mozart piano concertos on the BIS label. It's not a bad way to go at all and we might well have more music per...
by Lance
Sat Jun 18, 2005 11:39 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Winifred W. the Hitler Idolator
Replies: 20
Views: 3801

This Wagner story - most interesting, incidentally - reminds me so much of Helene Bechstein of the famous C. Bechstein piano firm in Germany. Much of the Bechstein family were supporters of Hitler, but especially Helene. The Bechstein piano building plant was bombed during World War II and it was ne...
by Lance
Sat Jun 18, 2005 11:18 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: June 19: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 0
Views: 645

June 19: Names and Notes in Music

JUNE 19 Births and Deaths Born 1934: Donald Bell, bass-baritone Died 1953: André Benoist, pianist/accompanist, born 04-04-1879 Born 1854: Alfredo Catalani, composer, died 08-07-1893 Born 1810: Ferdinand David, violinist, died 07-18-1873 Died 1996: Murray Dickie, tenor, born 04-03-1924 Born 1936: Ma...
by Lance
Sat Jun 18, 2005 11:12 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: June 18: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 0
Views: 622

June 18: Names and Notes in Music

JUNE 18 Births and Deaths Died 1955: Willy Burkhard, composer, born 04-17-1900 Born 1953: Peter Donohoe, pianist Born 1929: Jörg Faerber, conductor Died 1996: Miriam Gideon, composer, born 10-23-1906 Born 1872: Katharine Goodson, pianist, died 04-14-1958 Born 1818: Charles Gounod, composer, died 10...
by Lance
Fri Jun 17, 2005 10:55 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: June 17: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 3
Views: 963

June 17: Names and Notes in Music

JUNE 17 Births and Deaths Born 1908: Webster Aitken, pianist/teacher, died 05-11-1981 Died 1971: George Copeland, pianist, born 04-03-1882 Born 1917: Donald Dame, tenor, died 01-21-1952 Born 1924: (Sir) Edward Downes, conductor Born 1933: Christian Ferras, violinist, died 09-15-1982 Born 1912: Don(...
by Lance
Fri Jun 17, 2005 10:47 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: June 16: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 1
Views: 751

June 16: Names and Notes in Music

JUNE 16 Births and Deaths Born 1671: Johann Christoph Bach, composer, died 02-22-1721 Born 1901: Conrad Beck, composer, died-?? Born 1909: Willi Boskovsky, violinist/conductor, died 04-21-1991 Born 1941: Dino Ciani, pianist, died 03-28-1974 [auto accident] Born 1928: Sergiu Comissiona, conductor, d...
by Lance
Wed Jun 15, 2005 12:46 am
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: June 15: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 3
Views: 917

Thank you, Lyssie, for this added information to confirm what I believed in the first place, that Raphael was still with us, thankfully! I have no idea how the alleged passing date came into existence; it has been promptly removed. Born 1953: Raphael Wallfisch, cellist, died 11-10-1997 [death and de...
by Lance
Tue Jun 14, 2005 4:22 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: June 15: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 3
Views: 917

June 15: Names and Notes in Music

JUNE 15 Births and Deaths Born 1894: Robert Russell Bennett, composer, died 08-18-1981 Died 1934: Alfred Bruneau, composer, born 03-03-1857 Died 1962: Alfred Cortot, pianist/teacher, born 09-26-1877 Died 1772: Louis-Claude Daquin, composer/organist, born 07-04-1694 Born 1897: Mary Ellis [May Belle ...
by Lance
Tue Jun 14, 2005 4:12 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: June 14: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 0
Views: 608

June 14: Names and Notes in Music

JUNE 14 Births and Deaths Born 1872: Irene Abendroth, soprano, died 09-01-1932 Died 1976: Geza Anda, pianist, born 11-19-1921 Born 1877: Jane Bathori, mezzo-soprano, died 01-21-1970 Died 1990: Erna Berger, soprano, born 10-19-1900 Born 1913: Stanley Black, conductor/pianist Died 1968: Karl-Birger B...
by Lance
Tue Jun 14, 2005 4:04 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: June 13: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 1
Views: 705

June 13: Names and Notes in Music

JUNE 13 Births and Deaths Born 1891: Valeria Barsova, soprano, died 12-15-1967 Born 1899: Carlos Chavez, composer, died 08-02-1978 Born 1929: Alan Civil, French hornist, died 03-19-1989 Died 2005: David Diamond, composer, born 07-09-1915 Died 1952: Emma Eames, soprano, born 08-13-1865 Died 1973: Al...
by Lance
Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:50 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: June 12: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 0
Views: 502

June 12: Names and Notes in Music

JUNE 12 Births and Deaths Born 1891: Giuseppe Bamboschek, conductor, died-?? Born 1937: Michel Block, pianist, died 03-24-2003 Died 1917: Teresa Carreño, pianist, born 12-22-1853 [once married to pianist/composer Eugen d'Albert] Born 1932: Mimi Coertse, soprano Died 1969: Saramae Endich, soprano, b...
by Lance
Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:36 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: David Diamond Dies at 89
Replies: 6
Views: 1918

Ralph wrote:I enjoy his music, especially Gerry Schwarz's recordings for DELOS. Sorry to hear of his demise.
Indeed, very sad. 2005 so far has seen many musicians depart and the year is only half over!
by Lance
Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:34 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: June 11: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 1
Views: 777

June 11: Names and Notes in Music

[JUNE 11 Births and Deaths[/b] Born 1934: Augustin Anievas, pianist Born 1894: Margarete Dessoff, choral conductor, died-?? Died 2005: Ghena Dimitrova, soprano, born 05-06-1941 Died 1775: Egidio Romualdo Duni, composer, born 02-11-1708 Born 1926: Carlisle Sessions Floyd, composer Born 1896: Madelein...
by Lance
Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:26 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: June 10: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 0
Views: 566

June 10: Names and Notes in Music

JUNE 10 Births and Deaths Born 1947: Eduardo Alvares, tenor Died 1993: Arleen Augér, soprano, born 09-13-1939 Died 1918: Arrigo Boïto, composer/poet/librettist, born 02-24-1842 Died 2004: Ray Charles, pop/Gospel/blues singer, born-?? [aged 73] Died 1899: Ernest Chausson, composer, born 01-20-1855 D...
by Lance
Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:14 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: June 9: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 0
Views: 533

June 9: Names and Notes in Music

JUNE 9 Births and Deaths Died 1991: Claudio Arrau, pianist, born 02-06-1903 Born 1829: Gaetano Braga, cellist/composer, died 11-20-1907 Died 1949: Maria Cebotari, soprano, born 02-10-1910 Born 1939: ileana Cotrubas, soprano Born 1912: Ingolf Dahl, pianist/conductor, died 08-06-1970 Died 1961: Xenia...
by Lance
Tue Jun 14, 2005 2:59 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: June 8: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 0
Views: 625

June 8: Names and Notes in Music

JUNE 8 Births and Deaths Born 1671: Tommaso Albinoni, composer, died 01-17-1751 Born 1949: Emanuel Ax, pianist Died 1959: Anderjez Franczisek Bielecki, tenor, born 09-17-1907 Died 1940: Frederick Shepherd Converse, composer, born 01-05-1871 Born 1898: Robert Easton, bass singer, died 05-26-1987 Bor...
by Lance
Tue Jun 07, 2005 2:11 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: The worst piano recording I've heard, artistically
Replies: 37
Views: 6191

Re: How to Listen to 4,000 Recordings

I just spent 1/2 hour or so writing up an essay on how I catalogue LPs, books and CDs, and I got bumped off line and lost everything! So - I'll have to get enthusiastic again to go thru the whole process again. Give me some time as I'm annoyed right now at MSN! Thank you for a very informative (if b...
by Lance
Mon Jun 06, 2005 11:25 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: The worst piano recording I've heard, artistically
Replies: 37
Views: 6191

Lance: As a great believer in cataloguing my music and my movies, I wonder how you can collect music by recording artist. My catalogues certainly include the artists who made the recording, but I discovered years ago that there are far more artists than composers. I tried, rather unsuccessfully, di...
by Lance
Mon Jun 06, 2005 9:04 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: The worst piano recording I've heard, artistically
Replies: 37
Views: 6191

Individuals respond differently to different interpretations. While I like Ashkenazy in many things, for instance, hearing the Arrau Nocturnes gave those pieces new dimensions and depths I hadn't heard before. That's why, even with a quite small classical collection (some 3 - 4000 CDs and about 350...
by Lance
Mon Jun 06, 2005 8:51 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Sheer "Magic" from Duo-Pianists Beyer & Dagul
Replies: 1
Views: 1149

Sheer "Magic" from Duo-Pianists Beyer & Dagul

When I discovered this fascinating series of recordings, I wondered why these recordings—or the artists—are not heard more. It's the music-loving public's loss in not knowing the work of these artists. So it was for me traversing a series of CDs by Isabel Beyer and Harvey Dagul , duo-pianists who r...
by Lance
Mon Jun 06, 2005 8:20 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: June 7: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 3
Views: 891

June 7: Names and Notes in Music

JUNE 7 Births and Deaths Born 1963: Roberto Alagna, tenor [husband of soprano Angela Gheorghiu] Died 1983: Daniele A. Amfitheatrof, composer/conductor [films], born 10-29-1901 Born 1919: Eduardo Asquez, tenor, died 1998 Born 1845: Leopold Auer, violinist/teacher, died 07-15-1930 [teacher of Heifetz...
by Lance
Mon Jun 06, 2005 8:10 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: June 6: Names and Notes in Music
Replies: 0
Views: 504

June 6: Names and Notes in Music

JUNE 6 Births and Deaths Born 1939: Giacomo Aragall, tenor Born 1896: Ethel Bartlett, pianist/duo-pianist, died 04-17-1978 [Bartlett & Robertson Duo] Born 1907: Jascha Brodsky, violinist, died 03-03-1997 Born 1934: Philippe Entremont, pianist Born 1942: Paul Esswood, countertenor Died 1937: Sam Fra...
by Lance
Sun Jun 05, 2005 10:46 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED Classical Music Chatterbox March-August 05
Topic: Interesting NYC experience ...
Replies: 8
Views: 1471

Well, Lance, you cetainly had a wide-ranging experience there! I'm sorry you had that bad luck on the way home - glad you made it home safely. Did you ever findout what was in that disastrous bag? Did you see the Kawai concert grand? I don't know whether it's the same piano, but I think I mentioned...