What I listened to today

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Rach3
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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Rach3 » Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:12 am

Young violinist Augustin Hadelich plays my fav VC, the Sibelius, at 2019 Salzburg Festival, with Orchestre symphonique de l'ORF under Kerem Hassan , also Shostakovich’s 10th Symphony ( I did not hear ) :

https://www.rtbf.be/auvio/detail_concer ... id=2559532

Hadelich’s 2014 Avie cd of the Sibelius with Lintu / Liverpool got largely rave reviews at Amazon-US. I have not heard the cd. To my ear, there is an austerity,urgency,darkness to the Heifetz/Beecham recording which despite dated sound remains my fav, but Hadelich very fine here.

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Belle » Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:33 pm

Carl Tausig, "The Ghost Ship". I just found this on U-Tube and was bowled over by the virtuosity of the piece - in the style of Liszt, naturally enough:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuoP2RIqyrs

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Rach3 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:59 am

Isabelle Faust,Eva Kupiec playing Janacek's wonderful Violin Sonata,Harmonia Mundi cd.

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Rach3 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:02 am

Rach3 wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:59 am
Isabelle Faust,Eva Kupiec playing Janacek's wonderful Violin Sonata,Harmonia Mundi cd.
A different recording of that Janacek Violin Sonata:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3-yVswUQAs

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Rach3 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:24 am

And after the Janacek,Protopopov's Piano Sonata No.2, Stefan Schleiermacher,pianist,"Soviet Avant Garde" cd:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzW8PWB-aU8

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by jserraglio » Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:49 am

Bach BWV 1001-1006 Susanne Lautenbacher 1960 Musicaphon/Bayer Records

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Bach-Sonatas-P ... 7548623697

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Rach3 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:19 am

Hans Gal,Violin Sonata,Op.17, Nurit Pracht,Konstantin Lifschitz, Nimbus cd “The Emigre Composers”.

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Rach3 » Sun Dec 29, 2019 8:29 am

Gabriel Dupont’s “ Poeme “, my Mirare cd, also here :


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFepzzOcRk0&t=3s

Marie-Catherine Girod : piano
Quatuor Pražák

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Rach3 » Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:45 pm

Sabaneev Piano Trios, my Genuin cd, Ilona Then-Bergh,violin,Wen-Sinn Yang, cello,Michael Schafer,piano. Amazing music.

Here, too : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxK379u ... -hp5MwtU4I

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Rach3 » Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:12 pm

Pianist Severin von Eckardstein's live Alkan Piano Sonata " Les Quatre Ages" , 2001 recital in Siegen,Germany. Stunning.Not to be missed.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TqWqdM1rWw&t=8s

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by jserraglio » Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:44 am

The late Koho Uno in 1995 conducting the Shinsei Nihhon Symphony Orchestra: LvB Sym 2 and 6. Top-notch interpretations by a celebrated Japanese music critic turned conductor in the vein of Mengelberg, Knappertsbusch and Furtwangler. I had never heard of him in either role.

Here's his Schubert 9 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXgkiI0VfMs



Brahms 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJcfZhQFjxs



Beethoven 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVNQnXLhhIc



Beethoven 7 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58zEWFrcu7Y


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Re: What I listened to today

Post by jserraglio » Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:44 am

Mercury Olympian MG 50037
Schubert “Unfinished” Symphony
Tchaikovsky Romeo & Juliet Fantasy-Overture
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati

Never reissued on CD, afaik.

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by jserraglio » Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:44 am

Oedipus Rex: Pears Modl Stravinsky WDR 1951

Peter Pears (Oedipus)
Martha Mödl (Jocasta)
Heinz Rehfuss (Creon, Messenger)
Otto von Rohr (Tiresias)
Jean Cocteau (narrator)
Helmut Krebs (Shepherd)

Kölner Rundfunkchor, Kölner Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester
Igor Stravinsky
08. October 1951, live, mono, Funkhaus, Köln

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by jserraglio » Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:14 pm

Nikolai Peiko, String Quartets 1-3

from Melodiya C10-13037 GOST 5289-73 (1979)

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by jserraglio » Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:27 pm

Krips Wiener Philharmoniker - Johann Strauss II London CS 6007

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by jserraglio » Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:57 am

Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony
July 18, 1943 Studio 8H
Bond Concert

SUPPE: Poet & Peasant Overture (Dichter & Bauer)
MASSENET: Scenes Alsaciennes
Dimanche Matin
Au Cabaret
Sous les tilleuls
Dimanche Soir
BOLZONI: Al Castello Medioevale No. 1 (Medieval Castle Serenade)
J. STRAUSS II: Voci di Primavera (Frühlingsstimmen)
NICOLAI: Lustigen Weiber von Windsor Overture
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Arturo Toscanini NBC Symphony
June 25, 1944 Studio 8H

Bond Concert

PROKOFIEV: Symphony No.1 "Classical"
MANCINELLI: Scene Veneziane- No.3 Scherzo (Fuga degli amanti a Chiogga)
WALDTEUFEL: Les Patineurs waltz Op.183 (Skaters)
TCHAIKOVSKY: Nutcracker-Suite, Op.71a
ROSSINI: La Gazza Ladra Overrure

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by jserraglio » Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:28 pm

Frieder Weissmann in Italy 1957-1969

1
WAGNER: Tannhäuser – O du meiner holder Abendstern (sung in Italian)
Giuseppe Taddei (baritone)
Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano della RAI/Frieder Weissmann
16.12.1957


2
MAHLER: Kindertotenlieder
Lucrezia West (contralto)
Orchestra Sinfonica di Torino della RAI/Frieder Weissmann
8 January 1960


3
COMPLETE CONCERT

BACH-RESPIGHI: Passacaglia in C minor
MOZART: Violin Concerto no. 1 K.207*
CHAUSSON: Poème*
SAINT-SAENS: Symphony no. 3**
Arthur Grumiaux (violin)*
Alberto Bersone (organ)**
Orchestra Sinfonica di Torino della RAI/Frieder Weissmann
2 February 1962


4
MOZART: Piano Concerto in D minor K.466
Pieralberto Biondi (piano)
Orchestra Alessandro Scarlatti di Napoli della RAI/Frieder Weissmann
6 June 1961


5
R. STRAUSS: Schlagobers - Tanz der kleine Pralinees – Galopp – Finale, Allgemeiner Tanz
Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma della RAI/Frieder Weissmann
21 December 1963


6
STUDIO SESSION
WAGNER: Siegfried Idyll
MAHLER: Symphony no. 5 – Adagietto
SIBELIUS: Valse triste
IBERT: Divertissement
Orchestra Alessandro Scarlatti di Napoli della RAI/Frieder Weissmann
4 January 1969

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Rach3 » Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:01 pm

Carlos Surinach’s ( Barcelona 1915 - New Haven 1997) Piano Concerto (1973),Daniel Blanch,pianist,Sinfonia Varsovia,Jacek Kaspszyk,conductor,Columna Musica cd :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZ1gwXG ... Iw&index=1

Interesting, dark, percussive work , virtuosic for both piano and orchestra , but probably a one-hear for me.

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Rach3 » Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:23 pm

Pianist Diane Andersen’s 1996 Arcobaleno cd of solo Bartok, 14 Bagatelles,Op.6 ( ca. 1909-10 ), 4 Dirges,Op.9a (ca.1909 ), and 8 Improvisations,Op.20 (1920 ).The cd also has his Piano Sonata , but I find the other works more interesting.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_IDQmJvtbs (the Andersen cd, Improvisations)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kk18FUdU7d4 (June de Toth, Dirges)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iaprGXqViY (Bagatelles,Zoltan Kocsis )

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Rach3 » Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:27 pm

Rach3 wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:23 pm
Pianist Diane Andersen’s 1996 Arcobaleno cd of solo Bartok,...

Allan Evans' Dec.,2109, Bartok blog very much worth re-visiting: https://arbiterrecords.org/category/blog/

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Rach3 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:08 am

Vaughan-Williams' Piano Quintet,Stockholm Syndrome Ensemble,"Moveable Feast " cd, extraordinary work.

Different performance here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3na3sPQXmHA

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Rach3 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:10 am

Bernd Zimmermann's brief but effective Violin Sonata "Phantasy" , and Martinu's Double Concerto for 2 String Orchestras,Piano and Timpani, amazing.

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by maestrob » Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:59 am

Rach3 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:10 am
Bernd Zimmermann's brief but effective Violin Sonata "Phantasy" , and Martinu's Double Concerto for 2 String Orchestras,Piano and Timpani, amazing.
Agreed about the Martinu........

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