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by maestrob
Wed Aug 17, 2022 11:24 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Shostakovich's 2nd Violin Concerto
Replies: 1
Views: 31

Re: Shostakovich's 2nd Violin Concerto

Shostakovich's Second Violin Concerto is a great work, I'll agree. I've got Oistrakh's premiere recording, of course, but can also recommend Gergiev's DVD with then newcomer Alena Baeva in a stunning live concert from France with his Maryinsky Orchestra. Here she is: https://video.search.yahoo.com/s...
by maestrob
Wed Aug 17, 2022 10:24 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Liz Cheney and the Twilight of the Old Republican Elite
Replies: 3
Views: 29

Liz Cheney and the Twilight of the Old Republican Elite

Aug. 16, 2022 By Stephanie Muravchik and Jon A. Shields Ms. Muravchik and Mr. Shields have spent the last year working on a book about Liz Cheney’s Wyoming and the future of the American right. If Liz Cheney’s loss to Harriet Hageman in Wyoming’s primary election on Tuesday seems like a bad dream to...
by maestrob
Wed Aug 17, 2022 9:29 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Scott Morrison's latest folly
Replies: 6
Views: 135

Re: Scott Morrison's latest folly

That a large swathe of the Left and its 3rd wave feminist scions think there is essentially something wrong with 50% of the world's population - and that the other 50% are somehow morally superior - completely defeated conservative politics and its mavens, especially a man like Scott Morrison who l...
by maestrob
Wed Aug 17, 2022 9:18 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The 80-20-17-30-5-1-17-0.29-0-6-66 Rule
Replies: 4
Views: 30

Re: The 80-20-17-30-5-1-17-0.29-0-6-66 Rule

diegobueno wrote:
Wed Aug 17, 2022 8:11 am
The part about hoarding shirts doesn't apply to books. Or records (by which I mean CDs, LPs, 78s). You can't have too many books or recordings.
Collecting works of art is not hoarding. Again, diegobueno, you're on the Mark. :wink:
by maestrob
Tue Aug 16, 2022 10:05 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The 80-20-17-30-5-1-17-0.29-0-6-66 Rule
Replies: 4
Views: 30

Re: The 80-20-17-30-5-1-17-0.29-0-6-66 Rule

Thanks Barney!

Brilliant as usual from you.

🥸👍
by maestrob
Tue Aug 16, 2022 10:32 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump Executive Nears Plea Deal With Manhattan Prosecutors
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Trump Executive Nears Plea Deal With Manhattan Prosecutors

Allen H. Weisselberg, who was charged with participating in a tax scheme, will not cooperate with the district attorney’s investigation into Donald J. Trump. By Ben Protess, William K. Rashbaum and Jonah E. Bromwich Aug. 15, 2022 A senior executive at Donald J. Trump’s family business who was charg...
by maestrob
Tue Aug 16, 2022 9:05 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Prosecutors Struggle to Catch Up to a Tidal Wave of Pandemic Fraud
Replies: 0
Views: 18

Prosecutors Struggle to Catch Up to a Tidal Wave of Pandemic Fraud

Investigators say there was so much fraud in federal covid-relief programs that — even after two years of work and hundreds of prosecutions — they’re still just getting started. By David A. Fahrenthold Aug. 16, 2022 Updated 8:29 a.m. ET In the midst of the pandemic the government gave unemployment ...
by maestrob
Tue Aug 16, 2022 8:25 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: My first Manru By Ignacy Jan Paderewski Premiere Opera DVD $3.49
Replies: 2
Views: 34

Re: My first Manru By Ignacy Jan Paderewski Premiere Opera DVD $3.49

Could not find this in a format that would play on my equipment. One DVD was PAL, & the other was region 2. Too bad. Looks interesting...
by maestrob
Mon Aug 15, 2022 5:11 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Idaho Supreme Court Rules That Strict Abortion Ban Can Take Effect
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Re: Idaho Supreme Court Rules That Strict Abortion Ban Can Take Effect

Rach3 wrote:
Sun Aug 14, 2022 5:08 pm
So, SCOTUS not the only deplorable Supreme Court in the US.

I'll buy my potatoes elsewhere.
😎👿
by maestrob
Mon Aug 15, 2022 1:15 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Alexander Ullman | solo finals | Liszt Competition 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 23

Alexander Ullman | solo finals | Liszt Competition 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3PeN2sMXYQ Alexander Ullman, first prize winner 11th Liszt Competition • Études d'exécution transcendante, No. 11 Harmonies du soir, S139/11 00:05 • Nuages gris, S199 10:24 • Bagatelle sans tonalité, S216a 13:36 • Grandes Études de Paganini No. 6, Quasi presto, S141...
by maestrob
Mon Aug 15, 2022 11:00 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What NEW discs/music are you adding to your collection?
Replies: 4510
Views: 1973674

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

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/41aukknvGWL._SX466_.jpg Clarinetist Martin Frost's reputation as a Brahmsian was sealed by this 2014 recording. There is simply none better. His mellow, round tone is ideally suited to the Brahms idiom, not just in the Quintet, but in the cycle for clarinet and p...
by maestrob
Mon Aug 15, 2022 10:41 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Sri Lanka Collapsed First, but It Won’t Be the Last
Replies: 0
Views: 29

Sri Lanka Collapsed First, but It Won’t Be the Last

Aug. 15, 2022, 1:00 a.m. ET By Indrajit Samarajiva Mr. Samarajiva is a Sri Lankan writer who publishes at his blog Indi.ca. As a Sri Lankan, watching international news coverage of my country’s economic and political implosion is like showing up at your own funeral, with everybody speculating on how...
by maestrob
Mon Aug 15, 2022 9:52 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Hey! More ORMANDY (from the 1930s)
Replies: 16
Views: 267

Re: Hey! More ORMANDY (from the 1930s)

Thanks Brian The only Ormandy I have is the five LvB PCs and a couple of other PCs with Rubinstein and an excellent Carmina Burana Growing up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, I was happy to attend many concerts led by Ormandy in the Academy of Music during my high school years. During the 1960's, Or...
by maestrob
Mon Aug 15, 2022 9:39 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Absurd Argument Against Making Trump Obey the Law
Replies: 11
Views: 169

Re: The Absurd Argument Against Making Trump Obey the Law

...and especially the Rupert Murdoch owned press corp, whose lies and misinformation have skewed the brains of unsuspecting Americans as well as Australians for the past 30 years, and have gladly served as Trump's Ministry of Truth and Information. This is all on their slimy shoulders. Precisely. S...
by maestrob
Mon Aug 15, 2022 9:28 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: At the Salzburg Festival, Riches, Retreads and Notes of Caution
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: At the Salzburg Festival, Riches, Retreads and Notes of Caution

Interesting reporting. Am delighted that Cecelia Bartoli is running something now at the tender age of 56. Kabanova is a brilliant piece: perhaps we'll get to see a video soon? And too bad about Nelsons/Bronfman in the Bartok. It takes fierce concentration to make Bartok's music work: perhaps there ...
by maestrob
Mon Aug 15, 2022 9:14 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Lars Vogt
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Re: Lars Vogt

Rach3 wrote:
Sun Aug 14, 2022 7:59 pm
Prayers.

https://slippedisc.com/2022/08/lars-vog ... -be-alive/
More prayers.
by maestrob
Mon Aug 15, 2022 9:11 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Jordi Savall: Lachrimae Caravaggio (Hespèrion XXI): 2020 Video
Replies: 3
Views: 87

Re: Jordi Savall: Lachrimae Caravaggio (Hespèrion XXI): 2020 Video

Thank you for your comments, Belle. At last, something we can agree on. Having sung most of the major works written to the text of the Catholic Mass, I agree with Buckley's POV. The teaching of Latin in our schools has largely disappeared here. Ours is the last generation to have had that knowledge ...
by maestrob
Mon Aug 15, 2022 9:01 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Zofia Posmysz, Who Wrote of Life in Concentration Camps, Dies at 98
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Re: Zofia Posmysz, Who Wrote of Life in Concentration Camps, Dies at 98

Such an incredible life, Len. I wasn't aware of her until now. Thanks for posting this.
by maestrob
Sun Aug 14, 2022 11:27 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Defamation Suit About Election Falsehoods Puts Fox on Its Heels
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Defamation Suit About Election Falsehoods Puts Fox on Its Heels

The suit, filed by Dominion Voting Systems, could be one of the most consequential First Amendment cases in a generation. By Jeremy W. Peters Aug. 13, 2022 In the weeks after President Donald J. Trump lost the 2020 election, the Fox Business host Lou Dobbs claimed to have “tremendous evidence” that...
by maestrob
Sun Aug 14, 2022 11:07 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Can the F-150 Lightning Make Everyone Want a Truck That Plugs In?
Replies: 0
Views: 34

Can the F-150 Lightning Make Everyone Want a Truck That Plugs In?

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/13/business/electric-vehicles-battery-factory-georgia.html?unlocked_article_code=AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACEIPuomT1JKd6J17Vw1cRCfTTMQmqxCdw_PIxftm3iWka3DFDm8ZiO4IGImG9lzWIqdnatAvxTWQAcFMML4kQPFpi-VWI1BgURjtrJKPhJMfMmA6pIWpUWI_mZLRWLRyuRnbUl6EEsYtjruuo0DBdzGqHfyOjCE8JFo29sdnd1...
by maestrob
Sun Aug 14, 2022 10:48 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Why China’s Confidence Could Turn Out to Be a Weakness
Replies: 0
Views: 34

Why China’s Confidence Could Turn Out to Be a Weakness

State propaganda about China’s rise is stoking extreme nationalism. That could blind China to its problems, and could lead to conflict — perhaps over Taiwan. By Li Yuan Aug. 9, 2022 In his decade of ruling China, Xi Jinping has tried to imbue its people with confidence, telling them that the countr...
by maestrob
Sun Aug 14, 2022 9:54 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Jordi Savall: Lachrimae Caravaggio (Hespèrion XXI): 2020 Video
Replies: 3
Views: 87

Jordi Savall: Lachrimae Caravaggio (Hespèrion XXI): 2020 Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoK8eTqHzak Jordi Savall - viola da gamba Ferran Savall - voice Philippe Pierlot - viola da gamba Sergi Casademunt - viola da gamba Lorenz Dufschmidt - viola da gamba Xavier Puertas - violone Xavier Diaz-Latorre - lute, theorbo & guitar Perdo Estevan - percussions 0:...
by maestrob
Sun Aug 14, 2022 9:28 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Many Americans Think Congress Is More Broken Than It Actually Is
Replies: 0
Views: 34

Many Americans Think Congress Is More Broken Than It Actually Is

Aug. 14, 2022 By Farah Stockman Ms. Stockman is a member of the editorial board. In March, Congress overhauled the U.S. Postal Service, which had been on the brink of insolvency for years. In June, it passed the first major gun safety legislation in nearly three decades. In July, it voted to make th...
by maestrob
Sun Aug 14, 2022 8:59 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Absurd Argument Against Making Trump Obey the Law
Replies: 11
Views: 169

Re: The Absurd Argument Against Making Trump Obey the Law

The end is near for the former guy. Remember, he's a cornered rat now. Amazing things will happen between now and election day 2024, you can be sure. Never forget. :twisted: Even rats serve a purpose on this Earth and should not be summarily eraticated. Would you then say that things will become mo...
by maestrob
Sun Aug 14, 2022 8:42 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Idaho Supreme Court Rules That Strict Abortion Ban Can Take Effect
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Idaho Supreme Court Rules That Strict Abortion Ban Can Take Effect

In a late Friday ruling, the state’s highest court said that a ban could begin at the end of the month while legal challenges are reviewed. By Isabella Grullón Paz Aug. 13, 2022 Idaho’s near-total ban on abortion can go into effect at the end of August while legal challenges to the restrictions are...
by maestrob
Sun Aug 14, 2022 8:33 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Absurd Argument Against Making Trump Obey the Law
Replies: 11
Views: 169

Re: The Absurd Argument Against Making Trump Obey the Law

The end is near for the former guy.

Remember, he's a cornered rat now.

Amazing things will happen between now and election day 2024, you can be sure.

Never forget. :twisted:
by maestrob
Sun Aug 14, 2022 8:20 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Hey! More ORMANDY (from the 1930s)
Replies: 16
Views: 267

Re: Hey! More ORMANDY (from the 1930s)

Slightly off topic (I apologise) but I've been through the ripping process a while ago and it does take some time. While my CD collection is not anywhere near as large as many here it's still quite extensive at over 2000 CDs. The one really time consuming part is ripping compilation CDrs where you ...
by maestrob
Sat Aug 13, 2022 2:59 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Hey! More ORMANDY (from the 1930s)
Replies: 16
Views: 267

Re: Hey! More ORMANDY (from the 1930s)

jserraglio wrote:
Sat Aug 13, 2022 2:23 pm
I didn't lose it all, just part, because I had a backup. Turns out, I didn't lose the 1932 Sibelius 4th after all. I only had a 1962 broadcast of it by Stoki & the Phillies and that survived the crash. The premiere 4th has been released on Naxos 8.111399.
Great news, Joe. Thanks for the info.
by maestrob
Sat Aug 13, 2022 12:04 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Salman Rushdie is attacked onstage in Western New York.
Replies: 0
Views: 41

Salman Rushdie is attacked onstage in Western New York.

Aug. 12, 2022, 11:34 a.m. ETAug. 12, 2022 Aug. 12, 2022 Jay Root, David Gelles, Elizabeth A. Harris and Julia Jacobs CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. — Salman Rushdie spent years in hiding after the leadership of Iran called for his death following the publication of his novel “The Satanic Verses.” But in recent ye...
by maestrob
Sat Aug 13, 2022 11:05 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Lea Desandre & Thomas Dunford: Laissez durer la nuit (Festival de Maguelone, 2019)
Replies: 0
Views: 40

Lea Desandre & Thomas Dunford: Laissez durer la nuit (Festival de Maguelone, 2019)

Apr 2, 2020 "Laissez durer la nuit" Lea Desandre and Thomas Dunford perform French baroque music Subscribe for more content: https://goo.gl/ZWoSxm 1:05 Michel Lambert - Ma bergère est tendre et fidèle 3:03 Robert de Visée - Gavotte en ré minor 4:33 Marc-Antoine Charpentier - Celle qui fait tout mon ...
by maestrob
Sat Aug 13, 2022 11:00 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Lea Desandre, Ensemble Jupiter | « Lettres Amoureuses »
Replies: 0
Views: 38

Lea Desandre, Ensemble Jupiter | « Lettres Amoureuses »

« Lettres Amoureuses », par l'Ensemble Jupiter sous la direction de Thomas Dunford , Lea Desandre (mezzo-soprano), Cyril Poulet (violoncelle), Hugo Abraham (contrebasse), Sophie Gent (violon) et Théotime Langlois de Swarte (violon). Montage d’œuvres réalisé par Thomas Dunford et Lea Desandre 0:38 Mo...
by maestrob
Sat Aug 13, 2022 10:56 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: As Right-Wing Rhetoric Escalates, So Do Threats and Violence
Replies: 0
Views: 44

As Right-Wing Rhetoric Escalates, So Do Threats and Violence

Both threats of political violence and actual attacks have become a steady reality of American life. Experts blame dehumanizing and apocalyptic language. By Alan Feuer Aug. 13, 2022 Updated 8:39 a.m. ET The armed attack this week on an F.B.I. office in Ohio by a supporter of former President Donald...
by maestrob
Sat Aug 13, 2022 9:33 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: A European Music Festival’s Push for Diversity Stirs Debate
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Re: A European Music Festival’s Push for Diversity Stirs Debate

“We don’t have to be radical, but we should be aware,” Michael Haefliger, the festival’s executive and artistic director, said in an interview. “We should have this feeling of shaking the ground a little bit and realizing that we have for a long time excluded a certain part of the public.” This mak...
by maestrob
Sat Aug 13, 2022 9:25 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Lea Desandre Gives a Modern Voice to Early Music
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Re: Lea Desandre Gives a Modern Voice to Early Music

She's been catching on for a while. Her latest album is rated 5 stars on Amazon by 47 reviewers, so that's a plus. Of course she's on Spotify. https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/91zW2yKCwRS._SX425_.jpg Have enjoyed this album very much: https://d1iiivw74516uk.cloudfront.net/eyJidWNrZXQiOiJwcmVzdG8t...
by maestrob
Sat Aug 13, 2022 9:00 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Hey! More ORMANDY (from the 1930s)
Replies: 16
Views: 267

Re: Hey! More ORMANDY (from the 1930s)

Leopold Stokowski made the first recording of the Symphony No. 4 in Philadelphia. I used to own it on shellac and hope a transfer survived a HD crash. I’ll check. It sounds great. LS of course tinkers with the score. OUCH! :shock: I hope so too! Been using external SSDs (2TB ea.) to store my .wav f...
by maestrob
Fri Aug 12, 2022 11:03 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What the U.S. Gets Wrong About Iran
Replies: 0
Views: 52

What the U.S. Gets Wrong About Iran

By Karim Sadjadpour Mr. Sadjadpour is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he focuses on Iran and U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East. Aug. 12, 2022 Ibn Khaldun, the 14th-century North African scholar, wrote that empires tended not to last beyond three gene...
by maestrob
Fri Aug 12, 2022 10:47 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Absurd Argument Against Making Trump Obey the Law
Replies: 11
Views: 169

The Absurd Argument Against Making Trump Obey the Law

By Michelle Goldberg Opinion Columnist It took many accidents, catastrophes, misjudgments and mistakes for Donald Trump to win the presidency in 2016. Two particularly important errors came from James Comey, then the head of the F.B.I., who was excessively worried about what Trump’s supporters would...
by maestrob
Fri Aug 12, 2022 9:39 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Mediocre Heifetz
Replies: 9
Views: 232

Re: Mediocre Heifetz

Simkin:

Unable to participate as my security software blocked the download.

Suggest using youtube links in future, something we can all access.
by maestrob
Fri Aug 12, 2022 9:35 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Some new boxed sets to think about ...
Replies: 13
Views: 539

Re: Some new boxed sets to think about ...

I noted this on the JPC site about the Gieseking 48-CD set, due in November 2022. This is of great interest to me though I have already on CD the preponderance of this set, which has apparently been completely remastered from the earliest to latest recordings. If the set is priced right, given that...
by maestrob
Thu Aug 11, 2022 9:43 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: From the Workshop to the War: Creative Use of Drones Lifts Ukraine
Replies: 0
Views: 55

From the Workshop to the War: Creative Use of Drones Lifts Ukraine

While Russia lacks an effective long-range strike drone, Ukraine’s experimentation has produced an array of inexpensive, plastic aircraft, jury-rigged to drop grenades or other munitions. POKROVSKE, Ukraine — A private in the Ukrainian army unfolded the rotors of a common hobby drone and, with prac...
by maestrob
Thu Aug 11, 2022 8:42 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Too Darn Hot: How Summer Stages Are Threatened by Climate Change
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: Too Darn Hot: How Summer Stages Are Threatened by Climate Change

I'm surprised this hasn't been reported before. Thanks, Len.
by maestrob
Wed Aug 10, 2022 3:08 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: States With Abortion Bans Are Among Least Supportive for Mothers and Children
Replies: 4
Views: 264

Re: States With Abortion Bans Are Among Least Supportive for Mothers and Children

Only in Texas... :evil: :roll:

Incidentally, "preventative" is not a word, in spite of its widespread usage. The correct word is "preventive."

Just thought I'd nitpick.
by maestrob
Wed Aug 10, 2022 10:38 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: When America Joined the Cult of the Confederacy
Replies: 4
Views: 115

When America Joined the Cult of the Confederacy

Aug. 10, 2022 By Brent Staples Mr. Staples is a member of the editorial board. President Woodrow Wilson transformed government into an engine of white supremacy when he took office in 1913. His administration segregated a federal work force that had been integrated for 50 years and imposed separate ...
by maestrob
Wed Aug 10, 2022 9:44 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Lawless G.O.P. Response to the Raid at Mar-a-Lago
Replies: 3
Views: 92

The Lawless G.O.P. Response to the Raid at Mar-a-Lago

Aug. 9, 2022 By Caroline Fredrickson Ms. Fredrickson is a senior fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice and a visiting professor of law at Georgetown University. With the disclosure that the F.B.I. searched his winter palace at Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump has doubled down on his attacks on law enforc...
by maestrob
Wed Aug 10, 2022 9:33 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump declines to answer questions in New York deposition, invoking his right against self-incrimination.
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Trump declines to answer questions in New York deposition, invoking his right against self-incrimination.

By Ben Protess, Jonah E. Bromwich and William K. Rashbaum Donald J. Trump declined to answer questions from the New York state attorney general’s office on Wednesday, a stunning gamble in a high-stakes legal interview that is likely to determine the course of a civil investigation into his company’s...
by maestrob
Wed Aug 10, 2022 8:47 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: America's vaccine failure
Replies: 260
Views: 33125

Re: America's vaccine failure

We are both wearing masks for anything we do indoors and will continue to do so until the new booster shots are in our arms. After that, we reserve the right to don masks should a new variant show up, even though 95% of our population here in NYC are vaccinated. Why? So many people are not bothering...
by maestrob
Wed Aug 10, 2022 8:37 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: By Train, Bus or Uber, Giuliani Is Told to Come to Georgia
Replies: 0
Views: 60

By Train, Bus or Uber, Giuliani Is Told to Come to Georgia

A judge in Atlanta tentatively ordered Rudolph W. Giuliani to appear before a special grand jury investigating meddling in the 2020 election. By Danny Hakim and Richard Fausset Aug. 9, 2022 ATLANTA — Rudolph W. Giuliani, the lawyer for former President Donald J. Trump and a central figure in the in...
by maestrob
Wed Aug 10, 2022 8:10 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Some new boxed sets to think about ...
Replies: 13
Views: 539

Re: Some new boxed sets to think about ...

Bro wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 7:59 pm
Has any one here heard the new Solti London Box set ?
Not yet, but it's on order, thanks to your alert! :D

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by maestrob
Wed Aug 10, 2022 8:03 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Mediocre Heifetz
Replies: 9
Views: 232

Re: Mediocre Heifetz

Hello Simkin, and welcome aboard. :D

Wednesday is my opera day, so I'll hear your two options perhaps tomorrow or Friday.

Rach3: I am a huge fan of Zimmermann, who is one of the best of the current crop. I will definitely be hearing it soon. Thanks.
by maestrob
Tue Aug 09, 2022 11:47 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: At Mostly Mozart Concerts, Casual Vibes and High Musical Values
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: At Mostly Mozart Concerts, Casual Vibes and High Musical Values

I think Mostly Mozart is a better fit in Alice Tully Hall, frankly. That hall even has it's own pipe organ installed should that be called on, something missing from both Carnegie and Geffen Hall.