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by Nashvillebill
Tue Dec 18, 2007 2:06 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What's Your Favorite XMas Bah! Humbug! Song
Replies: 25
Views: 2962

I know I don't post here much but I love this one!!!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P37xPiRz1sg


for all my southern redneck friends!
by Nashvillebill
Mon Jul 30, 2007 9:51 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Replies: 8
Views: 2202

Thanks for the input everyone! And Lance thanks for the welcome back. to clarify and narrow the scope some more here is a list of what works are in our catalog. I am still researching each of the releases as to the conductor and time frame of recording but these were all released on Intersound (sinc...
by Nashvillebill
Fri Jul 27, 2007 9:15 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Replies: 8
Views: 2202

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Hey everyone! It's been a while since I've been on here but just wanted to send my greetings. So we have a really great collection of Royal Philharmonic recordings from a wide range of composers and conductors. I'm trying to come up with some compilations that would be interesting and not your stand...
by Nashvillebill
Mon Mar 26, 2007 12:27 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What bothers me about John Edwards
Replies: 25
Views: 6561

Lets put it another way. Say a computer programmer at a credit card company decides to go into business for himself. Lets say he writes code that at just one point in the calculation works a result out to 3 decimal points, raises the bill to the next highest cent even in cases where the cardholder ...
by Nashvillebill
Mon Mar 26, 2007 12:02 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: DVD empire sale on classical music DVD's
Replies: 0
Views: 1903

DVD empire sale on classical music DVD's

Hey All,

FYI - There is a huge sale going on through DVDEmpire online with all Naxos and their distributed label DVD's. Check it out at http://www.dvdempire.com/Content/pm/nax ... media_id=0

enjoy!
Bill
by Nashvillebill
Wed Mar 21, 2007 10:41 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: March releases from Naxos and distributed labels
Replies: 2
Views: 2450

I should have the april releases up by the end of the week. These all will be releases on March 27. But the Jose Serebrier is now available as a pre-release on iTunes...
by Nashvillebill
Mon Mar 19, 2007 4:20 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: March releases from Naxos and distributed labels
Replies: 2
Views: 2450

March releases from Naxos and distributed labels

NAXOS 8557523 Schoenberg, Arnold Pierrot Lunaire Craft, Philharmonia Orchestra, Twentieth Century Ensemble, Hulse, Varcoe, Silja, Wyn-Rogers NAXOS 8557854 Grieg, Edvard Orchestrated Piano Pieces RSNO, Engeset NAXOS AMERICAN CLASSICS 8559303 Serebrier, Jose Symphony No. 2: Partita Serebrier, London P...
by Nashvillebill
Mon Feb 26, 2007 10:34 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: HANS KRÁSA’S BRUNDIBÁR ON CBS’s 60 MINUTES
Replies: 1
Views: 3630

HANS KRÁSA’S BRUNDIBÁR ON CBS’s 60 MINUTES

Hey All, the story behind this was featured on 60 Minutes last night (though I'm sure everyone was watching the oscars! :D ) here's the link to the 60minutes feature: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/02/23/60minutes/main2508458.shtml HANS KRÁSA’S BRUNDIBÁR ON CBS’s 60 MINUTES News Magazine Show T...
by Nashvillebill
Mon Feb 26, 2007 10:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Classical Music Demographics
Replies: 14
Views: 7118

Corylss, Thank you thank you thank you! that info is very helpful. I guess to specify more what I'm looking for is of all the demographic catagories who is buying classical music and even if possible how and what. With a focus more on acutal buying cd's or downloads. For example what percentage of 1...
by Nashvillebill
Mon Feb 26, 2007 9:39 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Virgil Thomson's Score on NAXOS DVD
Replies: 1
Views: 3575

There have been some fantastic reviews in som major newpapers about this as well as a piece of NPR weekend edition. There's a great inverview with the people that put this together.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/stor ... Id=7383051
by Nashvillebill
Fri Feb 23, 2007 4:47 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Classical Music Demographics
Replies: 14
Views: 7118

Piston - Thanks for that link, It is very helpful and I may be able to snag a few things from there. Nashvillebill wrote: a lot has changed in those 5 years. Like what? Well let's see... the market for Downloading music vs. buying physical product has dramatically increased. Online retailers have op...
by Nashvillebill
Fri Feb 23, 2007 1:12 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Classical Music Demographics
Replies: 14
Views: 7118

Classical Music Demographics

Hey everyone, So I've been trying to find a study or something that's reletively up to date on the demographics of classical music consumers. The most recent thing I"ve seen is a study from 2002 but that is 5 years old and a lot has changed in those 5 years. IF anyone has any links or knowledge of s...
by Nashvillebill
Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:30 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Big time Brain teaser...
Replies: 8
Views: 5732

Well to put the fun back in it lets just go with all 20th centry music!
by Nashvillebill
Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:28 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: On-Topic: MySpace and Classical Music
Replies: 15
Views: 21656

www.myspace.com/naxoslabel

Naxos has a myspace site that we're starting to update with all of our new releases and video clips as well as podcasts.
by Nashvillebill
Fri Feb 09, 2007 3:56 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Big time Brain teaser...
Replies: 8
Views: 5732

Big time Brain teaser...

ok all....Let's strech your noggins and see who can come up with the most facts. I'm looking to try and connect 20th Centry post-war music to other Genre's. For example Philip Glass used David Bowies Heroes song as a basis for the Heroes Symphony. Varese influenced Frank Zappa... George Crumb was Ur...
by Nashvillebill
Thu Feb 08, 2007 11:07 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Do you collect classical music DVDs as well?
Replies: 27
Views: 14061

Anyways, does anyone have any recommenadations on Wagner opera's on DVD? Opus Arte and Arthaus both have some very interesting versions of Wagner operas. I think that it's hard to recomend something specific because it could be a fantastic opera production but the filming of it could be terrible an...
by Nashvillebill
Tue Feb 06, 2007 6:09 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: NAXOS IS THE Label!
Replies: 19
Views: 8630

Ralp, Our sales rep in NY is excellent about setting up sales and promotions with people like J&R, Borders, B&N, etc. I'll keep you updated as to when specials like this occure. As far as the recording quality, things have vastly improved from the past. This is due to both better technology and bett...
by Nashvillebill
Mon Feb 05, 2007 4:34 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: NAXOS IS THE Label!
Replies: 19
Views: 8630

NAXOS IS THE Label
I would have to agree Ralph! Glad you enjoyed the sale.
by Nashvillebill
Mon Feb 05, 2007 4:18 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Do you collect classical music DVDs as well?
Replies: 27
Views: 14061

This one is pretty good from Opus Arte it's a little on the expensive side but a great collection

http://www.opusarte.com/pages/product.asp?ProductID=174
by Nashvillebill
Mon Feb 05, 2007 3:17 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Do you collect classical music DVDs as well?
Replies: 27
Views: 14061

Naxos of America (naxos' distribution wing) distributes DVD's as well. So far we distribute TDK, Euroarts, Arthaus Musik, Opus Arte, The Christopher Nupen Films, & Ideale Audiance (Juxtapositions). If y'all would like I can give a list of each month's new releases from these labels. Here's what was ...
by Nashvillebill
Fri Feb 02, 2007 6:02 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Big Sale at J&R in New York
Replies: 1
Views: 2851

Big Sale at J&R in New York

Hey everyone, If you live in New York or in close proximity the big J&R store at Park Row is having a huge Naxos Sale and will have all the distributed labels as well. It's a good chance to get some Naxos even cheaper as they have really stocked up.

-Peace
Bill
by Nashvillebill
Fri Jan 26, 2007 3:16 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Marin Alsop on Mahler's Fifth
Replies: 16
Views: 8253

What is the Naxos marketing strength for Alsop? Is it the music, or that she is female? The fact that Marin is a woman hasn't played much into the marketing of her latest releases from Naxos. I think her talent and abilities were probably noticed early on more so because of her gender but I would g...
by Nashvillebill
Thu Jan 25, 2007 10:40 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: my first post = question #1 :)
Replies: 27
Views: 12632

Hello Paco, You know this will really have nothign to do with Bach, but as a DJ you might be itnerested in some of the 20th century music. Some of it's really out there but could really lead to some very interesting creations. Guys like Terry Riley, John Cage, Stockhausen, PHilip Glass and others mi...
by Nashvillebill
Thu Jan 25, 2007 10:08 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: historical recording question
Replies: 20
Views: 8044

These are some awesome suggestions... Let's boraden this topic even more though and say they don't necessarily have to be historic but just some of the greatest performers or conductors or classical music event you'd like to see on film?
by Nashvillebill
Wed Jan 24, 2007 5:37 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Corner Pub May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: So what music do you guys like besides classical?
Replies: 26
Views: 12475

Ok.... I'm stepping out on a limb here and saying that I like Country!! well not all of it and I more so love the songs them selves vs. the people singing them. I love the songwriters of country music as it's some of the most moving and enjoyable lyrics if you really listen. if you dissagree listen ...
by Nashvillebill
Wed Jan 24, 2007 5:12 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: historical recording question
Replies: 20
Views: 8044

historical recording question

ok, So I've got a question for everyone. If you had access to any/every performace in the recorded era on video who would you like to see and which performance? I ask because there are so many historical cd's out there but very few videos or visual options to see these masters of their day perform. ...
by Nashvillebill
Tue Jan 23, 2007 11:36 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Naxos in January
Replies: 18
Views: 8662

I just figured I would bring this back to the top to remind everyone of what's available next week from Naxos. Also for those inclined to downloading the three Alsop releases (Brahms 3, Carmina Burana, and Heroes symphony) are all pre-released on itunes.

Hope everyone had a good weekend!
Bill
by Nashvillebill
Fri Jan 12, 2007 10:19 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Virgil Thompson and the Plow that Broke the Plains
Replies: 2
Views: 1722

I was able to snag a preview copy of it and it was very cool. I'd never seen it before and it was very interesting. Being from Georgia, out teachers only really brushed over the Dust Bowl in class but some of the photos and film work is really cool... Almost like you could see this thing on the hist...
by Nashvillebill
Wed Jan 10, 2007 4:59 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: A new era for classical music?
Replies: 8
Views: 3132

Hey Ralph,

Very cool to know about the Lincoln Center B&N. They have been great recently about incorporating more Naxos product in their stores. With those books and that promotion their doing of the Very Best of series any one who is a newbie to classical has many opportuinites to learn.
by Nashvillebill
Wed Jan 10, 2007 3:30 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Virgil Thompson and the Plow that Broke the Plains
Replies: 2
Views: 1722

Virgil Thompson and the Plow that Broke the Plains

Hey all, Just wanted to share this press release about this new release comming out in the End of january. Any historical film fans out there? NAXOS TO RELEASE PARE LORENTZ FILMS THE PLOW THAT BROKE THE PLAINS AND THE RIVER ON DVD JANUARY 30th—WITH FIRST MODERN RECORDED VERSIONS OF VIRGIL THOMSON S...
by Nashvillebill
Wed Jan 10, 2007 1:35 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: A new era for classical music?
Replies: 8
Views: 3132

I will have to agree with Ralph and that that number is alterd by the Josh Grobans, Il Divo, and Andrea Bochelli's. Considering about 3 million of those units alone from 2006 are from 2 cds (Groban - Awake, Bochelli - Amore) If you look at this weeks top sellers you have the three mentioned above + ...
by Nashvillebill
Fri Dec 29, 2006 11:27 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Naxos in January
Replies: 18
Views: 8662

Also If I remember correctly for another couple threads there are some people here who are big fans of Allan Pettersson. CPO is releasing a box set of his complete symphonies and will be available in January as well. it's a 12 disc box set. That's a lot of Pettersson!!
by Nashvillebill
Wed Dec 27, 2006 10:02 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Naxos in January
Replies: 18
Views: 8662

Yes these are all US releases and will be available at the end of january. So save up all the gift cards and chirstmas money till then!

Ralph, the alsop brahms is fantastic. I snagged a promo copy and listened to it over the break and really enjoyed it. It's on par with the first two.
by Nashvillebill
Thu Dec 21, 2006 5:46 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Naxos in January
Replies: 18
Views: 8662

Naxos in January

For those of you interested here's what's comming in January from Naxos: 8660175-78 WAGNER Siegfried (Soloists, Stuttgart State Opera Chorus & Orchestra, Zagrosek) 8557430 BRAHMS “Symphony No.3” (London PO, Alsop) 8559325 GLASS “Heroes Symphony” (Bournemouth SO, Alsop) 8559295 HAILSTORK “Symphonies ...
by Nashvillebill
Wed Dec 20, 2006 4:46 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Minimalism help
Replies: 1
Views: 1317

Minimalism help

So we've got a new recording of Terry Riley's in C comming out in January and I was wondering if there were any really cool organizations or groups that focus on Minimalist music or Riley in particular. I find this music so incredible in concept although listening to it can drive you crazy! Thanks! ...
by Nashvillebill
Mon Dec 18, 2006 6:00 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: New Naxos!!
Replies: 18
Views: 5218

I wonder how Schwarz/Seattle will register with this landmark American symphony...the orchestral demands are severe, really tough stuff. these Seattle recordings are sometimes quite good [Hanson - Merry Mount , Schuman 7], and at other times pretty bland and routine. anyone heard the Schwarz yet?? ...
by Nashvillebill
Tue Dec 12, 2006 1:23 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: carl orff - carmina burana, which cd release to buy?
Replies: 14
Views: 5179

Naxos is releasing an excellent recording of Carmina Burana 0n january 30th featuring Marin Alsop and the Bournemouth SO (8570033). There was an interview a while back with her about this recording on Weekend Edition on NPR also an exclusive Itunes ep with some highlights.... There's also a great wi...
by Nashvillebill
Thu Nov 30, 2006 3:57 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Opera on DVD
Replies: 8
Views: 2229

Opera on DVD

Hello All! I am very currious to know how many of you purchase Operas on video/dvd. I was looking at a bunch of DVD's and while I'm sure it can't compare to actually being there I find some of them to be facinating and others to be less so. Are there any hardcore opera nuts out there that get into t...
by Nashvillebill
Tue Nov 28, 2006 12:45 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: anniversaries 2007?
Replies: 9
Views: 2862

Naxos turns 20! There will be some pretty exciting things happening next year in conjunction with it!
by Nashvillebill
Wed Nov 22, 2006 5:48 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Goodbye Sony/BMG...
Replies: 12
Views: 2893

well I have to admit it is a pretty sad thing for the Classical music world. That just means everyone will have to buy their cd's from Naxos! :) Sorry, just had to :twisted: anyway... I have to say this speaks more to the major labels problems with running their companies in a profitable way than it...
by Nashvillebill
Wed Nov 22, 2006 1:14 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Goodbye Sony/BMG...
Replies: 12
Views: 2893

Goodbye Sony/BMG...

THis is from Digital Music News today.... Sony BMG Sheds Executives Within Classical Division Sony BMG has recently cut a handful of executives within its Masterworks classical division. The downsizing included label president Gilbert Hetherwick and a group of vice presidents, directors, and assista...
by Nashvillebill
Wed Nov 15, 2006 12:35 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: As Requested... Naxos releases for Nov. & Dec.
Replies: 2
Views: 1372

johnQpublic,

Any of the november titles you can search for on Naxos.com and if you sign in you can listen to clips of them..

here's the link for the Toch

http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp ... e=8.559282
by Nashvillebill
Tue Nov 14, 2006 12:20 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: As Requested... Naxos releases for Nov. & Dec.
Replies: 2
Views: 1372

As Requested... Naxos releases for Nov. & Dec.

As requested in another thread here are the releases from Naxos for November and December. Enjoy!! Available November 21st 8.557582: GINASTERA, Panambí, Estancia , (London Symphony Orchestra / Gisele Ben-Dor) 8.559280: BERNSTEIN, Dybbuk, Fancy Free , (Mel Ulrich, Baritone / Mark Risinger, Bass / Nas...
by Nashvillebill
Tue Nov 14, 2006 11:47 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: New Naxos!!
Replies: 18
Views: 5218

Glad to help Lance! Ralph is correct in that there are legal issues in selling the historical recordings in that we do not have the rights to distribute them in the US. But anywhere else in the world it is perfectly legal to sell them and for you to buy them. Distribution Rights can be a tricky thin...
by Nashvillebill
Mon Nov 13, 2006 6:03 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Help me through the wilderness
Replies: 11
Views: 3580

The good thing about things that have been recorded in the past is that a good engineer can do wonders remastering old recordings to make them really stand out. So don't let the date it was recorded get in your way of purchasing something. Also don't forget that twoartists can record the same piece ...
by Nashvillebill
Mon Nov 13, 2006 5:33 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: New Naxos!!
Replies: 18
Views: 5218

Hey Lance...Unfortunatly Naxos won't have any of those historical titles for a while.... but if you're really wanting to get them and know any Canadians they they can probably hook you up!! Also Just released from Naxos is an exclusive EP on Itunes of Marin Alsop doing Carmina Burana which is a fore...
by Nashvillebill
Mon Nov 06, 2006 5:18 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Cool New Arkiv Boxes
Replies: 1
Views: 1205

Cool New Arkiv Boxes

There are some cool box sets available on Arkiv. 25 discs for 100 bucks. Which equals out to about 4 bucks each! Apparently they are only available on Arkiv.

http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/lis ... ist_id=734
by Nashvillebill
Mon Oct 09, 2006 11:35 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Jean Sibelius
Replies: 115
Views: 21601

Jean Sibelius

So I'm trying to do some research into Sibelius and currious to know if there are any fan clubs, societies or organizations that focus on Sibelius and his music or any websites that may give me more info. I'm not very familier with his music and we're getting ready to have a documentary about him. T...
by Nashvillebill
Thu Oct 05, 2006 4:02 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Any experiences with classical music on mp3 players?
Replies: 14
Views: 4265

As an experiment I bought, for $16.99 yesterday, a NAXOS MP3 "key" that will allow me to download all of Beethoven's symphonies and I intend to do that tomorrow. Hey Ralph, I'm currious to know you impressions of the MPKey product? was it easy to use? Would you recomend it for others who are new to...
by Nashvillebill
Fri Sep 15, 2006 4:36 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Feedback on new product from Naxos
Replies: 7
Views: 2242

Maybe I'm not reading the press release carefully enough. Let's say I buy the Beethoven symphonies package. Am I getting a password and instructions, or a CD-ROM? If the latter, where does the downloading have to come in? All the Beethoven symphonies on mp3 will fit easily on a CD-ROM. If I'm buyin...