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by Rach3
Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Beatrice Rana live
Replies: 4
Views: 715

Re: Pianist Beatrice Rana live

I apologize for the missing link, thanks for bringing my "senior moment " to my attention as her recital was a must hear,IMHO:

https://www.rtbf.be/auvio/detail_concert?id=2629673
by Rach3
Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Beatrice Rana live
Replies: 4
Views: 715

Pianist Beatrice Rana live

Extraordinary playing, even if this were a studio-edited cd. Live; Mon Dieu !: Enregistré le 20/11/2019 à l'Auditorium, Parco della Musica, Rome Frédéric Chopin : 12 Etudes, op. 25 Isaac Albéniz : Livre 3, d' 'Iberia' Igor Stravinsky : 3 mouvemnts de Petrushka' Frédéric Chopin : Prélude No. 13 en fa...
by Rach3
Wed Apr 29, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: We must choose 'loss of American lives' over 'loss of our way of life as Americans'
Replies: 48
Views: 5551

Re: We must choose 'loss of American lives' over 'loss of our way of life as Americans'

From Harvard Professor Tribe today: " We have 57,000 of the world’s 213,000 deaths: around 27%. But we’re under 4% of the world’s population. That’s a ratio of ~ 7:1. So Trump’s roughly 7 times as inept as the average world leader. What else do those entrusting their lives to this narcissistic moron...
by Rach3
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 941
Views: 786222

Re: What I listened to today

One of the great piano sonatas ever, Clementi's Op.25,# 5, in F# minor, Mario Tipo from my EMI cd: https://tinyurl.com/yct6r4c3
by Rach3
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: I'd like to hear from CMGers how you are doing
Replies: 36
Views: 2905

Re: I'd like to hear from CMGers how you are doing

Here in Queensland, we've never really been housebound, only getting as far as what seems to be called level 3 restrictions....Time will tell. Good to hear about you and Barney. I may be in error, but I believe the period Nov.,2019 to March,2020 has been one of the driest and hottest on record ther...
by Rach3
Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 941
Views: 786222

Re: What I listened to today

A recital of piano 4-hands of Satie’s “Morceaux en from de poire”, Ravel’s “Rhapsodie espagnole” and “Bolero “ , Debussy’s “Nuage et Fete extraits de Nocturnes-Iberia:III. Le nation d’un jour de fete extrait des Images”, pianists Jos van Immerseel and Ayako Ito. I believe in Marseilles recently , pl...
by Rach3
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: I'd like to hear from CMGers how you are doing
Replies: 36
Views: 2905

Re: I'd like to hear from CMGers how you are doing

lennygoran wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:56 am
--and of course the wine store.

"Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water."
W. C. Fields
by Rach3
Sun Apr 26, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 941
Views: 786222

Re: What I listened to today

George Lloyd’s PC # 3, Kathryn Stott,pinaist,with BBC Phil. under the composer, 1989 Albany Records Cd, first mov. here, all 3 movs. are at YT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoIU8Yg3yAo Took me a couple listenings over a couple years, but I now enjoy the 50-minute work, even if the last mov. does ...
by Rach3
Sun Apr 26, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump vs Post Office ( ie, vs. Bezos and Washington Post )
Replies: 1
Views: 772

Re: Trump vs Post Office ( ie, vs. Bezos and Washington Post )

Full article: President Trump on Friday threatened to block an emergency loan to shore up the U.S. Postal Service unless it dramatically raised shipping prices on online retailers, an unprecedented move to seize control of the agency that analysts said could plunge its finances into a deeper hole. “...
by Rach3
Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 941
Views: 786222

Re: What I listened to today

Very nice 2018 performance in Netherlands by one of the Dutch Jussen brothers ( perhaps one of each ) of Bartok's Op.14 Suite and his Piano Sonata,transparent,lyrical, "night music" and "bird song" highlighted in the Sonata rather than percussion. I did not hear the other works on the program as wan...
by Rach3
Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: We must choose 'loss of American lives' over 'loss of our way of life as Americans'
Replies: 48
Views: 5551

Re: We must choose 'loss of American lives' over 'loss of our way of life as Americans'

https://tinyurl.com/ycptvryx Virus effect on municipal water supplies
ttps://tinyurl.com/y8xn7sl6 Food supply threat

These are obviously not just Iowa effects.
by Rach3
Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Lyin' King
Replies: 2
Views: 885

Re: The Lyin' King

https://tinyurl.com/yb6r5fl8 Flag day some day ?
by Rach3
Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Garrick Ohlsson live
Replies: 5
Views: 1051

Pianist Garrick Ohlsson live

https://www.wqxr.org/#!/ NYC In Concert Garrick Ohlsson, piano, livestreaming in NYC in late March.Had not heard his playing in quite some time, recorded or live. Enjoyed the Beethoven, the Chopin not as much. BEETHOVEN: Sonata in B-flat Major, Op. 22 ( one of my fav LvB sonatas ) CHOPIN: Impromptu ...
by Rach3
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: We must choose 'loss of American lives' over 'loss of our way of life as Americans'
Replies: 48
Views: 5551

Re: We must choose 'loss of American lives' over 'loss of our way of life as Americans'

From David Leonhardt's NYT column today, and for those who think we can re-open for the low risk while just the high risk stay home: Discussing the fact virus more deadly than flu : " A few basic calculations show how scary a 0.5 percent death rate is. If about one in three Americans ultimately get ...
by Rach3
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump suggests 'injection' of disinfectant could beat coronavirus and 'clean' the lungs
Replies: 11
Views: 1664

Re: Trump suggests 'injection' of disinfectant could beat coronavirus and 'clean' the lungs

From David Leonhardt's NYT column today, and for those who think we can re-open for the low risk while just the high risk stay home: Discussing the fact virus more deadly than flu : " A few basic calculations show how scary a 0.5 percent death rate is. If about one in three Americans ultimately get ...
by Rach3
Thu Apr 23, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 941
Views: 786222

Re: What I listened to today

Solo piano music of Paul Ben-Haim, Gila Goldstein, pianist, my Centaur Records cd , an excerpt here ( whole cd is at YT ) :

https://tinyurl.com/ybtv5j9l
by Rach3
Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 941
Views: 786222

Re: What I listened to today

Ned Rorem's PIano Sonata # 3, Thomas Lanners, pianist,Centaur cd :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lyihU8lIUA
by Rach3
Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: On line Opera
Replies: 1
Views: 742

On line Opera

FWW, BBCR3 every Thursday has an opera matinee, and it's also archived, and often features little known works. I usually dont listen , but may be of interest here. Audio only.For example:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000hppl
by Rach3
Wed Apr 22, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Mompou's "Musica callada" live
Replies: 0
Views: 1106

Mompou's "Musica callada" live

I suspect a rare chance to hear these works live,complete(?). Not my fav Mompou, but wonderful; I should probably quit procrastinating, get the composer’s recording. Some respite for our times; stay well. Enregistré le 29/01/2019 au Oriol Martorell Hall, L' Auditori, Barcelona Federico Mompou - Músi...
by Rach3
Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Cyprien Katsaris live
Replies: 6
Views: 1302

Re: Pianist Cyprien Katsaris live

Thanks for the review.I have his cd of solo piano music of Sergei Bortkiewicz I can recommend.
by Rach3
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: We must choose 'loss of American lives' over 'loss of our way of life as Americans'
Replies: 48
Views: 5551

Re: We must choose 'loss of American lives' over 'loss of our way of life as Americans'

What other countries have done with same info US had/has:

https://tinyurl.com/ydbj9auy

“ So maybe we shouldn’t be surprised that the United States isn’t reducing the spread of the virus as well as many other countries. We don’t seem to be trying as hard.” Leonhardt,NYT
by Rach3
Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Severin Von Eckardstein live
Replies: 0
Views: 1185

Pianist Severin Von Eckardstein live

A pianist I always try to hear , Severin Von Eckardstein, live in Berlin April 20, 2020, plays and interview ( in English ).Great playing here. Debussy, Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun Chopin,Nocturne,Op.27,# 2 Medtner,Elegy,Op.59,# 2 Interview Prokofieff, Sonata # 8 (Maybe a little issue near en...
by Rach3
Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Cyprien Katsaris live
Replies: 6
Views: 1302

Pianist Cyprien Katsaris live

Must see TV video for pianophiles.YT sound, but ticket price is good. Recorded at the Vila-seca Music Festival, Auditori Josep Carreras (Spain) on 11 July 2015.Unfortunately, I am not fluent in Spanish,thus could not hear his several comments during the recital. But the playing ! Programme ( no Inte...
by Rach3
Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: We must choose 'loss of American lives' over 'loss of our way of life as Americans'
Replies: 48
Views: 5551

Re: We must choose 'loss of American lives' over 'loss of our way of life as Americans'

And if five years is too long, at what point can people suggest we let people in low risk groups return to work and certain other activities without you making fun of them? You do not have the right to get drunk, even if you think you are not, drive, and kill me. If you are a business owner or pers...
by Rach3
Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump approval rating in Gallup poll takes nose dive as 60% of women give Trump 'thumbs down'
Replies: 23
Views: 2524

Re: Trump approval rating in Gallup poll takes nose dive as 60% of women give Trump 'thumbs down'

Excerpts from WAPO’s newsletter today, with links to the sources if you are interested, displaying the lies and criminal recklessness of Trump and the GOP: https://tinyurl.com/y8oakyka : Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) mocked California's beach bans and said, “I think we’ve got to be promoting people to get e...
by Rach3
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Pianist Kit Armstrong live
Replies: 0
Views: 1140

Pianist Kit Armstrong live

Young pianist Kit Armstrong (Brendel protege I believe ) at De Doelen,Rotterdam,May 10,2019.Interesting program, but I heard only the Beethoven Op.101, very nicely done. In “Notebooks” Richter says Op.101 is “horribly difficult to play”, more so than Op.111, and “riskier” than “Hammerklavier.” Josep...
by Rach3
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: We must choose 'loss of American lives' over 'loss of our way of life as Americans'
Replies: 48
Views: 5551

Re: We must choose 'loss of American lives' over 'loss of our way of life as Americans'

Stay too long at your fav bar, have too much, just trying to drive home,kill some one you did not intend to kill, probably get years in jail. Dont stay home,reopen, despite not knowing if you or customers infected or not,spread the virus, kill people, you're a "big-boy" . Sick.
by Rach3
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Orthodox Easter
Replies: 0
Views: 1171

Orthodox Easter

Here are pianists, Rudenko and Lugansky, live (audio, score ) playing "Easter" from Rachmaninoff's Op.5 Suite,as today I believe is Orthodox Easter .Need to start in at about 19:24 ( there is a link in "Show Me" you can click to get straight there ) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfXKKLqpVi4
by Rach3
Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Turina piano trios
Replies: 1
Views: 733

Re: Turina piano trios

Found these also at YT ( but not the F major ). The Trio Arbos has a 2000 Naxos cd of all 4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3pg8aiy3SA (Audio,score ) Piano Trio # 1, Op.35, Heifetz,Piatigorsky,Pennario https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ryjpXhJ-dE (Audio,score) Fantasy for Piano,Violin,and Cello ,”C...
by Rach3
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Turina piano trios
Replies: 1
Views: 733

Turina piano trios

Joaquin Turina, Piano Trio No.2,Op.76 (1933), Jon Kumara Parker,piano,Stephen Tavani,violin,Ronald Leonard,cello ( I believe the violinist and cellist were previously of the Tokyo Quartet). Heard first time last night, wonderful, this may be live as I have not found a recording: https://www.youtube....
by Rach3
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump on the Titanic
Replies: 3
Views: 981

Re: Trump on the Titanic

Trump's new reopen plan has no comprehensive National testing,ie. plan is another Trump hoax.Wont use DPA to produce tests.WHO offered its tests in Jan.,Trump refused, had CDC/FDA do own which were botched.Trump is criminally reckless.
by Rach3
Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Keyboard works of Orlando Gibbons
Replies: 8
Views: 1558

Re: Keyboard works of Orlando Gibbons

I understand exactly what the words mean, but what does he actually mean? In my own opinion, Gould liked Gibbons and here he is just putting one over on whoever he's talking to at this time. He really liked to do that. I bought the set because (a) I knew of Daniel-Ben Pienaar and, (b) had heard 1 o...
by Rach3
Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Hamelin / Wosner live
Replies: 0
Views: 1280

Hamelin / Wosner live

I watched the Hamelin here thru the Scriabin. Be patient as after you click on the play arrow, takes about 3 mins to come on, to give you a chance to donate to the Y, but a donation not required. The Enescu a must hear for pianophiles, my first hearing. I had also not heard him play the Bach, Faure ...
by Rach3
Wed Apr 15, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Timeline shows how Trump screwed up coronovirus response
Replies: 20
Views: 2655

Re: Timeline shows how Trump screwed up coronovirus response

What a sick SOB. Even sicker, those in power who enable such behavior.Sieg Heil !

https://tinyurl.com/s4jo3qm Trump’s name on checks
by Rach3
Wed Apr 15, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Leslie Howard's Liszt lessons video
Replies: 2
Views: 783

Leslie Howard's Liszt lessons video

Pianist Leslie Howard gives a lesson on the 3 Concert Etudes,S.144, of Liszt , about 20 mins. video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vz55qiW ... e=youtu.be

Also there at YT , his lesson on the B minor Sonata I did not hear.

Needless to say, I play neither.
by Rach3
Wed Apr 15, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Timeline shows how Trump screwed up coronovirus response
Replies: 20
Views: 2655

Re: Timeline shows how Trump screwed up coronovirus response

The WHO may have failed. China has failed. Trump has failed. We get to vote on one of them this November. More news re: the " reopen America " scam: https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/14/health/coronavirus-antibody-tests-scientists/index.html https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/14/health/social-distancing-research...
by Rach3
Wed Apr 15, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Present-day HMS Bounty cabin boy calls for mutiny
Replies: 4
Views: 1183

Re: Present-day HMS Bounty cabin boy calls for mutiny

“Mutiny On The Bounty” was one of my all time favorite movies. A good old fashioned mutiny every now and then is an exciting and invigorating thing to watch, especially when the mutineers need so much from the Captain. Too easy! How did this bloomin' bellend get to be President? He did not have the...
by Rach3
Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 941
Views: 786222

Re: What I listened to today

Debussy’s 1916 Violin Sonata and Franck’s Violin Sonata, Renaud Capucon, Andras Schiff live at 2019 Verbier Festival.Had not heard Schiff recently ( if ever) in this repertoire. I enjoy Debussy’s “ late “ period works, although I do not have a recording of this violin sonata , just the cello sonata....
by Rach3
Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Keyboard works of Orlando Gibbons
Replies: 8
Views: 1558

Re: Keyboard works of Orlando Gibbons

PhilipM wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:58 am
Daniel-Ben is a super pianist.
Agreed. He has recordings of all the Mozart piano sonatas, all the Beethoven piano sonatas, as well as the "Goldberg" and "Diabelli". He may have embarked on Schubert's piano sonatas as well (?).I have only the Gibbons.
by Rach3
Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Keyboard works of Orlando Gibbons
Replies: 8
Views: 1558

Keyboard works of Orlando Gibbons

Listening to pianist Daniel-Ben Pienaar's Deux Elles label 2-cd set of mine of solo keyboard works of Orlando Gibbons (Glenn Gould's fav composer reportedly ) , quite soothing at this time : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3AH7CFd9q0&t=4961s At the YT "Show More" you can click and scroll down to in...