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by johnQpublic
Sun Feb 19, 2012 10:08 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Glinka - Overture to "Prince Kholmsky" (Svetlanov/Regis)
Scriabin - Symphony No. 1 (Muti/EMI)
by johnQpublic
Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:42 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Lortzing - Overture to "Der Waffenschmied" (Guhl/Marco Polo)
Reger - Intermezzo, Op. 45, No. 3 (composer/Intercord)
Weingartner - Symphony #5 (Letonja/cpo)
by johnQpublic
Thu Feb 16, 2012 6:39 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

LPs

Handel - Overtue to "Scipio" (Bonynge/London)
F. J. Haydn - Organ Concerto, Hob. XVIII: 8 (Chorzempa/Philips)
Gretry/Gevaert - Danses villageoises (Strauss/Seraphim)
Beethoven - Ruins of Athens (Beecham/Angel)
by johnQpublic
Wed Feb 15, 2012 12:47 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Cherubini - Overture to "Lodoiska" (Frontalini/Nuova Era)
Gounod - "O, legere hirondelle from "Mireille" (Dessay/EMI)
Bruch - Violin Concerto #3 (Krecher/MDG)
by johnQpublic
Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:30 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Auber - Overture to "Le Dieu et la bayadere" (Anderson/Sterling)
Ibert - Suite from "Le Jardinier de Samos" (Audoli/Arion)
Alain - Lamento & Premiere Fantaisie (Lebrun/Naxos)
Ohana - Livre des prodiges (Skrowaczewski/Erato)
by johnQpublic
Mon Feb 13, 2012 3:44 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Langford - Two Worlds Overture (Sutherland/ASV)
Lilburn - A Birthday Offering (Southgate/Continuum)
Kernis - Colored Field (Mork/Virgin)
by johnQpublic
Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: most definitions
Replies: 17
Views: 2835

Re: most definitions

RebLem wrote:I am going to go with Bill Clinton's suggestion.

is.
Mine too
by johnQpublic
Sun Feb 12, 2012 6:11 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Mayr - Overture to "Sisara" (Renzetti/Warner Fonit)
F. Mendelssohn - Piano Concerto #2 (Brautigam/BIS)
R. Strauss - Suite from "Capriccio" (Jarvi/Chandos)
by johnQpublic
Sat Feb 11, 2012 11:46 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Reinagle - Overture in G (Gallois/Naxos)
Foote - String Quartet in D (Kohon/Vox)
Piston - Symphony #6 (Slatkin/RCA)
by johnQpublic
Fri Feb 10, 2012 1:11 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Lully - Overture from "Xerxes" (Mallon/Naxos)
Daquin - Le Coucou (Pinnock/Arkiv)
Marias - 5 Selections from "Suite d'un gout etranger" (Coin/London)
F. Couperin - L'Imperiale fro "Les Nations" (Savall/Astree)
by johnQpublic
Thu Feb 09, 2012 12:01 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Guardian: Why There Are So Few Female Composers
Replies: 6
Views: 1873

Re: Guardian: Why There Are So Few Female Composers

Seems like I lived through this discussion c. 1960's. 8)
by johnQpublic
Thu Feb 09, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

J. P. E. Hartmann - Correggio Overture (Dausgaard/dacapo)
Lumbye - Salute to our Friends (Guth/Regis)
Nielsen - Symphony #4 (Blomstedt/London)
by johnQpublic
Wed Feb 08, 2012 10:51 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

LPs

Simply Sibelius

All'Overtura from "Scenes historiques, Op. 25" (Gibson/RCA)
Symphony #4 (Maazel/London)
Two Songs [Marssnon & Kullervon valitus] (Krause/London)
Finlandia (Karajan/Angel)
by johnQpublic
Tue Feb 07, 2012 11:15 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

LPs

R. Wagner - Overture to "The Flying Dutchman" (Ormandy/RCA)
Schoenberg - Pierrot Lunaire (Weisberg/Nonesuch)
Webern - Concerto, Op. 24 (Boulez/Columbia)
Stockhousen - Gesang der Junglinge (DGG)
by johnQpublic
Mon Feb 06, 2012 8:41 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Marschner - Overture to "Lukretia" (Walter/Marco Polo)
Schubert - Konzertstuck in D, D.345 (Zuckerman/Philips)
Scharwenka - Piano Concerto #4 (Hough/Hyperion)
by johnQpublic
Sun Feb 05, 2012 5:16 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Guglielmi - Overture in G (Biancalana/Bongiovanni)
Beethoven - Serenade for String Trio (Grumiaux/Philips)
Goetz - Symphony in F (Albert/cpo)
by johnQpublic
Sat Feb 04, 2012 11:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Cimarosa - Overture to "La baronessa Stramba" (Amoretti/Marco Polo)
J. C Bach - Wind Symphony #2 (Consotium Classicum/MDG)
F. J. Haydn - Piano Trio in D minor (Beaux Arts Trio/Philips)
W. A. Mozart - Symphony #12 (Mackerras/Telarc)
by johnQpublic
Fri Feb 03, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Mercadante - Overture to "La schiava saracena" (Frontalini/Bongiovanni)
Respighi - Andante con variazioni (Wallfisch/Chandos)
Rachmaninoff - Two Pieces for Violin & Piano, Op. 6 (Tsinman/Hyperion)
Prokofiev - Suite #2 from "Cinderella" (Kuchar/Naxos)
by johnQpublic
Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Do you have a LEAST favorite ensemble in classical music?
Replies: 16
Views: 3204

Re: Do you have a LEAST favorite ensemble in classical music

I know Tchaikovsky used it in that suite, as I've owned a CD of it for quite a number of years., Mark. Still don't like that spot.
by johnQpublic
Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

LPs

Chapi - Overture to "El Tambor de Granaderos" (Sorozabal/Columbia)
Ginastera - Cantata para America Magica (Adonaylo/Columbia)
Bartok - Viola Concerto (Menuhin/Angel)
by johnQpublic
Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:16 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Do you have a LEAST favorite ensemble in classical music?
Replies: 16
Views: 3204

Re: Do you have a LEAST favorite ensemble in classical music

As a brass player and a composer of a number of brass pieces, I'm crushed, Garrett :P

Anyway, as I recover from that shocking revelation, I really hate hearing an accordion in any serious Classical piece
by johnQpublic
Thu Feb 02, 2012 1:15 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Favorite orchestral songs
Replies: 31
Views: 3960

Re: Favorite orchestral songs

Try the half dozen or so songs Duparc orchestrated. Very tasty.

And don't miss Canteloube's "Songs of the Auvergne"
by johnQpublic
Wed Feb 01, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Silcher - Overture in C minor (Lajovic/Carus)
Schubert - Variations in B-flat for Piano Four-Hands (Gulda & Hinterhuber/Naxos)
F. Mendelssohn - String Symphony #10 (Pople/MHS)
Raff - Aus Thuringen (Edlinger/Marco Polo)
by johnQpublic
Tue Jan 31, 2012 9:21 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Your favourite climaxes?
Replies: 35
Views: 4767

Re: Your favourite climaxes?

I like RebLem's Mahler 2nd & Moussorgsky & to that I'd add the finale of Sibelius' 2nd, the opening of Strauss' Also Sprach Zarathustra and the finale of Respighi's Pines of Rome.
by johnQpublic
Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:12 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51mLF6T8ZFL._SL500_AA300_.jpg This is excellent Rachmaninoff, standing up well next to Ormandy & Reiner. I would agree with that as a general statement about Previn, for I have his Telarc recording of Rach #2 (uncut version) and along with Ormandy's (cuts) I lo...
by johnQpublic
Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:40 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Larsen - Overture-Parachute Dancing (Martin/Leonarda)
Carter - Night Fantasies (Oppens/Cedille)
Schuman - Symphony #10 (Slatkin/RCA)
by johnQpublic
Sat Jan 28, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Rameau - Overture to "Le Temple de la Gloire" (Rousset/L-Oiseau-Lyre) Leclair - Trio Sonata #2 (London Baroque/Harmonia Mundi) de Fesch - Concerto Grosso in E & Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 3, Nos. 3 & 6 (Beck/Astoria) J.S. Bach - Preludes & Fugues #15 & 16 from "WTC, Book 1" (Cooper/ASV) Teleman...
by johnQpublic
Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Elsner - Overture to "Leszek the White" (Dawidow/Dux)
Chopin - Three Nocturnes, Op. 9 (Arrau/Philips)
Elgar - Falstaff (Lloyd-Jones/Naxos)
by johnQpublic
Thu Jan 26, 2012 5:41 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Great composers
Replies: 30
Views: 2467

Re: Great composers

Sigh

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by johnQpublic
Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: notation question for composers
Replies: 14
Views: 2460

Re: notation question for composers

Heck beat me. His suggestion is simple; just remember to indicate when the special effect is over.
by johnQpublic
Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

LPs

F. Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture (Karajan/DGG)
Schubert - String Quintet in C (Budapest+/Columbia)
by johnQpublic
Wed Jan 25, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Importance of Being Prolific
Replies: 14
Views: 2618

Re: The Importance of Being Prolific

And the plot thickens ....what with my French ancestry
by johnQpublic
Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:31 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Not Popular, Perhaps, But Certainly Never Ignored
Replies: 10
Views: 2378

Re: Not Popular, Perhaps, But Certainly Never Ignored

From the 1920's to today: Schoenberg
by johnQpublic
Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Importance of Being Prolific
Replies: 14
Views: 2618

Re: The Importance of Being Prolific

I just can't buy into the premise that unless you create a decent body of work you can't be among the great even if your talent is great. I remember a fellow composition student who composed every day but produced only one work by the end of the school year. When I heard a performance of it, I was k...
by johnQpublic
Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:27 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

LPs

Weber - Overture to "Der Freischutz" (Klempere/Angel)
R. Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra (Ormandy/Columbia)
Hindemith - Horn Concerto (Brain/Angel)
by johnQpublic
Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

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Although there are substantial cuts in #2, Ormandy's is still so gorgeous to listen to. Recommended....and I'm not even on Fanfare magazine's staff. 8)
by johnQpublic
Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:25 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Padre Antonio Soler
Replies: 14
Views: 2259

Re: Padre Antonio Soler



Wow! Ross really brings out a dance quality to this. I like!!! :P
by johnQpublic
Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:15 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Tchaikovsky - Festival Overture on the Danish National Anthem (Simon/Chandos)
Shostakovich - String Quartet #12 (Eder/Naxos)
Gubaidulina - Concordanza (Lazarev/Vox)
by johnQpublic
Sun Jan 22, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: We Are In the 12th Year of the 21st Century
Replies: 53
Views: 9599

Re: We Are In the 12th Year of the 21st Century

Well, if that's (the Russian Requiem excerpt) typical of Auerbach, then I can safely pass on more of her. She makes Shostakovich seem highly modern and original. :)
by johnQpublic
Sun Jan 22, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Reznicek - Raskolnikoff: Fantasy Overture (Jurowski/cpo)
Martinu - Estampes (Belohlavek/Supraphon)
Schulhoff - Suite (in the new style) for Chamber Orchestra (O. Dohnanyi/Arte Nova)
by johnQpublic
Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:52 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Hewitt - New Federal Overture (Gallois/Naxos)
Gottschalk - The Dying Poet (Marks/Nimbus)
Bloch - In Memorium (Sternberg/ASV)
Bernstein - Elegy fo Mippy II (Lindberg/BIS)
Lucier - In Memorium Jon Higgins (Anderson/New World)
M. Richter - Lament (Mann/Leonarda)
by johnQpublic
Fri Jan 20, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: We Are In the 12th Year of the 21st Century
Replies: 53
Views: 9599

Re: We Are In the 12th Year of the 21st Century

I can imagine poor dulcinea now shaking her head and mumbling "WTF?"
by johnQpublic
Fri Jan 20, 2012 4:16 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: We Are In the 12th Year of the 21st Century
Replies: 53
Views: 9599

Re: We Are In the 12th Year of the 21st Century

Well, not exactly. You're supposed to be attending to the sounds that are there, not making (intentionally) sounds yourself. There was a documentary film on Cage that I used excerpts in class from time to time. When an audience member in the film asked Cage what would he think if somone farted duri...
by johnQpublic
Fri Jan 20, 2012 12:23 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Clementi - Overture in C (D'Avalos/ASV)
Czerny - Grand Sonate Brilliante, Op. 10 (Tal & Groethuysen/Sony)
Berwald - Symphony #4 (Goodman/Hyperion)
by johnQpublic
Thu Jan 19, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Gassmann - Overture to "Un pazzo ne fa cento" (Alimena/Naxos)
F. J. Haydn - String Quartet #65 (Kodaly/Naxos)
W. A. Mozart - Piano Sonata #13 (Matthews/Vanguard)
Myslivecek - Symphony #26 in C (Gaigg/cpo)
by johnQpublic
Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:00 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

Bax - Overture: Work in Progress (Handley/Lyrita)
Tippett - Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli (composer/Virgin)
Howells - Piano Concerto #2 (Stott/Hyperion)
Walton - Capriccio Burlesco (Thomson/Chandos)
by johnQpublic
Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:05 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

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I bought that one for the naked lady; kept it for the Svendsen. :D .
by johnQpublic
Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are YOU listening to today?
Replies: 16255
Views: 3663258

Re: What are YOU listening to today?

LPs

All Ludwig van

Leonore Overture #1 (Klemperer/Angel)
Rondino for Wind Octet (London Winds/London)
Piano Concerto #5 (R. Serkin/Columbia)