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by jserraglio
Sat May 06, 2006 10:10 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

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by jserraglio
Sat May 06, 2006 4:44 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: JOHN ADAMS
Replies: 5
Views: 5218

You might try some of his more recent works . . . Naive and Sentimental Music. I second that emotion. N&S Music is my favorite work of Adams. I heard it live before the recording came out and it did not disappoint. Even those in the audience who hated Adams' music stuck around to the end to boo it,...
by jserraglio
Thu May 04, 2006 7:18 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Humor in music
Replies: 22
Views: 11022

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by jserraglio
Wed May 03, 2006 8:01 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Humor in music
Replies: 22
Views: 11022

Szell was not known as a very funny guy. But the evidence from this performance, and, btw, his Till Eulenspiegel as well, suggests that in music if not in life, he had a very finely honed sense of humor. for what it's worth, Szell as humorist off the podium (loosely paraphrased from the interviews ...
by jserraglio
Wed May 03, 2006 4:51 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Happy Birthday Michael Rabin
Replies: 6
Views: 4671

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The link above was to Amazon.com. The set is readily available there and elsewhere.
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by jserraglio
Tue May 02, 2006 11:49 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Happy Birthday Michael Rabin
Replies: 6
Views: 4671

Michael Rabin, 1936-1972 [6-disc BOX SET]
reissued October 4, 2005
List Price: $63.98
Price: $63.98
57 used & new available from $49.99

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by jserraglio
Tue May 02, 2006 5:25 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Best Beethoven late string quartet recordings
Replies: 22
Views: 19493

I recall liking the old Fine Arts Quartet Beethoven set, which never made it to CD but is easily found in used shops. Incidentally, the new FAQ is giving a free concert here next Monday nite: Dmitri Shostakovich, Quartet No.1, Op.49; Bernard Herrmann, Echoes for String Quartet; Claude Debussy, Quart...
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 30, 2006 8:57 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

Vincent Persichetti Symphonies Nos. 3, 4, 7 Albany Symphony / David Alan Miller (Albany Records) Vincent Persichetti Divertimento, for band Op. 42 Psalm for Band, Op. 53 Pageant for band, Op 59 Symphony No. 6 ("For Band"), Op. 69 Serenade No. 11, for Band, Op. 85 Mascarade, Op 102 Parable for Band ...
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 30, 2006 4:37 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Used CD Stores in London and Amsterdam
Replies: 7
Views: 4306

Re: Used CD Stores in London and Amsterdam

My wife and I are planning a trip to London and Amsterdam in early August, and I am interested if there are any used CD stores worth visiting in either city. I found this article on the subject in Fanfare . ------------------------------------------------------------ Feature Article by James H. Nor...
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 30, 2006 4:16 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Used CD Stores in London and Amsterdam
Replies: 7
Views: 4306

Does anyone know of an online resource for finding stores around the country that sell New and Used Classical CDs? Used Record Stores: http://www.scaruffi.com/music/usedrec.html Online Record Stores: http://www.scaruffi.com/music/webstore.html William and Gayle Cook Music Library|Indiana University...
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 29, 2006 3:35 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Used CD Stores in London and Amsterdam
Replies: 7
Views: 4306

London : http://www.talkingcities.co.uk/london_pages/shopping_music.htm Music & Video Exchange 38-40 Notting Hill Gate, W2 4DS, Tel: 020 7243 8573, Website: http://www.mveshops.co.uk/index.htm Tube: Notting Hill Gate, Chain of second-hand vinyl, CD, video and DVD shops, of which a number also sell ...
by jserraglio
Thu Apr 27, 2006 5:57 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Haydn Piano Sonatas--advice requested
Replies: 6
Views: 2908

I bought this set from BRO and like it a lot. Here's a review I found online. CD Review by Michael Ullman This article originally appeared in Issue 29:3 (Jan/Feb 2006) of Fanfare Magazine HAYDN Keyboard Sonatas • Christine Schornsheim (hpd, clvd, fp); Andreas Staier (hpd) (period instruments) • CAPR...
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 23, 2006 4:13 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

Bach, Brandenburg Concertos 1 and 6
Koussevitzky, BSO. RCA LM 1063
what a surprise, a wonderful performance
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 22, 2006 7:50 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Classics in the Movies
Replies: 7
Views: 2551

I had never heard of Antonio Salieri before Amadeus . That movie seems to have triggered a Salieri revival. Unforgettable movie tune-- Cavalleria Rusticana , "Intermezzo," in Scorcese's Raging Bull . Kubrick jettisoned Alex North's score for 2001: A Space Odyssey in favor of cues by Ligeti, J Straus...
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 22, 2006 4:24 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Music Relating to Speedy Travel
Replies: 16
Views: 4446

"Shifting Gears" (the car chase scene) from Lalo Schifrin's Bullitt.
"Crash of the Cropduster" (in the cornfield), one of several speedy cues (viz. the "Finale on Mt Rushmore") from Bernard Herrmann's North by Northwest.
by jserraglio
Thu Apr 20, 2006 7:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

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Dimitri Tiomkin - Red River
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 18, 2006 9:37 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

Les Misérables (Complete Symphonic Recording) on Relativity.
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 18, 2006 9:26 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Man talks on CD?
Replies: 12
Views: 4375

<a href="http://www.halfpricebooks.com/find_a_store.html">[b]Half Price Books[/b]</a> had it for $39.95 but they were also running a 20% off sale at the time. They have outlets in 14 states mostly in the Midwest and Southwest and often carry the older Brilliant Classics issues, rarely charging more ...
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 18, 2006 5:06 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Man talks on CD?
Replies: 12
Views: 4375

Adam Fischer's on Brilliant Classics--very satisfying set though I bought it only b/c I found it so cheap--$32 for 33 discs.
by jserraglio
Mon Apr 17, 2006 6:17 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

Honegger: Les Misérables (complete film score) on Naxos
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 16, 2006 9:51 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Babbitt and Davidovsky
Replies: 0
Views: 1116

Babbitt and Davidovsky

CLASSICAL MUSIC In grand coincidence, innovative composers visit to share, inspire Sunday, April 16, 2006 Donald Rosenberg Plain Dealer Music Critic Eminent composers visit Cleveland on a regular basis, but not usually within days of one another. The sonic stars align this week, when two Pulitzer Pr...
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 16, 2006 9:21 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: RCA to reissue Martinon's Nielsen Fourth
Replies: 24
Views: 6668

Martinon as composer? Experience as a composer (like experience in the opera pit) clearly helps in the formation of an orchestral conductor. the reverse is true as well - experience as a conductor helps with development as a composer. the conductor gets first-hand exposure regarding orchestration -...
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 16, 2006 7:11 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: RCA to reissue Martinon's Nielsen Fourth
Replies: 24
Views: 6668

Martinon as composer? I heard Martinon's 4th Symphony with him conducting the CSO on a late '60s RCA disc and recall liking it. I need to dig it out (along with his CSO Mennin, Symphony 7 disc) and relisten. ---------- Not counting Mendelssohn & Mahler, I've often been struck by the slew of other s...
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 15, 2006 7:36 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Essential Listening for Newbies
Replies: 65
Views: 32640

So Bach has over a thousand different works? Could take me a lifetime to get them all. And several more to listen to them. One click of a mouse will send this 153 disc set your way for the irresistible price of $1,199.98. http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/P/B00001IV8B.01._SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpg <a href=...
by jserraglio
Fri Apr 14, 2006 4:11 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

Morton Gould: Symphony No. 2
John Harbison: Cello Concerto
on Albany Troy SACD.
The Gould is immediately accessible and quite arresting, much lighter in tone than his darker 3rd Symphony. A wonderful disk all round, which also includes works by Steven Stucky and Gabriel Ian Gould
by jserraglio
Fri Apr 14, 2006 4:56 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Lebrecht on Forgotten Women Composers
Replies: 8
Views: 2819

REVIEW Cecilia's Circle Sunday, April 09, 2006 Donald Rosenberg Plain Dealer Music Critic Works by male composers so dominate our concert life that we need to be reminded of the creative contributions that women have made. Cecilia's Circle, an expert early-music group of female artists, lobbies with...
by jserraglio
Thu Apr 13, 2006 10:47 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: RCA to reissue Martinon's Nielsen Fourth
Replies: 24
Views: 6668

<div align="right"> http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B000EHQ8BO.01._AA240_SCLZZZZZZZ_V56970684_.jpg </div> <tr> Purchased it over the weekend and love it. With two great Nielsen symphonies and the CSO superbly conducted by Gould and Martinon, this now becomes my favorite Nielsen disc for sound & pe...
by jserraglio
Thu Apr 13, 2006 1:09 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Lebrecht on Forgotten Women Composers
Replies: 8
Views: 2819

Re: Lebrecht on Forgotten Women Composers

quoting Norman Lebrecht, "An art that silences women" Lizzie Lutyens was a crabby soul . . . . Strikingly ugly, almost simian-looking . . . . . . . thus did Blanche Dubois wax poetic about Stanley Kowalski. <div align="center"><img src ="http://nictucker.com/photos/26.jpg" width="200" height="225">...
by jserraglio
Thu Apr 13, 2006 5:53 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

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by jserraglio
Tue Apr 11, 2006 6:35 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

Wilhelm Furtwängler, Symphonies 1-3, on Arte Nova
by jserraglio
Tue Apr 11, 2006 6:32 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Who are your favorite "not famous" composers?
Replies: 36
Views: 8755

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Hans Rott (1858 - 1884). currently listening to his 1st symphony on Arte Nova.</div>
by jserraglio
Sun Apr 09, 2006 2:59 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Todays Purchases
Replies: 179
Views: 68080

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by jserraglio
Sun Apr 09, 2006 6:07 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

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by jserraglio
Sat Apr 08, 2006 7:02 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Music vs. Muzak?
Replies: 16
Views: 5853

THE NEW YORKER THE SOUNDTRACK OF YOUR LIFE by DAVID OWEN Muzak in the realm of retail theatre. Issue of 2006-04-10 Posted 2006-04-03 If you blindfolded Dana McKelvey and led her into a retail store, a restaurant, a doctor’s office, or a bank, she could tell fairly quickly whether the music playing ...
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 08, 2006 6:27 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: How did you get interested in classical music?
Replies: 29
Views: 11999

Strangely enough, Chuck Berry's famous song first made me aware that Beethoven and Tchaikovsky were musical forces to be reckoned with. Dave Brubeck's albums also played a role, as did singing plainsong in our church choir. Louis Lane and the Cleveland Pops Orchestra did light classical fare during ...
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 08, 2006 10:53 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: MORTON GOULD
Replies: 6
Views: 2264

Re: MORTON GOULD

Though I haven't heard them yet, I am curious about his Symphonies 2 & 3 on Albany. <div align="center"> http://www.albanyrecords.com/Merchant2/graphics/products/TROY605.jpg http://www.albanyrecords.com/Merchant2/graphics/products/TROY515.jpg </div> As conductor, his peerless Ives 1st and Nielsen 2n...
by jserraglio
Fri Apr 07, 2006 11:32 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

Listened for the first time to the OC Broadway recording after attending a stunning youth production (where Valjean was sung by a 16-year-old who damn near outsang Colm Wilkinson in this role).

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by jserraglio
Sun Apr 02, 2006 7:08 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

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RCA LM 1878. LS has the NBCSO play the 3rd Hungarian Rhapsody as the 3rd Hebraic Rhapsody. A stunning record.
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by jserraglio
Sat Apr 01, 2006 5:25 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Todays Purchases
Replies: 179
Views: 68080

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Mahler, Symphony No. 5. Anton Nanut/Ljubljana


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Leonard Bernstein's Candide (DVD)</div>
by jserraglio
Sat Apr 01, 2006 11:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

<div align="center">Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique. Argenta PCO. London CS 6025.... great!

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by jserraglio
Sat Mar 25, 2006 6:54 am
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Gulda Mozart Tapes
Replies: 8
Views: 2318

***** An Astounding Value: Great Performances at an Unbeatable Price, January 26, 2006--Amazon.com Reviewer: J Scott Morrison It is often hit or miss with issues from Brilliant Classics. They tend to offer box sets of CDs, often with well-known performers but also often with performers you've never...
by jserraglio
Sun Mar 19, 2006 4:01 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Mahler's real religion
Replies: 35
Views: 7372

<tr><td> Amazon.com : This auspicious, surprising, release debuted the Winter & Winter imprimatur, which carries on German producer Stefan Winter's longstanding role in blurring musical boundaries, as he did for so many years with the jazz label JMT. Pianist Uri Caine, known mainly for playing in th...
by jserraglio
Sun Mar 19, 2006 3:24 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

Beethoven Piano Sonatas. Claude Frank on Music & Arts
by jserraglio
Sat Mar 18, 2006 4:13 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox May 2006 to Feb 26 2007
Topic: Todays Purchases
Replies: 179
Views: 68080

Hildegard von Bingen. Canticles of Ecstasy . Sequentia on BMG. Chant vol. 3. Angel. Herrmann. Vertigo on Varese Sarabande. ---------------------------------------------- Bach, Brandenburgs with Britten/ECO. London 2LP set. Harry Belafonte, At Carnegie Hall . RCA 2LP set, LSO 6006. Brahms, Symphony 2...
by jserraglio
Sat Mar 18, 2006 3:58 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

Bach & Tartini Concertos Szigeti-Szell Col ML 4891.
by jserraglio
Thu Mar 16, 2006 7:00 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 2843
Views: 626218

Dubravka Tomsic: A Liszt Recital (IPO)
Mandy Patinkin: Oscar & Steve (Nonesuch)
Bruckner, Symphony 6 (Skrowaczewski/Saarbruecken RSO on Arte Nova)
by jserraglio
Wed Mar 15, 2006 8:38 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: John Adams's Great American Symphony?
Replies: 5
Views: 2074

I haven't heard it yet and the reviews I've read of the Salonen/LAPO recording are either highly supportive or highly critical of the music. There doesn't seem to be any middle ground. None of the critics I've read so far -- even those who like it very much -- have ventured to suggest that it's the...
by jserraglio
Sun Mar 12, 2006 4:23 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Dubravka Tomsic, pianist
Replies: 7
Views: 2885

Re: Dubravka Tomsic, pianist

It was interesting to note that I had placed a note on one: Stradivari 6013, the Grieg and Schumann piano concertos. I listed "Marian Lapansky" as the pianist with a note the Dubravka Tomsic "could" be the pianist in the Schumann. From whence I received this information, I can't recall since I acqu...
by jserraglio
Sat Mar 11, 2006 5:43 pm
Forum: ARCHIVED: Classical Music Chatterbox August 2005 to May 31, 2006
Topic: Malcolm Arnold
Replies: 5
Views: 2385

<div align="center"> http://www.malcolmarnold.co.uk/images/home_image.jpg SIR MALCOLM ARNOLD AND HIS NINE SYMPHONIES From http://classicalcdreview.com/sirmalcolm.htm</div> Surely the most underrated contemporary composer is Sir Malcolm Arnold (b. Oct. 21, 1921), at least in regard to his major symph...