What I listened to today

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Rach3 » Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:12 am

Young violinist Augustin Hadelich plays my fav VC, the Sibelius, at 2019 Salzburg Festival, with Orchestre symphonique de l'ORF under Kerem Hassan , also Shostakovich’s 10th Symphony ( I did not hear ) :

https://www.rtbf.be/auvio/detail_concer ... id=2559532

Hadelich’s 2014 Avie cd of the Sibelius with Lintu / Liverpool got largely rave reviews at Amazon-US. I have not heard the cd. To my ear, there is an austerity,urgency,darkness to the Heifetz/Beecham recording which despite dated sound remains my fav, but Hadelich very fine here.

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Re: What I listened to today

Post by Belle » Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:33 pm

Carl Tausig, "The Ghost Ship". I just found this on U-Tube and was bowled over by the virtuosity of the piece - in the style of Liszt, naturally enough:


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