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20.1.18

#morninglistening to #Busoni-#Bach transcriptions on...



#morninglistening to #Busoni-#Bach transcriptions on @capricciorec w/#PeterRösel

http://amzn.to/2EYU3w2

(also on @berlinclassics)

#classicalmusic #EarlyMusic #classicalmusiccollection #classicalcdcollection #baroquemusic #solokeyboard #pianomusic #transcription #transcriptions of works for solo violin and other instruments by #ferrucioBusoni. The playing, alas, is hard and unyielding and not very pleasant listening to my ears. Then again, the Amazon reviews all rave about his playing…



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#morninglistening to #Sibelius on #BIS w/@LahtiSymphony &...



#morninglistening to #Sibelius on #BIS w/@LahtiSymphony & @OsmoVanska

Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/3tcclmv

#Snöfrid & other delightful #choralmusic
and #vocalmusic w/orchestra.

@surprisedBeauty music

#classicalmusic #classicalmusiccollection #classicalcdcollection #contemporarymusic #20thCenturyMusic #finnishmusic #OrchestralMusic #JeanSibelius



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#morninglistening to superb playing of #SergioTiempo on a...



#morninglistening to superb playing of #SergioTiempo on a strangely unprofessional disc* on #AvantiClassic:

Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/27UUzlb
“Legacy”

#Beethoven - #Chopin - #Prokofiev - #Brahms - #VillaLobos - #Piazzolla

#SACD #classicalcdcollection
#classicalmusic #classicalmusiccollection #solokeyboard
#20thCenturyMusic #surprisedbybeauty


*a veritable family album of snap shots inside, looks like a self-made mixtape one might give to relatives. Artistic Ego getting the better of esthetic restraint. Or a bit as if he had recently died. Strange. But an amazing recital!



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18.1.18

#morninglistening to #HansZender...



#morninglistening
to #HansZender w/@koelnmusik/#WDRSinfonieorchester on #Wergo:

http://amzn.to/3GHjJeS

Dialog mit #Haydn, issei no kyO & nanzen no kyO - canto VII

#classicalmusic #classicalmusiccollection #classicalcdcollection #21stcenturyclassical #20thcenturyclassical #contemporaryclassical



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On Forbes: Oh Danny, What Have You Done Now?

Picture of Daniel Hope © Nicolas Zonvi


Over on Forbes.com, I have published a bit of background information on the controversy regarding Daniel Hope's very successful attempt at suppressing a YouTube 'shred' that included him... and how he went just a little beyond that, for good measure. Bit of an ugly tale that composer-pianist-writer Moritz Eggert brought to the fore with his superb open letter to Mr. Hope. (Provided in full, translated, in the Forbes article.)

Trouble In Berlin: Whatever You Do, Don't Make A Shred Video Of Superstar Violinist Daniel Hope


"Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel? Well, Daniel Hope would, or so it seems from this open letter to the violinist, written by composer-pianist-writer Moritz Eggert in response to a spat over a YouTube "shred" that had appeared with Hope as one of the main subjects."


Link to article here.






#morninglistening to #FrancoisCouperin’s #Apotheosis on...



#morninglistening to #FrancoisCouperin’s #Apotheosis on @harmoniamundi / @piasclassicsusa

Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/5D5K7S2

w/@lesartsflo’s #WilliamChristie & @talenslyriques’ #ChristopheRousset


#classicalmusic #classicalmusiccollection #classicalcdcollection #EarlyMusic #baroquemusic #harpsichord #historicalinstruments #historicallyinformedperformance #HIP #frenchmusic



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16.1.18

#morninglistening to #Beethoven w/@Singverein in arguably...



#morninglistening to #Beethoven w/@Singverein in arguably @Vienna_Phil’s best cycle of the 9 #symphonies under Hans #SchmidtIsserstedt

Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/25ifLDC

on @deccaclassics Korea; a re-issue in the rest of the world would be great!

#classicalmusic
#classicalmusiccollection
#classicalcdcollection #Symphony #Ludwigvan #ludwigvanbeethoven #wienerphilharmoniker #viennaphilharmonic

With gratitude to @classic22!



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#morninglistening to #Britten’s #PaulBunyan...



#morninglistening to #Britten’s #PaulBunyan w/@vocalessencemn (1) on @warnerClassics (2):

Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/52B3La1

1: formerly #PlymouthMusicSeries
2: formerly #VirginClassics

@surprisedbeauty composer #BenjaminBritten

#classicalmusic #opera #classicalmusiccollection #classicalcdcollection #20thCenturyMusic #surprisedbybeauty



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