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Re: Classical Music.

Post by Tero » Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:41 am

I did not know I was a Schubert symphony fan. I only had the Octet and Trout quartet. Schubert is the syphilis guy.



I have a set of Beethoven symphonies. Every 5 years I play the 7th and a bit of the 9th.
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Re: Classical Music.

Post by Brian Peacock » Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:50 am

Something to accompany tonight's news coverage for you Tero...

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Re: Classical Music.

Post by Tero » Wed Nov 04, 2020 3:04 am

I think I am not going to listen to much. Read a book and fall asleep. No landslides today.
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Re: Classical Music.

Post by Hermit » Wed Nov 04, 2020 6:54 am

Tero wrote:
Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:41 am
I did not know I was a Schubert symphony fan. I only had the Octet and Trout quartet. Schubert is the syphilis guy.

That's Beethoven Lite. :mrgreen:
So you talk about mobs and the working classes as if they were the question. You've got that eternal idiotic idea that if anarchy came it would come from the poor. Why should it? The poor have been rebels, but they have never been anarchists; they have more interest than anyone else in there being some decent government. The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all. Aristocrats were always anarchists. - G.K. Chesterton

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Re: Classical Music.

Post by Brian Peacock » Wed Nov 04, 2020 7:00 am

R. Straus. Don Juan. Great tunes...

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Re: Classical Music.

Post by Tero » Thu Nov 05, 2020 1:33 am

Attempting listen to some Benjamin Britten.
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Re: Classical Music.

Post by Brian Peacock » Thu Nov 05, 2020 8:31 am

I'd say Britten was the last great British composer of the romantic era, a line that ended with Elgar, Bax, and Vaughan-Williams. We sang a lot of Britten at school as his output for amateurs and children was prodigious - always quirky but quite accessible. As such I feel quite connected to his sound world and have a lot of Britten on CD, and vinyl.

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Re: Classical Music.

Post by Brian Peacock » Thu Nov 05, 2020 8:40 am

My favourite symphonist of that era though is Vaughan-Williams. I'd nominate Symphony No 6 as my absolute fav, but it's a bit long an involved. If you're looking for a whiff of unabashed romanticism and have 15mins to spare turn this up to 11! I'm sure you'll appreciate it from both a musical and ornithological point of view. :D

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Re: Classical Music.

Post by Tero » Fri Nov 06, 2020 11:46 am

I was poking around in classical, with a 99c "box" of digital Beethoven. It has all the symphonies and mostly piano sonatas for the rest. I have odd narrow demands for symphonies. So I have now turned to plow thru the material I already have in chamber music of the period. I have a good amt of Mozart, though I seem to have gotten rid of the solo piano works. Anyway, my best classical find of the week is the Mozart piano and violin duets. And this recording has my darling Rachel Podger on violin:

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Re: Classical Music.

Post by Tero » Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:24 pm

it takes guts to play this



(she uses gut strings)
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Re: Classical Music.

Post by Tero » Tue Nov 10, 2020 10:26 pm

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Re: Classical Music.

Post by Tero » Wed Nov 11, 2020 11:39 am

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Re: Classical Music.

Post by Tero » Wed Nov 11, 2020 10:48 pm

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Re: Classical Music.

Post by Tero » Sat Nov 14, 2020 1:10 am

Vivaldi wrote a pair of concertos for solemn use. The orchestration is usnusual in that it is for two separate groups of sting players. He wrote a handful of such pieces. The pair of this, RV 582 I have on CD. This RV581 is impossible to find. I could get the download for 3x99c



Well, I did find the CD the Youtube came from, in the UK. Postage would be six bucks. I guess santa can give this to me in December.
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Re: Classical Music.

Post by Brian Peacock » Sun Nov 15, 2020 4:01 pm



Thy hand, Belinda, darkness shades me,
On thy bosom let me rest,
More I would, but Death invades me;
Death is now a welcome guest.

When I am laid, am laid in earth, May my wrongs create
No trouble, no trouble in thy breast;
Remember me, remember me, but ah! forget my fate.
Remember me, but ah! forget my fate.
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