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The classical what are you listening to now ? thread.

Discussion in 'classical' started by TheDecameron, Oct 31, 2017.

  1. PsB

    PsB Citizen of Nowhere™

    Cédric Tiberghien's recording of Bartók's Mikrokosmos 5, Allegro barbaro, Bagatelles etc.
    Bought last night at Wigmore Hall, where he gave an interesting programme that started with Prokofiev's Visions Fugitives (20 miniatures I'd not heard yet) and continued with Philippe Hersant's In Black (written for him). Very enjoyable concert by a superb young(ish) pianist.
  2. Todd A

    Todd A pfm Member

  3. alanbeeb

    alanbeeb pfm Member

    Bartok: Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta - Seiji Ozawa & Saito Kinen Orchestra. I'd forgotten I had this SACD until Todd covered it in his Concerto for Orchestra survey.

    next up - Martinu: Concerto for double string orchestra, piano & timpani. James Conlon/Orchestre National de France
  4. Todd A

    Todd A pfm Member

  5. PsB

    PsB Citizen of Nowhere™

  6. soileduk

    soileduk pfm Member

  7. Todd A

    Todd A pfm Member

  8. Citroen2CV

    Citroen2CV pfm Member

    Elgar Cello Concertos - Du Pre

    And from the composer himself
  9. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    Schumann Symphony No.3, Szell & Cleveland.
  10. Todd A

    Todd A pfm Member

  11. davidjt

    davidjt pfm Member

    Having a break from 'Great Works' this morning: Ibert, followed by some Alkan, maybe even some G & S later on. Sometimes, playful seems to suit the mood.
  12. clogman

    clogman pfm Member

  13. Todd A

    Todd A pfm Member

  14. FrankF

    FrankF pfm Member


    Had not played this in quite some time and surprised the performance was much better than I seemed to remember.
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  15. adamdea

    adamdea pfm Member

    Heard this in a Remembrance Day service yesterday. New to me and very moving.
  16. PsB

    PsB Citizen of Nowhere™

    CD6 of Gulda's box of Beethoven piano sonatas, incl. the Waldstein (Brilliant Classics re-issue of the Amadeo).
    Despite repeated attempts over the years, I still struggle with this set at times. I admire the energy and ease, but the dry sound and generally fast tempi are probably just not my thing. Some sonatas sound unrelenting, others a bit casual, while others are quite lovely.
  17. Todd A

    Todd A pfm Member


    Disc two.
  18. alanbeeb

    alanbeeb pfm Member

    Night Ride and Sunrise from this superb disc that's been played regularly since I obtained it 20 years ago.
  19. Todd A

    Todd A pfm Member

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  20. herb

    herb music live


    Mozart Symphonies 24,25,29 and 31. The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock from the Archiv boxset.

    Mike Westbrook Glad Day, Settings of William Blake, a sort of Jazz Cabaret octet.

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