For those unfamiliar with our monthly recordings review - If Sound Quality (SQ) and Overall Impression (OI) grades need further context, feel free to visit earlier posts in this series.
Since we have a "bonus Tuesday" this month, I thought I would catch up with the "collector" portion of my blog, and suggest some titles I acquired over the Summer.
Today is the first of a new monthly feature (along with the Podcast Vault, Once Upon the Internet and La Chronique du Disque) which I will program on the Tuesday Blog.
The premise is fairly straight forward: there are several YouTube Channels that feature music from old vinyl records, and I figured “why not do that too”. The idea is that once a month, I will share an album from my vinyl collection that I am featuring on my YouTube channel – my own YouTube clips or those of others
After taking the summer off, the Tuesday Blog returns to its weekly format, and we begin with our monthly selection from the Podcast Vault, as we revisit a montage from March of 2012.
One of the many things that was on our plate for the past few weeks was packing up two of our kids: one for University, the other (who finished in the spring) finally moving out. With these last two departures,
Updated Sep-02-2014 at 11:24 by itywltmt
Here is the list of recommendations I've obeyed, along with the list of kind people who recommended them! This is in order. (If you want to make some recommendations, please do! I very greatly appreciate all recommendations.)
Sorabji (1892): Opus Clavicembalisticum - Ogdon 1988 - KenOC, Wood, arcaneholocaustDonizetti (1797): Lucia di Lammermoor - Sutherland 1961 Decca - ArtMusic, Wood, BasBantock (1868): Fifine at the Fair - Beecham on EMI - AH music, ShropshireMoose, Wood,
Updated Sep-02-2014 at 14:21 by science
Beethoven's ninth symphony premiered in 1824 but the seeds of this monumental work had been planted in his head for years. Beethoven had always been inspired by Enlightenment Era artists. As a teenager, he went to hear lectures by Immanuel Kant at the University of Bonn, Beethoven's hometown. He was also a fan of the German poet, Friedrich Schiller. He "kept that volume of poetry with him, always intending to set to music a poem that particularly appealed
Updated Aug-18-2014 at 07:54 by DiesIraeVIX