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  1. "Back to Bach" - A different take on the Brandenburgs (2nd of 2)

    by , Oct-08-2013 at 09:00 (Pierre's Tuesday Blog)
    This is the second of two Podcast Vault selections in our Back to Bach look at the Brandenburg Concertos. This week, we will have HIP, and “so hip that you can’t stand it”, 70’s style.

    Our look at Brandenburgs 1 and 2 is as HIP as they come – two performances from the great set by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; this is the set that is on my iPod, and probably my favourite of all ...

    Updated Oct-12-2013 at 16:04 by itywltmt

    Classical Music , Recorded Music
  2. "Back to Bach" - A different take on the Brandenburgs (1st of 2)

    by , Oct-01-2013 at 09:00 (Pierre's Tuesday Blog)
    This month on ITYWLTMT and on PTB, it is "Back to Bach" month, where we feature discussions on the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, "two-for" style. Later this month, we will discuss the Well-Tempered Clavier on a pair of Once Upon the Internet posts, and for the next couple of weeks, a chance to dust up my two montages that take a “different look” at the Brandenburg Concertos (from December last year).


    Updated Oct-01-2013 at 11:27 by itywltmt

    Classical Music , Recorded Music
  3. La Chronique du Disque (September 2013)

    by , Sep-24-2013 at 09:00 (Pierre's Tuesday Blog)
    En français

    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.

    My acquisitions for September

    Mendelssohn / Schubert

    This month, I posted a podcast featuring Leopold Stokowski, and it is only fair that ...

    Updated Sep-24-2013 at 14:04 by itywltmt

    Classical Music , Recorded Music
  4. LE #2: Pavel Chesnokov

    by , Sep-23-2013 at 22:40 (A blog.)
    I love this composer, and it's all Huilunsoittaja's fault!
    Here's my playlist:
    1. We Praise Thee (or Divine Liturgy), Op. 27, No. 6
    St. Petersburg Chamber Choir
    Directed by Nikolai Korniev
    Vladimir Pavolvich Pasjukov, basso profundo
    First and foremost, that bass voice made me automatically think of Avi Kaplan.

    Anyway, back on track...
    This song just makes me want to cry. ...
  5. Huilu's "Wandering Tower" Story Blog: Feedback please!!!

    by , Sep-22-2013 at 20:44
    Yeah, back when blogs were started here, I called my entire short story section of my blog "The Wandering Tower" Blog, named after one of Prokofiev's own creations. I was very excited to find out that he wrote lots of short stories too, we must have many things in common after all.

    So what did you think of the latest story I posted? It took me a long long time to do the actual historical research, in which I melded fictional events into. You may never know which are real ...