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  1. RR: 162. Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E-flat, Hob.VIIe/1

    1. Hardenberger, Marriner (cond.), Academy of St. Martin in the Fields (1986)




    2. Marsalis, Leppard (cond.), National Philharmonic Orchestra (1983)




    3. Schwarz (trumpet & cond.), New York Chamber Symphony (1983)

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  2. RR: 161. Janáček: String Quartets

    1. Janáček Quartet (1963)




    2. Smetana Quartet (1976)




    3. Škampa Quartet (2001)




    4. Talich Quartet (1985)
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  3. Blazin' in Beauly - Fiddle & Keyboard Classes, October 2016.

    Blazin' in Beauly, Festival & Fiddle School, October 2016:

    It was a good week but - me being me - I had a few reservations. I had prepared for weeks, playing Scottish tunes that incorporated vital techniques. I knew that the band specialised in cooler, jazzier, more 'Celtic' tunes, often of their own composition, but I had hoped to pick up tips on Scottish bowing techniques and ornaments. These cropped up only occasionally, while we were learning the cooler, jazzier, more 'Celtic' ...

    Updated Oct-19-2016 at 18:44 by Ingélou

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  4. RR: 160. Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, Sz. 73

    1. I. Fischer (cond.), Budapest Festival Orchestra, Hungarian Radio Chorus (1996)




    2. Abbado (cond.), London Symphony Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers (1982)




    3. Chailly (cond.), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Laurenscantorij Chor (1997)
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  5. Three Bach Cello Suites

    This month’s Once Upon the Internet digs into our many downloads from the defunct site MP3.COM. (I should point out that I am slowly but surely running out of tracks to share with you from that site...)

    The trio of pieces I retained this month are three of the six Cello Suites (or more exactly Suites à Violoncello Solo senza Basso or Suites for cello solo without bass). The corpus of six suites is among some of the most frequently performed and recognizable solo compositions ever ...