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  1. Vinyl's Revenge - L'Orchestre des Jeunes du Québec

    by , Sep-09-2014 at 10:00 (Pierre's Tuesday Blog)
    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 ...
  2. Empty Nest

    by , Sep-02-2014 at 10:00 (Pierre's Tuesday Blog)

    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 12:24 by itywltmt

    Classical Music , Recorded Music
  3. my listening project

    by , Sep-02-2014 at 07:16
    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.)

    1. Sorabji (1892): Opus Clavicembalisticum - Ogdon 1988 - KenOC, Wood, arcaneholocaust
    2. Donizetti (1797): Lucia di Lammermoor - Sutherland 1961 Decca - ArtMusic, Wood, Bas
    3. Bantock (1868): Fifine at the Fair - Beecham on EMI - AH music, ShropshireMoose, Wood,

    Updated Sep-02-2014 at 15:21 by science

  4. May 7th, 1824 – The Premiere of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

    by , Aug-13-2014 at 21:25
    [Some Background]

    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 08:54 by DiesIraeVIX

    Classical Music , Composers , Conductors , Musicians , Singers
  5. Beethoven's Summer Vacation

    by , Aug-05-2014 at 10:00 (Pierre's Tuesday Blog)
    I am stepping out of "Vacation Mode" to share some music and provide some listening suggestions for August - though Trout and Oskaar have been keeping the blog space thoroughly entertained with their ongoing series, which I've taken the time to sample myself...

    Last month, I left you with a month's worth of Canadian music, and this month - as many music institutions do in the Summer - I will concentrate on a "Composer Festival" format.

    Remembering ...

    Updated Aug-05-2014 at 12:35 by itywltmt

    Classical Music , Composers , Recorded Music
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