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  1. The Kairos Quartet

    A couple of years ago, I shared an all-Beethoven chamber music playlist in a Once Upon the Internet post emanating from Central Washington University, whose faculty shared a lot of their tracks on the old MP3.COM.

    As I dug through more of my old downloads for more old Internet finds, I found a few more CWU tracks, and I plan to share some more of these in the coming months.

    According to their website the Kairos Quartet, established in 1993, has been the quartet-in-residence ...
  2. RR: 151. Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings in E-flat, op. 20

    1. Hausmusik London (1989)




    2. Smetana Quartet, Janáček Quartet (1968)




    3. L'Archibudelli, Smithsonian Chamber Players (1992)


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  3. RR: 150. Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47

    1. Heifetz, Hendl (cond.), Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1959)




    2. Lin, Salonen (cond.), Philharmonia Orchestra (1987)




    3. Neveu, Susskind (cond.), Philharmonia Orchestra (1945)

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  4. RR: 149. Wagner: Parsifal

    1. Knappertsbusch (cond.), London, Talvela, Hotter, Thomas, Neidlinger, Dalis, Bayreuth Festival Orchestra & Chorus (1962)




    2. Karajan (cond.), Van Dam, Von Halem, Moll, Hofmann, Nimsgern, Vejzovic, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Deutschen Oper Berlin Chorus (1980)

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  5. You call that music???

    Quote Originally Posted by EdwardBast View Post
    I'd leave the universe out of it and stick to our solar system, especially since exoplanets are now being discovered at a prodigious and ever accelerating rate. We are in the multiple thousands at this point. Intelligent life is probably as common as dirt out there. It seems not unlikely, therefore, that highly intelligent species with the capacity and desire to create music could number in the thousands or millions in our galaxy alone, let alone in the universe as a whole. So, the question I would
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    Updated Sep-10-2016 at 07:19 by DiesIraeCX

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