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    Lucia Popp singing Slavonic Opera Arias from the EMI Icon box.
    A truly wonderful selection of pieces sung beautifully.


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    Just released in its entirety on Apple Music after taster tracks for the past few weeks. I like it so far.
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    This basilica venue near Paris is spectacular.
    Short-term thinkers are rewarded with reelection, while those who dare to take seriously our responsibility to future generations commonly find themselves out of office.

    - Marcia Bjornerud, Geologist

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    Today's commute - Stephen Layton leading The Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge in choral works by Baltic composers:



    Current listening - Nigel Short leading Tenebrae in choral works by Russian composers:

    I love music. I want music. I need music.

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    Symph 8 on this 2-CD set:

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    Raff - Symphonies 8 - 11 'Four Seasons' - Albert

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    Medtner - Complete Works for Violin and Piano Volume 2

    Laurence Kayaleh (violin) & Paul Stewart (piano)


    Medtner: Two Canzonas & Dances, Op. 43
    Medtner: Violin Sonata No. 1 in B minor, Op. 21
    Medtner: Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major, Op. 44
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    A Spanish Nativity

    Stile Antico


    trad.: Riu, riu, chiu
    Flecha I: Ensalada 'El jubilate'
    Flecha I: Riu, riu chiu
    Guerrero, F: A un Niño Llorando
    Guerrero, Francisco: A un niño llorando
    Guerrero, F: Beata Dei genitrix Maria
    Lobo, A: Missa Beata Dei genitrix Maria
    Morales, C: Cum natus esset Jesus
    Rimonte: De la piel de sus ovejas
    Ruimonte: De la piel de sus ovejas
    Victoria: O magnum mysterium, motet
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    Brahms: String Sextets

    Barry Shiffman (viola) & Zuill Bailey (cello)

    Cypress String Quartet.
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    Vocalise ; Natalie Dessay

    Composed By – Rachmaninov*
    Salavieï (Le Rossignol) Composed By – Alabiev*
    Le Rossignol Et La Rose/ Composed By – Saint-Saëns*
    Les Filles Des Cadix/ Composed By – Delibes*
    Vocalise En Forme De Habanera/ Composed By – Ravel*
    La Maja Y El Ruiseñor/ Composed By – Granados*
    «Deh, Torna Mio Bene», Air & Variations / Composed By – Proch*
    Villanelle «J'ai Vu Passer l'Hirondelle»/ Composed By – Dell'Acqua*
    Concerto Pour Soprano Colorature & Orchestre/ Composed By – Glière*
    Frühlingsstimmen-Walzer («Voix Du Printemps»/«Voices Of Spring»/ Composed By – J. Strauss II*

    Berliner Sinfonie-Orchester*, Michael Schønwandt
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    Bach Christmas Oratorio, BWV248

    Elly Ameling, Baker, Robert Tear & Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

    Choir of King’s College, Cambridge & Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Philip Ledger.
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    Lalo - Piano concerto in F Minor; Violin concerto in F Major; Cello concerto in D Minor; Concerto Russe op.29

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    Joseph Haydn's choral works - fourth and final instalment this morning/early afternoon.


    Mass no.13: Schöpfungsmesse (Creation Mass) in B-flat for soprano, alto, tenor, bass, mixed choir, organ and orchestra Hob.XXII:13 (1801):




    Te Deum in C for soprano, alto, tenor, bass, mixed choir, organ and orchestra Hob.XXIIIc:2 (by 1800):




    Mass no.14: Harmoniemesse (Wind Ensemble Mass) in B-flat for soprano, alto, tenor, bass, mixed choir, organ and orchestra Hob.XXII:14 (1802):

    '...a violator of his word, a libertine over head and ears in debt and disgrace, a despiser of domestic ties, the companion of gamblers and demireps, a man who has just closed half a century without a single claim on the gratitude of his country or the respect of posterity...' - Leigh Hunt on the Prince Regent (later George IV).

    ὃν οἱ θεοὶ φιλοῦσιν ἀποθνῄσκει νέος [Those whom the gods love die young] - Menander

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    Franck - Chopin

    Gautier Capuçon (cello), Yuja Wang (piano)

    Chopin: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 65
    Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise Brillante in C, Op. 3
    Franck, C: Cello Sonata in A major
    Piazzólla: Le Grand Tango
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    Mieczysław Karłowicz, Rebirth Symphony - BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda.


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    Brahms

    serenade No.1 in D Op.11
    serenade No.2 in A Op.16
    Alto Rhapsody Op.53 Janet Baker

    London Philharmonic Orchestra


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