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Thread: SS 8.12.18 - Lutosławski #2

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    Quote Originally Posted by Enthusiast View Post
    It certainly does seem like the musical substance is all in the second half. I found the description of the 1st half as a "teaser" stimulating. It is certainly lighter and airy.
    It was designed this way by the composer. The fully developed ideas on display in the 2nd movement are only hinted at in the 1st.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shirime View Post
    To tell you the truth I didn’t realise that Lutosławski’s 2nd Symphony even made it into the TC Top Recommended Symphonies list. How far down the list are we now? I used to participate in these listenings years ago but eventually dropped out of them...looks like there’s some really interesting repertoire at the moment I didn’t expect!
    We have done TC recommendations years ago. Now we dealing with mine . Actually you can send proposals. Saturday symphony -thread contains works we have done so far.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mika View Post
    We have done TC recommendations years ago. Now we dealing with mine . Actually you can send proposals. Saturday symphony -thread contains works we have done so far.
    Ooooh sounds good! So I guess now it’s like the ‘exploring contemporary composers’ thread a little bit?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shirime View Post
    Ooooh sounds good! So I guess now it’s like the ‘exploring contemporary composers’ thread a little bit?
    Not really. I have put in some contemporary ones, but others have added older stuff also. I am ok with all periods.

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