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Recorded Music

CDs, records, DVDs, downloads, etc.

  1. Stravinsky Conducts Stravinsky

    This month, the posts I have planned for the Tuesday blog and on my weekly podcast is “S” for “September”, where the topics have in common well, you know, the letter “S”. For the Podcast Vault, another October 2012 montage, this one featuring Igor Stravinsky as both composer and conductor.



    In 1962 (or thereabouts), Columbia Masterworks embarked with Stravinsky in an ambitious 80th birthday
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    Updated Sep-07-2013 at 02:15 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Composers , Conductors , Recorded Music
  2. La Chronique du Disque (August 2013) - Part 1

    En français

    Because I am intertwining some personal anecdotes to today's Chronique, I will skip the usual reminder of how we do things around here. If Sound Quality (SQ) and Overall Impression (OI) grades need further context, feel free to visit earlier posts in this series.

    My Acquisitions for August


    HUMMEL: Piano Trios Nos. 1, 5 and 7
    [eMusic]
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    Updated Aug-27-2013 at 10:27 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Recorded Music
  3. La Chronique du Disque (August 2013) - Part 2

    Link to Part 1: http://www.talkclassical.com/blogs/i...du-disque.html



    A Grand Concert Of Musick: Archiv Produktion CD & Catalogue
    [Store Purchase]

    Found on an "end rack" on sale for $10, this CD is a re-issue of an Archiv LP from 1977 (with additional material from 1984) featuring Trevor Pinnock and his English
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  4. The Equinox String Quartet - Camille Saint-Saens: Two String Quartets

    En français


    This week, a "complete CD" downloaded from the original MP3.COM, promoting Eroica Classical Recording artists, The Equinox String Quartet.

    Its members, Lun Jiang and Quan Jiang, violins; Ariel Rudiakov, viola; and Ann Kim; violincello, have studied at the Juilliard School, the Manhattan School of Music, and Yale University; with some of the most prominent names
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  5. Franz Schubert "In Camara" at the Gardner Museum

    En français



    The last of our posts using tracks from Boston's Gardner Museum Music Library is dedicated to the music of Franz Schubert, and features as pièce de résistance his quartet Death and the Maiden. This work is significant for several reasons. It is considered one of Schubert's finest chamber works, and it has always occupied a favored spot in the string quartet repertoire. The quartet is a striking
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    Updated Aug-13-2013 at 10:24 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Recorded Music