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Recorded Music

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  1. An Internet Graduation Concert

    I participated recently on a forum thread that discussed a member’s studies coming to an end. I contributed to the thread by asking for musical suggestions appropriate to a graduation ceremony.

    My thinking at the time was more “processional” music, and I got a few ideas from the thread which finally ended up feeding a YouTube playlist of “Graduation Music”. The link to the playlist is:

    (Also featured on my YouTube Channel.)
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    Updated Jul-03-2011 at 20:54 by itywltmt (Removed warning)

    Classical Music , Recorded Music
  2. How do you get your music these days?

    (UPDATE 2011-07-11 - Version française au

    This blog post is in response to an interesting thread I encountered, posted by Kjohnson on April 20, 2011.

    What an interesting topic! I have been collecting music for over 30 years and, indeed, technology has changed, and so has our ways of acquiring music. When I started (probably when most of us started) the technologie du jour was vinyl. From
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    Updated Jul-11-2011 at 12:45 by itywltmt (Added link to French version)

    Classical Music , Recorded Music
  3. ITYWLTMT's Tchaikovsky Festival

    On my regular blog, I have put together a three-week series on the Tchaikovsky's Symphonies 4 to 6, featuring the "definitive" recordings by Evgenii Mravinsky and the Leningrad Philharmonic.

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  4. "I Think You Will Love This Music Too"

    As of April 1 this year, I began blogging on classical music, and my (modest) music collection.

    The link is:

    Let me state up front: I am not a music expert, nor am I a trained musician. What I am, however, is a music collector and (in my own mind) a music enthusiast. I have been collecting music for well over 30 years – I own about 200 vinyl records, about an equal number of CDs and countless number of digital tracks that I have
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    Updated May-29-2011 at 21:09 by itywltmt (Added categories)

    Classical Music , Recorded Music
  5. Yesterday's Music I: Non-Classical

    I didn't have time to post last night, so I'll catch up a bit.

    I continued my self-education in classic rock with the Rolling Stones, Let it Bleed.

    I knew "You Can't Always Get What You Want" from the radio, but I think the rest of the songs were new to me.

    I admit my prejudices: I did not expect this album to be so good. What impressed me the most