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  1. A Playlist of JS Bach Firsts

    Since most of you aren't aware, today is my fiftieth birthday, and in a few days, I will be off for a week of field work at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. But enough about me - it's about the music, and my obsession with the number one.

    En français: http://itywltmt.blogspot.com/2011/10...ignees-js.html

    This week's playlist features a set of works by Johann Sebastian Bach that have in common the number one. I guess it is true of most
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    Updated Oct-11-2011 at 10:29 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Composers , Recorded Music
  2. A Playlist of Brahms Firsts

    Related Threads:
    http://www.talkclassical.com/15090-dark-moment.html
    http://www.talkclassical.com/14520-b...n-kertesz.html

    En français: http://itywltmt.blogspot.com/2011/10...s-signees.html

    For this first of my set of playlists on my Number One Obsession, a look at some Brahms works that have in common the number "1".

    As most of us know, oine of our regular TC'ers is a Brahms fanatic, and
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    Updated Oct-06-2011 at 10:45 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Composers , Recorded Music
  3. La Chronique du disque (Sept. 2011)

    En français: http://itywltmt.blogspot.com/2011/09...mbre-2011.html

    The rules will be kept simple: here’s what I found, here’s where I found it, here’s a couple of sentences about it and (possibly) some opinions.

    Not unlike Olympic Figure Skating, I will provide two sets of marks (letters A to D) on sound quality (SQ) and on overall impression (OI). These grades are entirely subjective, but here are some guidelines:

    • About “sound
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    Updated Sep-27-2011 at 13:08 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Recorded Music
  4. This Day in Music History - 21 September 1963

    Related threads:
    http://www.talkclassical.com/14726-m...home-will.html
    http://www.talkclassical.com/12949-c...ic-venues.html

    En français: http://itywltmt.blogspot.com/2011/09...mbre-1963.html


    This week, we go back 48 years, to the inaugural gala of Place des Arts in Montreal. Attended by many cultural
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    Updated Nov-12-2011 at 18:31 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Concerts , Recorded Music
  5. Bonus PTB - Beethoven Gumdrops

    For my loyal readers on TC: you are aware that my "regular" blog is going to be posted TOMORROW as I have something special for "This Day in Music History". However, I wanted to post a "quickie" pair of Beethoven pieces, in keeping with ITYWLTMT's on-going Beethoven Project, where I plan to post all nine Beethoven symphonies and other major works (in whole or in part) on my YouTube channel, to be enjoyed anytime, anywhere there is Internet coverage.

    So,
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