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  1. Paganini: Violin Concertos (Complete)

    Blogger’s Note: As we mark the ten-year milestone of the Tuesday Blog and entertain our 222 day binge challenge on For Your Listening Pleasure, we are planning “collections” as part of our monthly shares over the coming months.

    This week’s Cover2Cover starts the ball rolling with a Brilliant Classics three-disk release of the complete violin concertos of Nicolò Paganini performed by Alexandre Dubach and the Monte Carlo Philharmonic. Here are a few thoughts collected from the Brilliant
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  2. Glenn Gould Plays the Goldberg Variations

    Today’s “Fifth Tuesday” montage marks a number if milestones:
    • it is our 365th montage in our ongoing series,
    • it marks the end of a year-long survey of all of our montages in this series and
    • serves as a launch point for a new programming arc dedicated to revisiting our many contributions to TalkClassical through our Tuesday Blog, which marked its tenth anniversary a few months ago.


    For the next few months, our montages will take a fresh look at some themes we explored
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    Updated Aug-31-2021 at 13:03 by itywltmt

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  3. Artur Schnabel plays Beethoven sonatas

    For the third and final installment in our abbreviated look at Beethoven piano sonatas, let’s turn to a pianist who made the first-ever recording of the entire corpus, and evaluate how well these interpretations have stood the test of time.

    Artur Schnabel (1882 –1951) was an Austrian-born classical pianist, composer and pedagogue. Among the 20th century's most respected and important pianists, Schnabel has few equals, especially in the Austro-German classics, particularly the
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  4. Walton / Nigel Kennedy / André Previn / RPO ‎– Violin & Viola Concertos

    What do Maxim Vengerov, Sir Yehudi Mnuhon and Nigel Kennedy have in common? They are all renowned violinists who traded their violin for a viola in a recording of William Walton's viola concerto. Today’s Cover2Cover share, my last in that series before mu annual summer hiatus, is a 1987 coupling of Walton’s viola and violin concerti featuring Kennedy as soloist with the Royal Philharmonic under Andre Previn.

    The pair of concertante works are workhorses of 20th-century British repertoire,
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  5. PTB Classic - Glenn Gould Plays Beethoven Piano Sonatas nos. 12, 16 & 17

    Today's PTB Classic post is the second set of Beethoven sonatas in out three part series, which we also trust to Glenn Gould. Last month, we considered five sonatas, this week three sonatas, recorded in 1973 and 1983, respectively.

    The 1983 digital recording is that of the "Funeral March" sonata, amd the last two (from 1973) are two of the three sonatas from the op. 31 set.

    As we discussed the aesthetic around Gould's approach on Beethoven as part of last month's post,
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