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  1. RR: 181. Debussy: Cello Sonata in D minor, L 135

    1. Rostropovich, Britten (1961)




    2. Gendron, Françaix (1964)




    3. Capuçon, Braley (2012)




    4. Isserlis, Devoyon (1989)
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  2. Ansermet & Stravinsky

    This is the fifth Tuesday of July and as is the custom here on the Tuesday Blog, I will be sharing my latest home-made montage (number 286 in my continuing series). Also, this week I am launching a mini thematic arc that I will call The Beaten Path, where my shares revisit composers and themes I've already looked at in the preceding year.

    We've done quite a bit of Stravinsky this year - for those of you who follow Project 366 on my ITYWLTMT blog, you can already imagine I am preparing
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    Updated Jul-31-2018 at 11:50 by itywltmt

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  3. Folkworks summer school at Durham, 2018

    We’ve just got back from Folkworks 2018, the thirtieth anniversary, held at Grey College, Durham. John wanted to go there so he could improve on his concertina as the tutor there this year was the renowned Alistair Anderson. I was playing fiddle, and the tutors were Sarah Matthews and Adam Sutherland.

    We had a good week - the weather was very hot, but mostly bearable. We stayed in a self-catering place by the river in Durham, but we ate lunch and the evening meal at Grey College
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  4. RR: 180. Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole in D minor, op. 21

    1. Heifetz, Steinberg (cond.), RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra (1951)




    2. Kogan, Kondrashin (cond.), Philharmonia Orchestra (1959)




    3. Szeryng, Hendl (cond.), Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1959)

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    Updated Aug-03-2018 at 15:55 by Trout

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  5. RR: 179. Mahler: Symphony #6 in A minor "Tragic"

    1. Barbirolli (cond.), New Philharmonia Orchestra (1967)




    2. Bernstein (cond.), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1988)




    3. Boulez (cond.), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1994)

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    Updated Nov-13-2018 at 19:22 by Trout

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