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  1. Opera
    Do you prefer to watch it, either live or on video/DVD? Or perhaps you prefer to buy the album and listen to it in its entirety?
  2. Solo & Chamber Music
    Here's a link to a Guardian article about pianist Igor Levit. I like his style and approach, and he seems to be a cool guy. Enjoy:
  3. Orchestral Music
    Afetr reading Gramophone article on Sibelius, I am planning my approach to this composer. Being mostly a Baroque music lover, I don't have any clue to which are the best Sibelius recordings. I plan to buy as a first approach the symphonies recorded by Philips with the Boston SO, and Sir Colin...
  4. Classical Music Discussion
    Something that's been bouncing around my head after reading through some old threads.... An ideal that's often endorsed here and elsewhere is that the best way to listen to music is to be as open-minded as possible. Approach every piece with the assumption that it's good; engage with it on its...
  5. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto Busoni (1866-1924) is an underrated composer. His music is quite accessible, and metatonal - blending the old (Romantic) and heading to the new but always mindful of the old. I was listening to his personal masterpiece, the opera Doctor Faust. It took him...
  6. Classical Music Discussion
    I really love exploring new music and this morning on iTunes Radio, a piece of Arvo Part came up and I really enjoyed it with Izzy. I just noticed that no one whether the traditionalists or postmodernists have mentioned Arvo Part or John Tavener yet. Because of their religious slant, i was...
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