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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    I'm just getting started with Shostakovich, and I'd like to see if I could get a pile of only the 'essential' stuff without just getting a Naxos best-of. Could anyone provide their opinions of the definitive work/works in each major genre (symphony, chamber, concertos, piano etc) Cheers :tiphat:
  2. Non-Classical Music
    Hi, I am a classical musician and I love jazz to. I like Bill Evans very much, Also Dave Brubeck's quartet. Where should I start? What is some essential music I should listen to? Many thanks
  3. Classical Music Discussion
    Do you like/dislike repeats in your favorite works? Does it depend on the work, or perhaps on the genre? Are there actual musical reasons or are you just trying to save time? :) Charles Rosen on Repeats in The Classical Style. Baroque Era "The repeat during the Baroque period is a way of...
  4. Classical Music Discussion
    Matsudaira: i want to hear more frrom this guys the naxos cd is ain't enought Mazuyumi: what can i say my favorite composer Isang Yun: was wonderfully suprise by him Giancinto Scelsi: is a god Claude vivier: is essential These guys get many airplay from my stereo In the more notorious list...
  5. Recorded Music and Publications
    Which recordings of works by Igor Stravinsky do you consider to be the most important, the essential, or the finest? Which works do you consider to be the ones that no Stravinsky collection could be without?
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