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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    I'm sure many of you here are familiar with, or at least have heard of, the Austrian pianist Friedrich Gulda. Apart from his interpretations of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and even Debussy, he was also an accomplished composer, combining the jazz and classical fields. One of his final works, an...
  2. Classical Music Discussion
    Richard Hicox's recordings of Hummels Masses are some of my favourite discs, and a must listen for fans of Haydn's late masses. Hummel wrote numerous cantatas, some for the celebration of birthdays of various royal family members and a few for Goethe. These have never been recorded, and it...
  3. Classical Music Discussion
    Normally, when I sold stuff nowadays it because I have too many and want other cds or lps of interest.But back then I made foolish mistakes of selling valuable cds or lps I miss nowadays, for darn psychotropic or alcohol (absinthium). But no hard regrets except one non-classical LP I had the...
  4. Classical Music Discussion
    If you could choose up to 5 lost/destroyed works by any composer that we KNOW we're written at some point, and you could find/revive them, which would they be? Also knowing if a spurious work is authentic or not is another option. I mean like how we have Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante for Winds...
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    I've been running for a long time. I run like 5 times a week. I lost 19 kilograms since the summer and I wanna lose more weight.
  6. Non-Classical Music
    Im lisening to him right now i just bought some best of and there you go, i feel all fuzzy like im on a cloud on an lsd trip(thus said i only smoke a bit). This is the power of music, some might argue new age is not real music but Yanni sure is , yep... So my verdict is new age can be super if...
  7. Opera
    In occasion of 9 May, celebrated in Russia as Victory Day over Nazi Germany, I'd like to dedicate this thread to Sergei Lemeshev, one of the finest lyric tenors who ever lived, who lost one lung during WWII's cold winters but was still able to sing like this in 1948:
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  9. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    The great masters that we love, do you think they ever lost inspiration at some stage of their composing career due to whatever reason(s)? I'm less interested per se with the reason(s) why they might have lost their composing inspiration (and re-gained it back). I think they could have. There...
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    People in the UK might be interested that the Royal Shakespeare Company is broadcasting "Loves Labours Lost" this Wednesday 11th February. I have been to these broadcasts and they are very good.
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