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  1. Blog
    A live performance by the Secession Quartet is below I reached the end of a week's listening to Berg and this has been quite a problematic one for me as there are so many fine accounts and I liked them for many different reasons. Someone said earlier that the 4th movement is the emotional...
  2. Classical Music Discussion
    What are your favorite orchestral suites and symphonic/tone poems? My are: Sibelius, Jean (1865 - 1957): The Wood-Nymph, Op. 15 (1895) Spring Song, Op. 16 (1895) Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22 (1895) Finlandia, Op. 26 (1900) En Saga, Op. 9 (1902) Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49 (1906) Night Ride and...
  3. Identifying Classical Music
    Hello, I would really appreciate your help identifying the piece in the link below. I recorded this off a classical radio station many, many years ago, and have never been able to place it. It sounds baroque to me, maybe a trumpet suite (English? Maybe German?), but have not been successful in...
  4. Orchestral Music
    Anyone have a recommendation for me? I have a recording of the whole ballet (Rattle) which I like, but there is a good bit of repetition, and occasionally I'd like to listen to the suite.
  5. Classical Music Discussion
    I was wondering if there are any recordings of Shostakovich's Jazz Suite No. 2, the original one. I'm not talking about the Suite for Variety Orchestra, I'm talking the real, original Suite that Gerard McBurney premiered at a London Promenade Concert in 2000. This guy: I can't seem to find a...
  6. Classical Music Discussion
    Is it just me or does Mendelssohn's Hark The Herald Angels Sing sound like the Gavotte from Bach's Fourth Orchestra Suite? Tell me if you think the two pieces sound alike. Here are Youtube videos of both pieces. ]
  7. Recorded Music and Publications
    Hatfuls presents: Bach Cello suite no. 1 (Menuet II) for 2 cellos and guitar! Comments, please! =)
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