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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    Daedalus ensemble & Roberto Festa on Accent label done a quite wonderful job whit: La Favola di Orlando, there also are fews other notable achievements in recordings such as: II rossetto Domenico Blanchini (book of lute) 1546 whit 3 works, there is also Bnf vocal music appearance several of em...
  2. Classical Music Discussion
    Normally or first school of Gregorian music teaching was purely vocal ,i have an LP that defenatly this , the 1951 decca release Chant Gregorien it's superbe, most Alberto Turco follow the old protocols of gregorian, while i happen to have acquired another narly LP, at first i was displease on...
  3. Solo & Chamber Music
    hello everybody, just joined this forum and happy to have found it. I wonder if somebody can recommend a CD (or MP3 downloader) with a collection of baroque - base - vocal collection. May be duet performances or accompanied by orchestra or solo instruments such as flute or actually any other...
  4. The Movie Corner: Music for Cinema and TV
    Hey there, Not sure where to post covers of movie/TV series soundtracks. Here is an epic orchestral version with vocals of the most epic song from Game of Thrones IMO: The Rains of Castamere. Looking forward to hear your thoughts! youtube link
  5. Classical Music Discussion
    So, I've heard that, unlike universities, there isn't a 'best' conservatoire. Instead, different music colleges have specialisms (e.g. Royal Academy vs Royal College : chamber vs orchestral stings). I've been searching the web to find the music college deemed the best in the vocal world. I am...
  6. Vocal Music
    Hello, This link - http://goo.gl/HdrP7G is from an old VHS I had, and it shows an arrangement of a classical piece. They changed the original words to italian foods (spaghetti, pizza...) but unfortunately the only information given in the tape about the origin is that it is an italian madrigal...
  7. Solved Cases (archive)
    Hello - I have been searching for years to solve the following question: There is a beautiful piece of music/song from Handel's work that appears in the movie "The Great Mr. Handel" (1942). The theme is developed from the Minuet from the opera Berenice (or the Minuet was excerpted from the...
  8. Classical Music Discussion
    This questions arises from a poll "Mozart's concerts or Beethoven's sonatas?" where many of forum members chose Mozart over Beethoven and not just because one prefers Mozart's music, but because of presence of orchestra in concerts. Another thing is that according to my observations on this...
  9. Classical Music Discussion
    I love vocal music of rennaissance motets madrigals, but i have somesort of hidden aversion for opera? I dont understand, opera should be a logical next step yet im not ready or i dont get it... Than my father said opera was more sophisticated than madrigals or motets, he like it better. What...
  10. Orchestral Music
    Can anyone help with recommendations for Schoenberg recordings? It can be orchestral music, but also his vocal compositions. What are your favourite Schoenberg recordings? Thank you for help and recommendations :)
  11. Classical Music Discussion
    Before i discover really vocal music i did not thhink mutch of it or i was ignorant, than when i discover vocal music sutch has madrigal and motets i had a hard time switching back to instrumental.Aldous Huxley said he lisen to Mozart in c minor piano concerto his first movement and got borred...
  12. Classical Music Discussion
    Ok since i heard the bonus instrumental track on Gesualdo madrigal2 book 2 it trigger some interest to investigate more of this time period that i mostly know trought vocal music but what about instrumental music back than? You guys on TC know more instrumental classical music of this era than me?
  13. Vocal Music
    So i bought this record of vocal music of early medieval music called ''The miracle of the century'' if you preffer in german since this is a german cd, das wunder des jahrhunderts. executed by ensemble Ordo virtutum. It may be one of the best vocal cd ever of this time lapse 1013-1054 (11th...
  14. Vocal Music
    At first i did not beleive it but after lisening of Pérotin Gesualdo and hildegard i was flabbergeisted by the hudge range singer have. Pérotin is a ''force majeure'' the classical world had reckon whit, his vocal arrangement on the naxos disque music of leonin and pérotin, i was shock in...
  15. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    How much of your classical collection is vocal vs instrumental music. This is ball park so just find the category that is close to what you feel you own. You don't have to go count CDs or anything like that. A collection in the "mostly" category could be say 80% or more I guess. Again, just...
  16. Classical Music Discussion
    Hello Everyone, I am looking for some classical compositions that use or are related to the theme of "identity," instrumental and vocal selections. Thanks!
  17. Vocal Music
    I bought this record, because i heard miserere and quite like it.The ensemble is Collegium Vocal of Gent conduct by Philippe Herreweghe , i suppose he is flemish conductor since this is from belgium i take a wild guess. I like this better than his madrigals, but im not a specialist of vocal...
  18. Vocal Music
    It's one of naxos early music serie title ''The guerra manuscript volume 1'' (17th century secular spanish vocal music), it's purely vocal music isabel monar is the soprano and manuel vilas is the spanish baroque harp guess musician.This is part of the galician festival via stellae in spain. Im...
  19. Classical Music Discussion
    Hello there, this is my first posting in this forum, so I hope you forgive me if this has been asked or done before. I have quite a large collection of cds and lps, live recordings from the radio, thematical radio programs and so on, and being a biologist I like to put everything in neat boxes...
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