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  1. Opera
    For two years now I have advertised in the platonic section of Craigslist listing the names of famous singers of my youth in the hope of finding an opera fan who loves the Golden Age of Opera. Finally I got a respondent and we plan to meetup when he comes to town from another city in my state...
  2. Keyboard Instruments
    I've been using the Hannon ones for years whenever It's been awhile since I've played seriously that seems to build up my hand strength in ways it needs to be built up. Now I know that several well known composers have etudes that are supposed to be kind of like it. I've wanted to fiddle with...
  3. Non-Classical Music
    There's a new restoration with additional tracks imminent. Clear the machine. I'm waiting This is decent overview of some of the rumours that surround the original recording. http://www.bostonmagazine.com/arts-entertainment/blog/2015/08/31/van-morrison-astral-weeks-reissue/ I have to say...
  4. New Member Introductions
    My name is Jaron Deming! I just recently joined the forum to see what the classical community is up to these days. I am a freshman majoring in Music Ed. this year, and I've played the flute for 10 years. Lately I've been working on my compositions skills and have developed a passion for creating...
  5. Off Topic Pub
    ASD: Autism spectrum disorder. http://rdos.net/eng/ A series of compelling genetic studies and it's correlation with our own quiz scores. One might notice while taking the quiz that there are numerous questions in there that aren't standard criteria for diagnosis, but they are queries...
  6. Classical Music Discussion
    looking for best Chopin pianist interpretes , to see in youtube
  7. News, Concerts and Events
    Peter Cropper dubbed 'the Mick Jagger of the string quartet' who played like a man possessed and led the Lindsay Quartet for almost 40 years has just died. Never came across him before, but his obituary in the Telegraph was fascinating.
  8. Off Topic Pub
    Feeling brave? http://www.ubble.co.uk/ "Risk of dying in the next 5 years" (I'm part of the Biobank cohort) :tiphat:
  9. Recorded Music and Publications
    I am not sure this will interest anyone here but I tried another web site that talks a lot of music and got no response. Nothing ventured, nothing gained. Is there anyone here who collects old music publications? I have a song book that is just five years short of being 100 years old...
  10. Classical Music Discussion
    Ockay any composer modern classic composer into the futurism movement (avant-garde) made music that sound 50 years ahead it time(hypotetical but..) It seem these classical composer exist, let says we are in 2015 and some dude made music so bold so avant it sound 2050. He create a paradox, his...
  11. Classical Music Discussion
    I think I have a very nice classical music collection and I like 99% of the albums I have chosen. I don't want to have a clone collection: just the same recordings everyone else has. If we all thought that way, there would be only one or two versions of every piece. I choose respected performers...
  12. Composer Guestbooks
    Tikhon Khrennikov was a pretty good composer who was made General Secretary of the Soviet Composer's union in 1948 by the head of the anti-formalist movement, Andrei Zhdanov. He presided over the persecution of many whose names we know well: Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Myaskovsky, Khachaturian, and...
  13. Opera
    Which of these many operas is/are your favorite/s? And why? Pick up to 3 :)
  14. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    Yes, as the question says simply, can classical music do good for society/your community? As an excellent example where it has done, and for many years, consider Handel's great piece, Messiah. As well as being "the most popular" piece of choral work for the last two hundred years (according to...
  15. Recorded Music and Publications
    A large-scale project by the Netherlands Bach Society, consistly in upload one work of J. S. Bach per week. http://allofbach.com/en/ It might take 20 years, but it seems to me that the quality of the project is outstanding
  16. Classical Music Discussion
    I have been a fan of many different musical genres through the years. Classical music has always been accessible to me having played piano and classical guitar. Over the last few years popular music has either become almost unbearable or I am getting old :). I have recently begun searching...
  17. The Movie Corner: Music for Cinema and TV
    The BBC looks back on Amadeus after thirty years. http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20150224-what-amadeus-gets-wrong
  18. Solved Cases (archive)
    This choral work was included in the competition section of the Gramophone Magazine's December 1999 best discs of the month compilation. I didn't recognise it, didn't check the competition results at the time and in all the years since have never come across it again. Can anyone help me...
  19. Non-Classical Music
    Not only one of the most beautiful but one of the most talented women in pop music. The Hounds of Love is a towering masterpiece which I never tire of. Continue to enjoy all her music just as much now as I did back in the day. 50 Words for Snow shows she hasn't lost her abilities in the...
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