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19.11.17

#morninglistening to #Rameau w/@talensLyriques on...



#morninglistening to #Rameau w/@talensLyriques on @AparteMusic:

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via @PIASclassicsUSA.
#ChristopheRousset leading a terrific account of #JeanPhilippeRameau’s ballet/opera #Pygmalion. ♡♡♡

#EarlyMusic #frenchbaroque #historicalinstruments #historicallyinformedperformance #cdcollection #classicalcdcollection #classicalmusic #classicalmusiccollection #balletmusic #LesTalensLyriques



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#morninglistening to gr8 #Mendelssohn #StringQuartets...



#morninglistening to gr8 #Mendelssohn #StringQuartets w/@Quatuor_Arod:

http://a-fwd.to/6AbtXyb

on @warnerclassics: opp.13 & 44/2. Alas w/a name like that one suspects performance-enhancing drugs to have been involved.

Oh, and the fragment “Frage” of op.9/1

#classicalmusic #classicalmusiccollection #ChamberMusic #StringQuartet #germanromanticism #classicalcdcollection #QuatuorArod #Arod



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18.11.17

#morninglistening to #Schubert w/#KrystianZimerman...



#morninglistening to #Schubert w/#KrystianZimerman :

http://a-fwd.to/p6KbrFU

Zimerman is back on @dgclassics with his first solo-album - not counting Baceweicz’s 2nd Piano Sonata - in many (15?) years.

#classicalmusic #classicalmusiccollection #pianosonatas #solokeyboard #ludwigvanbeethoven #FranzSchubert #D959 #D960 #WienerKlassik



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17.11.17

#morninglistening to #Beethoven...



#morninglistening to #Beethoven w/#Kissin:

http://a-fwd.to/780Dx9w

#YevgenyKissin is back w/@dgclassics

#classicalmusic #classicalmusiccollection #pianosonatas #solokeyboard #ludwigvanbeethoven #LvB #ludwigvan #WienerKlassik



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Forbes Classical CD Of The Week: Rued Langgaard, A Danish Lark


…Rued Langgaard (1893 – 1952) is a strangely wonder-full romantic composer, whose 16 symphonies cover the gamut from massively delightful to charmingly bizarre. The unabashedly romantic style of the Wagner-quotes and Strauss-flavor sprinkled Second Symphony (“Awakening of Spring”) is as intriguing as the impressionist 23-minute, 13-movement Fourth Symphony. His violin and piano miniatures are among the sweetest found in the 20th century. A real "Surprised by Beauty"-composer, if ever there will be a third edition. His works for string quartet included in the first string quartet-devoted volume of Dacapo’s…

-> Classical CD Of The Week: Rued Langgaard, A Danish Lark

#morninglistening to #LvB #pianoconcertos...



#morninglistening to #LvB #pianoconcertos w/@CleveOrchestra:

http://a-fwd.to/28qb0Pv

w/#VladimirAshkenazy.

I would argue this to be his best of the three #Beethoven #pianoconcerto cycles. The orchestra responds very nimbly. There is a reason these self-conducted affairs take place with the #clevelandorchestra!

#classicalmusic
#classicalmusiccollection #Decca #orchestralmusic #pianoconcertos #germanromanticism #Ludwigvan #ludwigvanbeethoven #classicalcdcollection



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16.11.17

#morninglistening to #Boulez w/@DBarenboim + @DivanOrchestra on...



#morninglistening to #Boulez w/@DBarenboim + @DivanOrchestra on @DGClassics:

http://a-fwd.to/40fbGzz

#20thCenturyMusic (Is it still #contemporarymusic when the composer has died?) #orchestralmusic #21stCenturyMusic #frenchmusic #PierreBoulez #westeasterndivanorchestra #danielbarenboim



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15.11.17

#morninglistening to #RichardWagner @WagnerFestival...



#morninglistening to #RichardWagner @WagnerFestival w/#KarlBöhm:

http://a-fwd.to/30sth7Y on @DGclassics

#tristanundisolde in a deluxe reissue incl. #blurayaudio.

With a dream cast of #birgitnilsson & #WolfgangWindgassen.

#opera #germanromanticism #Wagner #classicalmusic #classicalmusiccollection #classicalcdcollection #vocalmusic



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