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Dec. 18 2017

Playlist: Dec/18/17

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Dec. 17 2017

#morninglistening to #Messiaen on w/@SeattleSymphony &…

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#morninglistening to #Messiaen on w/@SeattleSymphony & @LudovicMorlot
http://a-fwd.to/3DURzty

☆☆☆☆
total @SurprisedBeauty 3 music!
#poèmespourmi, Trois Petites Liturgies de la Présence Divine
#classicalmusic #20thCenturyMusic #orchestralmusic #choralmusic #vocalmusic #seattlesymphony
#classicalmusiccollection #classicalcdcollection #ondesmartenot #LudovicMorlot

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Dec. 17 2017

Best Recordings of 2017

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Time for a review of classical CDs that were outstanding in 2017 (published in whole on Forbes.com).

My lists for the previous years: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, (2011 – “Almost”), 2010, (2010 – “Almost”), 2009, (2009 – “Almost”), 2008, (2008 – “Almost”) 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004.

# 1 – New Release
Franz Schubert, Die Schöne Müllerin, Christian Gerhaher, Gerold Huber, Sony Classical

Dec. 17 2017

#morninglistening to #Mozart’s #Requiem w/@permopera on…

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#morninglistening to #Mozart’s #Requiem w/@permopera on @Alpha_Classics
Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/1f6j7xB
w/#TeodorCurrentzis
#Adventskalender Day 17.
Woha! Mozart that stepped on some toes when it came out – and still will!
#classicalmusic
#classicalmusiccollection #pianoconcerto #alphaclassics #orchestralmusic #WienerKlassik #noFilter #reissue #choralmusic #vocalmusic #sacredmusic #

Dec. 17 2017

#morninglistening to #Respighi w/@BBCPhilharmonic on…

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#morninglistening to #Respighi w/@BBCPhilharmonic on @ChandosRecords
w/#EdwardDownes.
Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/2RN9K9N
#Adventskalender Day 17.
@SurprisedBeauty Music! ♡☆♡
#symphony #italianromanticism #classicalmusic #surprisedbybeauty #classicalmusiccollection #classicalcdcollection #orchestralmusic #italianmusic

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Dec. 17 2017

Forbes Classical CD Of The Week: Child’s Play – The Complete Beethoven Sonatas

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A Joyous Third Advent Sunday to You!

…Records are made to be broken, even in classical music. When then-24-year-old Korean HJ Lim recorded the (just-about) complete Beethoven Sonatas for EMI (Warner), released for a tenner on iTunes, it made a splash more for its audacity than quality. Two years later, in 2014, she was bested in every way: Swiss-born Chinese pianist Mélodie Zhao had done it at

Dec. 17 2017

Playlist: Dec/17/17

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6:23 PM Henry Litolff — Concerto Symphonique No. 3 Key: E-Flat Opus: 45Conductor: Andrew LittonEnsemble: Bournemouth Symphony OrchestraPeter Donohoe, pianoHyperion, 67210 6:06 PM Camille Saint-Saens — Rhapsodies on Breton Themes Opus: 7Marie-Claire Alain, organErato, 10703 6:00 PM Niels Wilhelm Gade — Children’s Christmas Opus: 36Anker Blyme, pianoM Polo/HK, 9117 5:54 PM Hector Berlioz — Shepherd’s […]

Dec. 16 2017

#morninglistening to #Schreker’s #Irrelohe w/ Wiener…

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#morninglistening to #Schreker’s #Irrelohe w/
Wiener @singverein + @viennasymphony on @sony_classical:
Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/1xOq35H
Schreker is my cup of tea:
No one wrote quite so ambiguously –
In elusive harmony.
And if you listen you’ll agree.
#opera #germanromanticism #20thcenturyclassical #classicalmusic #classicalmusiccollection #classicalcdcollection #vocalmusic

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Dec. 16 2017

#morninglistening to #Mozart @METOpera w/#JamesLevine on…

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#morninglistening to #Mozart @METOpera w/#JamesLevine on @dgclassics:
Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/2bIxghe
There are rumors which are crippling
It seems he did some fiddling –
On the other hand he sounds sublime:
Tricky business – James Levine.
Not exactly my now-preferred style of Mozart-opera making, but boy: it’s gorgeously done and sung!
See also: http://bit.ly/JamesLevineForbes
#opera #

Dec. 16 2017

#morninglistening to #Beethoven w/@YuryMartynov via #Liszt on…

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#morninglistening to #Beethoven w/@YuryMartynov via #Liszt on @Alpha_Classics:
Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/38WrFCf
From Forbes.com’s #BestoftheYear2017 list:
#LvB #pianosonatas in the #FranzLiszt #transcriptions on #originalinstruments. A game changer set!
#classicalmusic #classicalmusiccollection
#classicalcdcollection #solokeyboard #symphonyies #ludwigvanbeethoven #LvB #ludwigvan #WienerKlassik #

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