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Jan. 18 2018

On Forbes: Oh Danny, What Have You Done Now?

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Picture of Daniel Hope © Nicolas Zonvi
Over on Forbes.com, I have published a bit of background information on the controversy regarding Daniel Hope’s very successful attempt at suppressing a YouTube ‘shred’ that included him… and how he went just a little beyond that, for good measure. Bit of an ugly tale that composer-pianist-writer Moritz Eggert brought to the fore with his superb open

Jan. 18 2018

#morninglistening to #FrancoisCouperin’s #Apotheosis on…

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#morninglistening to #FrancoisCouperin’s #Apotheosis on @harmoniamundi / @piasclassicsusa
Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/5D5K7S2
w/@lesartsflo’s #WilliamChristie & @talenslyriques’ #ChristopheRousset

#classicalmusic #classicalmusiccollection #classicalcdcollection #EarlyMusic #baroquemusic #harpsichord #historicalinstruments #historicallyinformedperformance #HIP #frenchmusic

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Jan. 17 2018

After 50 Years, Israel Philharmonic Names a New Conductor

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Zubin Mehta, leaving after half a century, gives his baton to a 29-year-old Israeli conductor with a growing international career: Lahav Shani.

Jan. 16 2018

#morninglistening to #Beethoven w/@Singverein in arguably…

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#morninglistening to #Beethoven w/@Singverein in arguably @Vienna_Phil’s best cycle of the 9 #symphonies under Hans #SchmidtIsserstedt
Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/25ifLDC
on @deccaclassics Korea; a re-issue in the rest of the world would be great!
#classicalmusic
#classicalmusiccollection
#classicalcdcollection #Symphony #Ludwigvan #ludwigvanbeethoven #wienerphilharmoniker #viennaphilharmonic
With

Jan. 16 2018

#morninglistening to #Britten’s #PaulBunyan…

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#morninglistening to #Britten’s #PaulBunyan w/@vocalessencemn (1) on @warnerClassics (2):
Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/52B3La1
1: formerly #PlymouthMusicSeries
2: formerly #VirginClassics
@surprisedbeauty composer #BenjaminBritten
#classicalmusic #opera #classicalmusiccollection #classicalcdcollection #20thCenturyMusic #surprisedbybeauty

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Jan. 16 2018

#morninglistening to #Brahms #cellisonatas on @warnerclassicsus…

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#morninglistening to #Brahms #cellisonatas on @warnerclassicsus @warnerclassics w/@atharaud & @QueyrasJG
Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/2A3AXFa
On paper certainly the most tantalizing proposition in these works since Serkin/Rostropovich who managed one of their best senority-efforts in these works.
#classicalmusic #AlexandreTharaud #classicalmusiccollection #chambermusic #cellosonata
#JohannesBrahms #

Jan. 15 2018

What a Hologram of Maria Callas Can Teach Us About Opera

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A preview of “Callas in Concert,” touring this spring, made our critic wonder about the art form’s obsession with the past.

Jan. 15 2018

#morninglistening to #Purcell’s #DidoAndAeneas…

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#morninglistening to #Purcell’s #DidoAndAeneas w/@permopera on @Alpha_Classics
Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/4oStLQI
w/#TeodorCurrentzis
Terrific #reissue; cracking performance.
#classicalmusic
#classicalmusiccollection #alphaclassics #EarlyMusic #noFilter #reissue #opera #vocalmusic #englishclassicalmusic

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Jan. 14 2018

#morninglistening to @BENETCA on @NaxosRecords…

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#morninglistening to @BENETCA on @NaxosRecords w/@BrouwerTrio
Amazon: http://a-fwd.to/71IUlSG
#classicalmusic #naxosrecords #classicalmusiccollection #classicalcdcollection #ChamberMusic #repertoireexplorer #21stCenturyMusic #contemporarymusic #SpanishMusic @brouwer_trio #BenetCasablanca

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Jan. 14 2018

#morninglistening to #AlfredoCasella on @ChandosRecords…

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#morninglistening to #AlfredoCasella on @ChandosRecords w/@BBCPhilharmonic & @NosedaG
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@surprisedbeauty music.
#classicalcdcollection
#classicalmusiccollection
#classicalmusic #orchestralsongs #italianmusic #20thCenturyMusic #surprisedbybeauty

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