Favourite ‘Classical’ Music

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Re: Favourite ‘Classical’ Music

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 01 Mar 2018, 15:37

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He's great, yes. Since it's a DG release, I guess the budget offer would've been available worldwide. Oh, DG has so many great CDs on offer for beer money. And no, they're not old mono recordings or something: fairly recent releases, widely applauded.
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Re: Favourite ‘Classical’ Music

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 01 Mar 2018, 15:48

Oh, and this evening I'll be listening to the SACD-version of this gem for the first time:

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Re: Favourite ‘Classical’ Music

Postby andymacandy » 01 Mar 2018, 17:51

Concierto de Aranjuez by Rodrigo for me. I loved Aranjuez, and the music transports me back.
And Sketches of Spain isn't bad either......
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Re: Favourite ‘Classical’ Music

Postby joklend » 18 Jun 2018, 17:39

John Dowland might be a good "entry" into classical for some here. Singer-songwriter stuff with strings, sounds a bit like Nick Drake, plenty of PK Dick references, what's not to like?


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Postby gash’s trollish obsession » 18 Jun 2018, 17:59



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Re: Favourite ‘Classical’ Music

Postby Count Machuki » 18 Jun 2018, 18:46

favorite thing I've just learned about recently:

Mazzoli's Vespers is an ominous twist on an ancient musical and religious tradition — the evening Vesper prayer service observed in many Orthodox, Catholic, Anglican and Lutheran churches. A "distorted, wild, blasphemous take," Mazzoli says in the album booklet.

Constructed as a suite of eight connected pieces, Vespers aims high, questioning our connections to technology, death and God. Instead of sacred texts, Mazzoli turns to contemporary poet Matthew Zapruder for lines like: "hello lord / sorry I woke you / because my plans / are important to me / and I need things / no one can buy / and don't even know / what they are / I know I belong / in this new dark age." Is it a plea from us, or from some computerized version of us?


https://missymazzoli.bandcamp.com/album ... w-dark-age


it's on Spotify, too....
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Re: Favourite ‘Classical’ Music

Postby toomanyhatz » 18 Jun 2018, 22:06

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Re: Favourite ‘Classical’ Music

Postby gash’s trollish obsession » 18 Jun 2018, 22:14

^^^Yes.

Also

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