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I've been steadily working my way through this 50 disc set:

Mostly pretty standard repertoire but the performances are anything but and as a record of the development of one of the world's finest orchestras it is wonderful.

I've also been listening to many other discs including:

  

 

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Gatecrashing -Living in a box Dance 4 :dance:

The Division Bell Pink Floyd  :rockout:

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Bruce Springsteen & the E

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band.

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matthewpiano wrote:

I've been steadily working my way through this 50 disc set:

Mostly pretty standard repertoire but the performances are anything but and as a record of the development of one of the world's finest orchestras it is wonderful.

I've also been listening to many other discs including:

  

That looks nice. I'll have to give some of those a go if they're on Spotify.

 

I've been listening to one of Vivaldi's String Concertos today played by Giuliano Carmignola. I think that this might be one of his lesser known pieces but it sounds fabulous and I've just orded the CD from Amazon.

http://open.spotify.com/album/3fGWlPQrPcUMIb0RWoj4c5

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For years I've loved Ashkenazy's recordings of the Rachmaninov Concertos with Previn, but today I've been listening to his earlier recording of the 3rd with Fistoulari conducting and they are even better.  There is a fleetness to Ashkenazy's playing here which reminds me somewhat of certain aspects of Rachamninov's own playing. It is a much nicer sounding piano than on the later set as well - less of the slight aggressiveness of a modern Steinway and more warmth and depth to the sound.

 

 

Also, today Karajan's intense and beautiful recording of the string orchestra version of Verklarte Nacht (Schoenberg), and Blomstedt's reading of the Alpine Symphony (R.Strauss).

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Alela Diane – About Farewell

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6K4IyZVxwp8

"About Farewell"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7X4mFxRXL4

"Hazel street"

Found this tonight... going straight on my amazon wish list.

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Kings Of Leon - Mechanical Bull

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Kings Of Leon - Mechanical Bull

Hi Daveh75 is this as good as there first two? are they back on form  :grin: sorry for all the? But I loved the first two and then they seemed to sell out  

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http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zaWsIzWZFr0

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New album by Clannad.  Hoping to see them on tour with Mary Black next year.

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bob marley legend a hi res blu ray audio disc just released in uk today.

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