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Re: Sharing top notch recorded videos and music.....
« Reply #120 on: January 02, 2019, 10:30:37 PM »
I was watching a movie tonight (Return to Me) and heard this song for the first time. WOW. Jewel's voice should be absolutely magnificent, beautiful, so special with the effects. I wish I had heard this song years earlier.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJaEGVL6V5o

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I found this on Tidal and will play it tomorrow night after my tubes are nicely warmed up. Should sound delightful
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Re: Sharing top notch recorded videos and music.....
« Reply #121 on: January 08, 2019, 09:01:40 PM »
It is almost like I can hear the recording studio walls, and just floats, a huge sound stage, her voice is so vulnerable.
If there is one fault, the guitar overloads at ~1:35 and ~2:03, but even that sounds neat, a mistake is made.

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Re: Sharing top notch recorded videos and music.....
« Reply #122 on: January 24, 2019, 06:40:27 PM »
Another genius with the violin, 11 years old, and well recorded. Tonality is great, precise, distinct; just sounds live.
Our privilege with modern electronic marvels, to hear their talent on their way up to adult hood.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WT9jOZLFaEY&feature=youtu.be

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Re: Sharing top notch recorded videos and music.....
« Reply #123 on: January 24, 2019, 09:39:59 PM »
Another genius with the violin, 11 years old, and well recorded. Tonality is great, precise, distinct; just sounds live.
Our privilege with modern electronic marvels, to hear their talent on their way up to adult hood.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WT9jOZLFaEY&feature=youtu.be

Cheers

steve

The control of the violin she is playing and the control she exhibits over the other musicians.... amazing
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Re: Sharing top notch recorded videos and music.....
« Reply #124 on: February 07, 2019, 11:31:07 AM »
I have to add this one from Cristina Ramos; not only an amazing voice, but the recording is so spacious.
I wish she would have been "found" a decade earlier. Star quality.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7D5OoWNd1wc

Watch the judge on the right. And what a voice, her initial audition.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3Yf_ErkN_s

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Re: Sharing top notch recorded videos and music.....
« Reply #125 on: March 12, 2019, 08:16:50 PM »
I don't know what to say. The quality is great, spacious, and Darci's talent is amazing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42HdEyOZjWg

Enjoy.

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Re: Sharing top notch recorded videos and music.....
« Reply #126 on: March 12, 2019, 10:31:15 PM »
I don't know what to say. The quality is great, spacious, and Darci's talent is amazing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42HdEyOZjWg

Enjoy.

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What a beautiful piece! Shes an amazing talent and although Im not an opera afficienado, that is one of my favorite pieces. Thanks!
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Re: Sharing top notch recorded videos and music.....
« Reply #127 on: March 15, 2019, 03:28:17 PM »
Yes. I also never liked opera until I heard Jackie Evancho. Then I started looking and
found some other great sopranos, some young and some more mature. I thought I would list them
by links in a collection, as one source to see who is in the "pipe line" and beyond. Some recordings
are outstanding quality.

Amira
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9PQ7qPkluM

14 or so, oh my.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDESzUuZuC0

Sterre
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTnvK5QNsrk

Laura
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3Mn_WbB0mo

Jane Zhang
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJl2uPNsJEk

Solomia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4HDxxOqWf0

Victoria (Armenian)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmIeijo7s80

Is there anyone like Maria?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1C8NFDdFYg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oi-oSnGfRM4

There are others, but these pop to mind. If you would like to list another, please post.
We really have some tremendously talented individuals, assuming they take care of their voices.

steve




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Re: Sharing top notch recorded videos and music.....
« Reply #128 on: March 24, 2019, 07:11:55 PM »
Here is another, Argentina, by Sarah Brightman. I love it for its huge, voluminous, open, spacious, gigantic venue.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bi3_PSqmRUY

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Re: Sharing top notch recorded videos and music.....
« Reply #129 on: April 29, 2019, 08:10:44 PM »
Here is a piece that exemplifies hall ambience. One can just feel the huge hall presence. If you cannot, the problem usually lies in the upper bass, which tends to mask hall ambience. Try smaller speaker wire, and/or adjust speaker placement.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJl2uPNsJEk

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Re: Sharing top notch recorded videos and music.....
« Reply #130 on: June 07, 2019, 05:07:22 PM »
Here is a recording that has about as excellent ambience as I have ever heard at any time. The voice is so open, live sounding.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQUOcWVuvFI&feature=youtu.be

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Re: Sharing top notch recorded videos and music.....
« Reply #131 on: June 07, 2019, 08:57:18 PM »
Ode 19 by the Brad Mehldau trio.

Any idea where I can get a DVD of the whole concert?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lg6rKXoIBDE

Brad Mehldau's playing puts me in a trance.

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Re: Sharing top notch recorded videos and music.....
« Reply #132 on: June 24, 2019, 03:31:59 PM »
Ode 19 by the Brad Mehldau trio.

Any idea where I can get a DVD of the whole concert?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lg6rKXoIBDE

Brad Mehldau's playing puts me in a trance.

Sure don't Malloy.

Here is one that will test the midrange, bass, dynamics of your system. The kick drum should
be distinct and taught, the other drums should give good account of themselves, a rat-a tat-tat
separation and cleanness, yet woody.

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steve

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Re: Sharing top notch recorded videos and music.....
« Reply #133 on: July 14, 2019, 05:20:43 PM »
Here is one from Celtic Woman, super open, nice depth. Really a superb recording
for checking your sound system.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YbUyjt_MQQ

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