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Re: Sharing Top Notch, Reference Music Links.....
« Reply #255 on: August 12, 2021, 02:58:17 PM »
Here is an up and coming star and the recording quality is amazing, especially from a show production and Utube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qF0JV28vgLw

This recording is not only amazing quality (use premium as always) but she puts in so much passion. This recording is right on the line, so if your system is a hair thin sounding, this might not be for you. Or, you can tweak your speaker placement by adjusting a minute amount to increase the fullness.

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

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Re: Sharing Top Notch, Reference Music Links.....
« Reply #256 on: August 12, 2021, 04:06:53 PM »
Wow ... I cried.
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Re: Sharing Top Notch, Reference Music Links.....
« Reply #257 on: August 14, 2021, 03:59:05 PM »
did you have to blow your nose?  8)

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Re: Sharing Top Notch, Reference Music Links.....
« Reply #258 on: August 14, 2021, 04:30:17 PM »
Here is an up and coming star and the recording quality is amazing, especially from a show production and Utube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qF0JV28vgLw

This recording is not only amazing quality (use premium as always) but she puts in so much passion. This recording is right on the line, so if your system is a hair thin sounding, this might not be for you. Or, you can tweak your speaker placement by adjusting a minute amount to increase the fullness.

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

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Wow, those are two very talented young ladies!
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Re: Sharing Top Notch, Reference Music Links.....
« Reply #259 on: August 14, 2021, 09:31:45 PM »
did you have to blow your nose?  8)

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Wow ... I cried.
Wow, I did... honk!  :thumb:
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Re: Sharing Top Notch, Reference Music Links.....
« Reply #260 on: August 14, 2021, 09:39:31 PM »
Here is an up and coming star and the recording quality is amazing, especially from a show production and Utube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qF0JV28vgLw

This recording is not only amazing quality (use premium as always) but she puts in so much passion. This recording is right on the line, so if your system is a hair thin sounding, this might not be for you. Or, you can tweak your speaker placement by adjusting a minute amount to increase the fullness.

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

cheers

steve

Wow, those are two very talented young ladies!

They blew me away, and the recording is pretty incredible. Evidently the recording industry is actually improving their product quality. That and minimalist recording techniques?

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Re: Sharing Top Notch, Reference Music Links.....
« Reply #261 on: August 21, 2021, 06:55:31 PM »
This incredible piano recording has 5 selections contained. Let's see how your system reproduces
the rich piano sound in all its glory.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZ84GSXhhnw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tzz3faAlJrU

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Re: Sharing Top Notch, Reference Music Links.....
« Reply #262 on: September 10, 2021, 04:41:21 PM »
A little Miles Davis recording. Any thoughts concerning different selections?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylXk1LBvIqU&list=OLAK5uy_nkfBmwK2t62J1xAsfhcwj9PVQG7N5UunA

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Re: Sharing Top Notch, Reference Music Links.....
« Reply #263 on: September 13, 2021, 03:26:03 PM »
Here is one that will really test your system. How real does the percussion sound?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4P4luHdFwA

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Re: Sharing Top Notch, Reference Music Links.....
« Reply #264 on: October 12, 2021, 10:49:39 PM »
Three selections. Which sounds best on your system? Is there one area you find special in a selection?
No rights or wrongs.

A. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6j1yGnes24

B. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNwXxIm-7jI

C. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_O50k6QGTIc

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Re: Sharing Top Notch, Reference Music Links.....
« Reply #265 on: October 25, 2021, 06:46:22 AM »
What can one say concerning Jascha Heifetz? Thought this would be enjoyable, especially for those who just wish to hear music, ~3:10.

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

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Re: Sharing Top Notch, Reference Music Links.....
« Reply #266 on: October 25, 2021, 10:49:40 AM »
What can one say concerning Jascha Heifetz? Thought this would be enjoyable, especially for those who just wish to hear music, ~3:10.

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

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Thanks for posting, Steve. Absolutely beautiful and captivating… for those interested, I have posted a link from Wikipedia. I was curious what violins he preferred and that is described. It’s also interesting that he owned the first Electricar on the west coast (18:10 in the video)
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Re: Sharing Top Notch, Reference Music Links.....
« Reply #267 on: November 18, 2021, 06:51:56 PM »
See what you gent and ladies think. I am not sure I have ever heard this selection before.
The second is a shorterversion, from britains got talent.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1ZL5AxmK_A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsg_dI2Tfns

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Re: Sharing Top Notch, Reference Music Links.....
« Reply #268 on: November 18, 2021, 09:54:24 PM »
What can one say concerning Jascha Heifetz? Thought this would be enjoyable, especially for those who just wish to hear music, ~3:10.

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

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Thanks for sharing! Haven't seen this before. All I can say is, Heifetz isn't my first choice for Bach. I find his take on the solo pieces too fast. I prefer Arthur Grumiaux's version, but the Chaconne (19:13) in this recording is slower than what I have on CD.

But for certain pieces, such as the Saint-Saens' Rondo, he is my favorite. Never heard it played quite like that.

Here's some info on Grumiaux: https://stringsmagazine.com/essential-historical-recordings-arthur-grumiaux/

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Re: Sharing Top Notch, Reference Music Links.....
« Reply #269 on: November 28, 2021, 04:18:58 PM »
What can one say concerning Jascha Heifetz? Thought this would be enjoyable, especially for those who just wish to hear music, ~3:10.

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

cheers

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Thanks for sharing! Haven't seen this before. All I can say is, Heifetz isn't my first choice for Bach. I find his take on the solo pieces too fast. I prefer Arthur Grumiaux's version, but the Chaconne (19:13) in this recording is slower than what I have on CD.

But for certain pieces, such as the Saint-Saens' Rondo, he is my favorite. Never heard it played quite like that.

Here's some info on Grumiaux: https://stringsmagazine.com/essential-historical-recordings-arthur-grumiaux/

Paul

I see what you are saying, different interpretations. Recordings of both are good. I had never heard of Grrumiaux before but like his performances.

Thanks for bringing him to my attention Paul.

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