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Offline S Clark

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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #12420 on: August 17, 2019, 06:03:34 PM »
Michael Feinstein  "Pure Gershwin"          I really didn't know this guy, but for $2 I'm a big Gershwin fan.  Turns out, nice voice, nice arrangements, good recording... what's not to like.
Find a copy if only for "Embraceable You".

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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #12421 on: August 18, 2019, 08:52:04 PM »
With this weekend being the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock Festival I just had to give this one a spin.....



Cotillion 3 LP Set

This is my mint condition original copy from High School, purchased from the Columbia Record Club.

Damn I took good care of my records.... even back then.  :D
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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #12422 on: August 18, 2019, 09:01:14 PM »
Johan De Meij: Symphony No. 1, Inspired by The Lord of the Rings - Warble/London Symphony Orchestra



Madacy CD
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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #12423 on: August 26, 2019, 02:01:37 PM »
Spent the weekend at Tanglewood listening to The Boston Pops and the BSO.  8)

Sat night was Film Night with the Boston Pops. The evening was hosted by John Williams and featured a program of all music from film soundtracks. The concert was mostly conducted by film composer David Newman (Hoffa and Anastasia), son of the great Alfred Newman, who over the course of his career won nine Oscars for film music! But the highlight of the evening was when Williams himself returned to the podium to close out the concert by conducting a suite of music from the Star Wars series.



We returned Sunday afternoon, for what has become a Boston Symphony tradition, the closing of the summer season with a performance of Beethoven's 9th. Not much needs to be said about the Ninth except that hearing it performed by the BSO and the 125 voice Tanglewood Festival Chorus from a pair of prime orchestra seats was simply awe inspiring. And the audience responded with a full ten minute standing ovation at the end of the performance.  :drool:



Live music..... what a concept.
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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #12424 on: August 26, 2019, 03:03:53 PM »
Bad Company: The Swan Song Years, 1974 - 1982



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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #12425 on: August 26, 2019, 04:12:28 PM »
Herbie Nichols Trio



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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #12426 on: August 26, 2019, 05:14:14 PM »
Fiedler and the Boson Pops on Crystal Clear Direct to Disc
Cappricio    Both Espagnol and Italien
I think it's a bit of an odd reading, dynamic, but sometimes key lines are too recessed.  Like most Direct to Disc, when it's right, it's compelling.  On a white vinyl pressing.

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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #12427 on: August 26, 2019, 06:13:58 PM »
Fiedler and the Boson Pops on Crystal Clear Direct to Disc
Cappricio    Both Espagnol and Italien
I think it's a bit of an odd reading, dynamic, but sometimes key lines are too recessed.  Like most Direct to Disc, when it's right, it's compelling.  On a white vinyl pressing.



That was the last recording that Arthur Fiedler did before he passed away.
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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #12428 on: August 26, 2019, 07:04:51 PM »
Didn't know that.  Thanks for the info.  Both pieces are classical war horses, played by every major symphony, so there's lots to compare to.  I love how the brass sings on direct to disc recordings, but there's something about this lp that just doesn't connect as well as it should. 
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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #12429 on: September 01, 2019, 09:01:31 PM »
Frank Sinatra: New York



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CDs 2 & 3 - Live at Carnegie Hall and Madison Square Garden (Both in 1974)
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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #12430 on: September 02, 2019, 07:31:41 AM »
Ultimate Coleman Hawkins



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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #12431 on: September 02, 2019, 08:03:21 AM »
Frank Sinatra: New York



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CD
CD 4- Live at Carnegie Hall, 1984 and Radio City Music Hall, 1990
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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #12432 on: September 02, 2019, 09:24:59 AM »
Doc Severinsen & Hid Big Band: Swingin' the Blues



Azica CD
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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #12433 on: September 03, 2019, 06:35:47 PM »
Neil Young + Stray Gators: Tuscaloosa



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Live performance from Feb 1973 recorded at the University of Alabama
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Re: What are you listening to right now?
« Reply #12434 on: September 04, 2019, 11:04:14 PM »
The Oscar Peterson Trio: Very Tall



16/44 FLAC, sourced from a MoFi Gold CD
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