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Another CD on John FIELD et al., by Daniel ADNI;
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As for lute songs of John DOWLAND and Henry PURCELL, even though I have so many CDs and download-purchased tracks, I always come back to Alfred DELLER...
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You can hear many of these on YouTube, e.g.

 

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This arrived in the mail today:

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I've owned Artur Schnabel's Schubert recordings on various LP configurations in the past, have the excellent Arabesque CD featuring the Sonata in B flat and shorter works, all duplicated in this 5 CD box from Warner Classics. The 2018 transfer work is a tad (only a tad) better than Keith Hardwick's excellent work from 1987. It's nice to have Schnabel's recordings of the Impromptus again, in sound about as good as it's ever going to get - these CDs are remastered from the original 30 ips tapes from 1950, Schnabel's last recordings. Heard the Sonata in A major, D. 959, for the first time in many years again. An excellent performance of one of Schubert's little-known masterpieces. Will no doubt listen to the remaining three CDs tomorrow.

I have thoroughly enjoyed your recommendation. I have listened to the Trout Quintet so far. While I'm familiar with the piece and have heard many other renditions, this particular one is exceptionally enjoyable that I've had it on repeat this morning.
 

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Frederick Fennell, The Cleveland Symphonic Winds / Holst: Suite No. 1 in E-Flat, Suite No. 2 in F / Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks / Bach: Fantasia in G
 

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Frederick Fennell, The Cleveland Symphonic Winds / Holst: Suite No. 1 in E-Flat, Suite No. 2 in F / Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks / Bach: Fantasia in G
An item that showed up in audio salons for demos of bass and dynamics back in the late 1970s as an LP. One of those records that blew out speakers thanks to extreme dynamics in the bass register. Have owned the disc as both an LP and a SACD. Somehow the SACD sounded lackluster compared to my memories of the LP. Love the repertoire, recorded in 1978 using Soundstream's recorder capable of recording with a sample rate of 50 khz. I just checked out Ebay, they have a CD copy for $4.99.
 

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An item that showed up in audio salons for demos of bass and dynamics back in the late 1970s as an LP. One of those records that blew out speakers thanks to extreme dynamics in the bass register. Have owned the disc as both an LP and a SACD. Somehow the SACD sounded lackluster compared to my memories of the LP. Love the repertoire, recorded in 1978 using Soundstream's recorder capable of recording with a sample rate of 50 khz. I just checked out Ebay, they have a CD copy for $4.99.
I have the SACD and LP and prefer the LP. The digital version of "Frederick Fennell conducts the music of Leroy Anderson" is absolutely cracking in that format though. The joys of light music couldn't be any better represented.
 

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If you're a fan of music for wind band this album is, I believe, even more dynamic than the Fennell/Cleveland. It was also an audiophile demo darling not that long ago. One of my favorites.
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Fanfare was taken from Coplands Sym # 3. Check out the Symphony its very good
Yes, the Third Symphony is very good!

However, Fanfare for the Common Man was written in 1942 for the Cincinnati Symphony for a competition by its conductor at the time (Eugene Goossens) of fanfares for honoring the war efforts. The Third Symphony was written between 1944 and 1946 and first performed by the BSO with Serge Koussevitzky. :)
 

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This afternoon, I intensively watched/listened to this YouTube video as a part of my new series of audio experiments (especially Case-2 setting shared in my posts here #912 and #921). I have been almost completely forgetting, however, the objectives of my audio experiment during soon after the young violinist started playing until the end of the video...
 
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Delightful music by lesser known contemporaries of Haydn and Mozart. Perfomances and sound are both superb - -


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Mid-18th Century French chamber music, excellently made and performed though the recording allows a bit too much reverb in the low end for my tastes.


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More mid-18th Century music by lesser known composers in this new release from Audax which is absolutely excellent in all respects - -

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