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  • Kudos Amidar.

    Thanks GC.

    Posts above remind me that I have some string quartet albums that need listening to. I'm on my way.

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    • Kudos backatcha! your recent Stockhausen and Modern classical finds from the library clear out have had me salivating!

      Originally posted by Funktionnaire View Post
      Kudos Amidar.

      Thanks GC.

      Posts above remind me that I have some string quartet albums that need listening to. I'm on my way.
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        Mainly from this morning.

        More St. Ockhausen. Patron Saint of avant-garde composers. And warehouse staff.

        Volume 3 of the mid-eastern records - it being there today seems to further confirm that the records are circulating in some way. Better in the 'ethnic' thread? Next time, perhaps.

        More late-60's Dutch modern-classical. It is the new rare groove!

        Penelope Thwaites will be the next rare groove. I got this to hear the Sculthorpe track.

        The Gonzalez LP was produced by Sven Libaek. And features one of his pieces! I got this last week. Possibly one for those who like their classical guitar (surprise!).
        Last edited by Grim Lounge Cowboy; 13-03-2016, 09:36 AM. Reason: WIP

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        • Probably straggles both, I sometimes wonder, should I post 'Indian Classical' music in the main finds, here or the ethnic finds, doesn't matter is my unscientific conclusion.

          More great finds Funk who is/are the composers on the dutch one?
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          • Ronald Lumsden plays Messiaen
            Anita Krochmalska plays Reinbert De Leeuw
            Michael Ranta plays Helmut Lachenmann
            Nancy Voigt plays Carel Brons

            Following that pattern Vinko Globokar would seem to be the player. But I suspect (s)he is the composer. Radio Grand Choir.
            Brian Ferneyhough played by the Gaudeamus String Quartet
            Anthony Falaro played by the Utrecht Symphony Orchestra.

            Heinz Martin Longquich played by Radio Chamber Orchestra?
            Jo Van Den Booren played by the Rijnmond Wind Quintet
            Ton De Kruyf played by the Radio Chamber Orchestra.

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            • I started listening to some of my Stockhausen the other day. Early signs not good. Only the possible prospect of an easy flip prompted me to pick this up.

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                Photobuchet now cooperating again.

                Sirocco is early 80's Oz worldmusic. I skipped it once before. It looked to have a smooth 'one world' vibe at odds with my jaded palette. And guess what?

                I like the Supraphon cover. Really. That simple.
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                • Originally posted by bongolia View Post
                  everyone needs Carmina Burana.

                  I've got the 50s mono DGG version (60s issue) and the 60s stereo DGG, I think one of them is (or used to be) a recommended version.
                  Yes, this: https://www.discogs.com/Carl-Orff-Gu...elease/1850766

                  is/was a recommended version, relatively easy to find too.

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                  • Your supraphon cover reminds me of the 'czech Wind Orchestra' album on the same label I found a couple of pages back. Found this today following on a czech tip no idea what to expect:



                    Not heard of the composer so some research needed before I dive in. I'm assuming this be him: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bohuslav_Martin%C5%AF

                    https://www.discogs.com/Bohuslav-Mar...elease/7895063

                    This was free as all these were so another Carmina and I haven't given the first one my full attention yet:



                    and some Bartok on Deccca which looked interesting:

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                    • That's the US release for the DGG mono recording above.

                      That Bartok / Solti has just been repressed btw. Sleeve is ace. Don't have it, but been keeping an eye out to compare with the Kubelik EMI recording (and for the ace sleeve).

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                      • Ah, cool, weird how these things happen was only reading this thread last night. I meant to say the sleeve for the Bartok is pretty ace, drew me to it straight away.

                        I went to the market and there was a heap of new classical but most was standard fare and in ugly condition. Picked up a couple of Argo releases too both Mozart I think and a bunch of Hammond records which don't hold out much promise. I did pick up a copy of 'Morton Gould - Jungle Drums' which probably belongs here as its more orchestral than than the jungle drumming it promises.

                        Originally posted by bongolia View Post
                        That's the US release for the DGG mono recording above.

                        That Bartok / Solti has just been repressed btw. Sleeve is ace. Don't have it, but been keeping an eye out to compare with the Kubelik EMI recording (and for the ace sleeve).
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                        • I almost passed over this until I noticed 'Morton Subotnik' on the cover, will update with my thoughts. A charity warehouse is having a big vinyl sale tomorrow so some stragglers have been making their way into the 50p boxes. A lot of grippers and flippers have already tried to get first dibs, even phoning him up to see if they can have a cheeky shufty through. Anyway turns out the guy knows is musical onions and is an old dub, punk and ska head so we had a good old chat, who'd have thought it, he tries to get to at least 2 gigs a month 'Steve Ignorant' and his band supporting 'Sleaford Mods' was his last great one he said, top fella:



                          Right so everyone knows '2001' there is a nice squidgy electronic intro which gets quite warped to this which goes on for a few mins before that melody kicks in for a few bars then it all goes a bit weird again all sorts of strange noise and weird mournful groaning from the 'Greg Smith Singers'. Then the orchestra kicks in again before more synth weirdness and the reprise. All in all side A is pretty out there. Looking forward to 'Aniara - An Epic of Space Flight in 2038 AD' with 'Swedish Radio' providing 'Electronic and Concrete Effects'. So on side one alone its a definite keeper already.

                          So onto side 2 which starts off again all mournful and weird then some analogue synth action kicks in as if you are being beamed into outer space and once there all sorts of odd happenings occur. There seems to be radios being tuned even at one point to a station seemingly playing 'Red Indian' chanting this then all fades out to a lot of electronic noises and FX and crashes. Its then a lot of broken robotic speech effects come in and suddenly stop as what sounds like an explosion occurs. I say explosion its all very ambient as more voices and groaning is heard alongside a baby crying. Its completely off its rocker and kind of reminds me of early 'Krautrock'. Surprised its such a cheapy and I wonder what the audience made of it all if there indeed was one.

                          The whole thing ends with vibes, piano and violin seemingly competing with each other in a minimalist manner and a dark bass line. My only gripe is despite it seemingly being clean it's got a slight bit of crackle which is slightly off putting with this kind of thing. Hopefully be able to clean it up a little.
                          Last edited by amidar; 18-03-2016, 06:02 PM.
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                          • I think that I would have skipped past that 2001. Not any more.

                            I propose that for this thread rather than Oooof! we should have Orrrff!

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                            • Lol, I second the proposal! Very Fitting.

                              Yep '2001' there must be a hundreds of cash-in's post Kubrick by every orchestra known to man.

                              Originally posted by Funktionnaire View Post
                              I think that I would have skipped past that 2001. Not any more.

                              I propose that for this thread rather than Oooof! we should have Orrrff!
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                              • “To Be Alone – simultaneous solos for four performers and pre-recorded tape” – Barry Conyngham (Victorian Time Machine).

                                Here Conyngham stakes a claim in the middle ground between the ‘silence is music, so burping and laughing can be music’ and the ‘random noise is also music’ classical schools. I wonder if he revisited it. Perhaps the claim simply lapsed.

                                “String Quartet” – Barry Conyngham (Petra String Quartet).

                                Almost 20 minutes of this. The first 2/3 is spare and mildly unsettling. Good outback-thriller soundtrack music. Impressive. Or, it is until it becomes apparent that it is going nowhere. Towards the end of the 20 he wheels out a sort of extended Beatles ‘psych string’ riff. This works well, and he plays around with it for a few minutes. Some of the effect is lost, though, as there is an increase in what sound like barked vocal interjections. Back to the thriller vibe for a minute or so. End credits.

                                I don’t propose to search out any more Conyngham. “Water Footsteps Time” will probably suffice. There he had a narrative (‘my trip to Japan’) that gave human interest and a sense of the authority that comes with lived experience. He had the benefit of a genre (‘steps') which would give structure without being too familiar to most of his listeners. He retains his gifts for using space and tone and texture into the later works, it is just that they are adrift.

                                Too bad.
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