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Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2018, 07:34 PM
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Sure do! Thanks Megan, I'll be using that, too!

Sure do! Thanks Megan, I'll be using that, too!
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By Quijote
I'm also trying to wangle myself extra hours...

I'm also trying to wangle myself extra hours teaching ear-training, and this Scarlatti sonatina would be great for that.
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By Quijote
What a lovely piece. I must thank Megan for...

What a lovely piece. I must thank Megan for posting it, I can use that for my counterpoint course!! Really, it's ideal for me, I'm always on the look-out for material I can exploit for teaching...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 01-05-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,172
Posted By Quijote
Arvo Pärt,...

Arvo Pärt, Magnificat
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4NY3iXMBTc
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 12-25-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,172
Posted By Quijote
Haydn St Nicholas mass (performed by Trevor...

Haydn St Nicholas mass (performed by Trevor Pinnock and HIP forces, with boy's voices).
Wonderful !!
Hope to be performing this next year with the University orchestra and chorus, with professional...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 12-24-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 252
Posted By Quijote
Merry Christmas to all !!

Merry Christmas to all !!
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 12-05-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By Quijote
Dear Michael, I didn't give it a complete...

Dear Michael, I didn't give it a complete listening, but interesting indeed!
Who made the arrangement, do you happen to know?
A quick viola joke: What's the difference between a pizza and a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Quijote
Dear Enrique, I have to say that I was once (not...

Dear Enrique, I have to say that I was once (not so long ago) a bit anti YouTube, but I've come to appreciate it enormously over the last couple of years for the riches that it offers, especially...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 12-05-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,172
Posted By Quijote
I think it is one of those works that some writer...

I think it is one of those works that some writer once described as "more respected than loved". A bit like the Missa solemnis, perhaps?
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 12-05-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,172
Posted By Quijote
Have to agree with this. I also have to say that...

Have to agree with this. I also have to say that I rarely listen to the DBs in one sitting, I tend to pick 'n choose, if you see what I mean.
Still, if a live performance ever comes to my neck of the...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 12-05-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,172
Posted By Quijote
Hello Sorano! Peter beat me to it (see his reply...

Hello Sorano! Peter beat me to it (see his reply #7). I was going to ask you if this arrangement was made by Beethoven himself or one made by one of his students (Ries?).
Do you have a link (YouTube...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By Quijote
One last comment then I'm really done dealing...

One last comment then I'm really done dealing with you:
I see on other classical music forums that you are continuing your alt-right crusade and encountering a lot of push-back. It's not just me that...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 11-19-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,598
Posted By Quijote
Good question. The use of pre-serial techiques...

Good question. The use of pre-serial techiques applied to rhythm certainly was a factor: see his Modes des valeurs. You can find out more about this on the web very easily, Sorrano.
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 11-19-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,598
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Listening to Arvo Pärt. This:...

Listening to Arvo Pärt.
This: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHJ5qleyzyk
Hope you enjoy it.
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 11-13-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,598
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Not a great fan, I must say. Much prefer his...

Not a great fan, I must say. Much prefer his pupil Boulez !!
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By Quijote
I thought you wanted to pass on my "Watch this...

I thought you wanted to pass on my "Watch this space", nicht war, meine liebling? (See my post #2 and your post #3 above.)

I didn't engage in any arguments, merely responses to what you built up to...
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,552
Posted By Quijote
Struggling with Dante's The Divine Comedy...

Struggling with Dante's The Divine Comedy (translated by Clive James, bless him) and Milton's Paradise Lost (in "Plain English" version).
Struggling, because when I care to look down at the pile of...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 10-22-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Quijote
I agree fully with LvB: 11 quarters make 10 and a...

I agree fully with LvB: 11 quarters make 10 and a quarter. Logical, sensible and so easy.
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 10-22-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By Quijote
Like stamp collectors? :D

Like stamp collectors? :D
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 10-22-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,598
Posted By Quijote
It's a wonderful song cycle, Decrepit, and a...

It's a wonderful song cycle, Decrepit, and a great teaching resource for me as an obscure harmony pedagogue in a backwater music faculty in France! For what it's worth, I use the song Der Müller und...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 10-08-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,091
Posted By Quijote
To develop Michaels's point made elsewhere on...

To develop Michaels's point made elsewhere on this forum, the explosion of interest in composers forgotten by history made possible by YouTube really makes us reconsider the "Canon", doesn't it? I...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 10-08-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,091
Posted By Quijote
To be honest, I thought it rather sounded like...

To be honest, I thought it rather sounded like "beefed-up" Haydn, and that is not necessarily a criticism! Interesting choice of key, too (E-flat minor).
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By Quijote
Well, for all the hype, it was a pleasant and...

Well, for all the hype, it was a pleasant and interesting way of spending almost 1'45" on a Sunday morning, and certainly they provided some food for thought: the various issues and polemics of...
Forum: Beethoven and Classical Music Discussion 10-08-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,598
Posted By Quijote
John Dowland, "Flow, my tears" ...

John Dowland, "Flow, my tears"
https://youtu.be/y3REIVlo2Ss
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By Quijote
I really can't make many more comments tonight...

I really can't make many more comments tonight this side of the hemisphere, I'm teaching tomorrow and have to keep a fresh mind...
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