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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: General classical blog

    I've been ploughing through and getting to grips with Mozart's last six symphonies, which I have in a box set - EMI SLS 809 four record set -...

    Started by TIU, 11th December 2012 01:09
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Welcome to the Classical Forum

    This forum is for discussion of Classical and Orchestral Music You can post about your favourite albums and Artists, recent discoveries, top tens...

    Started by BigBrother, 2nd June 2007 12:16
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  1. one thing leads to another...

    On a recent visit to a charidy shop, I came across a few bins of LP's, usual suspects, Val Doomagain, etc. but in one bin I found a real gem, Vaughan...

    Started by cat's squirrel, 11th September 2017 13:58
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  2. Chamber music, baroque - classical

    Greetings friends, This may be a tall order, but I keep turning up empty! If I knew who to search for, that might help. So of course I kick...

    Started by Tube Nube, 20th January 2016 19:48
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  3. Wink good tunes good recording as well

    so just to say I have been fettling my system recently and found a old cd I haven't played for a good while and forgot how good it is, I can...

    Started by jazzbass, 11th October 2015 22:39
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  4. Thumbs down no treble no bass sounds

    I put on the hifi this morning, and placed a recording of Albinoni's Six Concerti for Oboe on the turntable. Switched on both amplifiers, and went to...

    Started by cat's squirrel, 11th November 2014 15:14
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  5. smaller and smaller...

    I went into a charity shop this morning, and came out with 3 LP's and nine 7 inchers. Have I gone over to the dark side and started buying singles?...

    Started by cat's squirrel, 20th October 2014 16:45
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  6. Bargain Classical Boxes

    I just wondered if anyone in "Crossover Land" had purchased any of the classical Box Sets that have appeared over the last two years. I only...

    Started by southroad3, 30th April 2014 21:16
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  7. propper dynamic range , some times,

    well I bang on about crappy cds , and I seem to have fallen on my own sword, so I have been handing out a home brew cd of a classical concerti played...

    Started by jazzbass, 30th March 2014 22:32
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  8. lovely recording great playing string group , not sure you would want much more .

    so i have been digging out some tunes to give a couple of sets of speakers a listen too , I rember this recording , it is bonkers good , yes...

    Started by jazzbass, 25th February 2014 01:05
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  9. Beethoven late string quartets

    I'm listening to a Saga labeled version of Opus 131, and really finding it hard to accept that it was written by Beethoven. It could have been...

    Started by cat's squirrel, 3rd November 2013 14:42
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  10. Oxfam shopping

    while I was in Exeter over Christmas and New Year, I wondered into (made a bee line for!) the Exeter Oxfam Music shop, one of three contiguous shops,...

    Started by cat's squirrel, 18th January 2011 14:26
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  11. house clearance

    after yesterday's dozen LP's from Oxfam, I was taken to a village in Devon, not far from home, where a shop sells off bits from house clearances....

    Started by cat's squirrel, 6th March 2013 18:49
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  12. Damn good haul

    From Oxfam today. * The Golden Age of Baroque (2 lp EMI) * Jean Sibelius - Symphony 2/Romance in C for String Orchestra (BIS Teldec DMM) *...

    Started by ESK, 16th January 2013 20:50
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  13. Handel's Messiah

    Going to a performance of this, tonight, at Exeter University's Great Hall. I expect, if I close my eyes, I will end up doing my usual...

    Started by cat's squirrel, 13th December 2012 16:53
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  14. Rediscovering Beethoven's 8th

    Got hold of a copy of Nr8 conducted by Rafael Kubelik (Members of the Cleveland Orchestra - Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks). It's a...

    Started by Reffc, 5th November 2012 13:44
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  15. Triple Opera Boxed set .

    OK , I should not be buying any more lps ... but ... A DGG boxed set turned up of Bohm conducting - Marriage of Figaro . Magic Flute . Don...

    Started by deeslexia, 3rd November 2012 12:35
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  16. another cheap source of records

    as my partner was setting up and running an all day craft fare, I took the opportunity to skirt around Dartmoor, a favourite haunt of mine. Having...

    Started by cat's squirrel, 25th September 2012 17:36
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  17. label snobery

    I have always been a bit of a label snob, even when buying second hand lps. But my brother bought me a few records for Christmas that I'm only now...

    Started by cat's squirrel, 28th August 2012 16:51
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  18. Early Opera box set - 78 style .

    I have been quiet on the stereo front - just hit retirement , so disorientated . Charity find - 1956 Madam Butterfly with De Los Angeles , 3 LPs in...

    Started by deeslexia, 17th March 2012 23:14
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  19. Skyart 1/2

    just been watching the Skyart channels, new to me! I was watching and listening to Tchaikovski's 1st symphony (not one I could whistle, I admit),...

    Started by cat's squirrel, 24th March 2012 03:16
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  20. Full Circle ?

    Listening this evening to one of my restored La Bohemes - Tebaldi / Callas / Los Angeles on my i-pod / Mac , and understanding that Mark Obert-Thorn...

    Started by deeslexia, 26th December 2011 00:28
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