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Day Eight: Concertos For 2 & 3 Harpsichords (CD 1-8)

August 4th, 2011 · No Comments · 1735, BWV 1061, BWV 1062, BWV 1063, BWV 1064, Byrds, CD 1-8, Concertos For 2 and 3 Harpsichords, Menno van Delft, Musica Amphion, Pedal Steel Greats, Pieter-Jan Belder

A couple of decades ago, a buddy of mine — who was into Country Rock (stuff like the Byrds, in their alt-Country Sweetheart of the Rodeo era, and various Country artists) — joked with me about an abhorrent instrument called the pedal steel guitar. I told him I really hated that sound. He said, “Then […]

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Day Five: Violin Concertos (CD 1-5)

August 1st, 2011 · No Comments · 1717, 1735, 1738, 1742, Allegro, Amsterdam Bach Soloists, Bach at 32, Bach at 50, Bach at 53, Bach at 57, Bach at 63, BWV 1041, BWV 1042, BWV 1052, BWV 1056, BWV 1064, CD 1-5, Emmy Verhey, Henk Rubingh, Rainer Kussmaul, Thomas Hengelbrock, Violin Concertos

Now this is more like it! Next to Brandenburg Concertos, these Violin Concertos are my favorites so far. I realize I’ve only been listening for five days. But when I find something I like — really, really like — I have to make note of it. So that’s what I’m doing — making note of […]

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