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Old 04-04-2011, 11:23 AM
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Most welcome Julian!
I'm also enjoying this thread, fed mostly by you.
Noting down quite some titles you posted.
Cheers,

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Old 04-04-2011, 11:29 AM
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It was this film that put my wife and I on the pursuit of this beautiful French baroque music: Tous les matins du monde: wonderful viola da gamba by Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe and his pupil Marin Marais; the story, in fact a love story is already worth your time, but the music makes it a masterpiece. It got all the Césars you can imagine (the French Oscars) which is quite remarkable for a "niche" product...
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Old 04-04-2011, 12:18 PM
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Thanks Bart.

I have the soundtrack for the movie Tous les matins du monde
and think I'll play it tonight.



I'd get the movie but I'm not a great fan of sub-titles and don't understand a word of French. You bi-lingual or tri-lingual, or however many languages you understand and speak, Europeans, have it all over us poorly educated Americans.

We only speak English and Red-Neck.
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Old 04-04-2011, 02:01 PM
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Listening to The Soundtrack from the Classical Music Film Tous Les Matins du Monde



Couldn't wait until tonight. . . !
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Old 04-04-2011, 02:19 PM
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Old 04-04-2011, 02:25 PM
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Stephen,

Until you started playing these old Argo records, I'd forgotten how good they were. Extremely well recorded and well mastered. Huge soundstage, very transparent, eerie presentation of the recording venue - sounds more like "you are there" than 99.86% (approx) of recordings that I own. They also seem to have quieter surfaces than most (except for the dust that has accumulated over the 25 years or so that they have patiently waited for me to play them again).

I'm so glad that you reminded us (me) of the high quality of these recordings. I pulled out about 25 of them and I'm going through them, cleaning them and playing them.

I plan to play this Mozart Violin Concerto album later today.

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Hi Julian,
I have more I will post about soon.

Not only are they very high quality recordings, they are also superb musical performances, IMHO.
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Listening to . . . Yo-Yo Ma - The Dvorak Album

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Listening to . . . Vivaldi: 4 Violin Concertos; Itzhak Perlman - Violin

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra


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Listening to . . . Vivaldi: 4 Violin Concertos; Itzhak Perlman - Violin

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra


Julian, I would so love to stream what you play through my computer during my work day...
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Listening to . . . Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5 and Fantasia On A Theme By Thomas Tallis

Robert Spano - Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Chorus

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