Category Archives: Audio

after sandi

one of my top ten favorite radio shows – THE NEWS QUIZ is back for series 88 and WITH A NEW HOST  – Miles Jupp.  comedian Sandi Toksvig took up the role in the sixtieth series (the show broadcasts three series … Continue reading

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“Tune Surfing”

James Jolly (editor, Gramophone) writes about a new website CLASSICS and JAZZ, which is offering only downloads but of most of the Philips, DG and Decca labels among many.  There is GOOD news (the 8000 albums currently with 1500 to be … Continue reading

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BBC R3 – New Weekday Schedule

Saturday Feb 17 started the first week of the new program schedule for the BBC Radio 3 – here are my picks for the new weekday daily schedule. First the daily schedule (Times are London)     * 07:00 Breakfast    * … Continue reading

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New blog feature

A Calendar of Webcasts – the link is in the top of the sidebar.  This is something I created a few years back; it has now been revised and updated to include SIRIUS and the new BBC Radio 3 programming.  … Continue reading

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AN, RF and ASvO

Three SingersContributed by Charles T. Downey on Wednesday, February 14, 2007 Available at Amazon:What Netrebko lacks in real ultra-high power singing and agile fioriture makes roles like her Violetta and Elvira less satisfying musically. However, the repertoire she sings on … Continue reading

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this day…

Its hard being single on this day – ugh ugh ugh.  But we had a lovely (if wierd what will all the ice and sleet) snowstorm – finally more than 2 inches of snow…   That was taken around 1 … Continue reading

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BSO webcasst!

FINALLY! Boston Symphony Concerts Now Available in Streaming Audio Over Internet   By Vivien Schweitzer   February 6, 2007 Fans of the Boston Symphony Orchestra who don’t live close enough to “The Hub” to get to Symphony Hall — and Boston residents who … Continue reading

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LHL cd from Wigmore Hall recitals

From Wigmore Hall We are delighted to announce the release of two more new CDs on our Wigmore Hall Live label, both are available to order now priced at just £9.99 each (plus 50p postage & packing). Lorraine Hunt Lieberson performs … Continue reading

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Saturday on BBC Radio 3 – Opera On 3 – GOTTERDAMMERUNG

Wagner’s GötterdämmerungConducted by Antonio Pappano Saturday 13 May 2006 18:00-23:00 (Radio 3)  (1 pm EDT) “A dark day dawns for the gods” in the final opera of Wagner’s epic Ring Cycle. Keith Warner’s brand-new production for the Royal Opera House … Continue reading

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if you like Mitsuko Uchida and Schoenberg..

Mitsuko UchidaSchoenberg’s Pierrot LunaireWednesday 3 May 2006 230 pm EDT (Radio 3) Stephanie Hughes presents the second programme in a short series showcasing Uchida’s recent recitals. In this programme recorded at LSO St Lukes in London, Mitsuko Uchida teams up … Continue reading

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