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David Dalle
Thursday September 13th, 2018 with David Dalle
Beethoven. Klezmer. Nusrat.

The NAC Orchestra, like most orchestras around the world program a couple of Beethoven symphonies every season, but it is still a tremendour pleasure to hear all 9 symphonies performed live in a short period. The NAC Orchestra is opening their 2018-2019 season with Alexander Shelley conducting a cycle of all 9 symphonies in 5 concerts over 9 days. They begin tonight with the first three and conclude next Saturday with the 9th. Today we will hear Beethoven's radical 3rd symphony, in one of the most expressive, extreme, and emotionally turbulent recordings with Wilhelm Furtwangler's 1944 recording.
Symphony no. 3 in E flat Op. 55
Ludwig Van Beethoven/Vienna Philharmonic, Wilhelm Furtwangler - Furtwangler conducts Beethoven - Music & Arts
Liberation Love Song
Susan Watts - Hartsklap - CD Baby
Rumanian Bulgar
Susan Watts - Hartsklap - CD Baby
Itzhak Perlman with Brave Old World - In the Fiddler's House - Angel Records
Hora Lunga
Fanfara Din Cozmesti - Gypsy Brass - ARC
Sarba la colac
Fanfara DIn Cozmesti - Gypsy Brass - ARC
Simchu Bi Jeruschalajm/E'ise Pele
Semer Ensemble - Rescued Treasure - Piranha
Yeh Jo Halka Halka
Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Party - Intoxicated Spirit - Shanachie
Interactive CKCU
THANKS for the Ludwig Van, David! Certainly some of my most favourite music of all. Aside: My Mom got me, as a birthday present, a box set of all 9, a very long time ago now. (Philharmonia Orch. / Otto Klemperer). This was just after i had acquired my first really good sound system. The neighbours were probably not impressed. It remains one of my most precious pieces of wax. Oh, and spouse Peggy just said: "that Beethoven could sure make a big statement!" ;^)

2:55 PM, September 13th, 2018
David Dalle (host)
Very nice, Klemperer is one of my favourite conductors.

3:05 PM, September 13th, 2018
Indeed, the Otto Klemperer box set is a stunning collection of performances & recordings! The 9th is especially powerful on my ears. MASSIVE. As it should be. Well, there goes the rest of my day.... And sorry to the neighbours... q;^)

3:24 PM, September 13th, 2018