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Re: Other music

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But I'll stay with Glenn Gould, m'kay? :P

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Re: Other music

Postby Doctor X » Sat May 05, 2018 9:33 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67dXnuPVFJo

Just listened to it from her album. Searched her and this nice version of it came up.

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Re: Other music

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Sun May 20, 2018 7:29 pm

A nice short piece.

I love that this instrument exists. 8)

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Re: Other music

Postby Witness » Tue May 22, 2018 4:23 am

↑ That was fun (but I think the Italians pronounce kitarrone, not tshitarrone)!

If somebody's interested (?!?), timeline of the instrument: http://www.tiorba.eu/timeline.html (lots of pics).

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Mary Sidney, Lady Wroth, holding a theorbo (c. 1620) attributed to John de Critz (1555-1641). Penshurst Place, Kent.

And a nice piece (crappy video):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fW1FigTC6Hw

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Re: Other music

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Re: Other music

Postby Rob Lister » Wed May 23, 2018 6:35 pm



His must be tuned properly because it sounds horribly out of tune.

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Re: Other music

Postby Witness » Thu May 24, 2018 11:53 pm

Rob Lister wrote:His must be tuned properly because it sounds horribly out of tune.
:mrgreen:

The saying was that "lutenists spend half their time tuning their instrument, and the rest playing out of tune", so there is historical precedent. (And as a pedantic aside: as there was no Nylon for the strings, which were made of various animal guts, expensive lutes were often kept in the player's bed for warmth & humidity – "many a fine instrument has been ruined by somebody jumping on a bed", &c.)

But… it doesn't sound out of tune to my ears. Perhaps it's the dissonant (diminished, I'd say) chords which gave you this impression. I don't know which passacaille he plays so can't check, but that's clearly not the pop music harmony our ears are stuffed with now.

How about some very tame Weiss (greatly admired by Bach) music?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCCu1n3rBW8

(The video's aesthetics haven't aged well, alas.)

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Re: Other music

Postby Anaxagoras » Mon May 28, 2018 12:15 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlk9Sj4Ns2k

I'm sure everyone has heard this song before. You might not have seen this particular video though. A nice performance.
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Re: Other music

Postby Witness » Tue May 29, 2018 1:06 am

How about some Irish traditional?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm-Z3NV3ilE

Quinta Essentia Quarteto

Jenny's Chickens
Codail a leanbh (The Gartan Mother's Lullaby)
King William's Rambles

The cubist instruments are Paetzold Bass Recorders.

(Never heard a glissando done on a recorder! :shock: )

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Re: Other music

Postby Rob Lister » Tue May 29, 2018 10:46 am

That Paetzold Bass Recorder looks like a cool woodworking project.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTvSRe-7D4I

But any orchestra that has that must have

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKXeAIRYTNM

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Re: Other music

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Re: Other music

Postby Rob Lister » Thu May 31, 2018 12:12 pm

The bowed psaltery is so very much more interesting but--like the glass harmonica--it really gets on my nerves.

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Re: Other music

Postby Witness » Thu May 31, 2018 3:13 pm

Rob Lister wrote:so very much more interesting
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