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Of Montreal:  Daughter of Cloud


Buxtehude:  2 Toccatas/Ein Feste Burg Ist Unser Gott/2 Fugas/Wie Schön Leuchtet der Morgenstern/Non Komm der Heiden Heiland/Puer Natus in Bethlehem/Passacaglia/Christ Unser Herr zum Jordan Kam/Ach Gott und Herr/Canzona/Danket dem Herren/Der Tag, der iIst so Freudenreich/Canzonetta/Gelobet Seist Du, Jesus Christ/Preludium (manualiter) (Koopman)


Coleman:  Forms and Sounds/Saints and Soldiers/Space Flight (Philadelphia Woodwind Quintet feat. Ornette Coleman/Chamber Symphony of Philadelphia String Quartet)


Wagner:  Tannhäuser -- Overture/"Dict, teure Halle, grüb ich wieder"/"Lied an den Abendsterne"//Lohengrin -- "In ferner Eisenmkeit des Waldes"/"Um Gott, was klagest du mich an?"//Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg -- Prelude to Act I/"Was duftet doch der Flieder"//Die Walkürie -- "Dich selige Frau"/"Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond"/"Du bist der Lenz, nach dem ich verlangte"/The Ride of the Valkyries (Studer/Meyer/Jerusalem/Terfel//Abbado/Berlin Philharmonic)


Fatima:  And Yet It's All Love


Chopin:  Scherzos/Impromtus (Anne Queffélec)


John Abercrombie Quartet:  39 Steps

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Wolf:  Panthesilea/Der Corregidor -- Orchestral Suite//Weber:  Aufforderung zun Tanze (orch. Berlioz)/Euryanthe -- Overture/Der Beherrscher der Geister -- Overture/Abu Hassan -- Overture (Stein/Orchestre de la Suisse Romande/Wiener Philharmoniker)


Obrecht:  Missa Grecorum/Motets (Rice/Brabant Ensemble)


Bent Sørensen:  The Lady and the Lark/Birds and Bells/The Deserted Churchyards/Funeral Procession/The Bells of Vineta/The Lady of Shalott (Christian Lindberg//Eggen/Oslo Sinonietta & Cikada)

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Strauss:  Don Juan/Don Quixote (Küchl/Koll//Previn/Vienna Philharmonic)


Mozart:  Symphonies Nos. 38 & 39/Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (Walter/Columbia Symphony)


Janáček:  In the Mist/Piano Sonata, 1.x.1905/On an Overgrown Path/A Recollection (Schiff)


Saicobab:  Sab Se Purani Bab


Gene Clark:  No Other (one of those cult records where you listen to it and can't for the life of yourself figure out what's supposed to be good about it)

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Mendelssohn:  Symphony No. 2 "Lobgesang" (Fey/Heidelberger Sinfoniker) (not even my recent favorite Mendelssohn interpreters can make anything of this tripe) (no identification of the singers, oddly)


Mozart:  Symphonies Nos. 40 & 41 "Jupiter"/Maurische Trauermusik (Walter/Columbia Symphony Orchestra)


Beethoven:  Symphonies Nos. 1 & 8 (Krips/London Symphony Orchestra)

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Joāo Gilberto: Joāi Gilberto


Sharon van Etten: Remind Me Tomorrow


Machaut: Les Motets (Musica Nova)


C.P.E. Bach: Prussian Sonatas/Menuet pour le Clavecin par C.P.E.B. (Ana-Marija Markovina)


Monteverdi: Selva Morale e Spirituale (Junghänel/Cantus Cölln/Concerto Palatino)


Christian Scott Atunde Adujah: Ancestral Recall


Buxtehude: Cantatas, Concertos and Miscellaneous Pieces (Koopman/Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir)

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Listening to Vic Godard’s Mum’s Revenge all the time. The spoken word opening track is a keeper, from here to eternity. There are songs which could and should be Subway Sect songs. A great Francoise Hardy cover.


And a weird closing track which is an inexplicable lapse of taste. Unmissable up to that point.

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Liszt:  Mephisto Waltz No. 1/Liebestraum No. 3/Études d'Exécution Transcendante d'apris Paganini -- IV.  Arpeggio/Années de Pèlerinage, Troiseme Année:  Italie -- IV.  Les Jeux d'Eau à la Villa d'Este/Légendes de Saint François --  II. Saint François de Paule Marchant sur les Flots/Études d'Exécution Transcendante -- V.  Feux Follets (Allegretto)/Années de Pélerinage, Premiére Année:  Suisse -- VI.  La Valle d'Oberman (Anne Queffélec)


Jessica Pratt:  Quiet Signs (boring)


Schubert:  Piano Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2 (Badura-Skoda) (1960s RCA recordings)

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Randy Newman:  Good Old Boys


Nora Fischer & Marnix Dorrestein:  Hush


Mozart:  Grabmusik/Bastien und Bastienne (Page/The Mozartists)


Verdi:  Ballet Music:  Les Vêpres Sicilennes/Macbeth/Don Carlos/Otello/Aida (Levine/MET Orchestra)

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Various:  Café de Paris:  Essential French Café Songs (Disc 2)


Vivaldi:  Arias (Cecilia Bartoli//Spinosi/Ensemble Matheus)


Guillaume Connesson:  Flammenschrift/Pour Sortir au Jour/E Chiaro Nella Valle Il Fiume Appare/Maslenitsa (Dufour//Denève/Brussels Philharmonic)


Liszt:  Zwei Konzertetüden/Trois Études de Concert/Consolations/Remeniscences de Don Juan (Bolet) (I now see that the time to listen to Liszt, so that it'll make sense as music, is after a long night of Wagner)


Erica Nygärd/Niels Burgmann:  Momentum (music for, or transcribed for, flute and organ by Poulenc/Mattson/Burgmann/Alain/Widor)

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