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TomatoTomahto wrote: Sun Dec 06, 2020 3:27 pm I have kind of dropped off this thread, but ...

Today we moved a piano out of our living room/music room and consequently I had to redo the ARC (Anthem Room Correction).

Afterwards, I listened to a range of music, but I was struck by Paul Simon’s “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes.” It’s an almost perfect 5:49 of music.
Agreed! I used that exact song to help choose my last pair of headphones. Out of curiosity...where did the piano go??
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A440 wrote: Sun Dec 06, 2020 4:28 pm Out of curiosity...where did the piano go??
For now, it’s in the dining room. It was in front of a large window, and since nobody plays any more and guests won’t be here for the foreseeable future, we wanted the view back.
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Philadelphia Eagles against Green Bay Packers.
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Same here, but listening to the Philly local broadcasters on FM radio station, 94.1 WIP. :wink: (check the location under my avatar)

The TV sound is on mute.
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LadyGeek wrote: Sun Dec 06, 2020 4:43 pm Same here, but listening to the Philly local broadcasters on FM radio station, 94.1 WIP. :wink: (check the location under my avatar)

The TV sound is on mute.
Merrill Reese!!

I love listening to Angelo and the morning crew!

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abuss368 wrote: Sun Dec 06, 2020 4:38 pm Philadelphia Eagles against Green Bay Packers.
Nice to have some "Igles" fans on this forum. Go Birds!! :D
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I'm listening to a podcast by a charlatan about an "Anti-Krampus" doll that he created and has for sale. He says the doll can "bind" your negative thoughts and bad luck for the holiday season and into 2021. The doll is only $69.95!
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TomatoTomahto wrote: Sun Dec 06, 2020 3:27 pm Afterwards, I listened to a range of music, but I was struck by Paul Simon’s “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes.” It’s an almost perfect 5:49 of music.
That’s a great song from a great album, Graceland. I saw Paul and Dylan on stage together in 1999.
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Nicolas wrote: Sun Dec 06, 2020 11:08 pm
TomatoTomahto wrote: Sun Dec 06, 2020 3:27 pm Afterwards, I listened to a range of music, but I was struck by Paul Simon’s “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes.” It’s an almost perfect 5:49 of music.
That’s a great song from a great album, Graceland. I saw Paul and Dylan on stage together in 1999. Today I was listening to Donovan.
I went to see Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Carnegie Hall. Paul Simon made a guest appearance.
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Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (1910) and The Lark Ascending (1914), both by Ralph Vaughan Williams, and performed by London Philharmonic Orchestra.
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Thanks to OP for starting this thread and everyone else who has mentioned all of this FANTASTIC (much of which I had not previously been introduced to).

Just listened to this lively and crisp Paul Simon "gem" thanks to Tomato Tomahto: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WSBSb5NjYI
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Now streaming The Rippington's, leaving it to Spotify to shuffle a mix for me.
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Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Daniel Barenboim. It’s my favorite Bruckner.
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Orbuculum Nongata wrote: Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:01 pm Thanks to OP for starting this thread and everyone else who has mentioned all of this FANTASTIC (much of which I had not previously been introduced to).

Just listened to this lively and crisp Paul Simon "gem" thanks to Tomato Tomahto: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WSBSb5NjYI
Thanks in turn for this link. I hadn't seen this video of a live performance. It's so joyous when great musicians feel it.
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"Ave Maria" - Schubert
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JAZZISCOOL wrote: Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:18 am "Ave Maria" - Schubert
Luciano Pavarotti with the National Philharmonic Orchestra :happy
Great music! There was no tenor better than Pavarotti, maybe ever, but I suppose we can’t know that for sure. I love to hear his recordings.
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Nicolas wrote: Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:13 am
JAZZISCOOL wrote: Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:18 am "Ave Maria" - Schubert
Luciano Pavarotti with the National Philharmonic Orchestra :happy
Great music! There was no tenor better than Pavarotti, maybe ever, but I suppose we can’t know that for sure. I love to hear his recordings.
+1

I'm not an opera buff but his voice is like velvet to my ears.
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Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No’s. 2 & 3, performed by Leonard Bernstein, Phillipe Entremont & The New York Philharmonic Orchestra for No. 2, and Seiji Ozawa, André Watts & NYPO for No. 3. My favorite Rachmaninoff, exquisite!

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Starting to sprinkle in some holiday music:

"You're a Mean One Mr. Grinch" - makes me laugh for some reason

"Jingle Bell Rock"

"Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer"

Christmas classics on Amazon Music. :happy
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Simple Twist of Fate & Ring Them Bells— Sarah Jarosz
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Nicolas wrote: Sat Dec 12, 2020 10:46 pm Simple Twist of Fate & Ring Them Bells— Sarah Jarosz
I wasn't familiar with Sarah before - really nice voice! I found this NPR Tiny Desk Concert with a trio:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxpuB10FaSE
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JAZZISCOOL wrote: Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:19 am
Nicolas wrote: Sat Dec 12, 2020 10:46 pm Simple Twist of Fate & Ring Them Bells— Sarah Jarosz
I wasn't familiar with Sarah before - really nice voice! I found this NPR Tiny Desk Concert with a trio:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxpuB10FaSE
Yes, she’s a great talent, for sure. Check out her cover of Ring Them Bells: https://borntolisten.com/2020/12/12/sar ... an-covers/
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Nicolas wrote: Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:47 am
JAZZISCOOL wrote: Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:19 am
Nicolas wrote: Sat Dec 12, 2020 10:46 pm Simple Twist of Fate & Ring Them Bells— Sarah Jarosz
I wasn't familiar with Sarah before - really nice voice! I found this NPR Tiny Desk Concert with a trio:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxpuB10FaSE
Yes, she’s a great talent, for sure. Check out her cover of Ring Them Bells: https://borntolisten.com/2020/12/12/sar ... an-covers/
Indeed her cover is sublime. One of my all-time favorites.
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Orbuculum Nongata wrote: Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:01 pm Thanks to OP for starting this thread and everyone else who has mentioned all of this FANTASTIC (much of which I had not previously been introduced to).

Just listened to this lively and crisp Paul Simon "gem" thanks to Tomato Tomahto: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WSBSb5NjYI
The vocal harmonies are excellent on this track! :happy
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Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass. Whipped Cream. 😁
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I'm listening to holiday music Mannheim Steamroller - A Fresh Aire Christmas
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Vtsax100 wrote: Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:41 pm Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass. Whipped Cream. 😁
Good album! Decided to listen to for a bit. A Taste of Honey - there’s a blast from the past. Talented businessman as well.
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Artful Dodger wrote: Mon Dec 14, 2020 7:14 pm
Vtsax100 wrote: Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:41 pm Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass. Whipped Cream. 😁
Good album! Decided to listen to for a bit. A Taste of Honey - there’s a blast from the past. Talented businessman as well.
+1

I'm pretty sure I still have the vinyl album I bought 50+ years ago.
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Doom&Gloom wrote: Mon Dec 14, 2020 7:43 pm
Artful Dodger wrote: Mon Dec 14, 2020 7:14 pm
Vtsax100 wrote: Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:41 pm Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass. Whipped Cream. 😁
Good album! Decided to listen to for a bit. A Taste of Honey - there’s a blast from the past. Talented businessman as well.
+1

I'm pretty sure I still have the vinyl album I bought 50+ years ago.
No doubt its a classic. I was recently watching a modern show and heard the familiar signature of Herb Alpert.
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Vtsax100 wrote: Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:41 pm Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass. Whipped Cream. 😁
I like Herb Alpert too. And on the album cover that was shaving cream. Tequila and The Lonely Bull are two favorites of mine.
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Beneath This Gruff Exterior - John Hiatt

Good stuff!
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For the 🇨🇦's in the Bogleheads crowd. I'm currently listening to Max Webster, in particular 'The Party' box set. A blast from the past.
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Vtsax100 wrote: Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:41 pm Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass. Whipped Cream. 😁
Was that the album cover featuring a lady in a dress of whipped cream? Gotta be!

I had it at one time, but, alas, over time all my vinyl was rendered pretty useless by scratches. I had a good turntable, a Garrard Zero 100 with an expensive Shure needle. I also had rambunctious daughters. :x

Oh well, I much prefer all my ripped CDs, my old ears probably can no longer hear much difference in the quality of music so long as it is played/streamed on a decent source.

We celebrated Christmas last Saturday with a DD and family heading to see husband's family for Christmas. She gave me a gift card to pay for an Amazon HD unlimited subscription, so I'm eager to see how that goes.

Right now I am listening to one of DW's favorites, back in the day, John Denver. Very mellow fellow.

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It was! I was quite fascinated by the cover in my younger days. :shock:
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Today is Beethoven's 250th birthday. A local Philly classical (and jazz) station, WRTI, is celebrating all day. I'm listening to that now.
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Getting reacquainted with a couple of Don Henley albums while breaking in a new DAC last night.
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LadyGeek wrote: Wed Dec 16, 2020 7:49 am Today is Beethoven's 250th birthday. A local Philly classical (and jazz) station, WRTI, is celebrating all day. I'm listening to that now.
Thanks, this made me dig out my CD of Van Cliburn performing the Emperor Concerto.
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Since it is that time of the year....George Winston's "December"
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Today it has been Ten Years After, all recorded live. Some from shows at Fillmore East, other recordings while on tour in Europe.

Also JJ Cale. JJ Cale was very underrated, yet so many musicians were influenced by him, including Eric Clapton.

A nice release by Clapton and other musicians after Cale passed is The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale

Cale and Clapton earlier released The Road to Escondido.

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Snowblowers outside. Hour north of Philly - snow dumped on us!

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local music that's better than most songs on the radio.

such as David Dixon -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nJMx8wq5M0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQBiG945s94

or Barefoot Wade on youtube -

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_OhRo ... jUw/videos

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Don Ho and the Aliis. Brings back memories of living in Hawaii when he performed at Duke's in Waikiki, a long time ago.
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Christmas movies on Lifetime network!

NOT!

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McCartney III on Spotify, released today 12/18. Apparently all done by him at his daughter's farm in quarantine.
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Vince Guaraldi, jazz pianist (trio)

"A Charlie Brown Christmas"

One of my favorite tracks: "Christmas Time is Here"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7dqZ6Jy-GE
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Ozzy Osbourne-Blizzard of Oz, 40th anniversary....

that's right, 40th anniversary! where does the time go?
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WETA Washington,DC Classical Music. All the best to all BH's
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Emmet Cohen
Live From Emmet's Place Vol. 34
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNBOwRj4Bnk

and this
Live From Emmet's Place Vol. 35 - Tivon Pennicott & Alphonso Horne
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uWzWUD ... YX&index=1
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dreamrrr wrote: Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:43 am Emmet Cohen
Live From Emmet's Place Vol. 34
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNBOwRj4Bnk

and this
Live From Emmet's Place Vol. 35 - Tivon Pennicott & Alphonso Horne
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uWzWUD ... YX&index=1
Emmet Cohen: great trio! Listening to V. 34 now. Thanks for posting! :happy
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