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#1412661 - 04/07/10 12:27 AM Favorite recordings  
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What are some of your favorite recordings?

This subject came to mind since I am listening to one of mine as I write this. Cleo Laine "That Old Feeling," CD. Using Ultrasone and Grado headphones and a small headphone amplifier that connects to computer USB bus.

Others:

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmass--Bob Ralston, pipe organ.
Toccata & Fugue--Peter Hurford, pipe organ
Time Warp--Telarc (Look out!)
Thanks For The Memory--Tommy Reilly, James Moody, chromatic harmonica and piano.

ON YOUTUBE:

But Beautiful-Jazz Piano Improvisation
Evgeny Kissin-Prokofiev Piano concertos 2&# (HD)
Offenback-Jacquelines Tears--Han-Na-Chang, cello
Zigeunerweisen--Sarah Chang, violin
Bobby Mcferrin sings Vavaldi-1 (quite unusual)
JK Wedding Entrance Dance (also quite unusual)
Pasman Csardas, etc.--The Philharmonics, good harp, etc.
Out Of Africa movie soundtrack--John Barry
The Best Pianists-Part 1-11
Best Pieces for Solo Piano-1-6
Somewhere In Time-Maksim, Fazioli piano!
Stardust--Sarah Vaughn
Tree In The Meadow--Marty Robbins
Jingle Bells--Lola Astanova, classical pianist
Stardust--Chet Atkins & George Benson
Deep Purple--selenny1, classical guitar, 8 strings
Acoustic steel string guitar--Tommy Emmanuel
Blue--LeAnn Rimes
Crazy, Sweet Dreams--Patsy Cline
Maria Elena--Rob Bourassa, steel string acoustic guitar
Since I Fell For You--Lenny Welch
Only You, Twilight Time, etc.--The Platters
Love Letters--Ketty Lester
Don't Take Your Love (from me)--Frankie Lymon
Sting--Spanish Guitar Solo
Flight Of The Bumble Bee--Dr. Carol, pipe organ ("foot work"
Flight Of The Bumble Bee--Hyun-Jung Lim, piano (amazing speed)
I've Got Rythm--Hiromi Uehara, piano
Spain--Hiromi Uehara and Chick Corea, piano
If I Had You--Nnenna Freelon

My honest guess is you're gonna love a bunch of these. I am having a blast with YouTube, and headphones. Both are new to me in terms of "computer music." Just great!

I hope others will list their favorite CDs, DVDs and YouTube finds.

Bech


Music. One of man's greatest inventions. And...for me, the piano expresses it best.
#1429539 - 05/04/10 01:04 PM Re: Favorite recordings [Re: Bech]  
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Here's another that's great.

Dvorak-Humoresque-Yo-Yo Ma, Itshak Perlman. Type this in the YouTube search box.

Great sounding blend of violin, cello and orchestra.

Definitely one of the best musical performances I've ever listened to.

Bech



Music. One of man's greatest inventions. And...for me, the piano expresses it best.

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