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Blog post #472 — "Vibrato, or Not To Vibrate?" - Personal reflections about the use (or rather: the non-use) of vibrato, primarily from a listener's perspective, in the context of "historically informed" performances: a listener's (and performer's) difficulties and advantages with either option. Also: related issues, such as portamento, glissando
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Blog post #471 — Concert review, ★★★★½, Beatrice Rana, Fabio Luisi / Philharmonia Zürich @ Opera Zurich, 2019-02-10 — Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, op.37; Schubert: Symphony in C major, D.944, "Great C major"
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Blog post #471 — Concert review, ★★★★½, Beatrice Rana, Fabio Luisi / Philharmonia Zürich @ Opera Zurich, 2019-02-10 — Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, op.37; Schubert: Symphony in C major, D.944, "Great C major"
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Blog post #470 — Concert review, ★★★★, Michael Gläser, Zürcher Sing-Akademie @ St.Peter, Zurich, 2019-02-10 — Bach: Motet "Singet dem Herrn", BWV 225; Prelude & Fugue in E♭ major, BWV 552; Rheinberger: Mass in E♭ major for double choir, op.109, "Cantus Missae"; Brahms: Fest und Gedenksprüche, op.109; Bruckner: Motet "Ave Maria", WAB 6; Bruckner: Motet "Locus iste", WAB 23
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Blog post #469 — Concert review, ★★★★★, Piano Recital Yulianna Avdeeva @ Wetzikon ZH, 2019-02-02 (Klavierissimo Festival 2019 / Top Klassik Zürcher Oberland) — Debussy: Estampes, L.100; Chopin: Ballade No.3 in A♭ major, op.47; Chopin: 3 Mazurki, op.59; Chopin: Prélude No.25 in C♯ minor, op.45; Chopin: Scherzo No.3 in C♯ minor, op.39; Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
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Blog post #468 — Concert review, ★★★★½, Piano Recital Deszö Ránki @ Wetzikon ZH, 2019-02-02 (Klavierissimo Festival 2019 / Top Klassik Zürcher Oberland) — Haydn: Piano Sonata No.55 in B♭ major, Hob.XVI/41; Ravel: Menuet sur le nom de Haydn, M.58; Ravel: Sonatine, M.40 (1903 - 1905); Bartók: Vol.I from "For Children", Sz.42, BB 53; Bartók: Romanian Christmas Carols, Sz.57, BB 67; Bartók: Suite, op.14, Sz.62, BB 70 (1916); Haydn: Piano Sonata No.59 in E♭ major, Hob.XVI/49
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Blog post #467 — Concert review, ★★★, Piano Recital Alina Bercu @ Wetzikon ZH, 2019-02-01 (Klavierissimo Festival 2019) — Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.4 in E♭ major, op.7 & Piano Sonata No.5 in C minor, op.10/1; Chopin: Nocturne No.7 in C♯ minor, op.27/1, CT 114 & Nocturne No.8 in D♭ major, op.27/2, CT 115; Rachmaninoff: 6 Moments Musicaux, op.16
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Blog post #466 — Concert review, ★★★★½, Piano Recital Oliver Schnyder @ Wetzikon ZH, 2019-01-31 (Klavierissimo Festival 2019) — C.M. von Weber: Sonata No.4 in E minor, op.70; Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses in D minor, op.54; Prokofiev: Sonata No.6 in A major, op.82; Fauré: Ballad in F♯ major, op.19
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Blog post #465 — Concert review, ★★½, Piano Recital Alice di Piazza @ Wetzikon ZH, 2019-02-02 (Klavierissimo Festival 2019) — Brahms: Chorale Preludes op.122/ 6 & 10; Schumann: Two Romances from op.28; Brahms: 7 Fantasias, op.116
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Blog post #464 — Concert review, ★★½, Martinů Quartet, Karel Košárek @ Zimmermannhaus, Brugg, 2019-01-26 — Johannes Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor op.34; Antonín Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A major op.81
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