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  1. Bachtoven

    What are you currently listening to (Classical)?

    Didn't work for me--just a lot of soulless hammering. The sound is pretty thin, too. (At least it's easy to get rid of it on Qobuz!)
  2. Bachtoven

    What are you currently listening to (Classical)?

    Two years ago I saw Josh Bell in recital. I forgot who his pianist was (might have been Jeremy Denk), but he sat staring at his tablet and poking at it. Bell finally turned around and the pianist shrugged, picked up the tablet and walked off stage. Bell held up his paper score and said, "This...
  3. Bachtoven

    What are you currently listening to (Classical)?

    His tone can be a little scratchy, but these are vibrant performances of Violin Concertos by Locatelli, Leclair, Telemann, Pisendel, and Tartini.
  4. Bachtoven

    What are you currently listening to (Classical)?

    The colorful orchestrations are reduced to black and white (quite literally!), but these pieces are enjoyable in their own right in these renditions. Superb playing and very good sound.

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