Re: Mahler #6




jrsnfld@xxxxxxx wrote:
> Larry Rinkel wrote:
> > <jrsnfld@xxxxxxx> wrote in message
> > news:1136876491.736712.205880@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >
> > > Larry Rinkel wrote:
> > >> "Joe Martin" <mistalucky@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> > >> news:1136836408.686605.231740@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >> > Peter Greenstein wrote:
> > >> >> <> No, 18+ versions is not too many. But I woud say that's a lot! Now
> > >> >> what we
> > >> >> need again from you Jeff is to take one passage and compare all!
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Like which one has the loudest cowbell? I need more cowbell!!
> > >> >>
> > >> > Ha! Then proceed with haste to Zander on Telarc! The cowbells are so
> > >> > loud as to be unintentionally comical, almost drowning out the
> > >> > orchestra!
> > >> >
> > >> > And no, 18+ recordings is not too many for this piece--I believe I own
> > >> > 19, and I'd still like to hear Gielen and Chailly. Oh, and as long as
> > >> > I'm at it: fave versions are probably Bernstein/DG and
> > >> > Mitropolous/NYPO.
> > >> >
> > >>
> > >> How many would be too many?
> > >
> > > Maybe 80 or so.
> > >
> > > --Jeff
> > >
> >
> > What, only 80? somebody has to cash in their IRA and start buying.
>
> You're right! I just checked the discography and my highly selective
> wish list takes me to just under 100. If releases continue at the
> present rate for ten more years, we can estimate "enough" to be about
> 140, unless one is an incurable completist....
>


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