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Audio book from local libary, "Devils" by Fyodor Dostoevesky. Fascinating history of culture, society, etc. in mid-to late 19th century Russian. I thought it would be too heavy to listen to but can't seem to put it down. Local library has a nice selection of audio books to check out and listen to on a free app on my phone.
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keith Jerret live from Koln.
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JAZZISCOOL wrote: Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:53 pm I also discovered Mandolin Orange on Tiny Desk Concerts (acoustic folk duo):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2QjEgOtCAA
That's just awesome! :thumbsup 8-)

I found Mandolin Orange at an outdoor festival a couple of years ago. They're really special; they exude a timeless warmth.
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Lately I've been immersed with listening to new age piano compositions especially the works of Kevin Kern, David Nevue and Robin Spielberg. It's so soothing and calming, even my dog is so relaxed. :happy
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iceport wrote: Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:03 pm
JAZZISCOOL wrote: Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:53 pm I also discovered Mandolin Orange on Tiny Desk Concerts (acoustic folk duo):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2QjEgOtCAA
That's just awesome! :thumbsup 8-)

I found Mandolin Orange at an outdoor festival a couple of years ago. They're really special; they exude a timeless warmth.
Cool! I don't listen to a lot of folk music but this duo is excellent; such nice vocals. Would be nice to hear in a small venue as well.

Sometimes I "make myself" listen to other genres or groups I don't know to expand my musical palette, which is usually quite rewarding.
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Gandharvas - Sold for a Smile. Best Canadian group you never heard of:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHGs052 ... nmWb8b-isU
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Gino Vannelli "Brother to Brother" on Youtube as I surf. Great voice and the musicianship is outstanding.

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I'm currently listening to the many (many many many) transcriptions of the Bach Chaconne from BWV 1004. I'm tinkering around with the Busoni transcription on the piano.

If you had to choose only one to listen to I'd recommend either of the Busoni piano transcriptions or the original version played by Heifetz.

Original Violin:
Jascha Hiefetz: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgLG93uGTN0
Hillary Hahn takes it much slower, not my favorite interpretation but Hahn is probably the best living violinist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgLG93uGTN0

Busoni Transcription for Piano:
Michelangeli 1948 recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6-v-ZtCAFw Extremely precise and plays like a demon (as with most virtuoso ABM recordings). There's also a spectacular live 1955 version but there's lots of coughing and I find it distracting.
Helene Grimaud: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sw9DlMNnpPM Played as if it were originally written in the late 19th early 20th century as opposed to 1710s.

Brahms left hand only transcription
Zimmerman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91KBiPlit-Y

Transcribed for harpsichord:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzxzLtwK-eo

Arrangement for Saxophone Octet
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qn5YZLJ0QBw

Arrangement for Brass
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veqbs-PC9YY

Arrangement for full Orchestra
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WpzfAd5gXk

Edit:
Also for the hilariously awesome transcription for Marimba. I had no idea you could be this good at the Marimba.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykxBL4hHm8k
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iceport wrote: Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:03 pm
JAZZISCOOL wrote: Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:53 pm I also discovered Mandolin Orange on Tiny Desk Concerts (acoustic folk duo):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2QjEgOtCAA
That's just awesome! :thumbsup 8-)

I found Mandolin Orange at an outdoor festival a couple of years ago. They're really special; they exude a timeless warmth.
Thanks for this. Looking forward to listening to more from them.
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WhiteMaxima wrote: Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:59 pm keith Jerret live from Koln.
:!: Wow! I forgot about this. Great album and another great jazz pianist..... :happy
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FRANK2009 wrote: Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:50 am Broken Windows Serenade by Whiskey Myers. Saddest song I ever heard.
For sweet sadness

Warren Zevon - keep me in your heart. Written shortly before his death for his wife.
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The Brandenburg Concertos by JS Bach. These six pieces satisfy my aesthetic sensibilities like no other music, irrespective of genre.

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Giant Steps - John Coltrane
Milestones - Miles Davis
Now He Sings - Chick Corea
Charles Mingus - various
Herbie Hancock - various
Various Rock including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joe Cocker, Neil Young and The Eagles.

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mcblum wrote: Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:31 am At the moment, it is a Baroque piece of classical music. I am located north of Washington D.C and am lucky to pick up, with extreme clarity, both WETA (DC) and WBJC (Baltimore). WETA is more conservative and WBJC is more eclectic. Love them both!
Anybody in other parts of the Bogleheads world have comments about their Classical Music stations?
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Colorado Public Radio classical station is good although I wish they played more baroque and chamber music.

KUVO is a great jazz station in Colorado. Can also stream it. Part of PBS. :happy

https://www.kuvo.org/about-kuvo/
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Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin, Paco de Lucia - Friday Night in San Francisco

The Who - Who's Next

Miles Davis - Bitches Brew

Tom Tom Club - Tom Tom Club

Pink Floyd - Meddle

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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 Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London. Conducted by Sir Neville Marriner.
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I've been listening to a lot of music from Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker. These three also formed a "super group" called Boygenius between their solo careers.

Music is similar to investing. If you think you start to know "something" or "everything" you are wrong.

There are some fantastic YouTube concerts from @ Brooklyn Steel/Pitchfork Live for these three performers.
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Tame Impala. Their Lonerism album.
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Green Day
Fall Out Boy
Lit
Blink 182
My Chemical Romance
...and similar...

Mainly in the gym.
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Daily running/walking mix:

Def Leppard - Hysteria
The Cars - The Cars
The Who - Who's Next
AC/DC - Back In Black
Green Day - American Idiot
Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory
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Falco - Vienna Calling / Falco Symphonic .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyRPH0cfMeg
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"Freeway Jam" by Jeff Beck.

I like Beck's music, but only in small doses. Not something I listen to for hours.

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El Greco wrote: Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:41 am Jeff Beck Appearing Live this Week at Ronnie Scott's If there is any doubt that Beck is the greatest living Rock guitarist, this live performance recorded and videoed back in 2008 will erase it. I was never a fan of Beck until I stumbled across it on late night TV a few years ago. Since then, I've attended a few live performances and, incredibly, he keeps getting better at 70+ years of age. Here is a youtube link to one of the numbers called "Big Block"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdX6ly6ftUM

BTW, his backup band on this video is top notch. Tal Wilkenfeld on Bass, Jason Rebello, Keyboards and the amazing Vinnie Colaiuta on Drums.
Happy to see so many Beck fans on BHs. For a very different side of Jeff, one that I enjoy almost as much as the one referenced above, try Jeff and the incomparable Imelda May https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjdkjGwGJQc from the album Rock 'n' Roll Party (Honoring Les Paul)
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Stairway to heaven cover by Heart, at the Kennedy Center.

https://youtu.be/LFxOaDeJmXk
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mcblum wrote: Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:31 am At the moment, it is a Baroque piece of classical music. I am located north of Washington D.C and am lucky to pick up, with extreme clarity, both WETA (DC) and WBJC (Baltimore). WETA is more conservative and WBJC is more eclectic. Love them both!
Anybody in other parts of the Bogleheads world have comments about their Classical Music stations?
Marty
I very much enjoy WCLV! Despite not living in an area where I can pick this channel up, I do frequently stream it online and have for years. I very much enjoy their selection. https://wclv.ideastream.org/
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My Favorite Chopin — Vladimir Horowitz
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Jeremy Enigk. So many delightful albums. This man's voice will bring you to tears.

w/strings live at kexp:

https://youtu.be/pO_9NQqTOZ0
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JAZZISCOOL wrote: Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:49 pm
mcblum wrote: Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:31 am At the moment, it is a Baroque piece of classical music. I am located north of Washington D.C and am lucky to pick up, with extreme clarity, both WETA (DC) and WBJC (Baltimore). WETA is more conservative and WBJC is more eclectic. Love them both!
Anybody in other parts of the Bogleheads world have comments about their Classical Music stations?
Marty
Colorado Public Radio classical station is good although I wish they played more baroque and chamber music.

KUVO is a great jazz station in Colorado. Can also stream it. Part of PBS. :happy

https://www.kuvo.org/about-kuvo/
+1 for KUVO, most of my radio listening is kuvo
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Freefun wrote: Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:29 pm Stairway to heaven cover by Heart, at the Kennedy Center.

https://youtu.be/LFxOaDeJmXk
Excellent :happy
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The Acid - Liminal
Eliane Radigue - Trilogie de la Mort
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TomatoTomahto wrote: Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:25 pm
El Greco wrote: Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:41 am Jeff Beck Appearing Live this Week at Ronnie Scott's If there is any doubt that Beck is the greatest living Rock guitarist, this live performance recorded and videoed back in 2008 will erase it. I was never a fan of Beck until I stumbled across it on late night TV a few years ago. Since then, I've attended a few live performances and, incredibly, he keeps getting better at 70+ years of age. Here is a youtube link to one of the numbers called "Big Block"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdX6ly6ftUM

BTW, his backup band on this video is top notch. Tal Wilkenfeld on Bass, Jason Rebello, Keyboards and the amazing Vinnie Colaiuta on Drums.
Happy to see so many Beck fans on BHs. For a very different side of Jeff, one that I enjoy almost as much as the one referenced above, try Jeff and the incomparable Imelda May https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjdkjGwGJQc from the album Rock 'n' Roll Party (Honoring Les Paul)
Love Imelda May (and Jeff Beck too), she's the new Queen of Rockabilly - no offense to Wanda Jackson.

I think I'll go listen to Johnny got a Boom Boom and Fujiyama Mama.
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Texas Flood — Stevie Ray Vaughan
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I discovered Vulfpeck a couple of years ago and they've become my top artist (as Spotify recently made me aware of). They're very funky and super-talented all around. A few songs to start with: Animal Spirits, 1612, Back Pocket, Outro.
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Wall of Denial (live) — Stevie Ray Vaughan
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Nicolas wrote: Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:33 pm Wall of Denial (live) — Stevie Ray Vaughan
SRV is awesome. What a great loss.
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Jags4186 wrote: Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:08 pm I'm currently listening to the many (many many many) transcriptions of the Bach Chaconne from BWV 1004. I'm tinkering around with the Busoni transcription on the piano.

If you had to choose only one to listen to I'd recommend either of the Busoni piano transcriptions or the original version played by Heifetz.

Original Violin:
Jascha Hiefetz: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgLG93uGTN0
Hillary Hahn takes it much slower, not my favorite interpretation but Hahn is probably the best living violinist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgLG93uGTN0

Busoni Transcription for Piano:
Michelangeli 1948 recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6-v-ZtCAFw Extremely precise and plays like a demon (as with most virtuoso ABM recordings). There's also a spectacular live 1955 version but there's lots of coughing and I find it distracting.
Helene Grimaud: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sw9DlMNnpPM Played as if it were originally written in the late 19th early 20th century as opposed to 1710s.

Brahms left hand only transcription
Zimmerman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91KBiPlit-Y

Transcribed for harpsichord:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzxzLtwK-eo

Arrangement for Saxophone Octet
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qn5YZLJ0QBw

Arrangement for Brass
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veqbs-PC9YY

Arrangement for full Orchestra
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WpzfAd5gXk

Edit:
Also for the hilariously awesome transcription for Marimba. I had no idea you could be this good at the Marimba.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykxBL4hHm8k
You might also enjoy this version by Mika Stoltzman.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaFgKp7Qvzw

She and Richard Stoltzman have a great album, Palimpsests, which includes an arrangement of the Chromatic Fantasia for marimba, clarinet, and bandoneon.
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JAZZISCOOL wrote: Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:00 pm
Nicolas wrote: Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:33 pm Wall of Denial (live) — Stevie Ray Vaughan
SRV is awesome. What a great loss.
Agreed, that was a sad day.
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Nicolas wrote: Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:22 pm
JAZZISCOOL wrote: Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:00 pm
Nicolas wrote: Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:33 pm Wall of Denial (live) — Stevie Ray Vaughan
SRV is awesome. What a great loss.
Agreed, that was a sad day.
Another great (young) loss was Jaco Pastorius (jazz bassist). I saw an interesting documentary about his life a while back (Netflix I think.)
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I mostly listen to classical music streamed free from European internet radio stations. But I also listen to some alt-country artists such as Ray Wylie Hubbard and James McMurtry.
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Music from Miami Vice and the 80s.
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Today I'm listening to a couple of my favorites from the 70ties.

Jethro Tull and Eric Clapton.

I was fortunate to see Jethro Tull in concert twice, and Eric Clapton once.

Sadly, I neglected to see another favorite, Tom Petty. A missed opportunity.

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Broken Man 1999 wrote: Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:19 pm Today I'm listening to a couple of my favorites from the 70ties.

Jethro Tull and Eric Clapton.

I was fortunate to see Jethro Tull in concert twice, and Eric Clapton once.

Sadly, I neglected to see another favorite, Tom Petty. A missed opportunity.

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I saw Jethro Tull once, but didn’t appreciate him until much later.

I saw Eric Clapton with Blind Faith on the night of the moon landing.
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Nicolas wrote: Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:57 pm The Nocturnes by Chopin is one of my favorites. I listen to his nocturnes frequently, they’re very calming. Also today I listened to Best of Beck by Jeff Beck.
The nocturnes are all wonderful, but IMHO this is the greatest one (Op 48 no 1 in C minor): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=107Iwx5RKSM
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Broken Man 1999 wrote: Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:19 pm Today I'm listening to a couple of my favorites from the 70ties.

Jethro Tull and Eric Clapton.

I was fortunate to see Jethro Tull in concert twice, and Eric Clapton once.

Sadly, I neglected to see another favorite, Tom Petty. A missed opportunity.

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TomatoTomahto wrote: Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:28 pm I saw Eric Clapton with Blind Faith on the night of the moon landing.
I would’ve loved seeing Blind Faith at their Hyde Park concert. Sadly though, I didn’t.
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Anything by Tom Jones. He is equally adept at R and B, rock, country, just about anything.

Also Led Zeppelin from the 70's.
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baritone wrote: Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:14 pm Anything by Tom Jones. He is equally adept at R and B, rock, country, just about anything.

Also Led Zeppelin from the 70's.
I did see Led Zeppelin in the 70ties. And Black Sabbath. The 70ties were great. Ticket prices were reasonable, unlike today.

DW and a DD saw Celine Dion Wednesday, $140/each. They both said it was well worth it.

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02nz wrote: Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:33 pm
Nicolas wrote: Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:57 pm The Nocturnes by Chopin is one of my favorites. I listen to his nocturnes frequently, they’re very calming. Also today I listened to Best of Beck by Jeff Beck.
The nocturnes are all wonderful, but IMHO this is the greatest one (Op 48 no 1 in C minor): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=107Iwx5RKSM
Exquisite! How about Raindrops Opus 28 No. 15?
https://youtu.be/OcIMvliWM2I
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