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BTW: I would really like to get a (CD-)recording of that Filharmonii Narodowej version of Holst's "The Planets" (see above).
Does anyone have a link to where I could get one?
On a quick amazon-search and a look at their web-site, I couldn't find anything.
 

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Since I attended some concerts with Sir Roger Norrington as conductor, the more open sound when 1st and 2nd violins are seated in the old order left and right of the stage, I really prefer such recordings.
Unfortunately I missed when he conducted The Planets!
 

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Just stumbled over some pretty old rock song from the other german side of the iron curtain:


Really a weird lucky anomaly, that these lyrics passed the censorship ... and the composition has some parallels to modern symphonic metal, really surprising that nobody covered the song yet. 😳
 

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That song was visionary, the lyrics keep making more and more sense nowadays. That's the mark of artistic genius. :hailprobe:
 

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Another of my favorites, this one from Nightwish. Floor Jansen's vocals in this just blow me away, and this was live:

 

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Yeah, this was really an impressive show in Wacken.

Yeah, Wacken is my favorite! I own the studio-recorded version of Ghost Love Score, but the studio mix is such that the choir vocals are IMO way too loud, and you can't hear Floor nearly as well. So I pretty much only listen to the live versions. 🎸
 

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Yeah, Wacken is my favorite! I own the studio-recorded version of Ghost Love Score, but the studio mix is such that the choir vocals are IMO way too loud, and you can't hear Floor nearly as well. So I pretty much only listen to the live versions. 🎸

I only have the Tarja version of Ghost Love Score there. I thought Tarja was a great singer and Ghost Love Score almost her signature track... but Floor really owns it now, thanks to her use of almost all possible registers....
 

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It seems to me that there is nothing better than live instruments

What's amazing there is that they achieve an excellent recording quality while they seem to be a group of students with limited budget. Congrats !
 

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Back in the days I worked as a volunteer in a guitar school for the annual concert preparations... There were a lot of acoustic guitars and singers involved and we had so many issues trying to get the job done with microphones and a small mixing table. We got an half-decent result but that was a real lot of work.
 

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That muted guitar riff at 5:07... so simple and so efficient... 123-123-1234567 sequence, only 13 notes...

 
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