Piano Factory 16. / (Dis)Arrangements 9: Liszt and Wagner

Liszt’s last pieces reflect little interest in pyrotechnics or showy glamour. They are curious about harmony and the spiritual world; some touch on historical subjects, but most all are reflective, even world-weary.

Piano Factory 16. / (Dis)Arrangements 9: Liszt and Wagner

Liszt’s last pieces reflect little interest in pyrotechnics or showy glamour. They are curious about harmony and the spiritual world; some touch on historical subjects, but most all are reflective, even world-weary.

(Dis)Arrangements 8: More Schubert

Schubert left no concertos, but we do have Liszt’s overstuffed quasi-symphonic Fantasy for piano and orchestra.

(Dis)Arrangements 8: More Schubert

Schubert left no concertos, but we do have Liszt’s overstuffed quasi-symphonic Fantasy for piano and orchestra.

Used Bin Troll Tweets Q.

These dewy-eyed antiqued choruses will satisfy the Silvestrov devotee.

Used Bin Troll Tweets Q.

These dewy-eyed antiqued choruses will satisfy the Silvestrov devotee.

Italian Vacation 14.

To say Aldo Clementi uses canons, is like saying Wagner wrote operas or that Beethoven was good at variations.

Italian Vacation 14.

To say Aldo Clementi uses canons, is like saying Wagner wrote operas or that Beethoven was good at variations.

Vernal, Sylvan, Southern

The age of renewal is a potent reminder of life’s cycles.

Vernal, Sylvan, Southern

The age of renewal is a potent reminder of life’s cycles.

The Hemidemisemi-Monde

The Jesuit polymath Athanasius Kircher, his varied books and adventures, make solid fodder for a spectacle.

The Hemidemisemi-Monde

The Jesuit polymath Athanasius Kircher, his varied books and adventures, make solid fodder for a spectacle.

Italian Vacation 13.

In Verrando’s universe, noise enriches but does not obliterate.

Italian Vacation 13.

In Verrando’s universe, noise enriches but does not obliterate.

You Too Can Program Your Local Symphony!

Yes, that time of year has arrived when one orchestra after another trickles in with season brochures.

You Too Can Program Your Local Symphony!

Yes, that time of year has arrived when one orchestra after another trickles in with season brochures.

Diary of a Pianist’s Day

The morning went quickly
starting with unidentified birds
hidden in the trees

Diary of a Pianist’s Day

The morning went quickly
starting with unidentified birds
hidden in the trees

Utopian Listening: Reinvigorating Nono in America

Years from now, we will look back at a conference held in Boston at the end of March 2016 as the defining event that reinvigorated worldwide – American especially – interest in the work of Luigi Nono.

Utopian Listening: Reinvigorating Nono in America

Years from now, we will look back at a conference held in Boston at the end of March 2016 as the defining event that reinvigorated worldwide – American especially – interest in the work of Luigi Nono.