Unsolicited Remarks

Even after bumping into derivatives and less artful followers, Lachenmann’s original acerbic brittleness still delights after a long absence.

Unsolicited Remarks

Even after bumping into derivatives and less artful followers, Lachenmann’s original acerbic brittleness still delights after a long absence.

Used Bin Troll Tweets DD.

Pairing Gershwin and Berg is absolutely brilliant.

Used Bin Troll Tweets DD.

Pairing Gershwin and Berg is absolutely brilliant.

Mostly Symphonies 32.

It becomes a bit of a game to guess what lies around the corner, like anticipating whether a rogue chef might festoon a sweet dessert with chopped parsley.

Mostly Symphonies 32.

It becomes a bit of a game to guess what lies around the corner, like anticipating whether a rogue chef might festoon a sweet dessert with chopped parsley.

Observations on the Hammerklavier Slow Movement

Beethoven’s Hammerklavier sonata as a whole, and its third movement in particular, has always elicited mournful superlatives from commentators.

Observations on the Hammerklavier Slow Movement

Beethoven’s Hammerklavier sonata as a whole, and its third movement in particular, has always elicited mournful superlatives from commentators.

Mostly Symphonies 31.

It is regrettable that late 19th-century American music is routinely ignored, or treated as a provincial curiosity, when entire generations were trained in Europe.

Mostly Symphonies 31.

It is regrettable that late 19th-century American music is routinely ignored, or treated as a provincial curiosity, when entire generations were trained in Europe.

Used Bin Troll Tweets CC.

This may be Chaplin’s finest score, but without the movie, these nearly 80 minutes pass by like a museum exhibition in a foreign land.

Used Bin Troll Tweets CC.

This may be Chaplin’s finest score, but without the movie, these nearly 80 minutes pass by like a museum exhibition in a foreign land.

Chion: Études and Essays (EA Bucket 26.)

Brocoli compiles Chion’s earliest pieces. A strict archivist might have sequenced these chronologically, but this order makes a dramatic design.

Chion: Études and Essays (EA Bucket 26.)

Brocoli compiles Chion’s earliest pieces. A strict archivist might have sequenced these chronologically, but this order makes a dramatic design.

Used Bin Troll Tweets BB.

A marauding concert requiem easily mistaken for Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 14½.

Used Bin Troll Tweets BB.

A marauding concert requiem easily mistaken for Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 14½.

Armchair Operas and Amusements 13.

An invigorating program featuring difficult works in the lied tradition.

Armchair Operas and Amusements 13.

An invigorating program featuring difficult works in the lied tradition.

Kurtág: Signs, Messages, but no Games / Armchair Operas and Amusements 12. / Hungarian Holiday 4.

ECM has bundled crackerjack performances of 11 large-scale compositions, most with voices backed by orchestra or large ensembles.

Kurtág: Signs, Messages, but no Games / Armchair Operas and Amusements 12. / Hungarian Holiday 4.

ECM has bundled crackerjack performances of 11 large-scale compositions, most with voices backed by orchestra or large ensembles.