Articles by Year: La Folia, 2002.

Northern Bright Lights

Leif Ove Andsnes discusses the Risor Festival of Chamber music, June 25 through June 30, 2002

Northern Bright Lights

Leif Ove Andsnes discusses the Risor Festival of Chamber music, June 25 through June 30, 2002

Vintage Klemperer and Schuricht

Do we really need recordings of “live” performances issued on small independent labels by artists who have recorded the same repertory in superior sound for easily available large labels?

Vintage Klemperer and Schuricht

Do we really need recordings of “live” performances issued on small independent labels by artists who have recorded the same repertory in superior sound for easily available large labels?

Hobby? Ha!

I believe that the audiophile’s passions fall as far from a hobby as it’s possible to get this side of running amok.

Hobby? Ha!

I believe that the audiophile’s passions fall as far from a hobby as it’s possible to get this side of running amok.

Why Classical Sound is Better These Days

In issue 136 of The Absolute Sound, Robert Harley tackles a topic that has fascinated me for years. Harley contends that classical recording has become better of late for a curiously ironic reason.

Why Classical Sound is Better These Days

In issue 136 of The Absolute Sound, Robert Harley tackles a topic that has fascinated me for years. Harley contends that classical recording has become better of late for a curiously ironic reason.

A Personalized Ramble

Some readers will notice I haven’t lived up to my promises. The excuses aren’t worth mentioning, except that you should visit our newly reorganized archives, and be prepared to spend at least 12 hours a day there.

A Personalized Ramble

Some readers will notice I haven’t lived up to my promises. The excuses aren’t worth mentioning, except that you should visit our newly reorganized archives, and be prepared to spend at least 12 hours a day there.

Collections and Colecciónes

Nuits — weiß wie Lilien, The Carnegie Hall Millennium Piano Book, Kronos’ Nuevo, etc.

Collections and Colecciónes

Nuits — weiß wie Lilien, The Carnegie Hall Millennium Piano Book, Kronos’ Nuevo, etc.

Brno’s Exposition of New Music

The Brno International Music Festival’s Fifteenth Exposition of New Music got off to a rocky start tonight, but now I have learned the reason why.

Brno’s Exposition of New Music

The Brno International Music Festival’s Fifteenth Exposition of New Music got off to a rocky start tonight, but now I have learned the reason why.

Dear La Folia 6.

You know how the classical music market is these days, tapes dying slow deaths in dusty vaults, superb performances disappearing like drachmas tossed into the Aegean by an indifferent tourist.

Dear La Folia 6.

You know how the classical music market is these days, tapes dying slow deaths in dusty vaults, superb performances disappearing like drachmas tossed into the Aegean by an indifferent tourist.

Playing in Tongues: New and Improvised Music

Duets between master improvising guitarists Noël Akchoté and Derek Bailey, originally on the very limited 12″ LP Rectangle REC F not so long ago, are now reissued on Drag City’s improv imprint.

Playing in Tongues: New and Improvised Music

Duets between master improvising guitarists Noël Akchoté and Derek Bailey, originally on the very limited 12″ LP Rectangle REC F not so long ago, are now reissued on Drag City’s improv imprint.

On Schumann’s Davidsbündlertänze (II)

Book II begins with a powerful dance in D-minor.

On Schumann’s Davidsbündlertänze (II)

Book II begins with a powerful dance in D-minor.