Articles by Year: La Folia, 2003.

Random Noise 2

Russia and the USA, Shostakovich and Feldman

Random Noise 2

Russia and the USA, Shostakovich and Feldman

Luc Ferrari, Head and Tail

EMF has reissued seven early pieces, frenetic gems of musique concrète, and Blue Chopsticks presents a new work, Cycle des Souvenirs, an ambiguous and inviting panorama.

Luc Ferrari, Head and Tail

EMF has reissued seven early pieces, frenetic gems of musique concrète, and Blue Chopsticks presents a new work, Cycle des Souvenirs, an ambiguous and inviting panorama.

Mozart’s Rondo in A minor, K.V. 511

A melancholy dance of childlike hearts, delicate steps that shimmer even as they brood — to ask an eternal question, then listen as Mozart answers in cascades of pearls.

Mozart’s Rondo in A minor, K.V. 511

A melancholy dance of childlike hearts, delicate steps that shimmer even as they brood — to ask an eternal question, then listen as Mozart answers in cascades of pearls.

Random Noise 1: Anouar Brahem on ECM

…when people ask me what I do, I tell them that I write about music nobody wants to listen to.

Random Noise 1: Anouar Brahem on ECM

…when people ask me what I do, I tell them that I write about music nobody wants to listen to.

A Dernier CRI, Slices of Cantaloupe, and Schlag from Vienna Modern Masters

This is one of CRI’s most persuasive releases and also one of its last.

A Dernier CRI, Slices of Cantaloupe, and Schlag from Vienna Modern Masters

This is one of CRI’s most persuasive releases and also one of its last.

Florence Foster Jenkins & Friends on Naxos

Like a hyena caught in a washing machine! It sets all my commemorative plates a-rattle. Her intonation has the accuracy of toddlers solving quadratic equations.

Florence Foster Jenkins & Friends on Naxos

Like a hyena caught in a washing machine! It sets all my commemorative plates a-rattle. Her intonation has the accuracy of toddlers solving quadratic equations.

Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy and I

In December of 1808, Beethoven led an amateur group in the premiere of his Choral Fantasy for piano, chorus, and orchestra, Op. 80. They say he improvised the Introduction in performance and only later wrote it down.

Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy and I

In December of 1808, Beethoven led an amateur group in the premiere of his Choral Fantasy for piano, chorus, and orchestra, Op. 80. They say he improvised the Introduction in performance and only later wrote it down.

Göteborg’s Latest Duo, and Others

The two most illustrious Hamburg pupils of Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck share these dazzling demonstration CDs of the amazing variety of colors of the North German Hanseatic organ in the Örgryte nya kyrka at Göteborg.

Göteborg’s Latest Duo, and Others

The two most illustrious Hamburg pupils of Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck share these dazzling demonstration CDs of the amazing variety of colors of the North German Hanseatic organ in the Örgryte nya kyrka at Göteborg.

American Symphonies on Naxos and First Edition

Whether one looks forward or back, Naxos and First Edition Music are two labels making significant contributions to American symphonic music.

American Symphonies on Naxos and First Edition

Whether one looks forward or back, Naxos and First Edition Music are two labels making significant contributions to American symphonic music.

Dear La Folia 12.

I don’t know that a month has elapsed in the past five years without periods of audiophile anguish over imaging.

Dear La Folia 12.

I don’t know that a month has elapsed in the past five years without periods of audiophile anguish over imaging.