Articles by Year: La Folia, 2004.

Georges Aperghis and Die Hamletmaschine

Rich with nuances often lost in translation, Aperghis’ work readily communicates emotional extremes with comic flair.

Georges Aperghis and Die Hamletmaschine

Rich with nuances often lost in translation, Aperghis’ work readily communicates emotional extremes with comic flair.

Einstürzende Neubauten’s Die Hamletmaschine

Noise rockers Einstürzende Neubauten got the chance to record Die Hamletmaschine for East German radio in 1990.

Einstürzende Neubauten’s Die Hamletmaschine

Noise rockers Einstürzende Neubauten got the chance to record Die Hamletmaschine for East German radio in 1990.

The Red Toucan Story, then and now

Normally, we don’t post contributions that resemble press releases. However, when quality labels deserve attention, we try to do what we can to assist.

The Red Toucan Story, then and now

Normally, we don’t post contributions that resemble press releases. However, when quality labels deserve attention, we try to do what we can to assist.

RetraCE We NeW E CarteR

Although he continues to produce music at a remarkable pace, his is hardly a household name due largely to an unapologetically dissonant (but never serial), arrhythmic style.

RetraCE We NeW E CarteR

Although he continues to produce music at a remarkable pace, his is hardly a household name due largely to an unapologetically dissonant (but never serial), arrhythmic style.

Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern

Helmut Lachenmann’s Opera on The Little Match Girl

Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern

Helmut Lachenmann’s Opera on The Little Match Girl

Notes of a Working Pianist

So, naturally, just as I’m a few chords short of entering Bellevue for observation, the telephone rings and a conductor speaks.

Notes of a Working Pianist

So, naturally, just as I’m a few chords short of entering Bellevue for observation, the telephone rings and a conductor speaks.

Dear La Folia 13.

The season’s changed and it’s no longer mandatory to light an evening fire. This means music listening unaccompanied by the fan in our wood-burning stove.

Dear La Folia 13.

The season’s changed and it’s no longer mandatory to light an evening fire. This means music listening unaccompanied by the fan in our wood-burning stove.

Distinctive Americans: Cage, Rochberg, Wolpe, et al.

Folks who sample HPSCHD and like it (some Cage fans will be flabbergasted) might be recalling personal involvement in a comparable event.

Distinctive Americans: Cage, Rochberg, Wolpe, et al.

Folks who sample HPSCHD and like it (some Cage fans will be flabbergasted) might be recalling personal involvement in a comparable event.

Albert E. Wier, Music Editor Extraordinaire

The Macmillan Encyclopedia was spectacularly riddled with inaccuracies. But Slonimsky’s summation unfairly tars a nearly four-decade career.

Albert E. Wier, Music Editor Extraordinaire

The Macmillan Encyclopedia was spectacularly riddled with inaccuracies. But Slonimsky’s summation unfairly tars a nearly four-decade career.