Articles by Year: La Folia, 2005.

Repetition Isn’t Always the Same

Minimalism has long since crawled out of its shoebox… Bernhard Lang and Alexandre Rabinovitch-Barakovsky have poured the Kool-Aid into plastic cups of different sizes.

Repetition Isn’t Always the Same

Minimalism has long since crawled out of its shoebox… Bernhard Lang and Alexandre Rabinovitch-Barakovsky have poured the Kool-Aid into plastic cups of different sizes.

Luigi Dallapiccola: For Orchestra

Were one limited to a single term for Luigi Dallapiccola’s music, I would choose enchanted. It poses a paradox: a strict structure with an emotional exterior.

Luigi Dallapiccola: For Orchestra

Were one limited to a single term for Luigi Dallapiccola’s music, I would choose enchanted. It poses a paradox: a strict structure with an emotional exterior.

Kipple 1.

Except for curiously dull accompaniments to star singers, Goebel / MAK promises distinction.

Kipple 1.

Except for curiously dull accompaniments to star singers, Goebel / MAK promises distinction.

Mostly Symphonies

Tal’s six tightly coiled symphonies excite like no other covered here.

Mostly Symphonies

Tal’s six tightly coiled symphonies excite like no other covered here.

The Weiss Resurgence: 3 World Premieres

Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687-1746), a contemporary of Bach, Handel and the Scarlattis, is fast becoming known outside lute and Baroque-aficionado circles.

The Weiss Resurgence: 3 World Premieres

Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687-1746), a contemporary of Bach, Handel and the Scarlattis, is fast becoming known outside lute and Baroque-aficionado circles.

A Requiem Done Right

A new recording of Pierre de la Rue’s Requiem is for me an event.

A Requiem Done Right

A new recording of Pierre de la Rue’s Requiem is for me an event.

Netherlands Winds and Friends

A few months ago, two delicious surprises appeared in my mailbox, both leading to other discoveries. I had never heard the impeccable Netherlands Wind Ensemble, despite their varied Chandos releases…

Netherlands Winds and Friends

A few months ago, two delicious surprises appeared in my mailbox, both leading to other discoveries. I had never heard the impeccable Netherlands Wind Ensemble, despite their varied Chandos releases…

Two Recent Requiems

The Requiem doesn’t really conclude. It recycles, gently rummaging through Silvestrov’s portmanteau of Romantic gestures and remembrances.

Two Recent Requiems

The Requiem doesn’t really conclude. It recycles, gently rummaging through Silvestrov’s portmanteau of Romantic gestures and remembrances.

Seven Poems on Music

“close your eyes to see colors
the hush of quiet space”

Seven Poems on Music

“close your eyes to see colors
the hush of quiet space”

Letter from the Provinces

Baseball to Star Wars

Letter from the Provinces

Baseball to Star Wars