Articles by Year: La Folia, 2006.

BWV 988, part one

The Goldberg Variations were published in 1741 under the following title: Clavierübung consisting of an Aria with Diverse Variations for the Harpsichord with Two Manuals Composed for Music Lovers, to Refresh their Spirits, by Johann Sebastian Bach: Royal Polish and Electoral Saxon Composer, Capellmeister, and Director Chori Musici in Leipzig.

BWV 988, part one

The Goldberg Variations were published in 1741 under the following title: Clavierübung consisting of an Aria with Diverse Variations for the Harpsichord with Two Manuals Composed for Music Lovers, to Refresh their Spirits, by Johann Sebastian Bach: Royal Polish and Electoral Saxon Composer, Capellmeister, and Director Chori Musici in Leipzig.

Mostly Symphonies 3.

“…[W]e still sorely missed the symphonie that Rameau never wrote. And so we created it ourselves.”

Mostly Symphonies 3.

“…[W]e still sorely missed the symphonie that Rameau never wrote. And so we created it ourselves.”

Further Aperghis Sightings

Ever since encountering Récitations in a Mexico City Tower Records discount bin, I’ve eagerly sought other Aperghis recordings.

Further Aperghis Sightings

Ever since encountering Récitations in a Mexico City Tower Records discount bin, I’ve eagerly sought other Aperghis recordings.

Ictus Rocks: New Romitelli and Aperghis on Cyprès

Released last year but not generally available in the US until now, two Cyprès products demonstrate Ictus’ strong presence at New Music’s bleeding edge.

Ictus Rocks: New Romitelli and Aperghis on Cyprès

Released last year but not generally available in the US until now, two Cyprès products demonstrate Ictus’ strong presence at New Music’s bleeding edge.

Italian Vacation 4. (con Claudio)

Monteverdi recordings exist for every taste.

Italian Vacation 4. (con Claudio)

Monteverdi recordings exist for every taste.

1951 and Cage’s Music of Changes

Twentieth-century music began in 1951, the year Schoenberg died and Cage began to use chance.

1951 and Cage’s Music of Changes

Twentieth-century music began in 1951, the year Schoenberg died and Cage began to use chance.

Chopin in Longview

My trip to Longview, Texas, to perform a concerto with orchestra began inauspiciously. I haven’t admitted this to anyone (yet), but I showed up at the wrong airport.

Chopin in Longview

My trip to Longview, Texas, to perform a concerto with orchestra began inauspiciously. I haven’t admitted this to anyone (yet), but I showed up at the wrong airport.

Anomalies Pleasant and Surprising

Berio may have been the postwar generation’s most sentimental if not most wistful composer. Unlike many of his peers, he acknowledged music’s history and would freely adapt, orchestrate and reinterpret the music of others, as well as his own.

Anomalies Pleasant and Surprising

Berio may have been the postwar generation’s most sentimental if not most wistful composer. Unlike many of his peers, he acknowledged music’s history and would freely adapt, orchestrate and reinterpret the music of others, as well as his own.

Denhoff, Grisey, Neuwirth

German pianist Susanne Kessel is one of European new music’s greatest friends and this new release is another demonstration of her ability to perform with charm, grace and virtuosity.

Denhoff, Grisey, Neuwirth

German pianist Susanne Kessel is one of European new music’s greatest friends and this new release is another demonstration of her ability to perform with charm, grace and virtuosity.

WAM: Crude and Cosmopolitan

Mozart could write dirty canons. Sure. Whatever.

WAM: Crude and Cosmopolitan

Mozart could write dirty canons. Sure. Whatever.