Articles by Year: La Folia, 2010.

Hank Jones

Pianist Hank Jones passed away on May 16, 2010, aged 91.

Hank Jones

Pianist Hank Jones passed away on May 16, 2010, aged 91.

The Enchanted Kielbasa

Words without Songs

The Enchanted Kielbasa

Words without Songs

Pièces de Clavecin 5.

It’d be pleasure enough merely to listen to this 1751 Jean-Henri Hemsch doing anything. As it happens, Haas offers perhaps the best, newest Le Grand on the market.

Pièces de Clavecin 5.

It’d be pleasure enough merely to listen to this 1751 Jean-Henri Hemsch doing anything. As it happens, Haas offers perhaps the best, newest Le Grand on the market.

A New Music Concert in St. Peter’s Church

“The Jazz Church” as it is called recently hosted a New York Composer’s Circle program of varied new music (April 27, 2010).

A New Music Concert in St. Peter’s Church

“The Jazz Church” as it is called recently hosted a New York Composer’s Circle program of varied new music (April 27, 2010).

EA Bucket 11.

Wind and water provide the background for Lotis’ dreams. Most of the music operates in the treble range and uses precisely positioned pitched sounds, rarely with noise or distortion.

EA Bucket 11.

Wind and water provide the background for Lotis’ dreams. Most of the music operates in the treble range and uses precisely positioned pitched sounds, rarely with noise or distortion.

Piano Legends

What makes a pianist a “legend”?

Piano Legends

What makes a pianist a “legend”?

Piano Trios

Compared with the string quartet, contemporary piano trios are in short supply. After Ravel, Ives, Shostakovich and perhaps Schnittke, few 20th-century works have become staples.

Piano Trios

Compared with the string quartet, contemporary piano trios are in short supply. After Ravel, Ives, Shostakovich and perhaps Schnittke, few 20th-century works have become staples.

Qualche tedeschi, qualche gaijin

A direct comparison of the existing recordings of Lachenmann’s three quartets seems pointless.

Qualche tedeschi, qualche gaijin

A direct comparison of the existing recordings of Lachenmann’s three quartets seems pointless.