Articles by Year: La Folia, 2011.

Pieces de Clavecin 6: Forqueray Forever

It has been a wonderful year for Forqueray: Two fresh releases paved the way for a desperately desired reissue.

Pieces de Clavecin 6: Forqueray Forever

It has been a wonderful year for Forqueray: Two fresh releases paved the way for a desperately desired reissue.

Enlisting in The String Contingent

Australian folk band The String Contingent is on the rise and on the verge of releasing a second album.

Enlisting in The String Contingent

Australian folk band The String Contingent is on the rise and on the verge of releasing a second album.

SteinMusic’s H2

Living with a quartet of H2 Harmonizers, Magic Diamonds and Magic Stones has exposed this earth-anchored secularist to a large dose of heaven.

SteinMusic’s H2

Living with a quartet of H2 Harmonizers, Magic Diamonds and Magic Stones has exposed this earth-anchored secularist to a large dose of heaven.

EA Bucket 13.

The open minded will set aside Voudouris’ opaque titles and impenetrable notes and discover four works whose concrète techniques confound associations.

EA Bucket 13.

The open minded will set aside Voudouris’ opaque titles and impenetrable notes and discover four works whose concrète techniques confound associations.

Munich Streets and Statues

A brief trip put me in Munich just after Oktoberfest.

Munich Streets and Statues

A brief trip put me in Munich just after Oktoberfest.

Sublime Farewell: Beethoven’s Op. 111

Opening to the first page of the Henle edition of Sonata Op. 111. I realize how eager I am to get started, to crack the code and get inside.

Sublime Farewell: Beethoven’s Op. 111

Opening to the first page of the Henle edition of Sonata Op. 111. I realize how eager I am to get started, to crack the code and get inside.

Why Mahler Should Rest

Even before the recent spate of double celebrations, marking 150 years since his birth and 100 years since his death, Gustav Mahler had gained celebrity far beyond his achievements, which are large in scope, yet shallow in musical integrity.

Why Mahler Should Rest

Even before the recent spate of double celebrations, marking 150 years since his birth and 100 years since his death, Gustav Mahler had gained celebrity far beyond his achievements, which are large in scope, yet shallow in musical integrity.

Liz Martin

Undeniably nourished by jazz — but far from anything esoteric and improvised, Martin’s sound is a playful embrace of the savvier side of pop with a massage from the cool hands of dashing crooners.

Liz Martin

Undeniably nourished by jazz — but far from anything esoteric and improvised, Martin’s sound is a playful embrace of the savvier side of pop with a massage from the cool hands of dashing crooners.

String Theory 5: Sometimes with Piano

First heard ages ago in concert, Hartke’s violin duo Oh Them Rats is Mean in My Kitchen (1985) made a lasting impression

String Theory 5: Sometimes with Piano

First heard ages ago in concert, Hartke’s violin duo Oh Them Rats is Mean in My Kitchen (1985) made a lasting impression

Mostly Symphonies 18.

The late 18th-century American musical experience during the Washington, J. Adams and Jefferson presidencies would have included medleys alternating popular tunes and Continental fare.

Mostly Symphonies 18.

The late 18th-century American musical experience during the Washington, J. Adams and Jefferson presidencies would have included medleys alternating popular tunes and Continental fare.