Signor Scardanelli

Signor Scardanelli, formerly of Tübingen, Germany, took up residence in the editor’s attic in 2002. He visits the listening room once or twice monthly to listen to, and write about, recordings. For recreation he plays the air lute.

Scardanelli’s Motley

Morton Feldman’s 1979 Violin and Orchestra – this being the only major-label performance I know of – engages on a couple of counts.

Scardanelli’s Motley

Morton Feldman’s 1979 Violin and Orchestra – this being the only major-label performance I know of – engages on a couple of counts.

Scardanelli’s Other April Motley

Not for your maiden aunt.

Scardanelli’s Other April Motley

Not for your maiden aunt.

Scardanelli’s April Motley

The Creation is a big, exuberant work that, properly engineered, fills the listening room with voluminous riches – as many discs fail to do.

Scardanelli’s April Motley

The Creation is a big, exuberant work that, properly engineered, fills the listening room with voluminous riches – as many discs fail to do.

Scardanelli’s February Motley

In keeping with Cage’s promotion of randomness and noise, your reporter maintains a soft spot for good improvisation.

Scardanelli’s February Motley

In keeping with Cage’s promotion of randomness and noise, your reporter maintains a soft spot for good improvisation.

Hobby? Ha!

I believe that the audiophile’s passions fall as far from a hobby as it’s possible to get this side of running amok.

Hobby? Ha!

I believe that the audiophile’s passions fall as far from a hobby as it’s possible to get this side of running amok.

Scardanelli’s Jazz Motley

When I received the between the lines publicity packet, Franz Koglmann’s name caught my eye.

Scardanelli’s Jazz Motley

When I received the between the lines publicity packet, Franz Koglmann’s name caught my eye.

Scardanelli’s Classical Motley

This Telarc’s ur audience dwelt in unself-conscious Gemütlichkeit, pastry, waltz and polka spiced, with, for kicks, Hungarian pizzazz.

Scardanelli’s Classical Motley

This Telarc’s ur audience dwelt in unself-conscious Gemütlichkeit, pastry, waltz and polka spiced, with, for kicks, Hungarian pizzazz.

Scardanelli’s Motley

Atlantis is the disc’s title as well as one of three works.

Scardanelli’s Motley

Atlantis is the disc’s title as well as one of three works.