Thomas Bucholz, a German composer of whom I know nothing, was born in Thuringia in 1961.
Leos Janácek’s two string quartets are among the century’s most enduringly astonishing.
Propriety to the winds! Moments into Act One, Scene One, the time 1990: the Electrician, mimicking the Duchess, sings for the maid’s amusement a naughty hit of yesteryear, its subject the Duchess…
Conspicuous consumption. Thorsten Veblen named the behavior a century ago, when the carriage trade actually rode about in horse-drawn carriages.
As the reader of La Folia 1:1 has already discovered, Signor Scardanelli is a gentleman of a delusional cast of mind.
Marginality occurs, of course, within contexts. While your reporter is certainly an audiophile, he sports a smudged pedigree.
Here are peformances of the period-restoration school to which like and unlike endeavors are bound to be compared.