Vol. 2, No. 5

A Friend’s Tribute To Lucia Dlugoszewski

I wrote this for Lucia Dlugoszewski’s forthcoming CRI CD…

A Friend’s Tribute To Lucia Dlugoszewski

I wrote this for Lucia Dlugoszewski’s forthcoming CRI CD…

Bring Back the Rotary Dial!

The Confessions of a Reactionary.

Bring Back the Rotary Dial!

The Confessions of a Reactionary.

Scardanelli’s Other Motley: More or Less Classical

As concerns the American new-music aficionado, until recently, Manfred Eicher’s Munich-based label had been sending releases to the US which tend to position ECM a click or two away from the vanguard’s hard core.

Scardanelli’s Other Motley: More or Less Classical

As concerns the American new-music aficionado, until recently, Manfred Eicher’s Munich-based label had been sending releases to the US which tend to position ECM a click or two away from the vanguard’s hard core.

Michael Nyman, Pierre Henry, and the CEC

Philips Music Group France has embarked on a wonderful project by releasing/reissuing the music of Pierre Henry.

Michael Nyman, Pierre Henry, and the CEC

Philips Music Group France has embarked on a wonderful project by releasing/reissuing the music of Pierre Henry.

Franco Donatoni

Despite its complexity and dissonant vocabulary, Donatoni’s choral writing in In cauda (1982, text by Brandolino Brandolini d’Adda) reaches back through Verdi to Gesualdo in its directness of expression.

Franco Donatoni

Despite its complexity and dissonant vocabulary, Donatoni’s choral writing in In cauda (1982, text by Brandolino Brandolini d’Adda) reaches back through Verdi to Gesualdo in its directness of expression.

Composed and deComposed: Music of Our Centuries

To paraphrase the great musical parodist Anna Russell, “The beauty of opera is that it doesn’t quite matter what you do, so long as you sing it.”

Composed and deComposed: Music of Our Centuries

To paraphrase the great musical parodist Anna Russell, “The beauty of opera is that it doesn’t quite matter what you do, so long as you sing it.”

La Música Mexicana

Report #3: Progressive Rock, Jazz and Folk

La Música Mexicana

Report #3: Progressive Rock, Jazz and Folk

An Assortment of Goodies

Before Stefan Winter launched the Munich-based Winter & Winter label, he produced a stream of uncommon jazz releases at JMT.

An Assortment of Goodies

Before Stefan Winter launched the Munich-based Winter & Winter label, he produced a stream of uncommon jazz releases at JMT.

Three ECM Releases

I approached the new Hilliard Ensemble disc with some optimism, and not only because it lacks intimations of hipness (no squalling Garbarek sax or “holy minimalist” vibe).

Three ECM Releases

I approached the new Hilliard Ensemble disc with some optimism, and not only because it lacks intimations of hipness (no squalling Garbarek sax or “holy minimalist” vibe).