Vol. 3, No. 4

More about organs than you wanted to know

Earlier in La Folia I raved about the recording quality, choral and organ performance and the organ itself — not to mention the ideal reverberant acoustic. This CD release is one of the highlights of my half-century of collecting recordings!

More about organs than you wanted to know

Earlier in La Folia I raved about the recording quality, choral and organ performance and the organ itself — not to mention the ideal reverberant acoustic. This CD release is one of the highlights of my half-century of collecting recordings!

Modal Magic from Winchester

Many of us had our introduction to the music of Thomas Tallis via Vaughn Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis.”

Modal Magic from Winchester

Many of us had our introduction to the music of Thomas Tallis via Vaughn Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis.”

Close, but no Seeger

My first encounter with what we now call folk music was truly an auspicious one. But who knew at the time?

Close, but no Seeger

My first encounter with what we now call folk music was truly an auspicious one. But who knew at the time?

Globalization and the Destruction of Culture

The whole world was up in arms when the Talibans blew up the statues of the giant Buddhas at the foot of a mountain in Afghanistan — the world’s heritage. It was a shameful and stupid act, the result of over-zealous religious fanaticism.

Globalization and the Destruction of Culture

The whole world was up in arms when the Talibans blew up the statues of the giant Buddhas at the foot of a mountain in Afghanistan — the world’s heritage. It was a shameful and stupid act, the result of over-zealous religious fanaticism.

Recordings of new and recent music

Charmed by his first experience of a music fair (a convention where closely spaced booths are simultaneously demonstrating different music products), Kagel constructed this 41-minute work, a “kaleidoscope” where “…different situations unexpectedly succeed one another and coexist simultaneously.”

Recordings of new and recent music

Charmed by his first experience of a music fair (a convention where closely spaced booths are simultaneously demonstrating different music products), Kagel constructed this 41-minute work, a “kaleidoscope” where “…different situations unexpectedly succeed one another and coexist simultaneously.”

Caruso on Stage

I have lately been revisiting my small, but now growing, collection of very old (circa 1916) acoustic Victor Red Seal vocal 78’s of Caruso, Galli-Curci, Melba, Schumann-Heink, and Tetrazzini.

Caruso on Stage

I have lately been revisiting my small, but now growing, collection of very old (circa 1916) acoustic Victor Red Seal vocal 78’s of Caruso, Galli-Curci, Melba, Schumann-Heink, and Tetrazzini.

Komungo

When I began my komungo studies, I never imagined that my career on this instrument would take place largely in the USA.

Komungo

When I began my komungo studies, I never imagined that my career on this instrument would take place largely in the USA.

Piano Diary 4.

The Aftermath of Liszt’s Dante Sonata and The Amato Opera Company, Mozart’s Don Giovanni , May 4th, 2001, 7:30 PM.

Piano Diary 4.

The Aftermath of Liszt’s Dante Sonata and The Amato Opera Company, Mozart’s Don Giovanni , May 4th, 2001, 7:30 PM.

Walt’s Ratatouille 4.

Cole’s highlights package hasn’t been assembled with great care, but it does lend an old fan the excuse to spill some opinions.

Walt’s Ratatouille 4.

Cole’s highlights package hasn’t been assembled with great care, but it does lend an old fan the excuse to spill some opinions.