Variation sets on popular tunes often helped pay the rent. A gifted improviser, Beethoven was known to delight friends for hours if the mood struck.
Ustvolskaya’s Second brought down the house on a program featuring Paraskevaidis, The Prince Myshkins, Johnston and Ustvolskaya at Harvard.
Music as a balm, laced with much more than the weight of its usual essence, is a lethal weapon.
La Folia continues in its anfractuous fashion… We started quirky and the tradition persists these twenty years on.
These are premiere recordings of works which fell through the 20th century’s cracks.
This set of 27 Passion Week Responsoria was the third and last Lumen Valo release for Alba, before forming their own label.
The Miller Porfiris Duo offers what appear to be the first complete performance of Fuchs’ overlooked 12 Duets.