Seven Last Words,
seven quartets

Some have downgraded the string quartet version as a mere reduction of the string parts in Haydn’s orchestral score of the previous year, but many of us want to hear it precisely this way.

Seven Last Words,
seven quartets

Some have downgraded the string quartet version as a mere reduction of the string parts in Haydn’s orchestral score of the previous year, but many of us want to hear it precisely this way.

(Dis)Arrangements

The Four Seasons has been deftly mutilated… Richter never forgets that harmony lies at Vivaldi’s core, regardless of repetition or the solo line. I imagine that Hope must hereafter worry he might confuse one for the other in performance.

(Dis)Arrangements

The Four Seasons has been deftly mutilated… Richter never forgets that harmony lies at Vivaldi’s core, regardless of repetition or the solo line. I imagine that Hope must hereafter worry he might confuse one for the other in performance.

Duodenal Etiquette, Scènes de Ballet

I clap clamshells in hope of becoming a percussionist. I require tutelage.

Duodenal Etiquette, Scènes de Ballet

I clap clamshells in hope of becoming a percussionist. I require tutelage.

The Garcia Sisters: Two Romantic Divas

Maria Malibran and Pauline Viardot…. Separated by thirteen years and infinitely different natures, they were daughters of the noted tenor and voice teacher Manuel Garcia.

The Garcia Sisters: Two Romantic Divas

Maria Malibran and Pauline Viardot…. Separated by thirteen years and infinitely different natures, they were daughters of the noted tenor and voice teacher Manuel Garcia.

Used Bin Troll Tweets B.

Gilbert’s freshness makes the comparison wonderfully simple.

Used Bin Troll Tweets B.

Gilbert’s freshness makes the comparison wonderfully simple.

Prulala Lives,
a Meditation on Opera

Underdogs have a multilateral appeal. Falling off a roof, one looks about for an underdog.

Prulala Lives,
a Meditation on Opera

Underdogs have a multilateral appeal. Falling off a roof, one looks about for an underdog.

Schoeck’s Notturno, a survey

Swiss composer Othmar Schoeck wrote his five-movement Notturno, Op. 47, between 1931 and 1933 for low voice and string quartet. Texts are by Gottfried Keller and Nikolaus Lenau.

Schoeck’s Notturno, a survey

Swiss composer Othmar Schoeck wrote his five-movement Notturno, Op. 47, between 1931 and 1933 for low voice and string quartet. Texts are by Gottfried Keller and Nikolaus Lenau.

Italian Vacation 9.

Just what is it about Romitelli? I’ve circled through this disc many times and have deepened my understanding of Romitelli’s music.

Italian Vacation 9.

Just what is it about Romitelli? I’ve circled through this disc many times and have deepened my understanding of Romitelli’s music.

IPC’s Acoustic Equalizer Panels

Let’s spice things up with a provocation: In your reporter’s opinion, this IPC array will deliver a greater improvement to a perfectionist’s audio system than any upgrade of electronic essentials or cabling.

IPC’s Acoustic Equalizer Panels

Let’s spice things up with a provocation: In your reporter’s opinion, this IPC array will deliver a greater improvement to a perfectionist’s audio system than any upgrade of electronic essentials or cabling.

Don’t Shun the Teenage Soprano

Modern opera enthusiasts may sneer at the likes of Jackie Evancho, that irritatingly angelic ‘popera’ sensation… It may come as a surprise, then, that this wasn’t the case 200 years ago.

Don’t Shun the Teenage Soprano

Modern opera enthusiasts may sneer at the likes of Jackie Evancho, that irritatingly angelic ‘popera’ sensation… It may come as a surprise, then, that this wasn’t the case 200 years ago.