Articles tagged 'Adams'
This Ninth is fascinating, hugely musical, a testament to Beethoven and Liszt’s combined brilliance.
City Noir’s three connected panels satisfy Adams’ need to extend and revive his impressions of old movie cues. The gestures are immediately familiar, yet they’re Adams’ own.
How can both plush and mannered be possible? Times have definitely changed.
An enormous stack of string quartet releases beckons. I’ll try for concision rather than rumination in this first of several posts.
Suppose you’re writing an opera and want it to run at the Metropolitan Opera. For best results, make it minimal with a political subject.
A pair of DVDs present some of the short-lived Vivier’s most important works in theatrical performances, a two-evening spectacle, Rêves d’un Marco Polo, assembled by de Leeuw and Audi.
Upon consideration, Fray’s programming makes sense: Both composers, lording over their respective periods, required and require subsequent generations to instigate new styles and techniques.
Having negotiated the 20th century’s main styles, Silvestrov abandons them for an introspective Romantic cloud.
Some readers will notice I haven’t lived up to my promises. The excuses aren’t worth mentioning, except that you should visit our newly reorganized archives, and be prepared to spend at least 12 hours a day there.