Articles tagged 'Andriessen'

Mostly Symphonies 29: Keep Going, Keep Going… Two new Berio Sinfonias

Berio the finisher and arranger was asked to orchestrate several Mahler songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Knowing Sinfonia lurks around the corner, these songs take on an innocent, even archaic quality when we know the postmodern age is just moments away.

Mostly Symphonies 29: Keep Going, Keep Going… Two new Berio Sinfonias

Berio the finisher and arranger was asked to orchestrate several Mahler songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Knowing Sinfonia lurks around the corner, these songs take on an innocent, even archaic quality when we know the postmodern age is just moments away.

The Hemidemisemi-Monde

The Jesuit polymath Athanasius Kircher, his varied books and adventures, make solid fodder for a spectacle.

The Hemidemisemi-Monde

The Jesuit polymath Athanasius Kircher, his varied books and adventures, make solid fodder for a spectacle.

Armchair Operas and Amusements 11.

Perhaps we can call Luci mie traditrici Sciarrino’s most popular opera. It is unquestionably comprehensible and absorbing, not just because it takes inspiration from Don Carlo Gesualdo’s sordid crime.

Armchair Operas and Amusements 11.

Perhaps we can call Luci mie traditrici Sciarrino’s most popular opera. It is unquestionably comprehensible and absorbing, not just because it takes inspiration from Don Carlo Gesualdo’s sordid crime.

String Theory 9: 30 Quartets, etc.

As we’d expect from a seasoned musician, Ramsay’s quartets reveal a deep understanding of and admiration for the genre’s giants.

String Theory 9: 30 Quartets, etc.

As we’d expect from a seasoned musician, Ramsay’s quartets reveal a deep understanding of and admiration for the genre’s giants.

Pièces de Clavecin 5.

It’d be pleasure enough merely to listen to this 1751 Jean-Henri Hemsch doing anything. As it happens, Haas offers perhaps the best, newest Le Grand on the market.

Pièces de Clavecin 5.

It’d be pleasure enough merely to listen to this 1751 Jean-Henri Hemsch doing anything. As it happens, Haas offers perhaps the best, newest Le Grand on the market.

Andriessen at 70 II

Komödie ohne Lachen … und Streicher

Andriessen at 70 II

Komödie ohne Lachen … und Streicher

Andriessen at 70 I: Italienisches Liederbuch (Bitte um Verzeihung, Herr Wolf)

Louis Andriessen, who celebrates his 70th birthday in June, is an unlikely radical.

Andriessen at 70 I: Italienisches Liederbuch (Bitte um Verzeihung, Herr Wolf)

Louis Andriessen, who celebrates his 70th birthday in June, is an unlikely radical.

Armchair Operas 1

Dacapo describes Langgaard’s bizarre Antikrist as a “religious mystery opera,” “magnificent doomsday vision” and “full length nightmare.”

Armchair Operas 1

Dacapo describes Langgaard’s bizarre Antikrist as a “religious mystery opera,” “magnificent doomsday vision” and “full length nightmare.”

A Dernier CRI, Slices of Cantaloupe, and Schlag from Vienna Modern Masters

This is one of CRI’s most persuasive releases and also one of its last.

A Dernier CRI, Slices of Cantaloupe, and Schlag from Vienna Modern Masters

This is one of CRI’s most persuasive releases and also one of its last.

Collections and Colecciónes

Nuits — weiß wie Lilien, The Carnegie Hall Millennium Piano Book, Kronos’ Nuevo, etc.

Collections and Colecciónes

Nuits — weiß wie Lilien, The Carnegie Hall Millennium Piano Book, Kronos’ Nuevo, etc.