Articles tagged 'Aperghis'
Liberated from traditional scale passages and gestures, Aperghis’ particular brand of energetic filigree is unfurled across four piano works.
Huang (re)introduces a particular genre of percussion music, works written for Trio Le Cercle. These films use close-ups, overlays and subtitles, so that the DVD experience is far richer than a live one.
Perhaps the world has come around to Aperghis’ way of thinking… No question about it, we need more DVDs of Aperghis’ work.
Low, breathy woodwind timbres are among my favorites (there’s a great passage in the first movement of Mahler’s Ninth), and the two double concertos offer ample room for dexterity and color.
Ever since encountering Récitations in a Mexico City Tower Records discount bin, I’ve eagerly sought other Aperghis recordings.
Released last year but not generally available in the US until now, two Cyprès products demonstrate Ictus’ strong presence at New Music’s bleeding edge.
Rich with nuances often lost in translation, Aperghis’ work readily communicates emotional extremes with comic flair.
I pick up releases on Montaigne without question, even if composers and performers are totally unknown to me. Others here at La Folia have written about Montaigne re-issues and favorites, and I just can’t keep quiet.