Articles tagged 'Bach'

Beth Levin’s Live(ly) Goldberg

Beth Levin is a poetic Schumann player (her Davidsbündlertänze would enrich the catalog), and this new Goldberg exhibits similar qualities of momentum, unity and wit.

Beth Levin’s Live(ly) Goldberg

Beth Levin is a poetic Schumann player (her Davidsbündlertänze would enrich the catalog), and this new Goldberg exhibits similar qualities of momentum, unity and wit.

Words Fail Me 5.

Mackintosh fronts the Purcell Quartet, Dreyfus leads viol consort Phantasm and Haugsand has recorded decisive Bach.

Words Fail Me 5.

Mackintosh fronts the Purcell Quartet, Dreyfus leads viol consort Phantasm and Haugsand has recorded decisive Bach.

Words Fail Me 3.

For years Rangell has opened recitals with a 17th-century piece, so his interest is no whim.

Words Fail Me 3.

For years Rangell has opened recitals with a 17th-century piece, so his interest is no whim.

A Performer’s Survey of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Part 3

Coming as it does after a virtuoso variation, XXI feels doubly poignant.

A Performer’s Survey of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Part 3

Coming as it does after a virtuoso variation, XXI feels doubly poignant.

A Performer’s Survey of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Part 2

Closer to my performance date and under a heightened sense of purpose, I offer a few ideas on Variations 11-20.

A Performer’s Survey of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Part 2

Closer to my performance date and under a heightened sense of purpose, I offer a few ideas on Variations 11-20.

A Performer’s Survey of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Part 1

I am emerging slowly from a state of suspended disbelief concerning my performance of the Bach Goldberg Variations.

A Performer’s Survey of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Part 1

I am emerging slowly from a state of suspended disbelief concerning my performance of the Bach Goldberg Variations.

BWV 988, part one

The Goldberg Variations were published in 1741 under the following title: Clavierübung consisting of an Aria with Diverse Variations for the Harpsichord with Two Manuals Composed for Music Lovers, to Refresh their Spirits, by Johann Sebastian Bach: Royal Polish and Electoral Saxon Composer, Capellmeister, and Director Chori Musici in Leipzig.

BWV 988, part one

The Goldberg Variations were published in 1741 under the following title: Clavierübung consisting of an Aria with Diverse Variations for the Harpsichord with Two Manuals Composed for Music Lovers, to Refresh their Spirits, by Johann Sebastian Bach: Royal Polish and Electoral Saxon Composer, Capellmeister, and Director Chori Musici in Leipzig.

Anomalies Pleasant and Surprising

Berio may have been the postwar generation’s most sentimental if not most wistful composer. Unlike many of his peers, he acknowledged music’s history and would freely adapt, orchestrate and reinterpret the music of others, as well as his own.

Anomalies Pleasant and Surprising

Berio may have been the postwar generation’s most sentimental if not most wistful composer. Unlike many of his peers, he acknowledged music’s history and would freely adapt, orchestrate and reinterpret the music of others, as well as his own.

The Best Kind of Attitude: TACET

…as a music lover and audiophile (in close to equal measure), I’m here to shout “Eureka!”

The Best Kind of Attitude: TACET

…as a music lover and audiophile (in close to equal measure), I’m here to shout “Eureka!”

Tales of Two Cultures: Hashimoto and Hosokawa

Although they both studied in Europe, the two men were exposed to different educational missions. Hashimoto would assimilate himself into the Western aesthetic, whereas Hosokawa’s European teachers encouraged him to consider his identity and culture.

Tales of Two Cultures: Hashimoto and Hosokawa

Although they both studied in Europe, the two men were exposed to different educational missions. Hashimoto would assimilate himself into the Western aesthetic, whereas Hosokawa’s European teachers encouraged him to consider his identity and culture.