Articles tagged 'Bach'

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.

Dear La Folia 10.

I am Black Point’s foremost collector of Bach’s Aria mit verschiedenen Veränderungen.

Dear La Folia 10.

I am Black Point’s foremost collector of Bach’s Aria mit verschiedenen Veränderungen.

Göteborgs Wond’rous Machine

When we think of pipe organs, we usually envision the big tin whistles up front, the prestants or display pipes.

Göteborgs Wond’rous Machine

When we think of pipe organs, we usually envision the big tin whistles up front, the prestants or display pipes.

New Goldbergs and Old Gouldbergs

At last we get rays of sunshine and breaths of fresh air in Mlle. Frisch’s new recording!

New Goldbergs and Old Gouldbergs

At last we get rays of sunshine and breaths of fresh air in Mlle. Frisch’s new recording!

An Assortment of Moderns, Part II

I was way pleased when the Grammys gave George Crumb’s Star-child the honors for Best Contemporary Composition of 2000.

An Assortment of Moderns, Part II

I was way pleased when the Grammys gave George Crumb’s Star-child the honors for Best Contemporary Composition of 2000.

More about organs than you wanted to know

Earlier in La Folia I raved about the recording quality, choral and organ performance and the organ itself — not to mention the ideal reverberant acoustic. This CD release is one of the highlights of my half-century of collecting recordings!

More about organs than you wanted to know

Earlier in La Folia I raved about the recording quality, choral and organ performance and the organ itself — not to mention the ideal reverberant acoustic. This CD release is one of the highlights of my half-century of collecting recordings!

Modal Magic from Winchester

Many of us had our introduction to the music of Thomas Tallis via Vaughn Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis.”

Modal Magic from Winchester

Many of us had our introduction to the music of Thomas Tallis via Vaughn Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis.”

Walt’s Ratatouille 2.

Diddling with Bach has been old hat for more than a century, and lately I’ve sighted Goldbergs from accordion, brass quintet, cathedral organ, jazz trio, overdubbed guitars, and several string ensembles.

Walt’s Ratatouille 2.

Diddling with Bach has been old hat for more than a century, and lately I’ve sighted Goldbergs from accordion, brass quintet, cathedral organ, jazz trio, overdubbed guitars, and several string ensembles.

Channel Classics: Audiophile Nirvana

…. start rejoicing, folks: Jared Sacks, the engineer/producer of Holland’s Channel Classics, is now sending us Early Musique that is unusual and off-beat, superbly performed and even more/most superbestly (?) recorded.

Channel Classics: Audiophile Nirvana

…. start rejoicing, folks: Jared Sacks, the engineer/producer of Holland’s Channel Classics, is now sending us Early Musique that is unusual and off-beat, superbly performed and even more/most superbestly (?) recorded.

J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations

The Goldberg Variations derive their name from the fourteen-year-old harpsichord prodigy Johann Gottlieb Goldberg who was commissioned by Bach’s often ill patron, Count Hermann Carl von Keyserlingk (who was also Goldberg’s teacher) to play to him during his frequent bouts of insomnia.

J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations

The Goldberg Variations derive their name from the fourteen-year-old harpsichord prodigy Johann Gottlieb Goldberg who was commissioned by Bach’s often ill patron, Count Hermann Carl von Keyserlingk (who was also Goldberg’s teacher) to play to him during his frequent bouts of insomnia.