Articles tagged 'Beethoven'

The Thirty-Three: Beth Levin

Linking the Diabelli Variations to the Goldbergs began with Diabelli himself, but I could find only 15 pianists who’ve recorded both, never mind how successfully. Levin joins the clan1 on her second Centaur release.

The Thirty-Three: Beth Levin

Linking the Diabelli Variations to the Goldbergs began with Diabelli himself, but I could find only 15 pianists who’ve recorded both, never mind how successfully. Levin joins the clan1 on her second Centaur release.

Pianos Abused: Schubert and Beethoven in New York

The staged entertainment Three Pianos consists of three guys hanging out, knocking back drinks, and stumbling through Schubert’s 1827 Winterreise.

Pianos Abused: Schubert and Beethoven in New York

The staged entertainment Three Pianos consists of three guys hanging out, knocking back drinks, and stumbling through Schubert’s 1827 Winterreise.

Diabelli Days

Looking back on the Diabelli Variations after only five performances might seem premature.

Diabelli Days

Looking back on the Diabelli Variations after only five performances might seem premature.

String Theory 4: String Orchestras

Ever willful, Pettersson forges sternly lyric melodies in which every pitch counts. Typical of the composer, gorgeous tonal moments, usually cadential, emerge from dissonance.

String Theory 4: String Orchestras

Ever willful, Pettersson forges sternly lyric melodies in which every pitch counts. Typical of the composer, gorgeous tonal moments, usually cadential, emerge from dissonance.

Mostly Symphonies 15.

As Gardiner tells it, Brahms was not the progressive Schoenberg thought he was.

Mostly Symphonies 15.

As Gardiner tells it, Brahms was not the progressive Schoenberg thought he was.

Beethoven Piano Sonatas: Kempff Monos

Kempff recorded three intégrales — 1926-45 (on shellac), this one (mono) and a 1964-65 stereo remake.

Beethoven Piano Sonatas: Kempff Monos

Kempff recorded three intégrales — 1926-45 (on shellac), this one (mono) and a 1964-65 stereo remake.

Piano Legends

What makes a pianist a “legend”?

Piano Legends

What makes a pianist a “legend”?

Enthusiasms Updated

Messiaen, Beethoven, La Rue, Brumel

Enthusiasms Updated

Messiaen, Beethoven, La Rue, Brumel