Articles tagged 'Berio'

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.

“This Represents At Least a Thousand Words I Was Not Counting On”

This new recording of Berio’s ambitious Sinfonia is the best yet, upstaging Boulez’s aggressive 1984 reading.

“This Represents At Least a Thousand Words I Was Not Counting On”

This new recording of Berio’s ambitious Sinfonia is the best yet, upstaging Boulez’s aggressive 1984 reading.

Schoenberg’s “Mis-Handel-ing” and Other Curiosities

We dwell rather on a few monstrous creations by composers who should have known better. Step at your own risk behind a dingy sideshow curtain to gawk at a shelf of specimens in dirty jars.

Schoenberg’s “Mis-Handel-ing” and Other Curiosities

We dwell rather on a few monstrous creations by composers who should have known better. Step at your own risk behind a dingy sideshow curtain to gawk at a shelf of specimens in dirty jars.

Italian Vacation 1.

More than any other 20th-century composer — and like the Gabrielis, the other great Venetian composers centuries before him — Nono wrote music sensitive to the performance space’s acoustics.

Italian Vacation 1.

More than any other 20th-century composer — and like the Gabrielis, the other great Venetian composers centuries before him — Nono wrote music sensitive to the performance space’s acoustics.

Up from the Archives

Deutsche Grammophon’s Echo 20/21, Wergo’s Fortieth, and ENHB

Up from the Archives

Deutsche Grammophon’s Echo 20/21, Wergo’s Fortieth, and ENHB

Walt’s Ratatouille 6.

Utrecht’s Rosa Ensemble is another of the category-crossing bands that renders the New Music scene in Holland so vital.

Walt’s Ratatouille 6.

Utrecht’s Rosa Ensemble is another of the category-crossing bands that renders the New Music scene in Holland so vital.

Three Reviews

A longtime staple of the Harmonia Mundi catalogue, Gregorio Paniagua’s La Folia deserves comment for its title alone.

Three Reviews

A longtime staple of the Harmonia Mundi catalogue, Gregorio Paniagua’s La Folia deserves comment for its title alone.

Scardanelli’s Motley, Part 1

Propriety to the winds! Moments into Act One, Scene One, the time 1990: the Electrician, mimicking the Duchess, sings for the maid’s amusement a naughty hit of yesteryear, its subject the Duchess…

Scardanelli’s Motley, Part 1

Propriety to the winds! Moments into Act One, Scene One, the time 1990: the Electrician, mimicking the Duchess, sings for the maid’s amusement a naughty hit of yesteryear, its subject the Duchess…