Articles tagged 'Brahms'

Odes to Music

An ever widening, ever brighter circle. Levin’s deep conversancy with the Romantic canon informs her spirited approach to both modern and period works.

Odes to Music

An ever widening, ever brighter circle. Levin’s deep conversancy with the Romantic canon informs her spirited approach to both modern and period works.

Pièces de Clavecin 8.

Hardly noble, Royer’s Allemande is a heavy-footed ogre. Rockets launch in Vertigo. Le Marche des Scythes is among the most extroverted and virtuosic keyboard pieces of the age.

Pièces de Clavecin 8.

Hardly noble, Royer’s Allemande is a heavy-footed ogre. Rockets launch in Vertigo. Le Marche des Scythes is among the most extroverted and virtuosic keyboard pieces of the age.

Mostly Symphonies 20.

Exuberant performances propel charming, uncomplicated music. Look beyond the Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture and hear why later compatriots heralded Glinka as Russian music’s father.

Mostly Symphonies 20.

Exuberant performances propel charming, uncomplicated music. Look beyond the Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture and hear why later compatriots heralded Glinka as Russian music’s father.

Munich Streets and Statues

A brief trip put me in Munich just after Oktoberfest.

Munich Streets and Statues

A brief trip put me in Munich just after Oktoberfest.

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.

Piano Legends

What makes a pianist a “legend”?

Piano Legends

What makes a pianist a “legend”?

Armer Brahms, prima pars

The Brahms symphonies were an area that I avoided for much of my life. I equated Brahms with tradition and sterility.

Armer Brahms, prima pars

The Brahms symphonies were an area that I avoided for much of my life. I equated Brahms with tradition and sterility.

Josef Labor Discography Update

An update to the Josef Labor discography.

Josef Labor Discography Update

An update to the Josef Labor discography.