Articles tagged 'Ferneyhough'

Chamber ramble with accordion, guitars and percussion

Breath and shape are crucial to these pieces’ projection and the results entrance. There are times when duo or trio fuses together so successfully it’s hard to tell whether the high note is a trombone, the low note a clarinet, or the reedy sound an accordion.

Chamber ramble with accordion, guitars and percussion

Breath and shape are crucial to these pieces’ projection and the results entrance. There are times when duo or trio fuses together so successfully it’s hard to tell whether the high note is a trombone, the low note a clarinet, or the reedy sound an accordion.

Plus de Musique de Chambre

Plus de Musique de Chambre de Musique de Plus (l’Europe et plus est)

Plus de Musique de Chambre

Plus de Musique de Chambre de Musique de Plus (l’Europe et plus est)

Ferneyhough & Stockhausen: Grubby and Gruppen

Compared to his previous compositions, Ferneyhough’s Shadowtime is easy going. It’s almost as if his California tenure exposed him too thoroughly to Desperate Housewives and American Idol.

Ferneyhough & Stockhausen: Grubby and Gruppen

Compared to his previous compositions, Ferneyhough’s Shadowtime is easy going. It’s almost as if his California tenure exposed him too thoroughly to Desperate Housewives and American Idol.

Romantic, Impressionist, Complexist: Bruckner, Griffes, Ferneyhough

His Fourth Symphony, noted especially for its distinctive hunting-call scherzo, is probably Bruckner’s most famous score.

Romantic, Impressionist, Complexist: Bruckner, Griffes, Ferneyhough

His Fourth Symphony, noted especially for its distinctive hunting-call scherzo, is probably Bruckner’s most famous score.

Kipple 3.

When Alex (a Ukrainian thrift-shop owner) hands me a Shostakovich CD, I pay attention; he knows his stuff.

Kipple 3.

When Alex (a Ukrainian thrift-shop owner) hands me a Shostakovich CD, I pay attention; he knows his stuff.

Walt’s Ratatouille 5.

The opening cut, Bley’s solo rendition of “Touching,” distills the pianist’s art — pedaling that turns notes into sculpture, leaping figures suddenly dropped, looming spaces.

Walt’s Ratatouille 5.

The opening cut, Bley’s solo rendition of “Touching,” distills the pianist’s art — pedaling that turns notes into sculpture, leaping figures suddenly dropped, looming spaces.

A Wake for Montaigne?

I pick up releases on Montaigne without question, even if composers and performers are totally unknown to me. Others here at La Folia have written about Montaigne re-issues and favorites, and I just can’t keep quiet.

A Wake for Montaigne?

I pick up releases on Montaigne without question, even if composers and performers are totally unknown to me. Others here at La Folia have written about Montaigne re-issues and favorites, and I just can’t keep quiet.

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.