Articles tagged 'Finnissy'

Piano Factory 11.

Finnissy’s huge and nigh impenetrable opus suggests that music may comment only upon itself.

Piano Factory 11.

Finnissy’s huge and nigh impenetrable opus suggests that music may comment only upon itself.

String Theory 8 / EA Bucket 14: 29 Quartets, etc.

Prokofiev’s awkward First provides fodder for insipid remixes.

String Theory 8 / EA Bucket 14: 29 Quartets, etc.

Prokofiev’s awkward First provides fodder for insipid remixes.

Piano Trios

Compared with the string quartet, contemporary piano trios are in short supply. After Ravel, Ives, Shostakovich and perhaps Schnittke, few 20th-century works have become staples.

Piano Trios

Compared with the string quartet, contemporary piano trios are in short supply. After Ravel, Ives, Shostakovich and perhaps Schnittke, few 20th-century works have become staples.

String Theory 2: Violoncellos and Basses with Support

Canonici produces vivid playing, a wonder to behold. However, these modernist solos with their brutal snap pizzicatos, soaring harmonics, low growling and frenetic tremolos tend to blur together.

String Theory 2: Violoncellos and Basses with Support

Canonici produces vivid playing, a wonder to behold. However, these modernist solos with their brutal snap pizzicatos, soaring harmonics, low growling and frenetic tremolos tend to blur together.

Scardanelli’s Motley

Atlantis is the disc’s title as well as one of three works.

Scardanelli’s Motley

Atlantis is the disc’s title as well as one of three works.

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…

Label Report: NMC Recordings

If anything NMC lately has issued threatens to become a best-seller, it’s Arianna…

Label Report: NMC Recordings

If anything NMC lately has issued threatens to become a best-seller, it’s Arianna…