Articles tagged 'Lachenmann'

Qualche tedeschi, qualche gaijin

A direct comparison of the existing recordings of Lachenmann’s three quartets seems pointless.

Qualche tedeschi, qualche gaijin

A direct comparison of the existing recordings of Lachenmann’s three quartets seems pointless.

An Enigma of Germans

The latest offering in the KAIROS Lachenmann series has a famous work, an obscure work and a new work, spread across two discs but offering only 94:47 of music.

An Enigma of Germans

The latest offering in the KAIROS Lachenmann series has a famous work, an obscure work and a new work, spread across two discs but offering only 94:47 of music.

Never Enough String Quartets!

Is it possible to tire of string quartets? Not where I sit!

Never Enough String Quartets!

Is it possible to tire of string quartets? Not where I sit!

Sticking with col legno

Col legno ranks among those few labels for which I would blindly collect one of everything…

Sticking with col legno

Col legno ranks among those few labels for which I would blindly collect one of everything…

Lachenmann in Frankfurt and Elsewhere

On the occasion of his 70th birthday, a celebration of Helmut Lachenmann took place last October in Frankfurt am Main.

Lachenmann in Frankfurt and Elsewhere

On the occasion of his 70th birthday, a celebration of Helmut Lachenmann took place last October in Frankfurt am Main.

Thinking About Helmut Lachenmann, with Recommended Recordings

Helmut Lachenmann, the German composer born in Stuttgart in 1935, has been at the center of musical debates for nearly four decades and remains there, undaunted, today.

Thinking About Helmut Lachenmann, with Recommended Recordings

Helmut Lachenmann, the German composer born in Stuttgart in 1935, has been at the center of musical debates for nearly four decades and remains there, undaunted, today.

Two ECM Beauties: Holliger and Lachenmann

No surprise, then, that a few highbrow composers whose methods derive in large measure from Europe’s postwar avant-garde strike an aesthetic posture of one-against-the-middlebrow-many.

Two ECM Beauties: Holliger and Lachenmann

No surprise, then, that a few highbrow composers whose methods derive in large measure from Europe’s postwar avant-garde strike an aesthetic posture of one-against-the-middlebrow-many.

Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern

Helmut Lachenmann’s Opera on The Little Match Girl

Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern

Helmut Lachenmann’s Opera on The Little Match Girl

Helmut Lachenmann on Kairos

Once again, for the first time in this cozy, sunlit nook, the listener ponders his place.

Helmut Lachenmann on Kairos

Once again, for the first time in this cozy, sunlit nook, the listener ponders his place.

Mark Levinson No. 390S CD Processor

Not long ago, an audio hardware reviewer noted an irony: As the vinyl medium wanders yet farther into its dusk, its playback hardware improves.

Mark Levinson No. 390S CD Processor

Not long ago, an audio hardware reviewer noted an irony: As the vinyl medium wanders yet farther into its dusk, its playback hardware improves.