Articles tagged 'Liszt'

Maestro di Suoni e Silenzi:
Necessary Nono 3.

A fresh NEOS sparks this roundup and forces an overdue confrontation with col legno’s Prometeo.

Maestro di Suoni e Silenzi:
Necessary Nono 3.

A fresh NEOS sparks this roundup and forces an overdue confrontation with col legno’s Prometeo.

Youri Pochtar’s late Liszt

Youri Pochtar boasts an encompassing technique, as well as the intellect to grasp the music’s mercurial turns.

Youri Pochtar’s late Liszt

Youri Pochtar boasts an encompassing technique, as well as the intellect to grasp the music’s mercurial turns.

Piano Legends

What makes a pianist a “legend”?

Piano Legends

What makes a pianist a “legend”?

Neben Wagner

Leveraging Google’s big-brother technology, I discover that I’ve only mentioned the lucky recipient of “Mad King” Ludwig II’s patronage in passing. In this line of work, avoiding Wagner is like a wine snob steering clear of Bordeaux.

Neben Wagner

Leveraging Google’s big-brother technology, I discover that I’ve only mentioned the lucky recipient of “Mad King” Ludwig II’s patronage in passing. In this line of work, avoiding Wagner is like a wine snob steering clear of Bordeaux.

Golden Oldies: The Sony Leon Fleisher Reissues

To those of us of a certain age, the name Leon Fleisher conjures memories of a lavishly gifted American pianist whose Columbia and Epic recordings schooled us in many of the basic works of the piano literature.

Golden Oldies: The Sony Leon Fleisher Reissues

To those of us of a certain age, the name Leon Fleisher conjures memories of a lavishly gifted American pianist whose Columbia and Epic recordings schooled us in many of the basic works of the piano literature.

Mostly Symphonies 7.

Weiner completed his arrangement in 1955, and this is apparently the first recording. The challenges and decisions are huge.

Mostly Symphonies 7.

Weiner completed his arrangement in 1955, and this is apparently the first recording. The challenges and decisions are huge.

Words Fail Me 2.

Late Liszt is terrain as well as timeline — the bleak, haunted miniatures that glimpsed the future.

Words Fail Me 2.

Late Liszt is terrain as well as timeline — the bleak, haunted miniatures that glimpsed the future.

Dear La Folia 12.

I don’t know that a month has elapsed in the past five years without periods of audiophile anguish over imaging.

Dear La Folia 12.

I don’t know that a month has elapsed in the past five years without periods of audiophile anguish over imaging.

Things That Are Not Quite What They Seem

Humor in music is a delicate business. Everybody involved — composer, performer and audience — must be familiar with a library’s worth of background in order to savor a moment-long gag.

Things That Are Not Quite What They Seem

Humor in music is a delicate business. Everybody involved — composer, performer and audience — must be familiar with a library’s worth of background in order to savor a moment-long gag.

Piano Diary 4.

The Aftermath of Liszt’s Dante Sonata and The Amato Opera Company, Mozart’s Don Giovanni , May 4th, 2001, 7:30 PM.

Piano Diary 4.

The Aftermath of Liszt’s Dante Sonata and The Amato Opera Company, Mozart’s Don Giovanni , May 4th, 2001, 7:30 PM.