Articles tagged 'Pettersson'

Mostly Symphonies 21.

Salonen’s 20-minute Nyx churns quickly, but the less frequently recorded Dutilleux sticks in the mind.

Mostly Symphonies 21.

Salonen’s 20-minute Nyx churns quickly, but the less frequently recorded Dutilleux sticks in the mind.

Looking for Pettersson,
Stumbling across Locatelli

Here’s another installment in what’s becoming a series on composers’ haunts and memorials.

Looking for Pettersson,
Stumbling across Locatelli

Here’s another installment in what’s becoming a series on composers’ haunts and memorials.

Mostly Symphonies 16.

A central instigator in the Wiener Aktionismus movement, Nitsch has been celebrated and vilified for events involving paint-splattering, animal disembowelment and nudity.

Mostly Symphonies 16.

A central instigator in the Wiener Aktionismus movement, Nitsch has been celebrated and vilified for events involving paint-splattering, animal disembowelment and nudity.

String Theory 4: String Orchestras

Ever willful, Pettersson forges sternly lyric melodies in which every pitch counts. Typical of the composer, gorgeous tonal moments, usually cadential, emerge from dissonance.

String Theory 4: String Orchestras

Ever willful, Pettersson forges sternly lyric melodies in which every pitch counts. Typical of the composer, gorgeous tonal moments, usually cadential, emerge from dissonance.

Allan Pettersson’s Greatest Hits

For some, it may simply be enough to know that there’s a Scandinavian composer straddling Romantic and modern styles who thought his work was being suppressed and who wrote long and depressive symphonies, often deliberately ugly, despite fleeting moments of beauty.

Allan Pettersson’s Greatest Hits

For some, it may simply be enough to know that there’s a Scandinavian composer straddling Romantic and modern styles who thought his work was being suppressed and who wrote long and depressive symphonies, often deliberately ugly, despite fleeting moments of beauty.

Mostly Symphonies 4.

Sturm und Drang is back. You read it here first. We’re teetering on a new age’s cusp guaranteed to perturb old-timers who survived the historically informed practice movement.

Mostly Symphonies 4.

Sturm und Drang is back. You read it here first. We’re teetering on a new age’s cusp guaranteed to perturb old-timers who survived the historically informed practice movement.