Articles tagged 'Purcell'

String Theory 3: Viols and Violas

What are the odds that we’d have two shakes at one Aperghis opus?

String Theory 3: Viols and Violas

What are the odds that we’d have two shakes at one Aperghis opus?

Dowland Our Contemporary: String Quartets

With detours, these days I go straight from the 1620s (deaths of Byrd, Gibbons, Dowland and Bull) to the modern era…

Dowland Our Contemporary: String Quartets

With detours, these days I go straight from the 1620s (deaths of Byrd, Gibbons, Dowland and Bull) to the modern era…

Recordings Revisited 1.

Paul Bley, Bob James, Obrecht and Purcell

Recordings Revisited 1.

Paul Bley, Bob James, Obrecht and Purcell

Armchair Operas 2.

With broad, sweeping strokes, Alessandrini brushes away years of dust and speculation.

Armchair Operas 2.

With broad, sweeping strokes, Alessandrini brushes away years of dust and speculation.

What, More Words? 1.

Purcell’s incidental music for the stage shows genius paying the bills, so it makes rough sense that Aradia Ensemble is clipped and businesslike.

What, More Words? 1.

Purcell’s incidental music for the stage shows genius paying the bills, so it makes rough sense that Aradia Ensemble is clipped and businesslike.

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.

Anomalies Pleasant and Surprising

Berio may have been the postwar generation’s most sentimental if not most wistful composer. Unlike many of his peers, he acknowledged music’s history and would freely adapt, orchestrate and reinterpret the music of others, as well as his own.

Anomalies Pleasant and Surprising

Berio may have been the postwar generation’s most sentimental if not most wistful composer. Unlike many of his peers, he acknowledged music’s history and would freely adapt, orchestrate and reinterpret the music of others, as well as his own.

Walt’s Ratatouille 3.

These records influenced the course my listening subsequently took. Their CD versions are new to me, and fifteen years have passed since I last lowered a stylus. Can one look back without disappointment?

Walt’s Ratatouille 3.

These records influenced the course my listening subsequently took. Their CD versions are new to me, and fifteen years have passed since I last lowered a stylus. Can one look back without disappointment?