Articles tagged 'Ravel'

String Theory 7: 32 Quartets, etc.

Naxos’ third installment of Coates’ quartets delivers what appears to be her most recent quartet.

String Theory 7: 32 Quartets, etc.

Naxos’ third installment of Coates’ quartets delivers what appears to be her most recent quartet.

Piano Legends

What makes a pianist a “legend”?

Piano Legends

What makes a pianist a “legend”?

The French Connection

No one’s about to launch a “Mostly Fauré Festival” these days but I found it interesting that a number of recent CD releases reflect his central position in French chamber music at the turn of the last century.

The French Connection

No one’s about to launch a “Mostly Fauré Festival” these days but I found it interesting that a number of recent CD releases reflect his central position in French chamber music at the turn of the last century.

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.

Practicing Ravel

I have an instrument at home, of course, but there’s something pleasurable in sneaking out of the house for a tryst with Brahms and Ravel.

Practicing Ravel

I have an instrument at home, of course, but there’s something pleasurable in sneaking out of the house for a tryst with Brahms and Ravel.

An Eclectic Piano Ramble

This handful of discs features the piano in all sorts of forms and genres. We examine works intended to be played at the keyboard and inside the piano, others that alter the piano’s tuning, and those that require a synthesized instrument.

An Eclectic Piano Ramble

This handful of discs features the piano in all sorts of forms and genres. We examine works intended to be played at the keyboard and inside the piano, others that alter the piano’s tuning, and those that require a synthesized instrument.

Archeological Dig

Waste not, want not. I wrote these reviews for TAS about four years ago…

Archeological Dig

Waste not, want not. I wrote these reviews for TAS about four years ago…