Articles tagged 'Schnittke'
Powerful, unpredictable but engaging melodic contours tell forgotten stories, like reshuffled Copland pages molded into Sibelian peaks.
This wobbly No. 2 wouldn’t make any top-10 Mahler list, but the Twilight Zone composer’s Varèsian vignettes demand far more attention.
In a mood to recycle, Sciarrino generally prefers to rummage through his own material. However, this disc presents a few pieces which adapt and twist others.
The 89-minute documentary coalesces around the work that Barshai considered his most important: completing Bach’s Art of Fugue and producing a performing edition of Mahler’s Tenth.
BIS rebundles a most idiosyncratic and essential symphonic cycle.
Composed in 1986 (Russia) or 1989 (West Berlin) – there’s some disagreement – Schnittke’s Fourth Quartet ranks high among his post-1985 oeuvre.
Naxos’ third installment of Coates’ quartets delivers what appears to be her most recent quartet.
First heard ages ago in concert, Hartke’s violin duo Oh Them Rats is Mean in My Kitchen (1985) made a lasting impression