Articles tagged 'Schnittke'
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
Ever willful, Pettersson forges sternly lyric melodies in which every pitch counts. Typical of the composer, gorgeous tonal moments, usually cadential, emerge from dissonance.
These two scores for films by Elem Klimov are wonderful discoveries… Both scores run rampant over moods and styles, and some may find the electric guitars and Esquivel-like flourishes a bit campy.
With detours, these days I go straight from the 1620s (deaths of Byrd, Gibbons, Dowland and Bull) to the modern era…