Articles tagged 'Schoenberg'

Armchair Operas and Amusements 9.

In Svoboda’s wide-ranging homage, original bits may be recostumed or might lurk beneath contemporaneous texts.

Armchair Operas and Amusements 9.

In Svoboda’s wide-ranging homage, original bits may be recostumed or might lurk beneath contemporaneous texts.

Used Bin Troll Tweets D.

The astronomer’s star charts guide Johnston’s microtones. I crave Vol. 3.

Used Bin Troll Tweets D.

The astronomer’s star charts guide Johnston’s microtones. I crave Vol. 3.

Mostly Symphonies 20.

Exuberant performances propel charming, uncomplicated music. Look beyond the Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture and hear why later compatriots heralded Glinka as Russian music’s father.

Mostly Symphonies 20.

Exuberant performances propel charming, uncomplicated music. Look beyond the Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture and hear why later compatriots heralded Glinka as Russian music’s father.

Lachenmann / Nono / Schoenberg

The brilliant young group counter)induction performed a concert of Lachenmann, Nono and Schoenberg at the Italian Academy at Columbia University last night (March 4).

Lachenmann / Nono / Schoenberg

The brilliant young group counter)induction performed a concert of Lachenmann, Nono and Schoenberg at the Italian Academy at Columbia University last night (March 4).

Armchair Operas 6.

Eighty sluggish minutes dramatize three months in Bruckner’s life. The insecure 43-year-old spent the summer of 1867 at Bad Kreuzen wrestling with a decision: to leave Linz and seek his fortune in Vienna as a composer, or journey to Mexico.

Armchair Operas 6.

Eighty sluggish minutes dramatize three months in Bruckner’s life. The insecure 43-year-old spent the summer of 1867 at Bad Kreuzen wrestling with a decision: to leave Linz and seek his fortune in Vienna as a composer, or journey to Mexico.

Der kranke Pierrot

As important as the thrice-seven poems of Op. 21 have been to my musical development, I can no longer sit still through Pierrot lunaire.

Der kranke Pierrot

As important as the thrice-seven poems of Op. 21 have been to my musical development, I can no longer sit still through Pierrot lunaire.

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.

A Bowl of Naxos

This may very well be the best recording of Schoenberg’s Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra.

A Bowl of Naxos

This may very well be the best recording of Schoenberg’s Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra.

From Other Worlds: Bancquart, Hunt, Schoenberg’s Handwriting, the Vihuela

A trusted friend hands you a strangely colored gemstone. It seems to glow from within — a thing from another solar system.

From Other Worlds: Bancquart, Hunt, Schoenberg’s Handwriting, the Vihuela

A trusted friend hands you a strangely colored gemstone. It seems to glow from within — a thing from another solar system.

Schoenberg’s “Mis-Handel-ing” and Other Curiosities

We dwell rather on a few monstrous creations by composers who should have known better. Step at your own risk behind a dingy sideshow curtain to gawk at a shelf of specimens in dirty jars.

Schoenberg’s “Mis-Handel-ing” and Other Curiosities

We dwell rather on a few monstrous creations by composers who should have known better. Step at your own risk behind a dingy sideshow curtain to gawk at a shelf of specimens in dirty jars.