Articles tagged 'Schubert'

Pianos Abused: Schubert and Beethoven in New York

The staged entertainment Three Pianos consists of three guys hanging out, knocking back drinks, and stumbling through Schubert’s 1827 Winterreise.

Pianos Abused: Schubert and Beethoven in New York

The staged entertainment Three Pianos consists of three guys hanging out, knocking back drinks, and stumbling through Schubert’s 1827 Winterreise.

String Theory 4: String Orchestras

Ever willful, Pettersson forges sternly lyric melodies in which every pitch counts. Typical of the composer, gorgeous tonal moments, usually cadential, emerge from dissonance.

String Theory 4: String Orchestras

Ever willful, Pettersson forges sternly lyric melodies in which every pitch counts. Typical of the composer, gorgeous tonal moments, usually cadential, emerge from dissonance.

Mostly Symphonies 15.

As Gardiner tells it, Brahms was not the progressive Schoenberg thought he was.

Mostly Symphonies 15.

As Gardiner tells it, Brahms was not the progressive Schoenberg thought he was.

Misdelivered

A Winterreise with tenor and period piano arouses my interest (hinting at Schubert’s own recital for his friends?).

Misdelivered

A Winterreise with tenor and period piano arouses my interest (hinting at Schubert’s own recital for his friends?).

Piano Legends

What makes a pianist a “legend”?

Piano Legends

What makes a pianist a “legend”?

Eternal Schubert and Disarrangements

Normand Forget arranges with a light hand, avoiding obvious colors and associations. Indeed the intermittent alto flute, bass clarinet, oboe d’amore and Baroque horn add smoky hues.

Eternal Schubert and Disarrangements

Normand Forget arranges with a light hand, avoiding obvious colors and associations. Indeed the intermittent alto flute, bass clarinet, oboe d’amore and Baroque horn add smoky hues.

Mostly Symphonies 11.

This revealing 2007 compilation reaches back to recordings from 1966-67 and 1983-84, which opened a largely neglected chapter of Czech music.

Mostly Symphonies 11.

This revealing 2007 compilation reaches back to recordings from 1966-67 and 1983-84, which opened a largely neglected chapter of Czech music.

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.

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.