Articles tagged 'Silvestrov'

Homo PoMo

Clementi and Silvestrov represent the late 20th century in its Janus-visaged splendor, two chiselers making the most of a ravaged and desolate toolkit – disparate fellow travelers.

Homo PoMo

Clementi and Silvestrov represent the late 20th century in its Janus-visaged splendor, two chiselers making the most of a ravaged and desolate toolkit – disparate fellow travelers.

Used Bin Troll Tweets Q.

These dewy-eyed antiqued choruses will satisfy the Silvestrov devotee.

Used Bin Troll Tweets Q.

These dewy-eyed antiqued choruses will satisfy the Silvestrov devotee.

Piano Factory 10.

Alongside Zagny’s gently wandering preludes (there are 12 of them) we hear a gentle strumming much like a radiator in the room next door, altogether describing a fragile interior scene.

Piano Factory 10.

Alongside Zagny’s gently wandering preludes (there are 12 of them) we hear a gentle strumming much like a radiator in the room next door, altogether describing a fragile interior scene.

(Dis)Arrangements

The Four Seasons has been deftly mutilated… Richter never forgets that harmony lies at Vivaldi’s core, regardless of repetition or the solo line. I imagine that Hope must hereafter worry he might confuse one for the other in performance.

(Dis)Arrangements

The Four Seasons has been deftly mutilated… Richter never forgets that harmony lies at Vivaldi’s core, regardless of repetition or the solo line. I imagine that Hope must hereafter worry he might confuse one for the other in performance.

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.

Piano Factory 1.

Having negotiated the 20th century’s main styles, Silvestrov abandons them for an introspective Romantic cloud.

Piano Factory 1.

Having negotiated the 20th century’s main styles, Silvestrov abandons them for an introspective Romantic cloud.

Mostly Symphonies 7.

Weiner completed his arrangement in 1955, and this is apparently the first recording. The challenges and decisions are huge.

Mostly Symphonies 7.

Weiner completed his arrangement in 1955, and this is apparently the first recording. The challenges and decisions are huge.

Mostly Symphonies 5.

This auspicious recording, the first on the CSO’s own label, is a keeper to shelve near Horenstein’s beloved Third.

Mostly Symphonies 5.

This auspicious recording, the first on the CSO’s own label, is a keeper to shelve near Horenstein’s beloved Third.

Two Recent Requiems

Requiem for Larissa doesn’t really conclude. It recycles, gently rummaging through Silvestrov’s portmanteau of Romantic gestures and remembrances.

Two Recent Requiems

Requiem for Larissa doesn’t really conclude. It recycles, gently rummaging through Silvestrov’s portmanteau of Romantic gestures and remembrances.