Articles tagged 'Silvestrov'
As Gardiner tells it, Brahms was not the progressive Schoenberg thought he was.
Having negotiated the 20th century’s main styles, Silvestrov abandons them for an introspective Romantic cloud.
Weiner completed his arrangement in 1955, and this is apparently the first recording. The challenges and decisions are huge.
This auspicious recording, the first on the CSO’s own label, is a keeper to shelve near Horenstein’s beloved Third.
The Requiem doesn’t really conclude. It recycles, gently rummaging through Silvestrov’s portmanteau of Romantic gestures and remembrances.
Hard on the instrument and on the players, Beethoven’s piano-four hands transcription of his Grosse Fuge is also hard to find.
Utrecht’s Rosa Ensemble is another of the category-crossing bands that renders the New Music scene in Holland so vital.