Articles tagged 'Webern'
Other Thirds — in any version — made little impression until now. But then again, the Wagner nods pass unnoticed.
Leveraging Google’s big-brother technology, I discover that I’ve only mentioned the lucky recipient of “Mad King” Ludwig II’s patronage in passing. In this line of work, avoiding Wagner is like a wine snob steering clear of Bordeaux.
Low, breathy woodwind timbres are among my favorites (there’s a great passage in the first movement of Mahler’s Ninth), and the two double concertos offer ample room for dexterity and color.
In his piano quintet, Swiss composer / trombonist Dahinden echoes Richard Long’s sculptural stone arrangements.
Cole’s highlights package hasn’t been assembled with great care, but it does lend an old fan the excuse to spill some opinions.
At first (in the early ’90s) there was Disques Montaigne, then Auvidis Montaigne, and now Naïve Montaigne. The new label has established a midline series, stocked with 20 previous titles and a sampler.
The collector of art music’s modernists surely remembers Disques Montaigne.
As the reader of La Folia 1:1 has already discovered, Signor Scardanelli is a gentleman of a delusional cast of mind.