Articles tagged 'Xenakis'
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.
No desiccated embryos here. The LTM pair enshrines Satie compositions from the early to mid-1890s, the period preceding the ironic collections with the wacky titles.
In the extra interview on mode’s La Légende d’Eer DVD, Xenakis states that instrumental and electroacoustic composition pose different problems, and woe betide the composer who attempts to combine them.
The Trio Voronezh can play anything, as this live performance recording from New Orleans will confirm.
I pick up releases on Montaigne without question, even if composers and performers are totally unknown to me. Others here at La Folia have written about Montaigne re-issues and favorites, and I just can’t keep quiet.