Dvořák’s Prophecy, Shostakovich as Cure and Beethoven in Boston

Should you read one book on music this year, then this is the one.

Dvořák’s Prophecy, Shostakovich as Cure and Beethoven in Boston

Should you read one book on music this year, then this is the one.

Silvestrov in 2022 / Mostly Symphonies 42.

The thing is, we take Silvestrov’s nostalgic, weepy pieces differently now that he is an exile in Germany. I encourage a closer look at Symphony No. 5 from 1980-82.

Silvestrov in 2022 / Mostly Symphonies 42.

The thing is, we take Silvestrov’s nostalgic, weepy pieces differently now that he is an exile in Germany. I encourage a closer look at Symphony No. 5 from 1980-82.

A Ramble, Fairly Eclectic, with Turntables

Still Point was a reaction to surviving WWII in London.

A Ramble, Fairly Eclectic, with Turntables

Still Point was a reaction to surviving WWII in London.

Used Bin Troll Tweets KKK.

Exhausting and exhilarating, and elemental.

Used Bin Troll Tweets KKK.

Exhausting and exhilarating, and elemental.

A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

Beth Levin and Max Derrickson discuss Beth’s upcoming recital and recording featuring Liszt’s Sonata in B minor and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

Beth Levin and Max Derrickson discuss Beth’s upcoming recital and recording featuring Liszt’s Sonata in B minor and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

String Theory 39.

Exceptionally fine performances of the Price quartets and quintets set a high bar for others to follow.

String Theory 39.

Exceptionally fine performances of the Price quartets and quintets set a high bar for others to follow.

Used Bin Troll Tweets JJJ.

It sure ain’t Brahms.

Used Bin Troll Tweets JJJ.

It sure ain’t Brahms.

An Appreciation of Recent Pesson: “Graceless Anticipations”

Other composers make do with note values and pitches, whereas Pesson immediately alights upon connotations and an expressive plateau.

An Appreciation of Recent Pesson: “Graceless Anticipations”

Other composers make do with note values and pitches, whereas Pesson immediately alights upon connotations and an expressive plateau.

EA Bucket 33.

Except for the Parmegiani, most of these ea works were created in 2000 or afterwards.

EA Bucket 33.

Except for the Parmegiani, most of these ea works were created in 2000 or afterwards.

Maestro di Suoni e Silenzi: Necessary Nono 6.

It would seem Nono continued to be frustrated with the world, and that he implores us to do better, and, crucially, to listen better and to participate better.

Maestro di Suoni e Silenzi: Necessary Nono 6.

It would seem Nono continued to be frustrated with the world, and that he implores us to do better, and, crucially, to listen better and to participate better.

String Theory 38: Nineteen String Quartets

Two quartets deliver a seven-installment series by Kalabis.

String Theory 38: Nineteen String Quartets

Two quartets deliver a seven-installment series by Kalabis.

Piano Factory 31. / (Dis)Arrangements 15.

Bach’s lines continue to soar enhanced with Febel’s chiaroscuro and highlights. Just as there will be those who will be horrified at Febel’s invention, there will be those who may never wish it to end.

Piano Factory 31. / (Dis)Arrangements 15.

Bach’s lines continue to soar enhanced with Febel’s chiaroscuro and highlights. Just as there will be those who will be horrified at Febel’s invention, there will be those who may never wish it to end.