Articles by Year: La Folia, 2011.
It has been a wonderful year for Forqueray: Two fresh releases paved the way for a desperately desired reissue.
Australian folk band The String Contingent is on the rise and on the verge of releasing a second album.
Living with a quartet of H2 Harmonizers, Magic Diamonds and Magic Stones has exposed this earth-anchored secularist to a large dose of heaven.
The open minded will set aside Voudouris’ opaque titles and impenetrable notes and discover four works whose concrète techniques confound associations.
Opening to the first page of the Henle edition of Sonata Op. 111. I realize how eager I am to get started, to crack the code and get inside.
Even before the recent spate of double celebrations, marking 150 years since his birth and 100 years since his death, Gustav Mahler had gained celebrity far beyond his achievements, which are large in scope, yet shallow in musical integrity.
Undeniably nourished by jazz — but far from anything esoteric and improvised, Martin’s sound is a playful embrace of the savvier side of pop with a massage from the cool hands of dashing crooners.
First heard ages ago in concert, Hartke’s violin duo Oh Them Rats is Mean in My Kitchen (1985) made a lasting impression
The late 18th-century American musical experience during the Washington, J. Adams and Jefferson presidencies would have included medleys alternating popular tunes and Continental fare.
Dart’s pioneering recording of Dowland’s 21 consort pieces deserves better than a lowly CD-R, but I’m still glad to have it.
Australian audiences now experience the debut production of Carlisle Floyd’s operatic adaptation of Steinbeck’s novella.