Articles by Year: La Folia, 2020.

String Theory 35: Mostly Guitars

Fongaard explored electric guitar tunings and extended techniques, and employed tape effects as they became available.

String Theory 35: Mostly Guitars

Fongaard explored electric guitar tunings and extended techniques, and employed tape effects as they became available.

Used Bin Troll Tweets UU.

A politically smart and timely collection of eleven works for trumpet with instruments, voices, electronics.

Used Bin Troll Tweets UU.

A politically smart and timely collection of eleven works for trumpet with instruments, voices, electronics.

String Theory 34: Many Guitars and a Banjo

Comfortably unclassifiable, Elwood’s improvisations and pieces explore the banjo and its tropes.

String Theory 34: Many Guitars and a Banjo

Comfortably unclassifiable, Elwood’s improvisations and pieces explore the banjo and its tropes.

Concerto Concentrations 5: “Beethoven’s World”

These four discs give the impression that their featured composers were intending to entertain, whereas Beethoven was striving for permanence.

Concerto Concentrations 5: “Beethoven’s World”

These four discs give the impression that their featured composers were intending to entertain, whereas Beethoven was striving for permanence.

Used Bin Troll Tweets TT.

Historic radio broadcast from February 17, 1962, in memoriam Bruno Walter.

Used Bin Troll Tweets TT.

Historic radio broadcast from February 17, 1962, in memoriam Bruno Walter.

String Theory 33: Mostly Cellos and Basses

The boldest surprise in Patterns in a Chromatic Field is how after ten minutes, plus or minus, the activity level plummets.

String Theory 33: Mostly Cellos and Basses

The boldest surprise in Patterns in a Chromatic Field is how after ten minutes, plus or minus, the activity level plummets.

Used Bin Troll Tweets SS.

The concerto hums and rumbles, charming and clever, destined for greatness.

Used Bin Troll Tweets SS.

The concerto hums and rumbles, charming and clever, destined for greatness.

Used Bin Troll Tweets RR.

Grisey’s masterpiece is freaky wonderful and could stand alone.

Used Bin Troll Tweets RR.

Grisey’s masterpiece is freaky wonderful and could stand alone.

Mostly Symphonies No. 37: Luc Ferrari’s Histoire du Plaisir et de la Désolation

We do not think of Luc Ferrari as a composer of symphonies, but his most effective symphonic work is perhaps Histoire du plaisir et de la désolation.

Mostly Symphonies No. 37: Luc Ferrari’s Histoire du Plaisir et de la Désolation

We do not think of Luc Ferrari as a composer of symphonies, but his most effective symphonic work is perhaps Histoire du plaisir et de la désolation.

Music in the Midst of the Plague: A Conversation with Beth Levin

I was always saying things like, “I wish I had a year to learn that concerto,” or, “I wish I had two years for that set of variations.”

Music in the Midst of the Plague: A Conversation with Beth Levin

I was always saying things like, “I wish I had a year to learn that concerto,” or, “I wish I had two years for that set of variations.”

String Theory 32: Quartets, plus or minus

Electricity and fire pervade this release.

String Theory 32: Quartets, plus or minus

Electricity and fire pervade this release.

My Favorite Morricone

Suoni per Dino appeared in 1988 on a Virgin CD titled simply, Chamber Music.

My Favorite Morricone

Suoni per Dino appeared in 1988 on a Virgin CD titled simply, Chamber Music.