Ethelbert Nevin, a retired technical draftsman, resides in a quiet New England backwater. Currently translating a novel about Continental pinsetters, Nevin longs for the days when music didn’t try to please everybody.
Six ingenious quartets from a composer who Mozart may have bumped into on his Italian tours.
This sequence of “Dishonest Music: Myths and Tales from Humanism” offers enthusiastic 15th-century vignettes.
PatKop’s sprechstimme may be too brazen for some, however, Pierrot should unnerve us.
The Spektral Quartet advises hitting shuffle so that Lewis may frolic amongst Crawford and Schoenberg.
Obscure but catchy. Bialas’ crisp serial grammar is thoroughly infused with jazz rhythms.
Scratchy but acute snippets of Japan’s earliest commercial recordings.