Articles tagged 'Beach'
Presumably Ives would not have thought much of Beach’s conservatism, likewise Beach would have faulted Ives’ technique.
Forsberg offers a program of doubly neglected works. First off, these are all pieces by women composers, and secondly, none of them fits easily into the big styles of the late 19th or early 20th century.
Alongside Zagny’s gently wandering preludes (there are 12 of them) we hear a gentle strumming much like a radiator in the room next door, altogether describing a fragile interior scene.
Whether one looks forward or back, Naxos and First Edition Music are two labels making significant contributions to American symphonic music.