Articles tagged 'Beethoven'

Piano Factory 28.

My favorite track is the Prelude from Bach’s Second English Suite which glows fantastically on Fender Rhodes.

Piano Factory 28.

My favorite track is the Prelude from Bach’s Second English Suite which glows fantastically on Fender Rhodes.

Used Bin Troll Tweets VV.

The first recording of an overlooked oratorio, tonal with buoyant cinematic colors.

Used Bin Troll Tweets VV.

The first recording of an overlooked oratorio, tonal with buoyant cinematic colors.

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.

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.”

EA Bucket 28.

It has been a long time since Mariétan has appeared in these pages, and so sharing this loving portrait of France is an overdue delight.

EA Bucket 28.

It has been a long time since Mariétan has appeared in these pages, and so sharing this loving portrait of France is an overdue delight.

Letter to Bill (after performing the Hammerklavier sonata at Festival Baltimore)

The Hammerklavier felt like playing a great role like King Lear.

Letter to Bill (after performing the Hammerklavier sonata at Festival Baltimore)

The Hammerklavier felt like playing a great role like King Lear.

Piano Factory 24.

Variation sets on popular tunes often helped pay the rent. A gifted improviser, Beethoven was known to delight friends for hours if the mood struck.

Piano Factory 24.

Variation sets on popular tunes often helped pay the rent. A gifted improviser, Beethoven was known to delight friends for hours if the mood struck.

Narrow-Minded Opinionism 2.

It’s like a cable series that improves at midpoint.

Narrow-Minded Opinionism 2.

It’s like a cable series that improves at midpoint.

Innovation in Boston

Three recent concerts in Boston featuring Adès, Ives and Shepherd.

Innovation in Boston

Three recent concerts in Boston featuring Adès, Ives and Shepherd.

Observations on the Hammerklavier Slow Movement

Beethoven’s Hammerklavier sonata as a whole, and its third movement in particular, has always elicited mournful superlatives from commentators.

Observations on the Hammerklavier Slow Movement

Beethoven’s Hammerklavier sonata as a whole, and its third movement in particular, has always elicited mournful superlatives from commentators.

Used Bin Troll Tweets Y.

Is Via Crucis colorless and ephemeral? Is Socrate religious? This duo piano release crafts a universe where Liszt, Satie and Cage blur.

Used Bin Troll Tweets Y.

Is Via Crucis colorless and ephemeral? Is Socrate religious? This duo piano release crafts a universe where Liszt, Satie and Cage blur.