Articles tagged 'Hamelin'
It is fascinating to see which composers and performers felt it necessary to enhance the Baroque master, and which were content to simply orchestrate.
Manhkopf’s vigorous attacks remind that the piano does not sustain. Indeed this conceit sparks Rhizom, a Glenn Gould homage, in which multiple layers of material intersect and interfere.
Shepherding the work’s first if not best-documented performance, Cage took Satie’s ludicrous directions seriously and stabled a team of pianists to crank out Vexations’ 840 required repetitions.