Articles tagged 'Liszt'

A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

Beth Levin and Max Derrickson discuss Beth’s upcoming recital and recording featuring Liszt’s Sonata in B minor and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

Beth Levin and Max Derrickson discuss Beth’s upcoming recital and recording featuring Liszt’s Sonata in B minor and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

Piano Factory 31. / (Dis)Arrangements 15.

Bach’s lines continue to soar enhanced with Febel’s chiaroscuro and highlights. Just as there will be those who will be horrified at Febel’s invention, there will be those who may never wish it to end.

Piano Factory 31. / (Dis)Arrangements 15.

Bach’s lines continue to soar enhanced with Febel’s chiaroscuro and highlights. Just as there will be those who will be horrified at Febel’s invention, there will be those who may never wish it to end.

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Three inventive choral works expertly performed.

Used Bin Troll Tweets EEE.

Three inventive choral works expertly performed.

Piano Factory 27.

Van Raat wraps unfamiliar French piano music around a Boulez premiere.

Piano Factory 27.

Van Raat wraps unfamiliar French piano music around a Boulez premiere.

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.

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Among the most elusive string quartet works imaginable.

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Among the most elusive string quartet works imaginable.

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

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

String Theory 19: Mostly Cello

Pieces requiring retuning or scordatura have a modest foothold in the literature. It is very unusual to encounter works where strings are adjusted while playing, but several specimens fill out Ballon’s bold recital.

String Theory 19: Mostly Cello

Pieces requiring retuning or scordatura have a modest foothold in the literature. It is very unusual to encounter works where strings are adjusted while playing, but several specimens fill out Ballon’s bold recital.

Piano Factory 16. / (Dis)Arrangements 9: Liszt and Wagner

Liszt’s last pieces reflect little interest in pyrotechnics or showy glamour. They are curious about harmony and the spiritual world; some touch on historical subjects, but most all are reflective, even world-weary.

Piano Factory 16. / (Dis)Arrangements 9: Liszt and Wagner

Liszt’s last pieces reflect little interest in pyrotechnics or showy glamour. They are curious about harmony and the spiritual world; some touch on historical subjects, but most all are reflective, even world-weary.

(Dis)Arrangements 8: More Schubert

Schubert left no concertos, but we do have Liszt’s overstuffed quasi-symphonic Fantasy for piano and orchestra.

(Dis)Arrangements 8: More Schubert

Schubert left no concertos, but we do have Liszt’s overstuffed quasi-symphonic Fantasy for piano and orchestra.

(Dis)Arrangements 7: Beethoven

This Ninth is fascinating, hugely musical, a testament to Beethoven and Liszt’s combined brilliance.

(Dis)Arrangements 7: Beethoven

This Ninth is fascinating, hugely musical, a testament to Beethoven and Liszt’s combined brilliance.

Soloists Steal Spotlight in Carnegie Hall Concerts

Two international-class orchestras came to Carnegie Hall within two weeks of each other, performing under the capable batons of highly (and deservedly) acclaimed conductors.

Soloists Steal Spotlight in Carnegie Hall Concerts

Two international-class orchestras came to Carnegie Hall within two weeks of each other, performing under the capable batons of highly (and deservedly) acclaimed conductors.