Articles tagged 'Rihm'
Each of the three works on this disc was written soon after the composer’s brief apprenticeship with Stockhausen and when Rihm was between 22 and 24.
Notions of the cyclical and the fragmentary permeate the 40-year output of Wolfgang Rihm, perhaps the most prolific composer of our era.
The Trio Voronezh can play anything, as this live performance recording from New Orleans will confirm.
I was way pleased when the Grammys gave George Crumb’s Star-child the honors for Best Contemporary Composition of 2000.
Nono might not be your thing, but this is an extraordinary recording and it does much to document what contemporary stage works can be about.
At first (in the early ’90s) there was Disques Montaigne, then Auvidis Montaigne, and now Naïve Montaigne. The new label has established a midline series, stocked with 20 previous titles and a sampler.