Articles tagged 'Shostakovich'

Dvořák’s Prophecy, Shostakovich as Cure and Beethoven in Boston

Should you read one book on music this year, then this is the one.

Dvořák’s Prophecy, Shostakovich as Cure and Beethoven in Boston

Should you read one book on music this year, then this is the one.

Tome Tweets 3.

Morricone was smart. De Rosa coaxes vignettes and wisdom from the maestro.

Tome Tweets 3.

Morricone was smart. De Rosa coaxes vignettes and wisdom from the maestro.

Used Bin Troll Tweets EEE.

Three inventive choral works expertly performed.

Used Bin Troll Tweets EEE.

Three inventive choral works expertly performed.

(Dis)Arrangements 13. / Scarlatti para siempre 3.

It is fascinating to see which composers and performers felt it necessary to enhance the Baroque master, and which were content to simply orchestrate.

(Dis)Arrangements 13. / Scarlatti para siempre 3.

It is fascinating to see which composers and performers felt it necessary to enhance the Baroque master, and which were content to simply orchestrate.

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.

String Theory 31: 15 Quartets and then some

Wirén clearly preferred quality over quantity.

String Theory 31: 15 Quartets and then some

Wirén clearly preferred quality over quantity.

Two concerts

Some concerts are like encyclopedias or history lessons.

Two concerts

Some concerts are like encyclopedias or history lessons.

Mostly Symphonies 34.

Every reviewer and annotator of these works cites Dvořák whose Ninth with its European form and American flavors established a stylistic precedent.

Mostly Symphonies 34.

Every reviewer and annotator of these works cites Dvořák whose Ninth with its European form and American flavors established a stylistic precedent.

Used Bin Troll Tweets BB.

A marauding concert requiem easily mistaken for Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 14½.

Used Bin Troll Tweets BB.

A marauding concert requiem easily mistaken for Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 14½.

Used Bin Troll Tweets X.

This Dmitri animated by Barnes isn’t the Shostakovich whose music I know.

Used Bin Troll Tweets X.

This Dmitri animated by Barnes isn’t the Shostakovich whose music I know.

In 1908…

In 1908 Mahler (48) made his Metropolitan Opera debut in New York with Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde (Jan. 1), wrote Das Lied von der Erde, and premiered his Seventh in Prague (Sep. 19).

In 1908…

In 1908 Mahler (48) made his Metropolitan Opera debut in New York with Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde (Jan. 1), wrote Das Lied von der Erde, and premiered his Seventh in Prague (Sep. 19).

Shostakovich & Schubert: An Odd Coupling?

Two string quartet concerts at Zankel Hall in October: the Belcea Quartet and the Danish String Quartet.

Shostakovich & Schubert: An Odd Coupling?

Two string quartet concerts at Zankel Hall in October: the Belcea Quartet and the Danish String Quartet.