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Boulez: Douze Notations

performed by Pierre-Laurent Aimard, or the first Notation performed by the composer, also below<p>We start off our discussion of the Darmstadt school …

7.7.1860 – 18.5.1911

“I am thrice homeless, as a native of Bohemia in Austria, as an Austrian among Germans, and as a Jew throughout the world. Everywhere an intruder, …

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Arnone plays Babbitt: A double bill

<b></b> <i>(This is an expansion of an earlier post for a concert ultimately postponed due to snowstorm Jonas in January)</i><b>Augustus Arnone performs a double bill</b> …

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Announcement: There’s a Podcast!

So this is something I’ve been wanting to do for a while, and have finally begun and learned how to do, sort of… at least enough for now.<p>Fugue for …

Flute

This pianist learned the wrong concerto, then something incredible happened

30 November 2017, 11:52<p>The time when pianist Maria João Pires learned the wrong Mozart piano concerto has gone down in history as one of classical …

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#morninglistening to #Gluck’s #OrfeoEdEuridice (1774 vers.) on @warnerclassicsus / @warnerclassics w/#PhilippeJaroussky et al.<p>Amazon: …

Don't fly Airberlin. They really hate violins.

Don’t fly Airberlin. They really hate violins.<p>February 21, 2016 by norman lebrecht<p>The airline has decided to claw back the concession it made for a …

Key Igor Stravinsky work found after 100 years

Stephen Walsh, a world expert on the composer, tells how lost score was found in piles of dusty manuscripts

Dvořák: The Water Goblin, Op. 107 (B. 195)

performed by the Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra under Theodore Kuchar, or below with the Polish National Radio Symphony under Antoni Wit<p>This is our …

Alan M在 Apple Podcasts 上的 Podcast《The Fugue for Thought Podcast》

[Viral Now] How to Start Listening to Classical Music and Enjoy It

The love of classical music is not dead; it’s still active in the sense that it is dying. To start listening to classical music, all you ne...<p>A+ …

Debussy: La Mer

performed by The Cleveland Orchestra under Pierre Boulez<p>There is no theory. You merely have to listen. Pleasure is the law.<p>The full French title, for …

On Talent: Is it Enough?

a discussion with the wonderful Mitsuko Uchida<p>This woman is just kind of a musical goddess. Not only do I love everything I’ve heard her play, from …

Flute

Concerts for Newcomers

This article is in preparation for a concert I’ll be attending tomorrow and some things I got to thinking about while preparing to think about …

TSO: Christian Lindberg’s Symphonic Postcard

Who doesn’t love a good premiere?<p>It’s historical. I must say Maestro Lindberg is an outstandingly enthusiastic person, and I bought my ticket for …

Concert Review: NSO’s Two Fourths

No, that’s not a fraction. Well, it is. And so is 12/24, all halves. Intentional? Maybe!<p>The program for the evening, poorly lit.<p>Gunther Herbig was a …

Concert Review: Chicago Symphony in Taipei

It was another one of those two-night concert specials, a foreign ensemble coming to Taipei, but this time one I should have had a much greater …

Sir Simon Rattle on Beethoven: brilliant and perhaps insane

NEW YORK (AP) — For Sir Simon Rattle, Beethoven was, of course, brilliant. And perhaps crazy.<p>How much of the composer's creativity was tied to his …

Mexican Conductor Alondra de la Parra Makes History

Conductor and pianist Alondra de la Parra is in a league of her own. And come next year, when she steps onto the podium as the first female chief conductor and musical director of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, one of Australia’s three largest orchestras, she will live in a more rarefied …

Liszt: Totentanz

played by Nelson Friere and the Munich Philharmonic under Rudolph Kempe<p><b>Music You Can Understand: Part 2</b><p>This is intense. Also, two videos this week. …

Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

<b>Music You Can Understand: Part 4</b><p><i>(I use this title not condescendingly, but to suggest that the featured piece is not one obscured by highbrow</i> …

Erik Satie: Gnossiennes

performed by Jean-Yves Thibaudet<p><b>Music You Can Understand: Part 1</b><p>Eric Satie died 89 years ago this week, and it wasn’t until I saw his name come up on …

Satie: Gymnopédies

performed by Daniel Varsano<p>MYCU: Part 7<p>I’m exhausted. Well, I was when I started writing this as a break from the last few pieces of the German(ic) …

Ravel: Bolero

performed by the London Symphony Orchestra under Claudio Abbado<p>MYCU: Part 6<p>In one swift stroke of genius, I wrote a wonderful post about this piece, …