Entries from November 2010

246 :: 26 November 2010 :: Sylvano Bussotti

November 26th, 2010 · No Comments

   Sylvano Bussotti (1931-): Ragramma (from Il Catalogo e Questo)  1988 Orch Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Arturo Tamayo, cond Timpani Records 2C2114 (2009) Pianobar pour Phedre (from Le Racine, 1980) Piano transcription by Yvar Mikhashoff Mikashoff, piano. Mode 154/55 (2006) Lorenzaccio Symphony (1972) North German Symphony Orch, Giuseppe Sinopoli cond DG 437739 (1978) Rara Requiem (excerpt […]

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245 :: 19 November 2010 :: Boulez/Górecki

November 20th, 2010 · No Comments

     Pierre Boulez: …explosante-fixe…  (1993) Ensemble Intercontemporain, Pierre Boulez, cond DG 445833 (1995) Henryk Górecki : Already It Is Dusk (String Quartet #1 – 1988) Kronos Quartet – Nonesuch 9 79319 (1993)  Henryk Górecki died last week in Poland at the age of 76. He was one of Poland’s leading composers of the late 20th […]

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244 :: 12 November 2010 :: Violin!

November 12th, 2010 · No Comments

   VIOLIN Witold Lutoslawski: Partita for violin and orchestra 1988 Fujiko Imajishi, violin; New Music Concerts Ensemble, Lutoslawski cond. Naxos 8.572450 (1994/2010) Mari Kimura: Vitessimo (2007); Clone Barcarolle (2009); for Augmented Violin Mutable 17542 (2010) Iannis Xenakis: Mikka (1971) Irvine Arditti . Disques Montaigne 782005 (1992) Witold Lutoslawski: Chain 2 (1985) Fujiko Imajishi, violin; New […]

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243 :: 5 November 2010 :: Berio 85

November 5th, 2010 · No Comments

Tonight we remember Italian composer Luciano Berio, one of the important musicians to emerge from post-WW2 Europe. He would have been 85 a few weeks ago (October 24th). Sequenza 3  (1965) Cathy Berberian    Philips 426662 (1970) (There is a scholarly paper about this and other Berio/Berberian collaborations here, and you can find a copy of […]

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