The virtuoso Krystian Zimerman is joined by the famous (or infamous to some) Pierre Boulez in this recording to perform the two piano concertos by Maurice Ravel. 228 more words
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Where We Have Been: Movement I – childlike fun. Movement II – more of the same, but with the creepy spectre of fiddling death overshadowing things. 364 more words
Where We’ve Been: Movement I – Child-like ice-skating. Movement II – the creepy violin of death.
Mahler wrote a few heart-stoppingly beautiful slow movements. (The Mahler 5 fourth movement is probably the most famous.) In my opinion, this one is his second-most beautiful. 699 more words
Classical music shall be accessible for everybody. The new platform IDAGIO offers an easy-to-use service for performers and audiences which could be a revolution for the distribution of classical music. 145 more words
Apologies: I have been a bit side-tracked of late and thus it has been a longer gap between movements than I would have hoped. That might partly have been to do with the launch of the… 433 more words
Mahler sets the tone in this opening movement of the Mahler 4, which probably constitutes one of the cutesiest things he ever wrote. But, as we’ve already said, that’s an illusion ,because everything is designed to sound 655 more words