Monthly Archives: December 2003
A Charles Ives survey of recordings site is on line, including a works list, recommendations, FAQ, and more.
Soon to launch is a new site dedicated to providing the music of Peter Maxwell-Davies: Initially, the site will offer twenty five recordings of Peter Maxwell Davies’s music for purchase at low unit costs. This number will be increased continually, … Continue reading
Julliard will host an Ives festival the last week in January, free to the public. The shows will span several days and feature some of his lesser known compositions.
What would the new year be without the inevitable top ten lists? Here’s a rather unique one, a list of 2003’s best modern classical, in the eyes of one writer. Interesting stuff.
Take a look at a recent account of a performance of Stockhausen’s Goldstaub. The piece requires that the performer not eat for the 4 days previous. Don’t try this at home.
Magma is offering a web-based press book featuring copies of and links to articles, historical features on Magma and Christian Vander, news, tourdates, and more. For those who have to know, the latest dates are: FEVRIER / FEBRUARY 7 – … Continue reading
The first volume of a series of 20th century classical has been released in a 3CD set, featuring performances by the Vienna Philharmonic from 1951 on. Check out Andante for a review.