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Alex Ross
Music critic of The New Yorker, author of The Rest Is Noise and Listen to This. Blog:
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Alex Ross 4h
Replying to @LeoJCarey
Notable is the rhythmic bite Denk brings to the final two movements, which can seem anticlimactic. The rag set seems to give inspiration.
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Alex Ross 4h
Via , a marvelous Jeremy Denk recital from Duisburg: Bach, Schubert, and a ragtime set (around 26:00)
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Alex Ross 6h
Yes, excellent music!
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Alex Ross 6h
Another Neeme Järvi recording, of Strauss's spellbinding Dehmel setting Notturno, with the and Linda Finnie:
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Alex Ross 6h
Replying to @fendermac
That's extremely kind of you to say—thank you so much!
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Alex Ross 7h
Replying to @fendermac
Ach! Here is an Estonian ensemble playing the same stretch of music:
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Alex Ross 7h
Replying to @alexrossmusic
And while we're on the topic of staggering symphonic endings conducted by Neeme Järvi:
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Alex Ross 8h
Replying to @alexrossmusic
After one train-wreck episode, Järvi won the orchestra's hearts by smiling ironically and saying, "Now, once more—with nuance!"
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Alex Ross 8h
Replying to @alexrossmusic
A CSO musician told me that their brilliant Schmidt was preceded by disastrous rehearsals. To cut to the good bit:
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Alex Ross 8h
Happy to have another recording of Franz Schmidt's 2nd, with its glorious coda, tho Bychkov/VPO sound a bit sluggish next to Järvi/Chicago.
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Alex Ross 13h
"The men kicked people lying on the ground and put a woman in a chokehold just a mile from the White House."
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Alex Ross May 25
My mistake! Here they are sorted in descending order of unpopularity:
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Alex Ross May 25
Replying to @LOGS_Lewes
I don't suppose there are any graduates of Lewes Old Grammar School () who might have witnessed this singular event?
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Alex Ross May 25
News to me: R. D. Hames claims to have given the first complete performance of Vexations in 1958, when he was 13:
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Alex Ross May 25
Replying to @boulezian
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Mark Berry May 25
Dress code: Hegel
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Alex Ross May 25
Replying to @seatedovation
Nota bene: "Slatkin" contains "Satin"
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Alex Ross May 24
Replying to @terryteachout
"I don't know, I've never furtwängled."
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John Dingell May 24
Replying to @JohnDingell
If you think he sounds like an unsavory fellow, the 250 idiots just like him in Congress have voted to take health care away from millions.
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Alex Ross May 24
Flashback to 2013: Angela Merkel gives Pope Francis a Furtwängler box set and three volumes of Hölderlin.
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