In case you missed it
#63 • 06.07.2017
Why that matters in issue #63.
#67 • 03.08.2017
The musical realms of Elizabeth A. Baker.
#23 • 15.09.2016
Bibliophilia, secrecy, Valium, and the world’s most important collection of contemporary music manuscripts.
#12 • 16.06.2016
Herbert von Karajan and Arthur Honegger’s “Symphonie Liturgique.”
#20 • 11.08.2016
Early music specialist Reinhard Goebel still knows best.
#36 • 15.12.2016
Janáček’s “Jenůfa” and the politics of forgiveness.
Video of the Week
A Libretto by Wolfgang Hildesheimer
In issue #83, Volker Hagedorn revisits the work of writer and Mozart biographer Wolfgang Hildesheimer. Perhaps Hildesheimer’s unique understanding of music was informed by his hands-on work with it; he wrote the libretto for this opera “Das Ende einer Welt” (“The End of a World”) by Hans Werner Henze, who also narrates the words in the performance.
Audio of the Week
More of the Same
If you think Zack Ferriday’s experience of listening to a single movement of Mozart for three and a half hours was a fluke, try this: two hours of just “Gymnopédie No. 1” repeated over and over.