Originally posted on AIM – Adventures in Music:
If one was to shortlist the seminal musical works of the 20th century, Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians (1974-76) would certainly assume its rightful position alongside such game-changing scores as Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du printemps (1911-13/1947) and Olivier Messiaen’s Turangalîla-Symphonie (1946-48). Rooted in solid sonorous…
BBC Radio Scotland’s rumoured plan to axe a huge swathe of its specialist music programming has now been confirmed. A news exclusive this week by the Scotsman’s arts correspondent Brian Ferguson extracted a response from the press office at Pacific Quay that neither denied BBC Scotland’s intentions nor offered a convincing argument for the controversial… BBC … More BBC Music Show Cuts — VoxCarnyx
Theatre Royal, Glasgow This is absolute fresh territory for Scottish Opera. Osvaldo Golijov’s Ainadamar: the Fountain of Tears may claim itself an opera, and by literal definition it is, but that is perhaps to diminish the uniqueness with which it eschews idiomatic purity, embracing most notably the hypnotic charisma of Spanish flamenco dancing, the laid-back… Scottish … More Scottish Opera / Ainadamar — VoxCarnyx
Pianist Christopher Baxter has recorded a selection of my piano pieces and posted them as an album on You Tube:
Film City, Govan Town Hall It’s often said that the test of a new piece is not so much its premiere as its revival as a second performance. 32 more words Glasgow Barons / Whistlebinkies — VoxCarnyx
Enjoy this one hour concert of traditional music from this 2021 festival in Aberdeenshire, Scotland UK !
American composer Amy Beach’s significant contribution to the solo piano repertoire is finally beginning to receive the recognition and popularity it deserves. This collection offers ten intermediate to advanced solo pieces selected from across Beach’s long career by Gail Smith. Let’s take a look… Piano Music of Amy Beach — Pianodao
Originally posted on nordicviola:
The end of May saw Nordic Viola playing together under the same roof for the first time since March 2020! And what a way to start, bringing our new commission, “Aud” by Linda Buckley, to life for the first time as we recorded “Sagas and Seascapes” for Orkney International Science Festival…
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