Monday, June 02, 2014
By Hannis Brown : Q2 Music
On "Kosmos," a new compilation of Peter Eötvös's music for piano and percussion, the Hungarian composer draws inspiration from his heroes Béla Bartók and Frank Zappa. Stream the full album all this week.
Monday, April 29, 2013
"A Walking Fire," Brooklyn Rider’s new recording, expertly manages to draw on the folk music roots of Romania, Hungary and Persia in a way that feels authentic, fresh and kitsch-free.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The Attacca Quartet recently released its debut album of John Adams's complete string quartets with a performance featuring the composer himself. Listen to their Mixtape, featuring the ensembles favorite string quartet listening for long car rides.
Saturday, March 17, 2012
From Mozart to Bartok, there’s a long tradition of music about nighttime. We’ll hear some contemporary works that suggest the darkness, the stillness, the unsettled dreams and mixed emotions that people associate with the night. Hear works by John Corigliano, George Crumb, Brian Eno, Raphael Mostel, and others.