Tag Archives: Composers

Skandalkonzert vindicated?

A post on the website Artlark, “Skandalkonzert: The Battle for Modernism,” describes a riot that had classical concertgoers in Vienna battling amongst themselves in the pits and with the musicians and the even the composers. Pieces by Schonberg, Weber and … Continue reading

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Beauty plays the piano

As I’m pulled more and more under the influence of the musical blog of Kaz, YouTube videos of performances by the composers he highlights enchant me with greater and greater frequency. Here I offer his post on Franz Liszt, the … Continue reading

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