The Rehearsal Studio
A place to exercise ideas before writing about them with greater discipline.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Hans Knappertsbusch’s Bruckner on Profil
Anton Bruckner with his Order of Franz Joseph medal (photograph by Otto Schmidt, from Wikimedia Commons , public domain ). A little l...
Tommy Emmanuel will Return to Dynamite Guitars
Finger-picking guitarists Tommy Emmanuel and John Knowles (courtesy of the Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts) Those who regular...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Sacred Music on Beethoven’s Birthday
Having established that the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players will be celebrating the birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven with music t...
Handel’s Best-Known Opera Aria in Context
About a month ago Deutsche Grammophon (DG) released a three-CD album of George Frideric Handel’s HWV 40 opera Serse (usually better known ...
Monday, December 10, 2018
Yuja Wang’s Mostly Russian Recital in Berlin
from the Amazon.com Web page for this recording At the end of last month, Deutsche Grammophon released its latest recording of Chine...
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