This recent Schlippenbach Trio recording comes close on the heels of the last, at least in comparison to the lengthy gaps between their previous meetings of past decades. A natural question rests in whether it stands out substantially in the group’s existing corpus? Arguable metaphors abound, but one that keeps cropping up in my cranium [...]
With Al’s Boulez pointer, and Joe’s Improvisation article, I thought it might be interesting to explore further the point at which these two disciplines intersect.
There is a complex relationship in European art music, between the influence of the composer, conductor and orchestra on the interpretation of a piece of music. To what extent does the [...]