Via Roger Evans.
Chapter 14 of Wagnerism is nearly done. We give thanks for John Milius and Francis Ford Coppola.
New publications of interest.
Bethany Beardslee and Minna Proctor, I Sang the Unsingable: My Life in Twentieth-Century Music (Boydell and Brewer)
Celia Applegate, The Necessity of Music: Variations on a German Theme (University of Toronto Press)
Ijoma Mangold, Das deutsche Krokodil: Meine Geschichte (Rowolt)
Music & Literature No. 8: Éric Chevillard, Unsuk Chin, Mark Turner
Oxford Keynotes: Annegret Fauser on Appalachian Spring, Tim Carter on Carousel, Kevin Karnes on Tubula Rasa, Alexander Rehding on Beethoven’s Ninth, Walter Frisch on “Over the Rainbow”
New and recent releases of interest.
— Nicholas Deyoe, Finally, the cylindrical voids tapping along, 1560, Lied/Lied, Immer wieder, Lullaby 6 “for Duane”; WasteLAnd, Ashley Walters, Aperture Duo, Batya MacAdam-Somer, Stephanie Aston (Populist)
— Sweet Anxiety: Ashley Walters plays music of Deyoe, Berio, Schweinitz, Wadada Leo Smith, Andrew McIntosh (Populist)
— Mozart, Requiem; René Jacobs conducting the IAS Kammerchor and Freiburger Barockorchester, with Sophie Karthäuser, Marie-Claude Chappuis, Maximilian Schmitt, Johannes Weisser (Harmonia Mundi, Nov. 3)
— Sciarrino, Complete Works for Violin and Viola; Marco Fusi (Stradivarius)
— Passage: works of Trapani, Iannotta, Yukiko Watanabe, Magdaleno, Filidei; Longleash (New Focus)
— Sibelius, Piano Music; Leif Ove Andsnes (Sony)
— Wadada Leo Smith, Solo Reflections and Meditations on Monk (TUM)
— Crazy Girl Crazy: Berio, Sequenza III; Berg, Lulu Suite, Gershwin, Girl Crazy Suite; Barbara Hannigan singing and conducting the Ludwig Orchestra (Alpha)
“A kind of Schengen zone of scholarship now exists among historians and musicologists, where people cross disciplinary borders without hindrance yet remain conscious of differences in language, custom, knowledge, and ways of going about their work.”
— Celia Applegate, The Necessity of Music: Variations on a German Theme (University of Toronto Press)