Let Classical Archives Provide the Listening Track for Your Exploration of the Music of Arnold Schoenberg
Are you reading the new book Schoenberg: Why He Matters by Harvey Sachs?. I am, and it offers fresh perspective on why Schoenberg altered the trajectory of classical music that followed.
But since today is s his birthday, we would like to suggest listening to a great recording we have of his masterpiece for solo piano, Scenes from Childhood (Kinderszenen). We have many recordings you can listen to if you are a member of Classical Archives, but for your listening today we have chosen a wonderful DGG recording by pianist Martha Argerich.
Featured New Release: “An American Rhapsody” from the Calefax Reed Quintet Brings a Rich Selection of American Music for Summer Listening
We predict that if you stream this CD once, it will become part of your regular listening for the summer, for national holidays . . . for anytime you want to listen to something exceptionally good.
The Rachmaninov/Wang pairing seems destined to become one of the most formidable musical partnerships to date, even though they were born 114 years apart.
We Are Proud to Introduce You to “American Dissident,” a New Project and Recording from Pianist Michael Noble
Michael Noble has an intense interest in worthy music that merits wider attention. That could explain why Michael’s first album, “American Dissident,” features political works of music by Frederic Rzewski and Margaret Bonds. “American Dissident” was released in November 2022 and is now available through HearNow.com for listening on several popular streaming platforms.
We have just fallen in love with the most adorable socks ever created for lovers of classical music. They are made by a company named ChattyFeet, and they are the cutest socks we have ever seen.