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Andras Schiff, Brahms and the Question of Tradition
Much attention and mention is given Sir Andras Schiff's latest remarkable recording of both Brahms’ piano concertos with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Schiff's choice of instrument is a Blüthner grand piano built in Leipzig around 1859, the year in which the first D minor concerto was premiered. Schiff has changed foot in his views on period instruments and the recording can be seen as an ambitious attempt to scrutinize and fully bring out the true characteristics of Brahms' works. Read more >>

Topic: Video Analysis: Scriabin's Vers la Flamme 🔥  (Read 801 times)

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Video Analysis: Scriabin's Vers la Flamme 🔥
on: May 03, 2021, 04:01:16 PM
 Scriabin’s ‘Vers la Flamme’ paints an ecstatic vision of the apocalypse in which the composer's pianistic pyrotechnics, synaesthesia and spiritually all dramatically collide. But what's it all really about? WW1? Climate Change?? Or does the titular 'flame' point to something deeper and more spiritual? Check out my latest video in which I attempt to answer this question…