July 12, 2016
Falsche Welt, dir trau Ich nicht BWV 52 - J. S. Bach - Gächinger Kantorei, Helmut Rilling
Keyboard Sonata in B-flat Major Wq. 54/4 - C.P.E. Bach - Miklos Spanyi
Segmented, like a puppet.
Keyboard Sonata in E Major Hob. XVI.31 - Haydn - Christine Schornsheim
My long-time collaborator Aaron Keyt wrote a Sonata a few years ago that uses this as its measure-by-measure basis for pitch collection roil. As an analysis, it can be heard as an abstraction that maps pitch-content without also mapping interval content. Interestingly, the sense of narrative also remains, but in absurdist vein, i.e. a narrative without content. Christine plays it on a multi-keyboard harpsichord.
July 13, 2016
Le Nozze di Figaro Act III - Mozart - New Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
Symphony in B-flat Major Op. 60 (#4) - Beethoven - Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Bruno Walter
Less a drama than a location, a locale, a here in which to apprehend the time.
Time as place. Now as here. Here as now.
In Session at the Tintinabulary
Gradus 293 - Neal Kosály-Meyer
The rungs go by so quickly here.