Le Sacre at 16

In 1929, the first two gramophone recordings of Le Sacre du Printemps were released back-to-back: one conducted by Pierre Monteux, the other by the composer himself. Comparative listening to these two recordings is highly instructive….

…is THIS thing on?

Hello world!  New blog here.  (I saved the postings from the old one and will restore them here at some point.) Briefly, I am a composer, which means that I am horribly opinionated and don’t…