Posts Tagged: colin stetson

ACL 2016: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

The last album we reviewed this year ended up being the best ~ in light of the title, a fitting end.  Our cover image is taken from its lead video; the actress seems to be giving the album a closer listen.

ACL 2016: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

The last album we reviewed this year ended up being the best ~ in light of the title, a fitting end.  Our cover image is taken from its lead video; the actress seems to be giving the album a closer listen.

ACL 2016: Top Ten Modern Composition

This year’s most competitive category overflows with life, even though some of its subject matter is death.  This is a golden era for modern composition, which borrows from its ancestors in classical music but pushes it forward for newer generations.

ACL 2016: Top Ten Modern Composition

This year’s most competitive category overflows with life, even though some of its subject matter is death.  This is a golden era for modern composition, which borrows from its ancestors in classical music but pushes it forward for newer generations.

Colin Stetson ~ Sorrow: a reimagining of Gorecki’s 3rd Symphony

Where were you in 1992?  Many of our readers weren’t born yet.  But older readers will remember the strange surge of Polish composer Henryk Górecki as his third symphony topped the classical charts, sold a million copies and crashed into the

Colin Stetson ~ Sorrow: a reimagining of Gorecki’s 3rd Symphony

Where were you in 1992?  Many of our readers weren’t born yet.  But older readers will remember the strange surge of Polish composer Henryk Górecki as his third symphony topped the classical charts, sold a million copies and crashed into the

ACL 2015: Top Ten Modern Composition

The loveliest sounds of the year are found right here.  With a tender approach and attention to detail, these composers mine the spectrum of emotions to produce works of gravity and grace. Once upon a time, we called this music

ACL 2015: Top Ten Modern Composition

The loveliest sounds of the year are found right here.  With a tender approach and attention to detail, these composers mine the spectrum of emotions to produce works of gravity and grace. Once upon a time, we called this music

Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld ~ Never were the way she was

It’s a lovely thing when two solo artists mesh – in this instance, saxophonist / clarinetist Colin Stetson and violinist Sarah Neufeld.  Each artist is coming off an artistic triumph (Stetson’s New History Warfare series and Neufeld’s solo debut Hero Brother), and each has developed a solid

Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld ~ Never were the way she was

It’s a lovely thing when two solo artists mesh – in this instance, saxophonist / clarinetist Colin Stetson and violinist Sarah Neufeld.  Each artist is coming off an artistic triumph (Stetson’s New History Warfare series and Neufeld’s solo debut Hero Brother), and each has developed a solid

ACL 2013: Sound Propositions

To be honest, I always find myself resisting these end of year celebrations. For starters, the year ends on December 31, so if nothing else I need the time to even begin to reflect at all properly on the preceding

ACL 2013: Sound Propositions

To be honest, I always find myself resisting these end of year celebrations. For starters, the year ends on December 31, so if nothing else I need the time to even begin to reflect at all properly on the preceding