Classical 101 Archives For: April 16, 2012
Above: The Escher String Quartet performs the first movement of Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in A minor, Op. 13. With regular appearances on major concert series and music festivals around the U.S. and Europe and an acclaimed discography, the Escher String Quartet has been hailed as one of today’s finest string quartets. Win tickets to hear [...]
You love holiday music…how many time do YOU listen to the same recording?
Because of the association of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with Christmas, I like to think of this particular example of Bachian musical recycling as re-gifting – Bach’s sharing again and again the incomparable gift he had to offer the world.