Lucas Debargue on the magical music of Miłosz Magin

The French pianist, joined by Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica, has recorded an album of the Polish composer, an album he’s called ‘Żal’ Lucas Debargue, who shot to fame during the 2015 International Tchaikovsky Competition where he took fourth prize, but totally stole the audience’s hearts, and shortly after was signed by Sony Classical. ‘Żal’ […]

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THE SORROWS:

AllMusic Review by Mark Deming  [-] Though they were little known in the United States (where none of their recordings were ever released), the Sorrows were one of the more interesting acts to rise from the British Beat scene of the 1960s.With their unabashed force, the Sorrows were in a league with the Kinks and […]

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EHNES QUARTET: Beethoven: String Quartet No. 13, Op. 130 & Grosse Fuge, Op. 133

AllMusic Review by James Manheim  [-] Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 13 in B flat major, Op. 130, is textually knotty in a way that few other Beethoven works are. Beethoven originally ended the work with the radical Grosse Fuge, Op. 133, heard at the end of this program by the Ehnes Quartet. It mystified audiences, […]

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OSIBISA: Howard Popeck interviews Gregg Kofi Brown: Lead vocals, bass, guitar, compos. Part 1 of 3 – in the recording studio

Hi Gregg. Thank you so much for agreeing to this. So jumping right in … Q: Where do your affections lie; is it vinyl, CD, Radio, live gigs? A. Playing live is my passion. It’s the one thing I missed during the pandemic, although I was able to record some live performances for social media. […]

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