Friday, July 13, 2012

Feeling the pulse and race of classical music


Quite a bit of heat about Candace Allen’s new book Soul Music: The Pulse and Race of Music. So a little light is needed and hopefully this will be provided by the musician seen above. Because the good news is that John McLaughlin Williams - someone who has first hand experience of the pulse and race of music - will be reviewing the book for On An Overgrown Path. John’s review will appear later in the summer as he is currently heavily involved in producing a new performing edition of Karl Weigl’s Violin Concerto for a recording by other artists. More on Mahler’s forgotten assistant here.

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1 comment:

Pliable said...

JMW tells me - Regarding Weigl, I've placed many archival performances of his music in the downloads section of the site Unsung Composers (with the permission of the Weigl family), which is an enthusiast site. There are many things there few have heard, and they are available without charge. You can peruse the site without registering, but you just have to register to be able to download files. There is a startling array of treasures there, all commercially unavailable.

http://www.unsungcomposers.com/forum/