In the final of our four-part series, Paul Lewis discusses and performs the third of Schubert’s Drei Klavierstücke – D946
Welcome to Telling Stories: music and essays. We normally just go by Telling Stories, and we’re a troupe of professional classical musicians and writers who are working to make music and literature a little more fun.
For your education and edification, to weed out the undesirables from our community; the teenagers and the Dicks, and to keep everything clean and unsullied by grotesque graffiti, spit and skateboarding, I offer you this purely Classic show full of Classical Music written by Classical Men of classical age. Well. Some of these pieces were written during the last century, so it’s still in keeping with the theme of the show. This, solemn, serious classical show. Enjoy, and keep your hands to yourselves.
Dan Visconti reminds us that sometimes, to get a lot done, we need to do a bit of nothing first.
Rob Deemer wonders if it’s possible to keep up with all the great music being created today. We wonder if it matters.
Do tailcoats make concerts special, or do they add to classical music’s PR woes?
We think Twitter and other new media platforms are changing the world and the arts. Chloe Veltman is skeptical.
Curio II” from Organ Book III (1977-8) by William Albright