Timothy McCormack : music on a geologic scale

Timothy McCormack's music centers on the idea that sound has mass and is experienced as a physical object. His work also aims to create intimate social environments which prioritize communication, listening and responsibility towards one another. He has been commissioned by ensembles and organizations such as Ensemblekollektiv Berlin, the ELISION Ensemble, the JACK Quartet, musikFabrik, the … Continue reading Timothy McCormack : music on a geologic scale

Brahms violin sonatas receive fine performances in new recording : Tetzlaff & Vogt

Recently, the question was posed on a popular online music discussion forum: “What are your eight favorite chamber works?”  My answer was that I could easily answer the query using only works by Johannes Brahms.  Brahms was a master of chamber music and wrote more than one work in all of the traditional forms: instrumental … Continue reading Brahms violin sonatas receive fine performances in new recording : Tetzlaff & Vogt

Mieczysław Weinberg’s music for violin and piano in a new recording

Although Mieczysław Weinberg spent most of his life in the Soviet Union and was somewhat “appropriated” by the local music community, he considered himself a Polish Jew. He was born in Warsaw in 1919. His family came to Poland from the territory of the present-day Moldova and settled down in the city, whose population, at … Continue reading Mieczysław Weinberg’s music for violin and piano in a new recording