About links

This section will be sparsely populated. I want you to read my posts! 😆 But every now and then I find first class resources on the internet, a few pearls among a lot of rubbish. They deserve to be linked to this most exciting blog of mine.

Ludwig van Beethoven – The New York Times spoke in 1994 with the US pianist Alfred Brendel about the Beethoven sound.

Boulez – The French newspaper Le Monde wrote an excellent portrait of the French conductor and composer Pierre Boulez, who passed away on January 5, 2016.

Classical music, the future of – The Guardian interviews Luxembourg pianist and composer Francesco Tristano on Bach, politics and the future of classical music. This guy has a message.

Concert etiquette – The US based music critic Tim Mangan wrote a lovely piece about concert etiquette.

Creativity and copyrights – The US pioneer on creating virtual realities gave WIPO an fascinating interview on the dangers of big data, big content, creativity and intellectual property.

Historically informed performance – The online magazine Bachtrack featured an interesting and comprehensive analysis of this approach.

Nikolaus Harnoncourt – The Boston Globe described the legacy of the Austrian conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt, co-founder of the Baroque ensemble Concentus Musicus Wien.

Fanny Mendelssohn – The Guardian published an interesting piece on Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn and her Easter Sonata, a wirk long forgotten and wrongly attributed to her brother Felix.

Weltschmerz – The Guardian has published a stimulating piece on Weltschmerz, a keyword for Romantic composers.