Monday, July 1, 2013


Sturm und Drang alternating with Meerfraulied, culminating in a most Macabre Minuet. When you listen patiently, you can hear how the simple opening motif goes through literally dozens of transformations: punctuating cellos and double bass during the first, Tristan und Isolde-esque orchestral section; highlighting the orchestra in the woodwinds during the second; set into multiple times, and keys; ultimately exploding into free form fantasies...