Susan Tomes in Bantry House - June, 2001
from Visiting Ireland: West Cork Chamber Music Festival, Bantry, June 2001, pages 100-101:
Our Beethoven is the last item in a programme whose first half consists of contemporary music. After the searching, dislocated quality of the modern music, Beethoven suddenly seems a) old, and b) new. One becomes aware of the modernity of his radical ideas, and yet also of his deep affirmative embrace of the style of this own time. He rests in it and affirms it. How diverse everything is now! National styles, post-modernism, pop, club, world music, minimalism, ethnic links and so on. Certainly Beethoven wasn't asking himself the plethora of questions that today's composers are asking: Shall… more >>
Susan Tomes, Visiting Ireland: West Cork Chamber Music Festival, Bantry, June 2001. In Beyond the notes : journeys with chamber music (Woodbridge, 2004), p. 100-101. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1403374987747 accessed: 22 November, 2017
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Piano Trio in B flat, op. 97 'The Archduke'
written by Ludwig van Beethoven
|performed by Florestan Trio|
|Listening Environment||indoors, in private, in the company of others|
An evening experience.