Sunday, January 23, 2011

free with tempi

Cuba Gallery: Butterfly / color / nature / macro / photography
Photo by CubaGallery
In an age before mechanical repetition, before constant noise, before continuous acceleration, did people have a different sense of time? Pianists today are nowhere as free with tempi, as improvisatory yet structured, as subtle.

Shirley Apthorp in the Financial Times writing about Chasing the Butterfly, new recordings of Grieg -- that rely on old takes by Grieg.

1 comment:

Lisa said...

Very interesting. I wonder how long most people spend writing a comment on a blog? : )

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