Surprised by Beauty CD: A Bouquet Of Flowers From Bohuslav Martinů

In Bob Reilly’s “listener’s guide to the recovery of modern music”, Surprised by Beauty, his chapter on Martinů has always been a favorite. It endeared and properly introduced a composer to me whom I had wanted to get to know but hadn’t gotten a personal introduction to, yet. I can’t say that it was love-at-first … More Surprised by Beauty CD: A Bouquet Of Flowers From Bohuslav Martinů

Bohuslav Martinů – Recommended Recordings

Recordings of Martinů have exploded over the last 15, 20 years, leaving the intrepid Martinů-explorer with an embarrassment of riches to choose from. The Symphonies A magician is needed to conjure the magic in Martinů’s music. Martinů is such an idiosyncratic composer that the right performance is vital to bringing out its special character. Czech … More Bohuslav Martinů – Recommended Recordings