Organ Sonata No.4, BWV 528, II: Andante [Adagio] (Transcription for Piano)

On Sundays, I often cruise around the Deutsche Grammophon YouTube channel. It’s a label I was reasonably familiar with when I was buying a lot of records and even CDs in the 1970s and 80s. The channel has many superb pieces that I’ve posted about, like Rufus Wainwright’s “A Woman’s Face (Sonnet 20)” and someContinue reading “Organ Sonata No.4, BWV 528, II: Andante [Adagio] (Transcription for Piano)”

Flight from the City

In case you’re following here and wondering… no, today’s post isn’t a continuation of the holiday theme I mentioned yesterday. Browsing the Deutsche Grammophon record label’s YouTube channel this morning, I came across a lovely piano and string ensemble piece. “Flight from the City” is the opening track from Orphée, the tenth and final solo album byContinue reading “Flight from the City”

A Model of the Universe (from the film, The Theory of Everything)

This week’s classical Sunday piece comes from the soundtrack for the film The Theory of Everything, the story of Stephen and Jane Hawking. The score was written by Jóhann Jóhannsson, who died in 2018 at the age of 48. He had composed soundtracks for numerous films; among others are Arrival, Prisoners, Sicario, and Mary Magdalene.Continue reading “A Model of the Universe (from the film, The Theory of Everything)”