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Faust: BBC Sessions +

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A whole legion of young hipsters have tuned in to post-rock bands like Tortoise and Stereolab. And a thriving community of musicians in Chicago (and elsewhere) have turned toward this sound, combining elements of rock and jazz with electronic music. While there's a lot of great music coming out today, it's important to take a step back and see where it all got started.

Look into Kraut rock and you'll find the answers. Distinctively German in origin, this movement had ...

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A New Recording of Schumann's Scenes from Faust

A New Recording of Schumann's Scenes from Faust

Source: Gapplegate Music Review by Grego Edwards

Classical music acolytes will know that Robert Schumann (1810-1856) fashioned a cornerstone of the romantic era repertoire primarily via his four symphonies, his concerto for piano and the one for cello, his lieder, his solo piano music and his chamber works. Compositions for vocal soloists, choir and orchestra are rather few and for the most part underperformed. So when a new recording of his Scenes from Goethe's Faust (2-CD Naxos 8.572430-31) becomes available, it is an occasion. The version at ...



Maria Faust Groups New Release "Warrior Horse"

Maria Faust Groups New Release "Warrior Horse"

Source: Michael Ricci

Maria Faust Group was formed in 2005 by Maria Faust, Estonian saxophonist and composer, during her studies at the music conservatory in Esbjerg. The group is currently based in Copenhagen and has become one of the strongest jazz acts on the Danish music scene. Maria Faust's music is multi-faceted and has elements of classical music as well as Estonian folk music, pop and rock. The music is also influenced by the concept of free improvisation and the composer likes to ...

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The Faust Tapes

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BBC Sessions +

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