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Uri Caine: The Classical Variations

Read "The Classical Variations" reviewed by Stuart Broomer

The Classical Variations is, in effect, a commemoration of Uri Caine's decade-long series of ambitious and sometimes idiosyncratic explorations of classical repertoire from Bach to Mahler. It combines previously released selections from Caine's Winter & Winter CDs along with unreleased material. A little more than half the material has appeared in previous releases focused on Beethoven, ...

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Uri Caine: The Classical Variations

Read "The Classical Variations" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

One of the most attractive things about pianist and composer Uri Caine is his creative unpredictability. There are no musical genres he fears and, moreover, fears to combine in the post-provocative eutectoids. Caine's entire career has been characterized by this unpredictability, but he does have his favorite themes. One of those themes is his recasting of ...