From an early age Max Bruch had enjoyed the ideal conditions for becoming a composer: his family had considerable cultural awareness and gave him all the support he needed. He had already composed not only a (lost) symphony but a significant proportion of his chamber music while still a student. The two youthful String Quartets Op.9 in C minor and Op.10 in E major show a Romantic exuberance poured into classic and classical moulds. The members of the ISOS Quartet — Isabelle van Keulen, Katharine Gowers, Vladimir Mendelssohn and Imke Frank — know each other from several important summer festivals as Lockenhaus and Kuhmo. As their CD debut, they recorded both string quartets by Max Bruch exclusively for Koch International Schwann.
La censura prussiana giudicò questo libro «troppo assurdo per essere pericoloso». Marx e Engels, invece, lo considerarono sufficientemente pericoloso per dedicargli più di trecento pagine persecutorie della Ideologia tedesca. Nietzsche non lo nominò mai, ma confessò a un’amica di temere che un giorno lo avrebbero accusato di aver plagiato Stirner. Da più di un secolo le storie della filosofia lo definiscono «famigerato». In breve: L’unico è l’opera più scandalosa e inaccettabile della filosofia moderna. …
With its bell-curve-like flow of ascending and descending beats the amazing Max.Chillroom will personally escort you on your own mind-opening journey. Max.Chillroom has all new tracks from the absolute finest international artists working the fast-growing chill-out scene. This is the first mainstream distributed and supported CD from this genre. The first in a series of chill-out compilations offers eleven exclusive new tracks from the cream of the global chill community. Produced by Lloyd Barde, the tracks were culled from artists all around the globe. Discover just how far this genre has progressed with this cutting edge collection of all new tracks. Plan to move and groove to the fabulously well-carved beats that pave the way for what will prove to be a timeless disc of masterfully chilled tracks. Aes Dana, Bluetech, Sounds From the Ground, Vataff Project and more.
Other than a trio set with the legendary pianist Hasaan Ibn Ali, this set was Max Roach's only recording as a leader during 1963-67. Three of the six numbers ("Nommo," "St. Louis Blues" and "In the Red") find Roach heading a group that includes trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, altoist James Spaulding, pianist Ronnie Mathews, bassist Jymie Merritt and, on "St. Louis Blues," Roland Alexander on soprano. Their music is essentially advanced hard-bop with a generous amount of space taken up by Roach's drum solos. The other three selections ("The Drum Also Waltzes," "Drums Unlimited" and "For Big Sid") are unaccompanied features for Max Roach and because of the melodic and logically-planned nature of his improvisations, they continually hold on to one's attention.