By Shelly Berg
By Shelly Berg
By Jack Isenhour
When George Jones recorded "He Stopped Loving Her this present day" greater than thirty years in the past, he was once a jogging catastrophe. dual addictions to medications and alcohol had him consuming Jim Beam via the case and snorting cocaine so long as he used to be wakeful. prior to it used to be over, Jones will be bankrupt, homeless, and an unwilling sufferer at an Alabama psychological establishment. in the course of all this chaos, mythical manufacturer Billy Sherrill-the guy who found Tammy Wynette and cowrote "Stand by way of Your Man"-would by some means coax the functionality of a life-time out of the mercurial Jones. the end result used to be a rustic masterpiece.
He Stopped Loving Her Today, the tale at the back of the making of the tune frequently voted the simplest state tune ever via either critics and lovers, bargains an summary of kingdom music's origins and a look for the music's elusive Holy Grail: authenticity. The schizoid backside line-even even though nation tune is undeniably a department of the make think international of express biz, to fanatics and students alike, authenticity is still the final word degree of the music's power.
By Henry Purcell
By Ray LaMontagne,Pariah Dogs
By Carmen Pardo Salgado
By Robert Adlington
Featuring new archival learn and/or interviews with major figures of the interval in every one bankruptcy, Sound Commitments will attract researchers and complicated scholars within the fields of post-war tune, cultures of the Sixties, and the avant-garde, in addition to to an educated common readership.
By John Mayer
By Franz Liszt
The top-rated pianist-composer of his day, Franz Liszt unselfishly promoted the works of his fellow composers via his marvelous piano transcriptions in their song. between his such a lot encouraged contributions to the literature have been his mythical transcriptions of Franz Schubert's songs.
This quantity — the 3rd and final in Dover's renowned sequence of Liszt-Schubert track transcriptions — comprises Schubert's entire Schwanengesang (Swan Song), together with "Abschied," "Am Meer," "Das Fischermädchen," "Ständchen" (the world-famous "Serenade"), "Der Doppelganger," and 9 different nice lieder.
Reproduced from tremendous infrequent early variants edited through Liszt himself, those brilliant transcriptions hold all of the lyric attractiveness and emotional intensity of Schubert's unique track, but replicate Liszt's incomparable mastery of the tough artwork of transcription from the unique medium of voice and piano to that of solo piano. A modestly priced choice of hard-to-find treasures of nineteenth century literature, those certain facsimile reproductions could be prized by way of pianists and all enthusiasts of good music.