Tag: Beethoven

Premiere: Christian Löffler Reworks Beethoven for Deutsche Grammophon

Christian Löffler has reworked four Beethoven tracks from original 1920s recordings of his pieces.The release, which comes through Deutsche Grammophon, comes as the world celebrates the 250th anniversary of the birth of Beethoven. Invited by the German label, Löffler set about reworking the four tracks earlier this year. While many musicians might have trembled at the task, Löffler began to work his way through the recordings and searching for connections with his own sound. “I was just following my ears choosing them. I was searching for parts that really caught my attention,” says Löffler. “I was jamming on my synths or on ... Read more

Henrik Schwarz, Martin Buttrich, Mr. Scruff Remix Classical Composers For New Compilation

A handful of the world’s most talented electronic musicians have come together to remix some of the world’s greatest classical composers. Mr. Scruff, Henrik Schwarz, Kate Simko, Fort Romeau, Patrice Bamuel, Martin Buttrich, and Starkley are amongst the artists featured, remixing the likes of Bach, Beethoven, and Rachmaninov on Re:works EP 1. As the lines between classical and electronic music continue to blur, bringing compatibility to seemingly disparate genres, this opening doors to new avenues of musical exploration. See also: Henrik Schwarz Invites You To Remix The Romantic Revolution Ranging from the experimental to the more recognisable 4/4 structures of ... Read more