Reznicek Suites: Curiously Faded, Nicely Played

Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek (1860-1945) presents a puzzle. Obviously talented, his concert music often reveals a curiously faded, tired quality, as though he knew he was working within a tradition on its way out, but perhaps didn’t much care. This is especially true of works such as the Carnaval Suite in the Olden Style (1935), … Continue reading Reznicek Suites: Curiously Faded, Nicely Played