The Lebrecht Album of the Week is a pair of peak-period Henze rarities, ‘otherworldly pieces, rich in references to a forgotten age and its leisurely pace.’
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I find it more interesting to hear what his fellow composers would say about him.
I find I NEVER miss him, let alone his ‘music’!
Ha! I did like the Rattle recording of his 7th Symphony.
Going through the complete DG recordings collection. Remarkably varied body of work. Covers the whole range from Berg to Orff.
his last operas were a bore, a big bore
Considering the bunch of nonsensical noise british composers write now a days, Hans Werner Henze was and still is a late-romantic expressionist and a master of clarity….
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