classical music http://kuow.org en Schubert And The Minimalists: Savoring The Journey http://kuow.org/post/schubert-and-minimalists-savoring-journey <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The old saying “it’s about the journey, not the destination” is one that comes to mind when listening to the music of </span><a href="http://www.allmusic.com/artist/franz-schubert-mn0000691239" style="line-height: 1.5;">Franz Schubert</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Seattle Weekly music writer and composer </span><a href="http://www.seattleweekly.com/authors/gavin-borchert/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Gavin Borchert</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been thinking a lot lately about Schubert and the distinctive way the composer’s music slowly unfolds over time. To Gavin’s ears, Schubert, an early </span>19<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> century composer, has a strong kinship with </span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minimal_music" style="line-height: 1.5;">American minimalist composers </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">of the </span>20<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span>21<sup>st</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> centuries. That kinship is explored in a new recording called</span><a href="http://www.allmusic.com/album/a-second-of-silence-mw0002316153" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong> </strong>“The Knights:&nbsp; A Second of Silence.”</a></p><p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 01:14:19 +0000 Dave Beck 7505 at http://kuow.org Schubert And The Minimalists: Savoring The Journey