CD Reviews

Eva-Maria Houben – 6 Sonatas for piano

February 8, 2014

3CD Diafani I’ll be honest, my understanding of classical sonata form is limited. I had to go and refresh my knowledge on the subject before re-listening to this monumental set of six piano sonatas spanning across three CDs. From what I can tell though, Eva-Maria Houben has adhered to the generally accepted laws of the […]

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Two from Eva-Maria Houben

August 13, 2013

CDr Diafani Two more in the seemingly relentless series of discs released by Eva-Maria Houben on her Diafani imprint. The label now boasts twelve releases and my hope of writing about them all gets smaller with each new arrival, but this pair are two of the best so far. Yosemite – Duo I/Duo II is […]

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Eva-Maria Houben – Landscapes 1-4

April 10, 2013

CD Diafani Landscapes is one of ten new releases self-published in a short period of time by the Wandelweiser associated composer Eva-Maria Houben on her new Diafani label. The way the new label has started reminds me a lot of the first weeks of Radu Malfatti’s similar B-boim imprint, when the opportunity to get strong […]

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Eva-Maria Houben – Orgelbuch

March 23, 2013

CD Wandelweiser One of what I think totals ten recent releases by the German composer Eva-Maria Houben, Orgelbuch is the one amongst them not released on her own new Diafani label, appearing instead at the end of last year on Wandelweiser. Orgelbuch¬†is an intriguing release. For the composition of the work Houben has prescribed three […]

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