Music: This Is (Not) Beethoven

by Bob Schwartz

The practice of playing with (not just playing) classical music is as old as the music itself. This can include adjustments in arrangement, instrumentation and technology. An excellent contemporary example is Max Richter’s Recomposed – Vivaldi (2014).

Just as highly recommended is the recent This Is (Not) Beethoven (2020) from Arash Safaian and Sebastian Knauer:

Once heard you will not forget and will go back for more and again. Those who play with and on the shoulders of giants can shine new sound and light. Enjoy.