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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Tone Poem Tuesday
Max Reger was a late-Romantic era composer who isn't heard a lot these days, owing to his reputation of having written mostly very dense works that aren't the easiest listens in the world. I'm all for difficult listening, but I'm not sold on Reger, whose work strikes me (based on what little I've heard) as very heavy and ponderous. But I'll let you all be the judge: here is Reger's Symphonic prologue for a tragedy.