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Max Richter - Recomposed Vivaldi's 4 Seasons / KCRW: Rhythim Planet review

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I love Vivaldi's music.  His lesser-known sacred works had a big influence on Bach, too.  What I hate, however, is calling somebody up and getting the v/m greeting, "Please enjoy the music while your party is being reached".  Then it's "Spring" from the Four Seasons.  I won't enjoy the music, I'll hate it!     It's already irritating enough that your call is being screened and maybe its recipient will decide it's not important enough to answer, but having to listen to this well-worn classic on hold just brings on Clockwork Orange moments for me.  (for those who don't remember, it's the 1971 Kubrick film where the lead character–Malcolm McDowell– is brainwashed to the point where his beloved Ode to Joy, the great choral passage from Beethoven's 9th, makes him retch and vomit. Which brings me to my subject:  Here is a version of Vivaldi's war horse, but it's "recomposed" by Max Richter.   It's a new Deutsche Grammophon cd, and the results are really good, even for people like me who suffer from the aforementioned Clockwork Orange syndrome.  I suggest you check it out. READ THE FULL KCRW: Los Angeles - Rhythm Planet Story