Stephen Smoliar: »Susteck breaks radically with traditional organ music«

11.8.13 Online Report by Stephen Smoliar: »However, not only did Susteck decide to take on the entirety of “Musica ricercata” but also he chose to translate the spirit of the music (in which the number of pitches used in a piece increases one-by-one through the course of the cycle) to fit into the full capabilities of his instrument, complete with a variety of percussive sound effects. The result takes the full ration of Ligeti’s wit from the original and translates it into a new repertoire of sonorities with fascinating effect.«