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Tuesday, August 20th

never enough

Frederic Chopin (1810-1849), Nocturne No. 8 in D-flat major, Op. 27, No. 2
Dinu Lipatti (1917-1950, piano), 1947

 

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reading table

Consonants are the body; vowels are breath.

—Sadiqa de Meijer, “The Ebbing Language,” Poetry, 9/19

Monday, August 19th

MCOTD Hall of Fame

Morton Feldman (1926-1987, MCOTD Hall of Fame), For Philip Guston (1984)
S.E.M. Ensemble, 2000

Sunday, August 18th

sounds of Chicago

Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer Choir (feat. Cynthia Price), Rev. Charles Hayes, “How Did You Feel Wilderness,” live, Chicago

 

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random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, August 17th

mesmerizing

Philip Glass (1937-), “Metamorphosis Two”; Lavinia Meijer, harp, 2013

 

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yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Friday, August 16th

summer in the city

black midi, live, Chicago, 7/21/19

“Ducter”

 

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“bmbmbm”

 

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Why should I be my aunt, / or me, or anyone?

—Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979), from “In the Waiting Room”

Thursday, August 15th

MCOTD Hall of Fame

Morton Feldman (1926-1987, MCOTD Hall of Fame), Violin and String Quartet (1985); Pellegrini Quartet with Peter Rundel (violin)

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, August 14th

sounds of Nigeria and Chile

Newen Afrobeat feat. Seun Kuti (vocals) and Cheick Tidiane Seck (keyboards), “Opposite People” (F. Kuti), live (studio), Chile (Santiago), 2016

 

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Should we have stayed at home, / wherever that may be?

—Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979), from “Questions of Travel”

Tuesday, August 13th

what’s new

Bon Iver, “iMi,” 8/8/19

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Monday, August 12th

passings

Something cheery to start the week.

David Berman (January 4, 1967–August 7, 2019), “All My Happiness Is Gone” (D. Berman), 2019 (Purple Mountains)

 

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random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Sunday, August 11th

sounds of Chicago

Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer Choir (feat. Diane Williams), “Bridegroom Cometh,” live, Chicago

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

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