music clip of the day

jazz/blues/rock/classical/gospel/more

Thursday, May 6th

sounds of Togo and France

Vaudou Game, “Pas Contente,” 2014

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random sights

Wednesday, May 5th

never enough

This sound-world I could live in all day.

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II (excerpts); Piotr Anderszewski (piano), live, Germany (Hamburg), 4/16/21

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, May 4th

alone

György Kurtág (1926-), from Signs, Games and Messages (Jelek 1, Jelek 2); Nuala McKenna (cello), live, Netherlands (Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo), published 5/1/21

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random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Monday, May 3rd

timeless

Anton Webern (1883-1945), Six Pieces for Large Orchestra, (Op. 6; 1909-10, revised 1928), Pierre Boulez (1925-2016) conducting an unidentified orchestra, live, Japan

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random sights

yesterday, outside Chicago (Illinois Prairie Path)

Sunday, May 2nd

sounds of Chicago

“Peter, Don’t Be Afraid,” Soul Stirrers, Inez Andrews, New Friendship Baptist Church Inspirational Choir, live (TV show [Jubilee Showcase]), Chicago, 1969

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random sights

other day, Chicago

Saturday, May 1st

sounds of Ukraine

Alyona Alyona, “Читаю реп,” published 4/8/21

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, April 30th

sounds of Colombia and Canada

Lido Pimienta, “Coming Thru” (L. Pimienta), published 3/9/21

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random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Thursday, April 29th

sounds of Norway

Sinikka Langeland (kantele, voice), “Eye of the Blue Whale” (S. Langeland), published 4/28/21

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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reading table

It is hard to believe of the world that there should be
music in it . . .

—William Bronk (1918-1999, MCOTD Hall of Fame), from “The Nature of Musical Form”

Wednesday, April 28th

more

Erik Satie (1866-1925), from Sonneries de la Rose+Cross (No. 2); Reinbert de Leeuw (1938-2020, piano), live, Amsterdam

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, April 27th

sounds of New York

Nate Wooley (trumpet, compositions), et al., Mutual Aid Music, live, New York, 12/11/20 ((performance begins at 6:40)

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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reading table

Skylark
sings all day,
and day not long enough.

—Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), translated from the Japanese by Lucien Stryk and Takashi Ikemoto

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