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Friday, 12/23/11

where I’d like to be tonight

Po’ Monkey’s, Merigold, Mississippi, 2010

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lagniappe

reading table

Charles Simic, “1938”

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random thoughts

Life’s often said to be too short.

Too short for what?

Thursday, 12/22/11

John Coltrane, Dorothy Love Coates, this guy: the genre makes no difference; some folks play like (as Buddhists put it) their hair is on fire.

Bach, Partita No. 4 in D Major, BMV 828
Glenn Gould, live, Canada, 1981

1: Ouverture

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2: Allemande

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3: Courante

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4: Aria

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5: Sarabande

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6: Menuet

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7: Gigue

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lagniappe

heaven, n. a condition or place of great happiness, delight, or pleasure. E.g., WKCR-FM’s annual Bach Festival, which begins today, at 3 p.m., and runs until midnight New Year’s Eve.

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