Wednesday, December 4th

by musicclipoftheday

two takes

Eugene Ysaye (1858-1931), Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor (1923)

Maxim Vengerov, live


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Hilary Hahn, live


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lagniappe

reading table

Fragments from the December issue of Poetry:

Mother died last night,
Mother who never dies.

—Louise Glück, “Nocturne”

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The purpose
Life is
To find

—May Swenson, “Banyan”

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Poetry knows we are as close as a feather to disaster.

—Marianne Boruch, “Melodrama”