Monday, November 10th

by musicclipoftheday

Why not begin the week with something beautiful?

Frederic Chopin (1810-1849), Ballade No. 1 in G minor (1831); Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920-1995), piano, live



musical thoughts

[N]ow Miles [Davis] was relaxed and pianist Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli was sending him into several shades of ecstasy.

“Listen to those trills!” Miles ordered.

—1961 interview (Marc Crawford, The Miles Davis Reader)


art beat: more from Friday at the Art Institute of Chicago

Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Interior at Nice, c. 1919