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


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lagniappe

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)

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

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

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