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Month: September, 2017

Saturday, September 30th

astringent, adj. sharp and penetrating. E.g., the playing of Ran Blake and Steve Lacy.

Ran Blake (piano) & Steve Lacy (soprano saxophone), “The Man I Love” (G. Gershwin), 1991 (That Certain Feeling)

 

Friday, September 29th

what’s new

Danish String Quartet, “Shine You No More” (R. T. Sørensen), Last Leaf  (2017)

 

Thursday, September 28th

never enough

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Piano Sonata No. 12 in F major (:07-), Fantasia in C minor (22:42-), Sonata No. 14 in C minor (39:54-); Friedrich Gulda (1930-2000), live, Germany (Munich), 1990


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random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

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Wednesday, September 27th

what’s new

Björk, “The Gate,” 9/20/17

 

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reading table

Said is missaid.

—Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), “Worstword Ho” (1983)

Tuesday, September 26th

sounds of New York

The Full Salon, “Bish,” “Sriracha Michelada,” live, New York (Silent Barn), 9/7/17

 

Monday, September 25th

Ever heard this instrument before? (Me neither.)

Kazue Sawai (1941-), bass koto, live, Tokyo, 2009

 

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reading table

All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.

—Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), “Worstword Ho” (1983)

Sunday, September 24th

Bumping into something wonderful you never heard before—something you didn’t even know existed—can lift up your entire week, as this did mine when I encountered it the other day (WFMUSinner’s Crossroads, 9/21/17 [archived]).

Theotis Taylor, “If I Could Just Hold out until Tomorrow,” live, Atlanta, c. 1976

 

Saturday, September 23rd

mesmerizing

Enno Poppe (1969-), Stoff (2015); Ensemble Dal Niente (Enno Poppe, guest cond.), live, Chicago, 2016

 

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found words

I’m above the soil—and I love it.

—Neighbor’s response this morning when I asked how he was doing.

Friday, September 22nd

what’s new

Moses Sumney, “Doomed” (Aromanticism), 2017

 

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art beat: yesterday, Art Institute of Chicago

Izumi Masatoshi (1938-), Islands (Shima tachi), 2000

Thursday, September 21st

never enough

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1
András Schiff (piano), live, London, 9/7/17

 

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lagniappe

reading table

Cold night: the wild duck,
sick, falls from the sky
and sleeps awhile.

—Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), translated from Japanese by Robert Hass

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