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Month: July, 2018

Tuesday, July 31st

what’s new

Diplo (DJ), Barcelona, 6/15/18

 

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other day, Monhegan Island, Maine

Monday, July 30th

Last night I heard her at Chicago’s Hungry Brain. Otherworldly. Tonight she’ll be playing, and talking (with reed player Ken Vandermark), at the Experimental Sound Studio—all of which will be streamed, beginning at 7:30 (CST).

Susan Alcorn (pedal steel guitar), live, Rochester, N.Y., 6/18/18

 

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other day, Monhegan Island, Maine

Sunday, July 29th

sounds of the 1920s

Rev. J. M. Gates, “Baptize Me,” 1926

 

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other day, Monhegan Island, Maine

Saturday, July 28th

basement jukebox

Gene Pitney, “Just One Smile” (Randy Newman), 1966

 

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Dusty Springfield, “I Don’t Want to Hear It Anymore” (Randy Newman), 1969

 

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other day, Monhegan Island, Maine

Friday, July 27th

sweet soul music

Anthony Hamilton, live, Washington, D.C., 2016

 

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yesterday, Monhegan Island, Maine

Thursday, July26th

string quartets
day four

Helmut Lachenmann (1935-), String Quartet No. 3, “Grido,” excerpt; Mivos Quartet, live, New York, 2012

 

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this morning, Monhegan Island, Maine

Wednesday, July 25th

string quartets
day three

Anton Webern, 1883-1945

Langsamer Satz (1905), Zorá String Quartet, c. 2014

 

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String Quartet (1938), Quatuor Debussy, c. 2009

 

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this morning, Monhegan Island, Maine

Tuesday, July 24th

string quartets
day two

Dudok Quartet, live, Amsterdam, 2015*

 

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late yesterday, Monhegan Island, Maine

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*Program notes courtesy of YouTube:

Pérotin – Selection from Viderunt Omnes

Ligeti – String Quartet no. 2:
I. Allegro nervoso
II. Sostenuto, molto calmo

Debussy – Canope from Preludes, livre II

Ligeti – String Quartet no. 2:
III. Come un meccanismo di precisione
IV. Presto furioso, brutale, tumultuoso
V. Allegro con delicatezza

Brahms – Intermezzo in B minor op. 119 no. 1

Monday, July 23rd

string quartets
day one

Bela Bartok (1881-1945), String Quartet No. 3 (1927); Arditti Quartet, live (studio), Tokyo, 2017

 

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yesterday, Monhegan Island, Maine

Sunday, July 22nd

testify!

Albertina Walker, Rev. James Cleveland, et al., “If I Perish,” live

 

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