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Category: accordion

Thursday, February 6th

sounds of Austin

Terry Allen, “Bottom of the World” (T. Allen), live (studio), Austin, 2013

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago

Tuesday, September 24th

serendipity

This I bumped into last night, happily.

Clara Iannotta (1983-), 3 sur 5 (2012-2013); Continuum Contemporary Music, live, Toronto, 2018

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, January 14th

Why not begin the week with something beautiful?

Tarkovsky Quartet (François Couturier, piano; Anja Lechner, cello; Jean-Marc Larché, soprano saxophone; Jean-Louis Matinier, accordion), “Nuit blanche,” 2017

 

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lagniappe

reading table

I prefer winter . . . when you feel the bone structure of the landscape . . . . Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show.

—painter Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009), Times Literary Supplement, 11/23/18

Tuesday, September 4th

serendipity

This I bumped into the other night.

Ivan Petrovich Larionov (1830-1889), “Kalinka”; Tanya Kalmanovitch (violin) and Ted Reichman (accordion), live, Boston (Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory), 2010

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago

Wednesday, March 28th

“The Past” (composition for film, accordion, soprano saxophone/electronics), Molly Jones (composition, soprano saxophone, electronics), Borey Shinn (accordion), Irvine, Calif., 2016

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lagniappe

musical thoughts

In the future multimedia performances will be so common that the term “multimedia” will fall out of use.

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, July 18th

sounds of Ireland

Seamus Begley (accordion, vocals) & Tim Edey (guitar), “Maidin Luan Cinches,”  “Tomáisín a’ Rí,” live, Ireland (Donegal), 2010

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Ireland (outside Dingle)

Thursday, June 22nd

sounds of Ethiopia

Hailu Mergia, live, New York, 2016

 

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lagniappe

reading table

summer heat—
today, all day
the playful clouds

—Kobayashi Issa, 1763-1827 (translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue with assistance from Sakuo Nakamura)

Saturday, April 15th

sounds of Russia

One-word review: mesmerizing.

Sofia Gubaidulina (1931-), Fachwerk for bayan, percussion, and string orchestra (2009); Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, live, 2013

Thursday, January 5th

Making good on my resolution.

Stanescu Florin, live, Istanbul, 2014

 

Wednesday, January 4th

New Year’s resolution

More accordion.

Live, Paris, 2012

 

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