MCOTD Hall of Fame
Henry Threadgill Sextett (HT [MCOTD Hall of Fame], 1944-, alto saxophone, flute, compositions); Frank Lacy, trombone; Rasul Sadik, trumpet; Deidre Murray, cello; Fred Hopkins, bass; Newman Baker, drums; Yoron Israel, percussion), live, Germany (Frankfurt), 1988
Andrew Cyrille (1939-, drums) with Tomeka Reid (cello), Beatrice Capote (dance), live, New York, 6/11/19
my journey forgotten
for a while
—Kobayashi Issa, 1763-1827 (translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue)
Need a break from America 2019?
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), String Quartet in C major, Op. 20, No. 2; Danish String Quartet, live, New York, 2018
The roaring of the wind is my wife and the Stars through the window pane are my Children.
—John Keats (1795-1821), letter to his brother George Keats, 1818
Emilie Lesbros (voice), Mat Maneri (viola), Hank Roberts (cello), Barre Phillips (bass), live, New York, 5/25/19
Tonight he’ll be playing this piece, along with Bach’s five other cello suites, in Chicago’s Millennium Park.
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cello Suite No. 1 in G major; Yo-Yo Ma, live, London, 2015
Thursday in Chicago
He’s playing Bach’s six cello suites in Millennium Park.
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor; Yo-Yo Ma, live, London, 2015
soundtrack to a dream
Clara Iannotta (1983-), The people here go mad. They blame the wind. (2013-14); Uusinta Ensemble and Clara Iannotta (music boxes), live, Helsinki, 2018
The Spirit is the Conscious Ear –
—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 718 (Franklin)