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Monday, November 14th

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Clarinet Quintet (K. 581): Armida Quartet with Sabine Meyer (clarinet), live, Italy (Merano [aka Meran]), 2019

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, November 12th

timeless

One-word review: astonishing.

Anton Webern (1883-1945), Five Movements for String Quartet (Op. 5), 1909: Juilliard String Quartet

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musical thoughts

If I was in a deserted island I would take the complete works of J. S. Bach, A. Webern and Trout Mask Replica by Captain Beefheart.

—YouTube comment

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random sights

other day, Chicago

Thursday, November 10th

sounds of New York

Myra Melford’s Fire and Water (MM, piano, composition; Mary Halvorson, guitar; Ingrid Laubrock, saxophones; Tomeka Reid, cello; Lesley Mok, drums), live, New York, 11/7/22

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random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Tuesday, September 6th

timeless

Anton Webern (1883-1945), Three Little Pieces for Cello and Piano (op. 11, 1914); Dmitri Atapine (cello), Hyeyeon Park (piano), 2014, California (Atherton)

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, August 29th

this week in Chicago

They will be playing, Thursday night, at the Chicago Jazz Festival.

Henry Threadgill’s Zooid (HT, 1944-, MCOTD Hall of Fame [flute, alto saxophone, compositions]), Liberty Ellman [guitar], Jose Davila [tuba, trombone], Christopher Hoffman [cello], Elliot Humberto Kavee [drums]), live, Washington, D.C., 2013

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Henry Threadgill, interview, 2021

Saturday, August 27th

passings

Jaimie Branch, trumpeter, composer, singer, bandleader, June 17, 1983–August 22, 2022

Live (with Lester St. Louis [cello], Jason Ajemian [bass], Chad Taylor [drums]), Zurich, Switzerland, 2020

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, August 24

string festival
day three

Jason Kao Hwang (1957-, composition, direction) and Uprising Orchestra (Lester St. Louis [cello], Ken Filiano [bass], Andrew Drury [drums], et al.), “Myths of Origin,” live, New York, 10/10/21

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art beat: other day, Art Institute of Chicago

Paul Cezanne (1839-1906), Woods, Aix-en-Provence (1887-1890), detail (Cezanne—The Artist’s Artist, through 9/5/22)

Tuesday, August 23rd

string festival
day two

Tomeka Reid Ensemble (TR, 1977- [cello, composition], Fred Lonberg-Holm [cello], Mazz Swift [violin], Jason Hwang [viola], et al.), “Tokens,” live, Chicago (Hyde Park Jazz Festival), 2015

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, August 22nd

string festival
day one

Daniel Levin (1974-, cello) and Mat Maneri (1969-, viola), live, Columbia, South Carolina, 1/16/22

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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reading table

Daybreak—
working as one,
two butterflies.

—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), translated from the Japanese by Lucien Stryk with the assistance of Noboru Fujiwara (The Dumpling Field: Haiku of Issa, 1991)

Tuesday, August 16th

never enough

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cello Suite No. 4 in E-flat major; Paolo Bonomini (1989-, cello), live, Italy (Brescia), published 2/16/22

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