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Wednesday, April 13th

timeless

1909?

Anton Webern (1883-1945), Five Movements for String Quartet (Op. 5), 1909; Telegraph Quartet, live, 2018

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Thursday, April 7th

sounds of Ukraine

Valentin Silvestrov (1937-), String Quartet No. 1 (1974); Royal String Quartet, live, Warsaw (Poland), 2021

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, March 18th

sounds of Ukraine

Yakiv Tsvietinskyi (composition, trumpet), “Double Quartet No. 9,” live (studio), Ukraine, 2019

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, February 14th

like nobody else

Henry Threadgill (1944-, Pulitzer Prize Winner [Music, 2016], MCOTD Hall of Fame), Sixfivetwo (2018); Mivos Quartet, live, Vienna, 7/1/21

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, November 10th

sounds of Hungary

György Kurtág (1926-), Officium Breve In Memoriam Andreae Szervánszky (Op.28, 1988-89); Keller Quartett, 1996

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langiappe

random sights

other day, Chicago

Tuesday, October 26th

sounds of Chicago

Spektral Quartet (Maeve Feinberg [violin], Clara Lyon [violin], Doyle Armbrust [viola], Russell Rolen [cello]), “Arnika” (Sufjan Stevens, arr. Gene Knific), Chicago, 1/28/21

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random sights

other day, Chicago

Saturday, October 16th

like nobody else

Anton Webern (1883-1945), String Quartet (Op. 28, 1937-38); Psappha Ensemble (Benedict Holland and Sophie Rosa, violins; Vicci Wardman, viola; Jennifer Langridge, cello), live, England (Manchester), 2019

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

*****

reading table

Whenever I sleep
with my socks on
I have bad dreams

—Yosa Buson (1716-1783), translated from the Japanese by W.S. Merwin and Takako Lento

Tuesday, October 5th

tonight in Chicago

They’re performing at the Harris Theater.

Nathalie Joachim (vocals, flute, electronics), Spektral Quartet, Haitian children’s choir (recorded): “Suite pou Dantan: Prelid,” 2019 (Fanm d’Ayiti [Women of Haiti])

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, October 2nd

timeless

One-word review: Wow!

Claude Debussy (1862-1918), String Quartet in G minor (1893), 3rd Mvt.; Quatuor Ebène, live (90th birthday celebration for pianist Menahem Pressler [1923-]), Paris, 2013

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

*****

reading table

A string of wild geese
wind-strewn
through the sky
their cries echoing
confused and scattered

—Saigyō (1118-1190), translated from the Japanese by Meredith McKinney

Thursday, September 9th

like nothing else

Anna Thorvaldsdottir (1977-), Enigma (2019); Spektral Quartet (Clara Lyon [violin], Maeve Feinberg [violin], Doyle Armbrust [viola], Russell Rolen [cello]), 2021

Movt. I

Movt. II

Movt. III

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lagniappe

reading table

When I consider
how in this world
all is falling blossom—
what then must become
of this self?

—Saigyō (1118-1190), translated from the Japanese by Meredith McKinney

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