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Monday, April 18th

sounds of New York

Mat Maneri (viola), Gerald Cleaver (drums), Brandon Lopez, (bass), live, New York, 4/16/22

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reading table

The melody! the rest is accessory: . . .

—Louis Zukofsky (1904-1978), from “A”-6

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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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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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, April 2nd

How about something quiet?

Mat Maneri Quartet/Dust (MM, viola; Lucian Ban, piano; John Hébert, bass; Randy Peterson, drums), playing and talking, Romania (Brasov), 2021 (published 2/12/22)

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, March 28th

what’s new

Mike Pride (drums), Joanna Mattrey (viola), Brandon Lopez (bass), live, New York (house concert, Brooklyn), 3/26/22

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, March 9th

what’s new

Jason Kao Hwang’s Human Rites Trio (JKH, compositions, violin, viola; Ken Filiano, bass; Andrew Drury, drums), live, New York, 3/1/22

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, March 2nd

sounds of New York

Brandon Lopez (bass), Mat Maneri (viola), live, New York, 2/22/22 (published yesterday)

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art beatother day, Art Institute of Chicago

Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), detail from Interchanged (1955)

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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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, January 4th

I can almost feel the beer spilling on my shoulder as the waitress gets bumped.

Mat Maneri Trio (MM, viola; Randy Peterson, drums; Ed Schuller, bass), live, Cambridge, Mass., 1997

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yesterday, 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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random sights

other day, Chicago

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