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Monday, May 18th

Why not begin the week with something quiet?

Jürg Frey (1953-), Extended Circular Music No. 4 (2014); Absolut Trio, live, Switzerland (Basel), 1/22/20

 

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yesterday, Chicago

Monday, May 4th

Feeling lost?

John Luther Adams (1953-), The Farthest Place (2001); Robin Lorentz (violin), Amy Knoles (vibraphone, marimba), Bryan Pezzone (piano), Barry Newton (bass), 2002

 

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Wednesday, April 1st

His sound-world, full of foreboding, I return to, gratefully, in dark times.

Bela Bartok (1881-1945), String Quartet No. 4 (1928); Quatuor Ebène, live, France (Wissembourg), 2013

 

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, March 31st

passings

Krzysztof Penderecki, composer, conductor, November 23, 1933-March 29, 2020

Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima (1960), Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra (Krzysztof Urbański, cond.), live, Helsinki, 2015

 

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Saturday, March 14th

never enough

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, Violin Partita No. 1 in B minor; Rachel Podger (1968-, violin), live (performance begins at 2:00), London, 11/24/19

 

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art beat: other day, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Claude Monet (1840-1926), Water Lilies (1914-1926), detail

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reading table

Playing ball
With the children in this village
Spring day, never let the shadows fall!

—Ryōkan (1758-1831), translated from Japanese by Ryūichi Abé and Peter Haskel

Wednesday, March 11th

alone

Paul Giger (1952-, violin, composition), “Karma Shadub,” 2018

 

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Monday, March 2nd

Why not begin the week with something beautiful?

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), String Quartet in F major (1903); Hagen Quartet, live, Austria (Salzburg), 2000

1st movt.

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2nd movt.

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3rd movt.

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4th movt.

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art beat: yesterday, Art Institute of Chicago

Vasily Kandinsky (1866-1944), Untitled (watercolor), c. 1915

Thursday, February 20th

what’s new

One-word review: Wow!

Omar Sosa (piano), Yilian Cañizares (vocals, violin), “Dos Bendiciones” (Two Blessings), live (studio), New York, 2/18/20

 

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, February 18th

sounds of New York

Nate Wooley’s Seven Storey Mountain VI (NW [trumpet, composition], Susan Alcorn [pedal steel guitar], C. Spencer Yeh [violin], a choir, et al.), live, New York (St. Peter’s Church), 2019

 

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other morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, February 11th

How about something different?

Clara Iannotta (1983-), Limun (2011); International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), live, New York, 2016

 

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yesterday, Chicago

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