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Category: violin

Tuesday, April 19th

never enough

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Partita No. 1 in B minor; Gidon Kremer (1947-, violin), live, Austria (Lockenhaus), 2006

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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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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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Thursday, March 17th

voices I miss

Billy Bang Quintet (BB, 1947-2011, violin, compositions; James Zollar, trumpet; Andrew Bemkey, piano; Todd Nicholson, bass; Newman Taylor Baker, drums), live, New York, 2006

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Look at your past, how it’s grown.

—Karen Solie (1966-), from “All That Is Certain Is Night Lasts Longer Than the Day”

Thursday, March 10th

what’s new

Patricia Kopatchinskaja (1977-, violin), Joonas Ahonen (1984-, piano), live, Vienna (Austria), published 3/8/22: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor (excerpt [Movts. III-IV]); George Antheil (1900-1959), Violin Sonata No. 1 (excerpt [Movt. IV), 1923)

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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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Tuesday, March 8th

like nobody else

In a world of too much—news, suffering, noise—he offers a small, quiet space to inhabit.

Morton Feldman (1926-1987, MCOTD Hall of Fame), For John Cage (1982); Jesse Mills (violin), Rieko Aizawa (piano), live, New York (Bargemusic, Brooklyn), 7/30/21

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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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Wednesday, February 9th

voices I miss

Here, three weeks before dying from lung cancer, he’s bursting with life.

Leroy Jenkins (1932-2007, violin), live (Dewey Redman Memorial), New York, 2/4/07

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Nothing in the cry
of cicadas suggests they
are about to die

—Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), translated from the Japanese by Sam Hamill

Thursday, February 3rd

alone

Miranda Cuckson (violin), live, New York, 11/30/21: Elliot Carter (1908-2012), Riconoscenza per Goffredo Petrassi (1984)

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