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Tag: Anton Webern

Saturday, March 5th

alone

Anton Webern (1883-1945), Variations for piano, op. 27 (1936); Maurizio Pollini (1942-, piano), live, Paris, 2002

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random sights

yesterday, 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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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

Monday, May 3rd

timeless

Anton Webern (1883-1945), Six Pieces for Large Orchestra, (Op. 6; 1909-10, revised 1928), Pierre Boulez (1925-2016) conducting an unidentified orchestra, live, Japan

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random sights

yesterday, outside Chicago (Illinois Prairie Path)

Monday, March 29th

timeless

Anton Webern (1883-1945), Five Pieces for orchestra, op. 10 (1911-13); Ensemble Intercontemporain (Matthias Pintscher, direction), live, Paris, 2018

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random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Thursday, January 28th

timeless

Anton Webern, Three Little Pieces for Cello and Piano (op. 11, 1914); Jacob Szekely (cello), Maksim Velichkin (piano), 2020

 

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, October 22nd

timeless

Anton Webern (1883-1945), Variations, op. 27 (1936); Maurizio Pollini (1942-, piano), live, Paris, 2002

 

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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found words

Nobody’s “fine.”

—Governor Andrew Cuomo, yesterday’s press briefing on the pandemic

Wednesday, July 25th

string quartets
day three

Anton Webern, 1883-1945

Langsamer Satz (1905), Zorá String Quartet, c. 2014

 

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String Quartet (1938), Quatuor Debussy, c. 2009

 

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random sights

this morning, Monhegan Island, Maine

Thursday, May 24th

3n
day three

Anton Webern (1883-1945), String Trio, Op. 20 (1927)
Goeyvaerts String Trio, live

Part 1

 

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Part 2

 

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musical thoughts

Difficult? Life is difficult. Not music.

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random sights

other night, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, March 26th

How many composers do so much with so little?

Anton Webern, Three Little Pieces for Cello and Piano, op. 11 (1914); Juliane Trémoulet (cello), Vincent Planès (piano), live, France (Pau), 2016

 

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random thoughts

The door is never locked.

Saturday, March 24th

timeless

Anton Webern (1883-1945), Variations, op. 27 (1936); Vincent Planès (piano), live, France (Pau), 2016

 

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reading table

Moon, plum blossoms,
this, that,
and the day goes.

—Yosa Buson, 1716-1784 (translated from Japanese by Robert Hass)

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