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Tag: Charles Curtis

Thursday, March 3rd

Ever tire of a world so busy?

Alvin Lucier (1931-), Charles Curtis (solo cello with slow sweep pure wave oscillators [2002]), on the carpet of leaves illuminated by the moon (solo cello with pure wave oscillator [2000]), Alvin Lucier (electronics), Charles Curtis (cello), live, Detroit, 2014


Saturday, January 30th


What a joy to bump into this.

Charles Curtis (cello), live, West Hollywood, Calif., 2015



random sights

yesterday, Chicago

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Wednesday, December 31st

Morton Feldman (1926-1987), Patterns in a Chromatic Field (1981)

Arne Deforce (cello) & Yutaka Oya (piano)
Live (excerpts), Belgium (Kortrijk), 2013


Charles Curtis (cello) & Aleck Karis (piano)
Recording, 2004



random thoughts: New Year’s resolution #4

No matter how much I get out, it never fails. Whenever I experience live music, as I did Sunday when I heard this otherworldly piece played, wonderfully, by cellist Mira Luxion and pianist Andy Costello (Constellation, Chicago), I leave with the same thought—you really ought to do this more often. 

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