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Tag: Georg Friedrich Haas

Saturday, December 20th


Georg Friedrich Haas (1953-), Hommage a Steve Reich (1982)
Hans Ludemann (piano), live, Germany (Cologne), 2012

Each time I listen to this, it sounds different.

Wednesday, November 18th

More from the composer we heard Monday.

Georg Friedrich Haas (1953-), I Can’t Breathe (In Memoriam Eric Garner) (2014); Marco Blaauw (trumpet), live, Germany (Cologne), 2015



art beat: other day, Art Institute of Chicago

Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946), Two Towers (New York), 1907 (Alfred Stieglitz and the 19th Century, through 3/27/16)



Monday, November 16th

Sounds for a strange, scary, sad world.

Georg Friedrich Haas (1953-), String Quartet No. 8 (2014); JACK Quartet

Wednesday, January 14th

sounds of Chicago (day two)

Sometimes encountering a new piece of music can turn your whole day around, which is what happened to me the other day when I bumped into this.

Georg Friedrich Haas (1953-), In Vain (2000)
Ensemble Dal Niente, live, Chicago, 2013



art beat: yesterday at the Art Institute of Chicago

Claude Monet (1840-1926), Cliff Walk at Pourville (1882)



Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), Seascape (1879)



random thoughts

Eyes taste paintings no less than mouths taste food.

Thursday, November 14th

Georg Friedrich Haas (1953-), String Quartet No. 5; Crash Ensemble, live, Ireland (Dublin), 2013



musical thoughts

All theater is musical and all music theatrical.

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