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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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Tuesday, March 29th

sounds of Ukraine

Denys Karachevtsev (cello), live, Ukraine (Kharkiv), published 3/22/22: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor, excerpt (1st Movt., Prelude)

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Monday, March 7th

sounds of Ukraine

Valentin Silvestrov (1937-, composer, pianist), Kyiv (Ukraine), 4/18/21, playing Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750, from The Well-Tempered Clavier), Robert Schumann (1810-1856, from Op. 99)

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Hard on the land wears the strong sea / and empty grows every bed.

—John Berryman (1914-1972, MCOTD Hall of Fame), from “Dream Song 1”

Tuesday, January 18th

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Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Violin Concerto in A-minor (BWV 1041); Frankfurt Radio Symphony (Philippe Herreweghe, cond.) with Vilde Frang (violin), live, Frankfurt (Germany), 12/3/21

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Monday, January 17th

never enough

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Partita No. 3 for Violin in E major; Hilary Hahn (violin), live, published 1/4/22

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Thursday, December 16th

never enough

Janos Starker (1924-2013, cello), recorded 1957-59 (London): Johann Sebastian Bach, Cello Suites (No. 1 in G major, 00:00-; No. 2 in D minor, 16.59-; No. 3 in C major, 34:32-; No. 4 in E-flat major, 52:56-; No. 5 in C minor, 1:10:56-; No. 6 in D major, 1:33:27-)

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Saturday, November 27th

Three minutes of magic.

Friedrich Gulda (1930-2000, piano), live: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Air on the G String (adapted from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, 2nd Mvt.)

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Autumn advances
and I become
a bit sad
closing the gate
to my hut.

—Ryokan (1758-1831), translated from the Japanese by Kazuaki Tanahashi

Thursday, November 25th

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Glenn Gould (1932-1982, piano), New York, 1981: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Goldberg Variations (excerpt)

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Thursday, November 18th

like nobody else

Glenn Gould (1932-1982, piano), New York, 1981: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), The Art of Fugue (excerpt)

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Monday, November 1st

never enough

What better way to begin the week?

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Suite No. 2 in D minor for Unaccompanied Cello; Mischa Maisky (cello), 2020

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