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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lagniappe

reading table

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”