Monthly Archives: October 2006

Mp3 Blog #36: Some Songs

For Edison Glenn (January 25, 1980 – October 19, 1996)il maglio fabbro Bob Dylan:”He Was a Friend of Mine”Available on The Bootleg Series Volume 1 Blind Willie Johnson:”Lord, I Just Can’t Keep From Cryin’”Available on The Complete Recordings of Blind … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #35: “Qualia sui”

Denys Bouliane:”Qualia sui:” I (2001-2002)”Qualia sui:” II”Qualia sui:” IIIFor piano trio Performed by the Trio Fibonocci Recording not commercially released * * * * * Following what is starting to become running series of quiet introspective posts, I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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…for fighting letdown

Yesterday afternoon I submitted three copies of the three volumes (analysis, score and documentation, and DVD and CD) of my thesis along with the proper forms. Once the internal and external examiners review them and I make the final edits, … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #34: Approaching Silence

Wolfgang Rihm:String Quartet #3 ‘Im Innersten:’ I, schroff (1976)String Quartet #3 ‘Im Innersten:’ II String Quartet #3 ‘Im Innersten:’ III String Quartet #3 ‘Im Innersten:’ IV, äuBerst gedehntString Quartet #3 ‘Im Innersten:’ VString Quartet #3 ‘Im Innersten:’ ZwischenspielString Quartet #3 … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #33: Music as Entropy

Music as Entropy: Iannis Xenakis:”Herma” (1961)Performed by Aki TakahashiFor solo pianoAvailable on this compact disc featuring some piano works by Xenakis Yo La Tengo:”Green Arrow”Available on ”I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One” Gérard Grisey:”Partiels” (1975)For 18 musiciansPerformers unknownAnother … Continue reading

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The Obligatory First Anniversary Edition

One year ago today I posted my first entry on my Sequenza21 blog and following certain obligatory compulsions I feel a need to write a few reflections on the last year or so. I remember clearly that earlier in the … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #32: Steve Reich

Steve Reich: “Different Trains: After the War” (1988) For string quartet and tape If you don’t have a copy already go buy Krono’s version, the Smith Quartet Version, or the Quator Bozzini version * * * * * I was … Continue reading

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#31: Tom Joad

Woody Guthrie:”The Ballad of Tom Joad” (side A)”The Ballad of Tom Joad” (side B) (1940) Available on the magnificent compact disc, Woody Guthrie: “The Dust Bowl Ballads” * * * * * I’ve heard that a number of people who … Continue reading

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