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Mp3 Blog #42: “Lied der Waldtaube”

Arnold Schoenberg:”Lied der Waldtaube” (1911/1922)Version for Chamber Orchestra Conducted by Pierre Boulez, performed by Jessye Norman and members of the Ensemble InterContemporain Available on the compact disc * * * * * I flew far, sought for grief, I have … Continue reading

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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 #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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#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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#28: …and Return

Mountain Goats:”Family Happiness” ”Elijah” Both available on ”The Coroner’s Gambit” * * * * * Set the table, those three extra placesOne for me, One for your doubts, And one for God… -John Darnielle

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Mp3 Blog #24: “…I sleep in the kitchen with my feet in the hall…”

Bob Dylan:”One Too Many Mornings”Available on Hard Rain ”Can’t Wait”Available on Time Out of Mind ”High Water”Available on ”Love & Theft” ”Po’ Boy”Available on ”Love & Theft” ”Workingman’s Blues #2”Available on Modern Times ”Nettie Moore”Available on Modern Times * * … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #22: “…on the back of the fish truck that loads…”

Bob Dylan:Queen Jane ApproximatelyAvailable on Highway 61 Revisited Visions of Johanna Available on Blonde on Blonde Hills of Mexico (unfinished)From the unreleased Basement Tapes Going to AlcapocoAvailable on The Basement Tapes Nothing was DeliveredAvailable on The Basement Tapes I Dreamed … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #21: “…free from the chains of the skyway?”

Bob Dylan:If Tomorrow Wasn’t Such a Long TimeFrom the Witmark Tapes No More Auction BlockAvailable on the Bootleg Series Volumes 1-3 FarewellFrom the Witmark Tapes I Was Young When I Left HomeAvailable on the soundtrack to No Direction Home All … Continue reading

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