Category Archives: Albumleaves

“180”

Albumleaf 180: February 15, 2021 (Bologna) A cutesy one for the music-theory geeks. (A little circle of fifths and geometry, and you should get the idea.)

“Affannato”

Albumleaf 179: February 5, 2021 (Bologna) “Breathless”

“Latemar Dream”

Albumleaf 178: January 16, 2021 (Bologna) The coronavirus situation has confined us to Bologna for months now, and with each passing day I yearn more and more to travel–especially to non-urban areas like the mountains. I have never been to the Latemar range in the Dolomites. But someone posted about them the other day on […]

“Il tintinnio dei monatti”

Albumleaf 177: January 13, 2021 (Bologna) “The Ringing of the Dead-Gatherers” During the plague of 1630, the groups of men who went around collecting the sick and dead in Milan were called “monatti,” and they wore little bells on their ankles to signal their approach. In Manzoni’s The Betrothed, the monatti are often inebriated and […]

“More Domestic Harmony”

Albumleaf 176: January 1, 2021 (Bologna) For context, listen to Domestic Harmony.

“Pleas and Ruminations”

Albumleaf 175: December 4, 2020 (Bologna)

“Raffiche”

Albumleaf 174: November 24, 2020 (Bologna)

“Momentary Raptures”

Albumleaf 173: November 7, 2020 (Bologna)

“Little Vanishing World 7”

Albumleaf 172: October 27, 2020 (Bologna)

“Beautiful Games”

Albumleaf 171: October 15, 2020 (Bologna)