Monthly Archives: November 2010

“The Red and Heavy Audit”

Albumleaf 47: November 29, 2010 (Farmville) The city below them was locked up in its own torments. Sulpher fires blazed in the streets; the conches in the Hindu temples screamed and bellowed, for the gods were inattentive in those days. There was a service in the great Mohammedan shrine, and the call to prayer from […]

Joseph Böhm Speaks

In 1825, Joseph Böhm was the first violinist of the Schuppanzigh Quartet. He relates this anecdote. The unhappy man [Beethoven] was so deaf that he could no longer hear the heavenly sound of his compositions. And yet rehearsing in his presence was not easy. With close attention his eyes followed the bows and therefore he […]

“Acoustic Gear”

Albumleaf 46: November 21, 2010 (Farmville)[Audio clip: view full post to listen]

“Must it be?”

Albumleaf 45: November 14, 2010 (Farmville)[Audio clip: view full post to listen]

“two clouds they come and take me”

Albumleaf 44: November 13, 2010 (Farmville)[Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Musica Callada I-III

Federico Mompou (1893-1987) I. Angelico [Audio clip: view full post to listen] II. Lent [Audio clip: view full post to listen] III. Placide [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

“Memory of Scriabin II”

Albumleaf 43: November 6, 2010 (Farmville) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] “Memory of Scriabin I” is here.

Announcement

As deadlines for a few other projects are fast approaching, I won’t be posting this week.