Monthly Archives: May 2014

Rosas & Ictus – Vortex Temporum by Gerard Grisey

In very great haste because the last London peformance is tomorrow (Thursday 29 May) and I’ve just seen the second performance in this three day run, and I’m thinking of going to the third (and last) London performance tomorrow (Thursday). … Continue reading

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On ambiguity in art

VC – Panic Attack Old Harry’s Game – it’s not poetic licence, it’s being lazy Shelley – Ozymandias – More Random Walks in Science The lone and level sands stretch far away Aristotle ??? not being able to take anything … Continue reading

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On re-seeing “Yellow Face” by David Henry Hwang

end music – Filipino play at Riverside Studios Hammersmith London

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Foreign Bodies by Hwee Hwee Tan, Yoruba Girl Dancing by Simi Bedford, All She Was Worth by Miyuki Miyabe

(Post prompted by me for some unknown reason thinking of Hwee Hwee Tan and her book “Foreign Bodies”, and then doing a www search and finding and reading some of the links given below. Doing that and thinking about what … Continue reading

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comments on “Rising above the desert” – a post on minimalism and post-minimalism and other music

Searching for Basel and Lulu and Marisol Montalvo I found this which is well worth reading: http://www.theartsdesk.com/classical-music/theartsdesk-basel-more-minimalism and which gives this link to a post on minimalism and post-minimialism and other music http://www.davidnice.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/rising-above-desert.html Both the post and the comments are … Continue reading

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Schoenberg String Quartet 2 with soprano

(Post prompted by an upcoming lunchtime performance at Wigmore Hall later this week on Wednesday.7.May.2014 – see below.) This is a string quartet that – with no exaggeration – I love, so much so that I posted about it 18 … Continue reading

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