Options Stochastic Hit Parade / A440 with Bethany Ryker: Playlist from February 17, 2014 Options

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Options February 17, 2014: A440, Op. 2, No. 9

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
Eric Jacobsen / Brooklyn Rider  Miniatures, 1. Manjun's Moonshine   Options A Walking Fire    0:00:00 ()
Béla Bartók  Piheno (1938)   Options Contrasts  for violin, clarinet and piano  0:04:32 ()
Béla Bartók  Piano Quintet - Vivace Scherzando (1904)   Options Rhapsodies    0:10:18 ()
        0:23:01 ()
Thea Musgrave  Cantilena   Options Musgrave: Chamber Works for Oboe  Nicholas Daniel, oboe  0:23:20 ()
Henry Brant  Hommage aux Freres Marx III. Harpo (1938)   Options The Boston Musica Viva    0:33:23 ()
 
Henry Brant  Music for an Imaginary Ballet II. The Theme - that tango   Options The Boston Musica Viva    0:40:00 ()
Boris Kovac & Ladaaba Orchest  Tango Apocalypso   Options Brass Noir    0:43:08 ()
Mikhail Bronner  The Seasons: February, the Snow-Covered Road (2001)   Options Piazzolla / Bronner The Seasons    0:49:24 ()
Astor Piazzolla  Four Seasons of Buenos Aires: Invierno Porteno   Options Piazzolla / Bronner The Seasons    0:54:22 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:01pm fleep:

Primo!
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:02pm ranjit:

deuxième!
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:03pm P-090:

Hi Lt. Ryker! I'm stoch'd already! Engage!
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:03pm doca:

terceiro!
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:07pm ranjit:

Drat, 91.1 went away.
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:07pm glenn:

hi bethany. this may interest you. www.casualoptimist.com...
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:08pm Skirkie:

91.1 is being screwy. Working for now.
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:08pm Bethany Ryker:

Thanks, Ranjit - we've been having transmitter problems and we need to know when it goes down. Please keep me updated!
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:09pm Bethany Ryker:

It's back?
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:09pm ranjit:

It's back!
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:09pm Revolution Avant Retard Nov63:

...someone @ the Pub told me that to learn keyboards I should study lessons Bartók wrote because they are basic yet still interesting - so Bartók *has* been my BarTalk...
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:10pm ranjit:

It probably went out for half a minute or so during Do or DIY, but that's a show where it's hard to tell for sure. (Among the reasons I love wfmu :))
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:11pm P-090:

@Rev: oooch, that hurt
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:11pm Droll:

Harumph! Now the stream's out! And now it's back... Ohhhh, technology...
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:12pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I know P-090 - but true...
- yeah stream cut out a sec there...
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:12pm ranjit:

Droll, I thought that was my terrible verizon internet, but if it wasn't just me...
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:13pm Matt from Springfield:

He was the Bartók of the Town!

Hi Bethany and aficionados!
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:14pm Matt from Springfield:

Nice BarTalk, RRN63! :)
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:14pm P-090:

@Tim, Kenzo, whoever: the webby stream itself did go out for about eight seconds
@ranjit: right, PLU's show is not the best time to diagnose the transmission quality
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:15pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...better to just have a pint then wait for me to teach myself keyboards...
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:16pm P-090:

stout fellow!
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:17pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- hope our Host BR's sinuses are clearer this week...
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:18pm LovecraftDude888:

busy playing Soft Machine Bundles on my personal brain stream...as recommended last night.....
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:21pm LovecraftDude888:

la deuxième! souffle! monsieur
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:21pm Skirkie:

Down goes the radio!
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:22pm Gabriel Rieper:

Hii ;3
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:22pm 12539:

Hello! I'm listener 12539.
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:23pm LovecraftDude888:

little musgrave? what?
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:23pm Matt from Springfield:

I have a roster of pupils as well - I check the roster when I wake up, and choose a pair of pupils for my eye. Whatever suits my mood that day.

Something about myself - I write comments like the one above, since we're all pretty much hooked on puns over here..
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:25pm Bethany Ryker:

@Nov63 Sinuses are much better as I'm sure you heard! Thank you!!
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:25pm LovecraftDude888:

stream is cookin' here. thought it was little musgrave the song John Wesley Harding keeps doing the past 13 yrs.
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:26pm LovecraftDude888:

ru kidding she wrote opera on Bierce? wTF? never heard of her before
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:30pm Steve-O:

Hi folks. Lemme break the ice with a fun little piece of personal trivia.

I'm a genealogy buff and I've been interested in finding my roots for sometime.
Well, you guys won't believe what I've found over the years.....for starters, I am related to, to various degrees, Jimmie Rodgers(the early country star), Presidents Carter & Hoover. the guy who had Bozeman, Mont. named for him, one of the founding settlers of New York City, and even (possibly) Patrick Swayze, the "Wolverines!" guy in Red Dawn.....and that's just the tip of the iceberg(no pun intended)! =)
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:31pm JakeGould:

Hi Bethany! Hope you are well! Or at least better than last week.
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:35pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- gorgeous Chamber selection; you rule BR: appreciate every week being transported from my typical reality for a bit
...still need someone to signal me when it's okay to clap though...
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:36pm Matt from Springfield:

Ice broken Steve-O! :)
I'm also into genealogy, and fascinated by some of the characters I've found.
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:37pm Matt from Springfield:

"Hommage aux Freres Marx III. Harpo"! On the HARP! :D
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:38pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- they say Harpo really was as sweet as he seemed.
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:38pm LovecraftDude888:

well, this DOES bear closer examination....in fact, it needs a nightgown!
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:39pm fleep:

Some of my earliest ancestors were long chains of amino acids.
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:40pm Matt from Springfield:

@RRN63: All the Brothers seemed quite decent folk.
@Lovecraft: That's the spirit! (points to whiskey) :)
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:41pm LovecraftDude888:

no sense keeping HIM after school....etc.
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:41pm Matt from Springfield:

@fleep: Hey, mine two! We all should have a Family Reunion, but I guess every day you walk around outside is like one!
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:42pm LovecraftDude888:

hang on was the question of revelation something about one's lineage or a secret about yourself?
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:42pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

LDude: someday you'll see you can't burn a candle @ both ends...&tc.
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:44pm LovecraftDude888:

well, i thought it was a candle.
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:44pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

: )
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:46pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...long chain of amino acids being pulled out of Harpo's coat...& out...& out...
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:47pm LovecraftDude888:

my dad kept telling me years ago that his great great granddad was a guard at the palace in St. Petersburg...Mother Russia. supposedly true. I can't verify.
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:49pm Droll:

It turns out I'm related to the Old Codger (great-...-great-great-grandpa). We all are, except fleep, who successfully branched off the family tree before the knuckle-draggers took over.
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:49pm ranjit:

Somehow I read that as "his great great granddad was a statue at the palace in St Petersburg" - that would really be impressive!
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:50pm LovecraftDude888:

if he had been der Golem maybe...could be both? wrong country, though...alas
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:50pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The news was they shut down 23&Me for unverified health claims - ?? - but I still want that genetic testing that can tell you your exact racial %ages & derivative locations...
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:51pm JakeGould:

Anyone else here listening to the music? Sorry if that’s not “cool” but you are doing a good job Bethany.
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:52pm LovecraftDude888:

we're listening matey...but Bethany asked for some of this info. earlier.....you missed that
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:53pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- my guess is *everyone* is listening to BR do a great job w/ the music - as I acknowledged above.
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:53pm LovecraftDude888:

damn straight
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:54pm ranjit:

Oops, there goes 91.1 again. So we have to talk about golems instead of the music.
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:54pm LovecraftDude888:

Crikey....popup sounds crystal clear here
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:54pm Droll:

[making finger-to-nose-to-RRN gesture]
I think most of us have already figured out how not to tune in every week if we didn't want to listen.
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:55pm Whooda:

My 128k stream is dead as a door nail (who as ever heard of a LIVE door nail anyway) The pop-up player works fine.
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:55pm LovecraftDude888:

it's called roll over to YTube and listen to Soft Machine or whatever
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:56pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- no iTunes stream prob.s here after one mentioned much earlier.
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:56pm Bethany Ryker:

Looks like I have some post-show reading to do in order to catch up with everyone! Glad you all were here!
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:57pm Kathy:

I am having my Bukowski moment
Thank you!!
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:57pm Droll:

A doornail (coined c. 1350) is a very large studded nail on the outside of wooden doors, often used to nail on the metal strips which gave the door additional strength. They were also used as an ornamentational device. The more expensive homes had these metal, heavily-studded nails rather than wooden pegs, like the regular folks had. The doornails were 'clinched' on the inside of the door to prevent theft and give additional strength. Once clinched, the nail is 'dead', as in, it cannot be used again for that purpose.
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:57pm ranjit:

Thanks for playing the good stuff for us!
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:58pm LovecraftDude888:

dasvidaniya and thanks cheers
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:58pm Matt from Springfield:

ALWAYS, always for the music!
Fabulous comments just improve the visual experience :)
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:58pm Whooda:

My X-wife was an Invierno Portena.
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 8:58pm fleep:

Thanks, Bethany.
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:58pm 12539:

And so ends my favorite hour of the week.
Thanks Bethany.
  Mon. 2/17/14 8:59pm P-090:

Thanks Bethany!
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 9:00pm Whooda:

Thank you Droll, that is great to understand finally
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 9:00pm Matt from Springfield:

Thanks for the great pieces tonight, Bethany!
Have a good night, Stochastic A440ers!
  Mon. 2/17/14 9:02pm phat:

I haven't listened to this in ages. Good to get some Eno.
  Mon. 2/17/14 9:03pm P-090:

@arabbit : If you're still there and serious about getting that geno workup, this is THE one:

http://shop.nationalgeographic.com/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=2001246&gsk
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 9:03pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& peace on brother JakeG for caring if our Host & her music were being respected.
- next program already phat !
Avatar Mon. 2/17/14 9:04pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- cheers P-090.
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