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Options November 15, 2016: Hemidemisemiquavering (Fill-in for A440)

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Artist Track Album Label Format Comments Approx. start time
Charles Ives  Central Park in the Dark (1906)   Options Ives: Holiday Symphony  Sony Classical  CD  Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Michael Tilson Thomas  0:00:00 ()
Darius Milhaud  Sonata for Piano and Two Violins (1914)   Options Martinu/Milhaud/Prokofiev  Hyperion  CD  Krysia Osostowicz, violin; Ernst Kovacic, violin; Susan Tomes, piano  0:06:53 ()
Lou Harrison  Air in G Minor for Flute and Drone (1947/1970)   Options Rapunzel: An Opera in Six Acts  New Albion  CD  Leta Miller, Karen Andrie, William Winant  0:23:10 ()
Ruth Crawford  Suite for Wind Quintet (1952)   Options Music of Ruth Crawford  CRI  CD  The Lark Quintet: John Wion, flute; Humbert Lucarelli, oboe; Howard T. Howard, horn; Alan Brown, bassoon  0:28:09 ()
Donald Martino  Trio for Violin, Clarinet and Piano (1959)   Options Donald Martino: Solo and Chamber Works  CRI  CD  Paul Zukofsky, violin; Arthur Bloom, clarinet; Gilbert Kalish, piano  0:39:52 ()
John Adams  Chamber Symphony: 2. Aria With Walking Bass (1992)   Options Chamber Symphony/Grand Pianola Music  Nonesuch  CD  London Sinfonietta  0:51:50 ()

Listener comments!

  Tue. 11/15/16 8:03pm sugarwolf:

Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:05pm Linda Lee:

amazing, amazing music. thank you Mr. Fields!
  Tue. 11/15/16 8:05pm tuner fish:

as morton feldman said of ives: "the greatest american composer we ever have, and maybe - as Tolstoy put it - ever will have."
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:06pm Gaylord Fields:

Hello @sugarwolf!
  Tue. 11/15/16 8:06pm cheri:

hey Gaylord! another fab fill in from the the great and glorious Gaylord, what a night!
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:06pm Linda Lee:

'evening sugarwolf & tunerfish! i should have an animal name too!
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:08pm fleep:

What a treat, greetings Gaylord.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:11pm Gaylord Fields:

@tuner fish: Charles Ives and Wallace Stevens must have been a real hoot at those early-20th-century insurance executive conventions.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:12pm Gaylord Fields:

Hi @Linda Lee! Glad you're enjoying it!

@fleep: My pleasure!
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:12pm Gaylord Fields:

Thanks @cheri.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:13pm common:

thank you gaylord
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:14pm Jeff:

I'm enjoying this - I'm glad you're doing this fill-in "in the style of".
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:14pm Gaylord Fields:

@common: I'm enjoying this as much as you are.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:15pm Gaylord Fields:

@Jeff: It's a fun challenge to see if you can put your own stamp on someone else's show concept.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:16pm βrian:

And now Mose Allison. Criminy!
  Tue. 11/15/16 8:17pm cheri:

this is a special night, so I think it calls for more brownies, right Gaylord?
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:18pm Gaylord Fields:

@βrian: I'll be playing one living person tonight.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:18pm Gaylord Fields:

@cheri: Always. Bake on.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:24pm Jeff:

@Gaylord: for sure. I believe you have that well in hand.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:26pm Gaylord Fields:

I appreciate your saying that, @Jeff!
  Tue. 11/15/16 8:27pm cheri:

this will be my last post tonight Gaylord, but i'm still tuned in, so see you real soon again. and thanks!
  Tue. 11/15/16 8:29pm Thomas H:

Just tuned in love the flute piece, Gaylord. I play flute and clarinet wonderful I will look the music up to play myself. Just wonderful.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:30pm geezerette:

Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:32pm βrian:

Lou Harrison met his end in Lafayette, Indiana...
  Tue. 11/15/16 8:32pm Thomas H:

Another good one Ruth Crawford Pete Seeger step Mom
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:33pm Gaylord Fields:

@Thomas H: That would be lovely.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:34pm Gaylord Fields:

@geezerette: It is, and so are you for enjoying it.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:34pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Alright, welcome to Gaylord Suites. Make yourself at home.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:35pm Gaylord Fields:

@Ken From Hyde Park: Very punny!
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:36pm geezerette:

@Ken, hee hee!
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:36pm Philthy woman:

Here with Common and he just said Gaylord is playing perfect music for right now- all the feelings are coming in. I agree. Thank you Gaylord.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:36pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I dunno about this longhair music!...mid-century...hm...
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:37pm Gaylord Fields:

@Philthy woman: Thank you -- and thank you, Common!
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:38pm Gaylord Fields:

@Revolution Rabbit Nov63: It's like an Eames chair for your ears.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:38pm geezerette:

Soothing discord!
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:38pm Scraps deSelby:

Mrs Seeger!
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:38pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Went to a b-o-o-k s-t-o-r-e earlier - & now Classtical Music...it's almost like living in a Civilized country...
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:40pm Scraps deSelby:

oh, I missed really good Milhaud
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:40pm βrian:

I love flaut music.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:41pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hey, Scraps. Was it seasonably warm & sunny there today? I think we got Seattle's weather today by mistake.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:42pm Scraps:

Louis Zukoksy's son on violon
  Tue. 11/15/16 8:42pm cheri:

Gaylord, if you please let me indulge in one final comment, happy holidays!
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:42pm Scraps:

I mean Zukofsky
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:43pm Scraps:

I haven't gone out, Ken! Most of the time I don't go out
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:44pm geezerette:

Wow is this piece talkin'!
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:45pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...right here like George Martin for Yellow Sub - 'Sea of Monsters'
...googled that GF - now every website wants to show me chairs...
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:46pm Gaylord Fields:

@Scraps de Selby: Milhaud literally taught Burt Bacharach that outré and melodic can coexist—a lesson that Burt put to great use.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:47pm Scraps:

This is nice.

CRI is almost always good
  Tue. 11/15/16 8:47pm sugarwolf:

@gaylord: it could be fun to hear you fill in for even more DJs

Going to have to catch this in the archives, stupid work!!
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:49pm Scraps:

Milhaud and Poulenc are just wonderful, especially their chamber music.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:49pm Gaylord Fields:

@sugarwolf: One day I'll be available to fill in for Becky, but it hasn't worked out yet. So my country records stay on reserve.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:51pm Scraps:

I love this music, Gaylord, all of it.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:52pm Mike East:

Nice to see/hear you hear, Gaylord. Some mindblowing selections tonight.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:53pm Gaylord Fields:

@Scraps: Thanks!
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:55pm Gaylord Fields:

@Mike East: I'm enjoying this so much, and it makes me glad that you are as well!
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:59pm Philthy woman:

Lovin it! gonna go Horsey but I'll be back to the archives to hear the rest, for sure. G'night and thanks Gaylord
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 8:59pm Gaylord Fields:

@Philthy woman: Have fun!
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 9:00pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Thx GF !
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 9:00pm geezerette:

This is helping so much Gaylord.
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 9:00pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...for...another hour...
Avatar Tue. 11/15/16 9:02pm Gaylord Fields:

Thanks, everyone! It was great being able to show another musical side, and your encouragement made it especially fun.
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