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April 06, 2009


I love the last sentence of your post--very well said. I just saw Andras Schiff in LA at the Disney Concert Hall this past week who performed three Beethoven sonatas in a row(the last three) and the audience was on their best behavior which let me concentrate on the music, and not the sounds of crinkling candy wrappers and so on...During the last movement of the last sonata, the place was absolutely silent. Amazing.

I love vulnerability. It is my favorite thing in the world.... from which all else grows.And This piece fascinates me,Thanks STACEY!

Stacey, what a great post! Really enjoyed this.

Great post, Stacey! And isn't that intruding siren a metaphor for...oh, everything!

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I left it
on when I
left the house
for the pleasure
of coming back
ten hours later
to the greatness
of Teddy Wilson
"After You've Gone"
on the piano
in the corner
of the bedroom
as I enter
in the dark

from New and Selected Poems by David Lehman


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