31.10.07

5x5 (Updated)

1) What five operas would you most like to see performed?

2) What five pieces would you most like to hear performed?

3) What five living performers would you most like to meet?

4) What five living composers would you most like to meet?

5) What five living musicians (composers, performers, writers, scholars, etc) would you most like to play three-on-three basketball with/against?

Post your answers in comments or on your blogs. Thanks. I'll post mine later.

2 Nov: My answers are in the comments.

12 comments:

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  2. Here's mine:

    http://renewablemusic.blogspot.com/

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  3. Here's mine:

    http://musicalassumptions.blogspot.com

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  4. Okay, when do we see your answers? :)

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  5. (Posting this just so I can check "email follow-up comments to me."

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  6. 1) Berg, Wozzeck
    Janacek, Makropolus Case
    Ligeti, Grande Macabre
    Messiaen, St. Francis
    Saariaho, L'Amour de Loin

    2) Carter, Concerto for Orchestra
    Feldman, Rothko Chapel
    Reich, Drumming
    Mahler, Sixth
    Rzewski, People United...

    3) Dawn Upshaw
    Stephen Drury
    Karita Mattila
    Tim Smith
    Marilyn Nonken

    4) Elliott Carter
    Kaija Saariaho
    Steve Reich
    Lee Hyla
    Michael Hersch

    5) On my team, David Starobin, because he could set picks; and David Robertson, to run the offense.

    Against: Glass, Adams, and Reich, because I bet they'd argue amongst themselves no end.

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  7. Oh, now WHY did I not think of Rothko Chapel?

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  8. Blogged at Vftp.

    Cheers Steve!

    Ken

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  9. Since I'm late, I'll just go for the operas:

    Cilea, "L'Arlesiana" (with Jonas Kaufmann)
    Bizet, "Djamileh"
    Hanson, "Merry Mount"
    Vivaldi, "Judita Triumphans" (ok, ok, it's an oratorio)
    Ponchielli, "I Lituani"

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