Music Notes, part two

So there’s this musician, Vicky Chow. I came across her via watching YouTube videos of performances of music by Julia Wolfe, usually by the ensemble Bang on a Can, of which Vicky Chow is a member.

Et al: Vicky Chow performs “Compassion” by Julia Wolfe – YouTube

Donnacha Dennehy: Bulb (Live) – YouTube

Horses of Instruction by Steve Martland

Vicky Chow performs Steve Reich – Piano Counterpoint (2011) (arr. Vincent Corver) – YouTube

Here are some links to other music I’ve been listening to, and notes regarding same:


Takemitsu: Viola Concerto “A String Around Autumn” – YouTube


Blues for Franz, by Peer Raben

Groove Holmes

New Groove (Groove Holmes album) – Wikipedia

Arrangements by Manny Albam

Listening to Gentle Giant on noise canceling headphones

Gentle Giant German TV ZDF 1974-Live Brussels film studio – YouTube

I should include all these as contributors to every piece I write because a part of each one is found in some piece somewhere. More names: Pauline Oliveros, Junior Brown, Ernest Tubb, Courtney Love, Fela Kuti (has an excellent YouTube channel), and Mercedes Sosa.

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