Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Four Harpsichords!

Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto for Four Harpsichords [in A minor, BMW 1065]

"One" ideal listening situation: Driving slowly through a small street with lots of trees, spring/fall weather, sunny day, feeling the touch of air on skin, giving a good volume ...

Movement 1 has a superb ending, a full climax in the last 20-30 seconds

Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Terror Presidency

An important book by Jack Goldsmith
Goldsmith, Jack Landman. The Terror Presidency: Law and Judgement Inside the Bush Administration (New York : W.W. Norton & Company 2007).

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Clear Shallow Water

I started reading this novel, `` The Driver ,'' by Hart Hanson , and I did not like it much and decided to stop. But then I came ba...