Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Past Catching Up: Ancient Call-Anew

The ``Ancient Call-Anew'' (No Bang Kohan) album by Hossein Alizadeh offers a very impressive use of traditional Iranian wind instruments. Yesterday, while I was listening to the first couple of minutes from the start of the album, the music beautifully matched with the flow of cars approaching me as seen in the mirror.
My general interpretation is that old horns' sound symbolizaes ``your past catching up with the present''.



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...