Archive for April 16th, 2019

Apr. 16 2019

The world’s oldest paper

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | 2 Comments

My publisher at Green Writers Press is floating the idea of printing Old New Worlds on hemp—and my instinctive response of “oo!” has quickly turned to Google. “Hemp hurds are favorable in comparison with those used with pulp wood.” – Jason L. Merrill, U.S. Department of Agriculture chief scientist in 1916 So what on earth is […]

Apr. 16 2019

Tuesday 04/16/19 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen and Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Beethoven:                  Overture to King Stephen, Op. 117 Lutosławski:               Symphony No. 3 Salonen:                      Foreign Bodies Shostakovich:             Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 107 (Yo-Yo Ma, cello) Janáček:                      Sinfonietta

Apr. 16 2019

Playlist: Apr/16/19

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10:54 PM Max Richter — Mercy Hilary Hahn, violinCory Smythe, pianoDG/Archiv, 4798295 10:39 PM Anton Von Webern — Im Sommerwind Conductor: Pierre BoulezEnsemble: Berlin PhilharmonicDG/Archiv, 447099 10:25 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Serenade No. 6 Key: DEnsemble: Orpheus Chamber OrchestraDG/Archiv, 415669 10:17 PM Franz Lehar — The Merry Widow: Waltz (Ballsirenen Conductor: John Eliot GardinerEnsemble: […]