Arvo Part’s choral works christen winter time for me, and I don’t know why. I just feel like staying in, curling up with a hot spiced tea and the book that came for Christmas by way of Mrs. Claus.
Good humanist sabbath to you.
Bach provides a bonus track for the oboe aficionado, maybe for you, Emma.
I first heard this at the Amherst Summer Music Camp in Raymond, Maine in 1971, Jane Singer on Oboe with whom I played some charming Milhaud chamber music.
And on bassoon in our quintet was Kim Laskowski, now in the New York Philharmonic.
If I am not mistaken Jane is now a computer scientist in Israel.
Schumann Piano Quintet
I heard the second movement twice this week in the film scores of “The Favourite” and “Fanny and Alexander”.