10. July 2011 · Comments Off on Roland Petit, (1924 – 2011) · Categories: Losses

I just read that Roland Petit died today. Just this past year Ballet San Jose did his Carmen once again.

Here he is, doing the Carmen Pas de deux with his partner and wife Zizi Jeanmaire:

And here is another work of his (only a portion), “Le Jeune Homme et la Mort”, danced by Zizi Jeanmaire and Rudolf Nuryev:

10. July 2011 · Comments Off on Sunday Evening Music · Categories: Sunday Evening Music

Johannes Ockeghem: Missa prolationum
The Clerks’ Group

(This longer than the usual Sunday Evening Music post. Please set aside about 33 minutes for it. It’s worth it.)

10. July 2011 · Comments Off on Sunday @ Noon · Categories: Sunday @ Noon Music

Just A Closer Walk With Thee
Ken Middleton on guitar

10. July 2011 · Comments Off on Sunday Morning Music · Categories: Sunday Morning Music

Alexander Agricola (Flanders 1446 Valladolid 1506): Agnus Dei de la messe In minen syn à 4
Huelgas Ensemble