A weekly tally of memorable things Steve Smith has stuck in his ears lately.

>>Spotify jukebox does not correspond precisely with the listed selections that follow, but maintains the playlist’s continuity and personality.<<

Brian EnoDiscreet Music – Contact (Cantaloupe Music; 2015)

John CageWinter Music – Mark Knoop, Catherine Laws, Philip Thomas, John Tilbury (Another Timbre; due Sept. 2017)

Yann RobinVulcano; Art of Metal I & III – Alain Billard, Ensemble Intercontemporain/Susanna Mälkki (Kairos; 2012)

John CageFive (from John Cage, Vol. 44: The Number Pieces 6) – Essential Music (Mode; 2012)

The Barton WorkshopThe Fives (X) (Megadisc; 2002)
> John CageFive; Five2; Five3; Five4; Five5

Mathieu Ruhlmann/Chris StricklandThis Heap Is Greater Light (Glistening Examples; 2016)

Tim Berne’s SnakeoilIncidentals (ECM; 2017)

Makiko Nishikazepianopera 1 & 2 – John McAlpine (Edition Wandelweiser; 2004)

Wen DeqingShanghai Prelude; The Fantasia of Peony Pavilion; Variation of a Rose; Nostalgia; Love Song and River Chant – Bruno Weinmeister, ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra/Gottfried Rabl (Naxos; 2016)

Steve ColemanMorphogenesis (Pi Recordings; 2017)

Eva-Maria HoubenTubular Bells & Piano – Andreas Feilen, Eva-Maria Houben (Diafani; 2015)
> les très riches heures (I, II); Improvisation

Bruno Duplant/Pedro ChambelAutofictions (Mappa; 2017)

Wolfgang Amadeus MozartViolin Concertos – Isabelle Faust, Il Giardino Armonico/Giovanni Antonini (Harmonia Mundi; 2016)

Coma Cluster VoidMind Cemetaries (Drylands; 2016)

BloodmistChaos of Memory (5049 Records; 2017)

David Vélez/Bruno DuplantMoyens Fantômes (Unfathomless; 2016)

Gustav Mahler – Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor – New York Philharmonic/Leonard Bernstein (Columbia Masterworks/Sony Classical; 1963/1997)

Gustav Mahler – Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor – New York Philharmonic/Klaus Tennstedt (NYP; 1980/1998)

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