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Elegy
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All Rise: A Joyful Elegy Of Fats Waller
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Bangkok Wakes to Rain
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"Recreates the experience of living in Thailand's aqueous climate so viscerally that you can feel the water rising around your ankles." -Ron Charles, Washington Post "Important, ambitious, and accomplished." -Mohsin Hamid, New York Times bestselling author of Exit West A missionary doctor pines for his native New England even as he succumbs to the vibrant chaos of nineteenth-century Siam. A post-World War II society woman marries, mothers, and holds court, little suspecting her solitary fate. A jazz pianist in the age of rock, haunted by his own ghosts, is summoned to appease the house's resident spirits. In the present, a young woman tries to outpace the long shadow of her political past. And in a New Krungthep yet to come, savvy teenagers row tourists past landmarks of the drowned old city they themselves do not remember. Time collapses as these lives collide and converge, linked by the forces voraciously making and remaking the amphibious, ever-morphing capital itself. Bangkok Wakes to Rain is an elegy for what time erases and a love song to all that persists, yearning, into the unknowable future.

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Bangkok Wakes to Rain
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"Recreates the experience of living in Thailand's aqueous climate so viscerally that you can feel the water rising around your ankles." -Ron Charles, Washington Post "Important, ambitious, and accomplished." -Mohsin Hamid, New York Times bestselling author of Exit West A missionary doctor pines for his native New England even as he succumbs to the vibrant chaos of nineteenth-century Siam. A post-World War II society woman marries, mothers, and holds court, little suspecting her solitary fate. A jazz pianist in the age of rock, haunted by his own ghosts, is summoned to appease the house's resident spirits. In the present, a young woman tries to outpace the long shadow of her political past. And in a New Krungthep yet to come, savvy teenagers row tourists past landmarks of the drowned old city they themselves do not remember. Time collapses as these lives collide and converge, linked by the forces voraciously making and remaking the amphibious, ever-morphing capital itself. Bangkok Wakes to Rain is an elegy for what time erases and a love song to all that persists, yearning, into the unknowable future.

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Bangkok Wakes to Rain
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"Recreates the experience of living in Thailand's aqueous climate so viscerally that you can feel the water rising around your ankles." -Ron Charles, Washington Post"Important, ambitious, and accomplished." -Mohsin Hamid, New York Times bestselling author of Exit WestA missionary doctor pines for his native New England even as he succumbs to the vibrant chaos of nineteenth-century Siam. A post-World War II society woman marries, mothers, and holds court, little suspecting her solitary fate. A jazz pianist in the age of rock, haunted by his own ghosts, is summoned to appease the house's resident spirits. In the present, a young woman tries to outpace the long shadow of her political past. And in a New Krungthep yet to come, savvy teenagers row tourists past landmarks of the drowned old city they themselves do not remember. Time collapses as these lives collide and converge, linked by the forces voraciously making and remaking the amphibious, ever-morphing capital itself. Bangkok Wakes to Rain is an elegy for what time erases and a love song to all that persists, yearning, into the unknowable future.

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ImportCDs Elegy Jazz CD
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Theo Bleckmann ist nicht nur ein Sänger von seltener Reinheit und Kühnheit des Stils, sondern auch ein Klangmaler, der erschafft, was das Magazin JazzTimes treffend als "leuchtende Bahnen" in der Musik beschrieben hat. Der in Deutschland geborene Wahl-New Yorker gibt - nachdem er schon auf zwei ECM-Alben von Meredith Monk und einem von Julia Hülsmann zu hören war - mit Elegy nun sein bemerkenswertes Debüt als Leader für das Label. Das Album präsentiert Bleckmann gleichermaßen als Komponist wie als Sänger, mit mehreren Instrumentalstücken, die von seiner "Ambient-Band" (wie er sie nennt) mit seinem Seelenverwandten, dem Gitarristen Ben Monder, dem Keyboarder Shai Maestro und dem subtil agierenden Rhythmusgespann aus Chris Tordini und John Hollenbeck mit Leben erfüllt werden.Zu den Highlights zählen Bleckmanns sublime Fassung von Stephen Sondheims "Comedy Tonight" ("tragedy tomorrow.comedy tonight") genauso wie die wohlklingende Vokalise "Elegy" und das fast schon schmerzhaft poetische "To Be Shown to Monks at a Certain Temple.

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Jazz Poems
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Ever since its first flowering in the 1920s, jazz has had a powerful influence on American poetry, and this anthology offers a treasury of poems as varied and vital as the music that inspired them. From the Harlem Renaissance to the Beat Movement, from the poets of the New York School to the contemporary poetry scene, the jazz aesthetic has been a compelling literary force. We hear it the poems of Langston Hughes, e.e. cummings, William Carlos Williams, Frank O'Hara and Gwendolyn Brooks, and in those of Yusef Komunyaka, Charles Simic, Rita Dove, Ntozake Shange, Mark Doty and C.D. Wright. Here are poems that pay tribute to jazz's great voices, and also poems that themselves throb with the vivid rhythm and energy of the jazz tradition, ranging in tone from mournful elegy to sheer celebration.

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The Figured Wheel
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'The Figured Wheel' fully collects the first four books of poetry, as well as twenty-one new poems, by Robert Pinsky, the former U.S. Poet Laureate. Critic Hugh Kenner, writing about Pinsky's first volume, described this poet's work as 'nothing less than the recovery for language of a whole domain of mute and familiar experience.' Both the transformation of the familiar and the uttering of what has been hitherto mute or implicit in our culture continue to be central to Pinsky's art. New poems like 'Avenue' and 'The City Elegies' envision the urban landscape's mysterious epitome of human pain and imagination, forces that recur in 'Ginza Samba,' an astonishing history of the saxophone, and 'Impossible to Tell,' a jazz-like work that intertwines elegy with both the Japanese custom of linking-poems and the American tradition of ethnic jokes. A final section of translations includes Pinsky's renderings of poems by Czeslaw Milosz, Paul Celan, and others, as well as the last canto of his award-winning version of the 'Inferno.'

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Blues
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Subversive and satirical, inventive, wry and unconventional, John Hartley Williams has long been celebrated for his maverick sensibility, for his outsider's take on the way we live our lives. In Blues, his eighth collection, he focuses with new directness on the turmoil of Germany and Eastern Europe, and writes eloquently about being English, and staying English, in a continental climate, through all the upheavals of the last fifteen years. Alert to the intricacies and ironies of the language, to the musculature of politics and passion, these poems are chronicles of change, wired to the energies of jazz and science fiction, yet the under-song is a threnody for the loss of a kind of Englishness - voiced powerfully in a moving elegy for the poet Ken Smith. While there is no diminishing of his comic brio, no dulling of his incisive, questioning intelligence, Blues finds John Hartley Williams taking on subjects of new depth and complexity - while maintaining his characteristic lightness of touch, imagination and profound originality.

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