phillip larrimore

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Occupation artist, writer, garden designer
Introduction One must be light as a bird, not as a feather.--Valery
Interests I am deeply, profoundly, relentlessly interested most of the time
Favorite Movies Sansho the Bailiff, Ugetsu, Rashomon, The Rules of the Game, Boudu Saved From Drowning, Nosteratu, the Sorrow and the Pity, The Phantom of India, Brakhage's Pittsburgh Trilogy, Eric Rohmer, Ozu, Bresson, Dziga Vertov, silent comedy, Preston Sturges, Jacques Tati and Jacques Rivette, Mulholland Drive, Vertigo, Fellini, Visconti, Olmi, Bellochio, early Godard, Betty Boop, Looney Tunes, John Cassavetes, Robert Altman, Nicolas Ray, Ealing studios comedies, Cat People, Syberburg, The Quay Brothers, Jan Svankjmaker, James Whitney, Harry Smith, Children of Paradise, Ivan the Terrible, Beauty and the Beast, Maya Deren, Kenneth Anger, Joseph Cornell
Favorite Music plainchant, Renaissance polyphony, tudor church music, Dunstable, Cornysh, Brown, Taverner, Sheppard, Ludlow, Tallis, Byrd, Dowland, Orlando di Lasso, Cipriano di Rore, Heinrich Isaac, Ockhehm, Obrecht, de la Rue, french lutenists, too! and Couperin and Rameau, and Marc Antoine Charpentier, Buxtehude, Handel, Bach cantatas, Mozart Operas, Hadyn Quartets, Beethoven Sonatas, Schubert lieder, Chopin etudes, Schumann Davidsbundlertanzes! Lizst Rhapsodies!Brahms Intermezzi!Grieg Lyric Pieces! Faure Barcarolles! Rachmaninoff Etudes-Tableaux! Debusseyan modalities, Ravel Miroirs, Mahler Fahrenden, Zemlinsky, Stravinsky, Bartok, Schoenberg, Berg, Webern, Schreker, Mussorgsky, The Rimsky Korsakov Operas and Borodin's Prince Igor the opera! Charles Ives, Carl Ruggles, Vergil Thompson's Three Saints, the Gershwin songbook, Cole Porter, Bille Holiday, Sarah Vaughn, Ella, Dizzy Gillespie, Strauss, Janacek, Kurt Weill Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Stockhausen, Varese, Robert Ashley, pauline Oliveros, Conlon Nancarrow, John Cage, Morton Feldman, Ligeti, Kurtag, Aarvo Part, Albert Ayler, Balinese and Javanese gamelan music, Classical Iranian music, Sufi music, Maronite Christian Chant, Gypsy music from Hungary, Greek Taverna music, Tibetan Buddhist Chant, Japanese Shintoist Chant, Korean P'Ansori, Swedish Fiddle music, Heinrich Biber, The Ludi Sancti Nicolai, Byzantine Chant Armenian, Bulgarian, Greek Orthodox Dufay, Machaut, the music of the Notre Dame School, tribal music from Burundi, Chad
Favorite Books listed under "asphasia in Tasmania" in my blog; articles this year on James Merrill, Nabokov, Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, et al

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