Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Reading, Listening, Viewing 6/8/2005

Here are a few books I'm reading/listening to these days. In no particular order. And in no particular stage of completion:
  1. How to Read a Book (Charles Van Doren, Mortimer Adler)
  2. The Life of Greece (Will Durant)
  3. The Greek Way (Edith Hamilton)
  4. Jeremiah (God)
  5. Agamemnon (Aeschylus)
  6. GULAG Archipelago (Alexandr Solzhenitsyn)
  7. Images from the Storm (Robert Knox Sneden)
Likewise for music:
  1. Goldberg Variations (J.S. Bach - Anthony Newman)
  2. Late Violin Concertos (Vivaldi - Carmignola/Venice Baroque Orchestra; vol. 2)
  3. O Brother, Where Art Thou (Soundtrack to Cohen Bros. movie by same name)
  4. Grandes Motets (J.P.Rameau - Christie/Les Arts Florisants)
And movies, where are pretty rare for me:
  1. The Story of Qiu Ju (Zhang Yimou, 1993)
  2. Henry V (Branagh, 1989)
  3. The Story of the Weeping Camel (Falorni, Byambasuren Davaa, 2005) (I actually watched this one a few months ago)
  4. The Last Emperor-The Director's Cut (Lone, 1987)
  5. The Scarlet Pimpernel (Donner, 1982)