Author Archives: Andy Costello

Transition By Season

Transition By Season is an abstract catalogue of the music I’ve performed in a recently completed season.  It allows me the opportunity to reflect upon my musicking with open yet categorical coverage.  Here is the transition that is my 2014-15 … Continue reading

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Giving up Facebook, restarting regular blog entries.

Please refer to the title for the overall message. Why?   Will tell in time.   In the meantime. Look at all the people who will “miss me.” To contact me, you may reach me at www.MyNameIsAndyCostello.com, contact form. Or, … Continue reading

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MASQUERADE BALL

Program notes for 2/15/2015, at Pianoforte Studio, Chicago This program, Masquerade Ball, lives in the moment.  There is transience in each moment, as Jimmie Leblanc’s work suggests, we are perched on “the threshold of the moment.” (…au seuil de l’instant…) … Continue reading

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AIC 3-17

Crossed out Crossed eyes Sideways glance Crooked nose Acidic mouth Terrific breath Deep tissue Breathing deep Spinning emptiness Sleepless crave Crave-less sleep Tinniness Ringing silence Eating silence Regurgitating Acting Floating Acting Acting Acting. Stopping stopping Nothing then nothing Longer than … Continue reading

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Pi Things from a Pianist

The DSM is spectral. Schumann has brought me closer to my own multiple selves, yet I am not bipolar. Most things are on a spectrum, rather than a clearly delineated order of labels.  In fact, I have a sneaking suspicion … Continue reading

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Flying

Phrases complètes se souvent regardent au sein de    la sienne. Quelques-unes inachevées ne se re- gardent qu’à l’ instant où il ne reste plus d’au de là, lulà lálu lùlálálù

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Ucolorful beauty in its un-color.

U color Cradle. Uncover Saddle Anger and mist uncover only this. Careful seeing Flesh Lifeless Comfort Affords

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MASQUES DE SCHUMANN

Program note for MASQUES DE SCHUMANN, 4 Dec 2014, Montreal I am so thrilled to present this programme.  Robert Schumann is a deeply meaningful composer to my development as a musician, and to embody the contemporary re-embodiments of his work … Continue reading

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SM SURREALI : Thought

Surrealism is a multifaceted and rich word.  Time changes words and the meanings of them, and the use of these two here as the show’s title is moving towards new meaning yet again, to something different than its inauguration nearly … Continue reading

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ISM SURREAL : Flying

In 20 hours, I plan to be in the air between two places. (This was written to promote Surrealism, Canned, my Fifth Floor Collective Carte Blanche showing on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014, 7pm at the Community Music Center in Boston, MA.  … Continue reading

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