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Getting There By Charles Shere
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Growing up in Berkeley, 1935-1945, and on a hardscrabble farm in Sonoma county, 1945-1952; college in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Berkeley; early marriage and children; beginning to learn about... More > Modernism, writing, and the composition of music. The first thirty years, 1935-1964. 212 pages; b&w photos.< Less
Concerto for Violin with harp, percussion, and small orchestra By Charles Shere
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In this three-movement programmatic concerto, extracted from an opera based on Marcel Duchamp's painting La Mariée mise à nu par ces célibataires, même, the violin is... More > accompanied by an atmospheric string ensemble and an eccentric, brittle wind and percussion group. Scoring: Solo violin, 2(picc.)-2-2-2/2-2-2-0/harp-pno-3perc./10-6-6-3 Duration ca. 15 minutes Composed 1985; rev. 1989< Less
The Eastside View: 2007 By Charles Shere
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Charles Shere's blog The Eastside View ranges among cuisine, art, music, books, and travel. This (2007) installment includes among other things notes on a month's walking in The Netherlands, on... More > restaurants in Portland, on the theater season in Ashland, and a long review of Alex Ross's book The Rest is Noise.< Less
Sonata: Bachelor Machine By Charles Shere
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Charles Shere's first piano sonata, drawn from his opera La Mariée mise à nu par ces célibataires, même, refers to the lower half of Marcel Duchamp's painting. In three... More > movements, it alternates between abrupt, mechanistic percussiveness and soft, lyrical passages.< Less
Mostly Spain By Charles Shere
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Travels in Spain and The Netherlands, with side trips to Paris and Torino. Comments (more often meditations) on restaurants, hotels, the landscape, the people, and their history; on paintings and... More > music, museums and cathedrals; and politics; and language; and books... 240 pages; b&w photos.< Less
Roman Letters By Charles Shere
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Reflections on daily life, politics, restaurants, art, and history during two months in Rome. With a detailed listing of restaurants. 258 pages; b&w photos by the author.
Walking the French Alps By Charles Shere
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The account of a walk from Lake Geneva to Nice, 400 miles through the French Alps, taken by a man in his seventies, a sidekick in his sixties, and a 15-year-old grandson. Appendix describes gear,... More > accommodations, and a bibliography. With black and white photos.< Less
Eating Around the Netherlands By Charles Shere
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Reports of a month of dining in The Netherlands, in restaurants fine and casual, in big cities and provincial villages, with recommendations, telephone numbers and addresses, and many color photos.
Eating Around the Netherlands By Charles Shere
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Reports of a month of dining in The Netherlands, in restaurants fine and casual, in big cities and provincial villages, with recommendations, telephone numbers and addresses, and many color photos.
Walking the French Alps By Charles Shere
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The account of a walk from Lake Geneva to Nice, 400 miles through the French Alps, taken by a man in his seventies, a sidekick in his sixties, and a 15-year-old grandson. Appendix describes gear,... More > accommodations, and a bibliography. With black and white photos.< Less