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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
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
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
Search for Meaning By Charles Shere
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A play in two acts five actors trying to find meaning in a life cluttered by experience.
Three Pieces for Piano By Charles Shere
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Three short pieces for unaccompanied piano.
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.