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Since she suggested it, I divided the songs I had been considering for the previous CD into two — here is the second half, more jazzy/classical/silly:

1. World Weary (Noël Coward)
2. Impromptu No. 1, Op. 29 (Vladimir Horowitz/Frederic Chopin)
3. Le Gars qui vont a la fete (Stutzmann & Södergren/Francis Poulenc)
4. Donde Esta Yolanda (Pink Martini)
5. Virtuosity Rag (William Bolcolm)
6. Let’s do something (Erin Hill & Dan Jenkins/Mark Blitzstein)
7. Honolulu (Mark Blitzstein)
8. Golden Slippers (The Prince Myshkins)
9. Under The Boardwalk (The Temptations)
10. Topsy Turvey (Joe Lovano)
11. Twilight In Turkey (Raymond Scott)
12. My Funny Valentine (Sarah Vaughan)
13. Deceptacon (Le Tigre)
14. Sinnerman [Felix Da Housecat Remix] (Nina Simone)
15. Por Una Cabeza (Astor Piazzolla)
16. Kriss Romani (Swing Gadje)
17. Is Chicago, Is Not Chicago (Soul Coughing)
18. She’s Dead (Jim’s Big Ego)
19. Bullet Train (Wynton Marsalis)
20. Downtown Train (Tom Waits)

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This mix is for Erin‘s road trip to Ann Arbor for grad school. It is a bit inauspicious that it starts with a quote from Scott’s failed expedition to the South Pole. However, things get better from there.

1. Introduction to Epilogue (Sinfonia Antarctica, Vaughan Williams)
2. Nothing Lies Still Long (Pell Mell)
3. The wake up bomb (R.E.M.)
4. Heaven (Talking Heads)
5. Une Annee Sans Lumiere (The Arcade Fire)
6. Angel of Harlem (U2)
7. If I Should Fall From Grace With God (The Pogues)
8. Take The Fifth (Spoon)
9. Ramble On (Led Zepplin)
10. The Vagabond (Bryn Terfel/Vaughan Williams)
11. Samurai Code Quote #4 (Forrest Whittaker/Ghost Dog : Way of the Samurai)
12. Lebanese Blonde (Thievery Corporation)
13. Boss On The Boat (Tosca)
14. Remind Me (Rökysopp)
15. Peppermint Patty (Ellis Marsalis)
16. I Think I Need A New Heart (The Magnetic Fields)
17. Lover’s Lane (Squirrel Nut Zippers)
18. Silver Lining (Stiff Little Fingers)
19. Big Spender (Shirley Bassey)