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Rest In Peace, Lena Horne

Lena Horne, famous singer and actress, often denigrated in the states because of her race, passed away Sunday evening at the age of 92. New York Times coverage here, wikipedia article here. Of course, members of our (my?) generation will … Continue reading

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Partenope

My very first Baroque opera, and the one that sealed the deal with the nasty stuff for life. To be sure: Handel’s opera is weird. Like: Shakespeare in Twelfth Night weird awesome–Armindo (a female alto, usually, dressed as a man) … Continue reading

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Canon(s) on the 9th

Or, at least, that’s what I’ve just realized. Ladies and gentlemen, Johannes Brahms’s Geistliches Lied, Op. 30, which is a pretty remarkable piece of music for many reasons, one of which being the double choral canon on the ninth. This … Continue reading

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About that Whirligig of Time…

Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare. Many, many happy returns, Will…

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The Future of Media

This post is, of course, in response to my impossibly cute* co-editor (co-editor? junior editor? I don’t know…) Samuel Markson, who writes: “[...]Do it. Please. Also, if you have input, tell me. This is the future of media–accept it.” This … Continue reading

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