Music

“In the Mood”

Insanity, nuttiness, absurdities….you know – what you see and maybe, unfortunately, experience about anytime you step out of your cocoon called home and venture out into the matrix. Can it get any more insane? Sure! As we here at the… Read More ›

Magnificent Prokofiev

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) was one of the few composers who have encapsulated the dilemma of being a 20th-century creative artist quite as poignantly as Prokofiev. He was already composing by the age of six, and wrote his first opera, The… Read More ›

Remarkable Disinclinations

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. – Douglas Adams No one likes to be told, well, really anything.  It… Read More ›

Saturday Afternoon Vibes

There’s already a traffic issue heading up to Wyoming to get in line with the other 600 thousand or so for the eclipse, so we heard on the radio.  Henry’s attitude toward folks’ determination to find daytime darkness, along with… Read More ›

Thieving Magpies

La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie) is a two act opera by Italian composer Gioachino Rossini. The libretto by Giovanni Gherardini was based on the 1815 comedy La Pie Voleuse by JMT Badouin d’Aubigny and Louis-Charles Caigniez. The story tells… Read More ›

Happy 4th!

In yet another apparent screw-up by the gaggle of two-bit politicians and mainstream media hacks who continue to carry on with their Russian hysterics, they overlooked banning one of the stellar pieces of music played on this day to celebrate… Read More ›