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Erling Wold
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Recently flowers of roses were given by the Pope
Back in Firenze, my mind drifts, and my thoughts are filled with The Dome, that of Santa Maria del Fiore, invisible from where the Empress and I are staying, but last year ever-present, sometimes inviting, sometimes forbidding, yet always breathtaking. I lo...
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Inscrutability
A few years ago I got it in my head that I wanted to do an opera based on  Stanisław  Lem's Solaris . I reread the book a few times, a book about the impossibility of connecting with an alien intelligence or, for that matter, even knowing if one is confront...
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UKSUS: a major contemporary writer, neighing
The English language score of UKSUS (by way of the Russian УКСУС ) is done and we are now skipping to production at Dance Mission 6-7 March, the first weekend of March that is, and only one weekend of March 2015 AD.  Tickets, which you must purchase, are av...
The English language score of UKSUS (by way of the Russian УКСУС) is done and we are now skipping to production at Dance Mission 6-7 March, the first weekend of March that is, and only one weekend of March 2015 AD. Tickets, which you must purchase, are available at uksus.org.
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Against cutesy-ness
Lying in bed last night reading Barry Mazur's  When is one thing equal to some other thing? , I came across a throwaway line about the category of sets and how it is like Odette is to Swann and guffawed, and the person in bed with me, checking their Twitter...
Lying in bed last night reading Barry Mazur's When is one thing equal to some other thing?, I came across a throwaway line about the category of sets and how it is like Odette is to Swann and guffawed, and the person in bed with me, checking their Twitter feed and playing Solitaire, said "what?
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Magical Thinking
There is no logical line of reasoning which would lead one to choose a career in the arts. It is a hopeless endeavor, guaranteeing only such anxiety, ridicule, disfavor and failure as to bring one to an early death. Even worse is to have additionally ordere...
There is no logical line of reasoning which would lead one to choose a career in the arts. It is a hopeless endeavor, guaranteeing only such anxiety, ridicule, disfavor and failure as to bring one to an early death. Even worse is to have additionally ordered, out of the menu of life's idiocies, ...
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A day out
I say, let's play a game. I'll be your daddy and you will be the prodigal son, the one I sent away when he came out, singing and dancing and tying his shirts at the midriff.  But now you have come back, and now that I see you all grown up, I'm beginning to ...
I say, let's play a game. I'll be your daddy and you will be the prodigal son, the one I sent away when he came out, singing and dancing and tying his shirts at the midriff. But now you have come back, and now that I see you all grown up, I'm beginning to have feelings I've never had before, ...
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Truth
The truer version of the hoary quote of Camus is that fiction is a lie through which we tell a lie, and the world loves fiction for exactly that. The illusion of artistic truth, that somehow the artist has a special insight into life, that her characters an...
The truer version of the hoary quote of Camus is that fiction is a lie through which we tell a lie, and the world loves fiction for exactly that. The illusion of artistic truth, that somehow the artist has a special insight into life, that her characters and settings and narratives are somehow ...
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Blake Eckard, Coyotes Kill for Fun
Writing a film soundtrack is difficult for me. It's hard to get into someone else's world so intensely, and we know that music is in fact intense in film. The well-known exercise of repeatedly playing the same silent footage against wildly different musical...
Writing a film soundtrack is difficult for me. It's hard to get into someone else's world so intensely, and we know that music is in fact intense in film. The well-known exercise of repeatedly playing the same silent footage against wildly different musical selections demonstrating the point ...
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