Tag Archives: Composers

The SESSIONS Session

This is a follow-up to previous post, Why I Haven’t Been Posting Lately, wherein I lamented having to deal with 20th century composer Roger Sessions’ musical setting of Walt Whitman’s poetic elegy for Abraham Lincoln, “When Lilacs Last in the … Continue reading

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Reptiles of the Mind: Coda

Recent post Reptiles of the Mind tripped swiftly off my fingertips, and it sounds very well and straightforward, my wisdom (ahem) about new ideas. But let me tell you something. There’s an old saying by I’ve-forgotten-whom: God, beware of Philip … Continue reading

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