Two songs from Tooth and Nail are up on the website of the composer, Mike Roberts. Apparently his brother wrote the audio player — it’s pretty damn cool.
The Duma wants to censor an opera called The Children of Rosenthal:
The opera tells a tale of a meeting in Moscow of clones created by a Russian scientist of five great classical composers Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Wagner, Mussorgsky and Verdi.
I dunno about you, but that sounds like a hilarious premise. And it’ll be all avante-garde too — even better!
I finally put up a draft of my research group’s website.
(by Patricia Duncker). This was one of my birthday gifts, and given my insane schedule, I decided to read it first, mainly because of its slight profile. But this slim book packs quite a punch, both in terms of narrative force and the way it deals with the seductive power of insane geniuses.