Here’s another page of my musical instrument drawings. They’re appearing every month in Le Scat Noir, available for no money from Black Scat Books. The next issue is due out April 1. Watch this space!
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March 12th, 2017 · No Comments
January 29th, 2017 · No Comments
A set of variations on a vigorous tune, named after iced coffee with rum.
January 15th, 2017 · No Comments
The “Music for Six Game Calls and Buzzer” has never been performed, but I hope it would make a cheerful racket.
September 7th, 2016 · 1 Comment
I’ve drawn imaginary musical instruments for years. Here are a few.
May 16th, 2016 · 1 Comment
A drowsy little piece for piano, recommended for nap time. The title comes from Keats. Thanks, Keats.
January 20th, 2016 · 1 Comment
This little verse can be found in The Doug Skinner Dossier, available from Black Scat Books. Poor Milt! MILT Milt wandered down the dusty street, And felt his life was incomplete. He lifted up his troubled gaze From all the city’s bustling ways, Its squalid fights and sordid trysts, And saw a mountain in the […]
December 14th, 2015 · No Comments
I’ve written a number of pieces for viola and keyboard, mostly because the violist David Gold is willing to play them. I plan to write one for each letter of the alphabet (“A Grim Reckoning” doesn’t count). So far, these are the titles: A Grim Reckoning Kibosh Lullabilious Nocebo Onus Parget Qualm Respite Stint Tucket […]
May 7th, 2015 · 4 Comments
In 2012, Norman Conquest kicked off the Absurdist Texts and Documents series at Black Scat Books with his illustrated adaptation of Alphonse Allais’s story Un drame bien parisien. The original limited edition is now out of print. He has just republished a new expanded edition, with an introduction and notes by Doug Skinner. You can […]
March 24th, 2015 · No Comments
My translation of Alphonse Allais’s book The Squadron’s Umbrella is available from Black Scat Books.
February 4th, 2014 · No Comments
Merde à la Belle Époque is now available from Black Scat Books! Doug Skinner has chosen, translated, and annotated a choice selection of scatological texts from Paris’s Bohemian heyday. The texts range from 1883 to 1902, and include poems, stories, a play, a rebus and a letter. You will find Alphonse Allais, George Auriol, Georges […]