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My Pal Satan

May 14th, 2017 · No Comments

A cheery tribute to a special friend.

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Musical Instruments (2)

March 12th, 2017 · No Comments

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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Mazagran

January 29th, 2017 · No Comments

A set of variations on a vigorous tune, named after iced coffee with rum.

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Music for Six Game Calls and Buzzer

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.

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Musical Instruments (1)

September 7th, 2016 · 1 Comment

I’ve drawn imaginary musical instruments for years. Here are a few.

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My Head Cool-Bedded in the Flowery Grass

May 16th, 2016 · 1 Comment

A drowsy little piece for piano, recommended for nap time. The title comes from Keats. Thanks, Keats.

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Milt

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 […]

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Music for Viola and Keyboard

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 […]

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Masks

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 […]

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More Happy Readers

March 24th, 2015 · No Comments

My translation of Alphonse Allais’s book The Squadron’s Umbrella is available from Black Scat Books.

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