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Entries from April 2015

Index Cards (76)

April 29th, 2015 · 2 Comments

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Songs

April 20th, 2015 · 5 Comments

Here, if anyone is interested, is an alphabetical list of my songs. It includes art songs, cabaret songs, songs from shows, choral works, and everything else. Except, of course, for all of those that I wrote and later threw out. Agnosticize [TTBB] Alba (Ezra Pound) [SAT] Alphabet Anecdote (Jean de La Fontaine, my translation) [voice […]

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The Providence Sessions

April 14th, 2015 · No Comments

I played keyboard on this album by the Town Street Criers, a band composed of Doug Roesch and Ruslan Pantaev, both on vocals and guitars. We were joined by Martin Zeigler (lap steel), Marshall Wood (bass), and Vincent Pagano (drums). You can pick up a copy here.

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The Zombie of Great Peru

April 3rd, 2015 · 9 Comments

The Zombie of Great Peru, or the Countess of Cocagne, by Pierre-Corneille Blessebois, rises from the grave in its first English edition, translated by Doug Skinner! It’s available now from Black Scat Books. This bizarre novel, written in 1697, marks the first mention of the word “zombie” in world literature. It is a wicked tale […]

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