Category Archives: Making Stuff
I am an atheist. The hardass kind. I also love to sing. And a lot of vocal, and especially choral, music is religious in nature.
I was feeling creative the other day and got busy in the kitchen with some flavours I’ve been really enjoying. Continue reading
Kurt Weill wrote “Complainte de la Seine” in Paris in 1934, which may have been the darkest time of his life. Just divorced from Lotte Lenya, the love of his life, and driven from Berlin by the Nazis, who hated his politics (actually socialist) as much as his ethnicity (Jewish), he stayed in Paris for a year or so before fleeing Europe entirely.
If you’ve already sprayed your living room carpet with sludge once, don’t assume that was all the sludge in the hose. Continue reading
So at my voice lessons I’m finally learning a new song. It’s in the Alfred book of 26 Italian Arias, and if you’re learning to sing Western Art Music, it’s pretty much guaranteed you’ll sing from this book at some … Continue reading
Today in things I need to sing before I die: