Mister War Hero (did you know he was a POW?) has some serious explaining to do. How many of our men in uniformed were left behind, John? (And here I’d been planning to get all snarky over my morning coffee about the Palin-McCain Administration’s lie about Alaska producing 20% of the nation’s energy [hat tip to Koop]).
At digby’s must-read Hullabaloo blog, where he more often comments on political issues under the screen name tristero, composer Richard Einhorn informs readers that he has just completed his oratorio The Origin, based on the writings of scientist Charles Darwin; it will premiere next February at SUNY Oswego, with performing participants including Kitka, a remarkable eastern European female choir. This looks to be a première well worth the pilgrimage.
First. go read what Jamison Foser has to say about one of McCain’s de facto lead issues, namely complaining about the press…
… or welcome back, if that’s the case. I’ve converted my corporate and personal sites from various other CMS platforms to Joomla, and beginning in August will post updates, news, commentary and other miscellany to blog.genegaudette.com.
… Edouard-Leon Scott de Martinville was making recordings with the phonautograph. A century and a half later, scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory devised a way to play them back. Read the article here.
The Pacifica Quartet plays all five of Elliott Carter’s string quartets on one program , Lorin Maazel tackles Berio and Brahms, and not one but two reviews of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons.
The mystery begins. Hint: it involves a new partnership with some amazingly talented experts on information infrastructure. More soon…