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Improbable Creatures from Physiologus: A Musical Bestiary

Improbable Creatures from Physiologus: A Musical Bestiary

Improbable Creatures from Physiologus: A Musical Bestiary for Piano Solo (Duration: 13:34) Commissioned by Yao Lin (who thought she was joking) Premiered December 1, 2015 by Yao Lin, New Music Maryland Program Notes Of the many ancient Bestiaries—that is, books concerning the natures of beasts—the first and greatest is by PHYSIOLOGUS. The creatures he and his […]

Tacky Nativity Scenes: The Squeaquel

Tacky Nativity Scenes: The Squeaquel

A year or two ago at Kitschmastime, inspired by the Crescat, I delved into the world of tacky nativity scenes. I don’t know what I was thinking. But, like all bad ideas whose time has come, it turned out there was far too much material to use in one year. So, speaking of bad ideas, […]