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Death's Other Kingdom (an opera in progress)

For the past few months I’ve been working on the first act of my second opera and I have to say that I feel it’s going well. 364 more words

Francis Poulenc - Dialogues des Carmélites (1956) - Mahler and Freud Meet in Leiden IV:II

Poulenc’s extraordinary opera is a study of the moral courage of decision within the increasingly inescapable social context of a chosen theological dialectic. The concluding scene begins with a searing orchestral invocation that introduces the 14 executions by guillotine. 42 more words

Hendrik Slegtenhorst

Iconic Sunday

How To BE Iconic?


As A NEW Member Of
The Recording ACADEMY

(That’s The People Who Vote For Grammy Contestants)

I Have Received My First Invite To… 82 more words

The Oracle

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)

The next great leap in symphonic writing after Beethoven, came from the Frenchman, Hector Berlioz. This composer was as mad and crazy as he was original and inventive. 1,200 more words

Classical Music