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Carl Jung on “Salome” – Anthology

A thinker should fear Salome, since she wants his head, especially if he is a holy man. A thinker cannot be a holy person, otherwise he loses his head. 945 more words


Crowning Glory

It’s spring in all but the official calendar. The rooks have returned. Both flora and fauna have begun to go wild with excitement. For the past week the air has felt milder, softer, full of energy. 826 more words


Like Inanna Descending

Salome taps one foot on the stone floor. Her stepfather the king has called upon her to dance again tonight for the entertainment of his guests. 54 more words


Salome by Cameron Morse

—after Caravaggio’s John in the Wilderness
at the Nelson-Atkins

The Baptist as a teen
virgin, lambskin draped
over his cherubic

genitals, rests
in a tree trunk, his dark… 82 more words

The Opiate

William May on Heckelphone!?

William May, principal bassoon of LA Opera is playing heckelphone for their production of Salome! The LA Opera Blog did a great article which you should go check out, and you can go see one of the… 7 more words

LA Opera’s Salome at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

By Jane Rosenberg

In the daunting role of Salome, the soprano needs the sustained vocal power to be heard over a surging orchestra, the acting skills to convey an emotionally damaged fifteen-year-old overcome by lust and longing, and the charisma and grace to attack the famous ‘Dance of the Seven Veils’ without falling into awkwardness and cliché. 826 more words