Category Archives: Music

Song to the Seals

Every so often you come across a charming thing quite unintentionally on the internet, and this morning’s entry for me is the great Irish tenor John McCormack singing “Song to the Seals” from 1935.     A sea maid sings … Continue reading

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: Oedipus at Colonus

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: Agricola chap. 30

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: Bacchae

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: Agricola chap. 24

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: House of Cadmus

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Protected: Private: Myth Spr 20: Theseus

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Fake Jan!

You may not know this, but January 2nd is, to some online hipsters that I do not count myself among, sometimes called “Fake Jan” Day. Jan 2. Get it? The whole thing involves the Brady Bunch Variety Hour in some … Continue reading

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Scorsese on Bowie as Pilate

Excerpt from interview with Martin Scorsese, from Dylan Jones, David Bowie: A Life I’m sitting in my director’s chair and there are some chairs behind me and suddenly I feel a tap on my shoulder and I turn around and there I … Continue reading

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Sewanee Memoire: Projections for the Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation

Below are remarks I gave for a forum organized by Prof. Woody Register and the Sewanee Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation on about Art, Commemoration, and Sewanee’s Campus, held at Otey Parish on February 19, 2017. Also on the panel … Continue reading

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