Category Music

Best (or worst) 10 …

It’s that time of the year when “The Best 10 something” syndrome attacks us. I surrender to the end-of-the-year-need-to-list-pathology and I’ll give you 10 lists of 10 [insert category]. Difficult to limit to 10 for books, films, and  music, so the 10 books, films, and albums I’ve listed are just the first that came to […]

DYING ON HALLOWEEN – With words, music, and moving images

Last year I posted a Halloween-inspired Book spine poetry and a playlist in which each tune was accompanied by a reading item (and in one case, a film). This year I’m doing the reverse: I’ll start from a literary source – a poem, a novel, or an essay – and will create a dialogue with […]

Music for words and visual on Halloween

Naples, Italy [photo @RT] Inspired by “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” I made “The Seven Days of Halloween,” posting a song a day + 1 (on Halloween day) on my Facebook timeline.  I alternated a song (with vocals)  with jazz (jazz is my absolute favorite musical genre). There are endless Halloween-inspired tunes. I chose music […]