Statue of Liberty Suite

DeMuth

Sounding on our ongoing theme of travesty, one of the most odious of the emerging travesties is that of liberty itself in the modern age. On that score, The Statue Of Liberty Suite is presented. The piece is from 1990, after the Statue of Liberty had been refurbished. All that effort in redoing a statue […]

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The Times, They Are A-Tryin’

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Hunkered down on sentinel watch in our bunker, we take regular liberties with Trying Times subheadings sneaked from Tom Paine’s Common Sense— These are the times that try men’s souls— by expanding upon the trying aspects of our times. These are the times that try men’s pockets, try men’s humor, etc. Presently, though, Paine’s original […]

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The Great Commotion Opera

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The Great Commotion Opera & Entreaters Society begged me to sit and play. So I sat, and I played to the saga of a plastic collapsible circus, playing to eyes in front and those behind, playing to the dim din in this hall of a skull.   But all I could get was some funny tinny […]

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