The Friday Informer: Count Down All You Want—Shopping Always Scares Me

The Friday Informer: Count Down All You Want—Shopping Always Scares Me

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Phil Kline’s Unsilent Night plays Baltimore. Like a John Waters movie, but with new music folks. Photo by Loran McClung

  • Perhaps this is why composers don’t cook.

  • Jay Greenberg, redux?

  • If you’re thinking of donating a gift to a child this season, think twice before sending a piano.

  • “Jingle Bells”—the retrograde inversion version…okay, fine. It’s actually just in Pig Latin. [via music for maniacs]

  • A Christmas gift from Arnold Schoenberg, via Kyle Gann. (Don’t think too hard on that.)

  • Silver iPod: Alex Ross edition. Anyone else feel faint at the prospect?

  • No smoking, no trans-fats, no holiday Muzak. The War on Xmas continues…

  • Slightly off topic: all the facts on that operatic car crash at La Scala and why we just can’t seem to look away. Don’t you wish you’d been backstage?

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