What I suggested on Gwendolyn’s group was a Labyrinth Walk in Kesey Square. This is when she banned me after sicking her goon, Osun, on me. https://rosamondpress.com/2014/01/13/lucia-and-artaud/
“Here I am!”
The Phantom of the Opera is my favorite movie. The Angel-Muse of Music was subjected to emotional and physical cruelty that as a Phoenix Bird he attempts to rise above. When I saw this movie, I wondered what was in a name Christine and Christensen. I inspired two women with Christ in their name, and they rendered images of beautiful women reciting poetry, and giving unto the world……….a rose!
“He who laughs last, laughs best!”
The Wake naturally lends itself to a musical translation with its jabberwocky prose of multilingual puns and portmanteau words. It’s a twilight book, so it’s gonna need a twilight soundtrack.
Here is the ‘thunderword’ from page 1.
This thunderword contains the word for thunder in a dozen different languages. The musical translation follows some of the letter cues. The bass riff begins with the notes “B A B A D A G A” as in “Bababadalgharagh”.
Los Doggies envisions Finnegans Wake as a Rock Opera. Mátyás Seiber, Hungarian composer, wrote two (sadly, unrecorded) pieces taking Joyce as inspiration: “Ulysses” (based on the “Ithaca” episode) and “Three Fragments from A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man”…
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