Mothers of Invention

It's amazing where An Overgrown Path leads. My Theremin and Variations article is linked on a Frank Zappa blog, which also yields these gems:
* A composer is a person who goes around forcing their will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.

* A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it's not open.
* Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid."
Which can only lead to Dead '72
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Pliable said…
A 'pathfinder' from Europe writes:

As his friend Pierre Boulez managed to conduct the FZ work ,
http://www.amazon.com/Perfect-Stranger-Frank-Zappa/dp/B00006JL96


F. Zappa conducting Varese's work will be released soon.

He, FZ, was very close to death when he did it.

See www.zappa.com , his widow Gail takes care of that.

See : http://arts.guardian.co.uk/features/story/0,,1458994,00.html

http://www.andante.com/article/article.cfm?id=15257"

" The present composer refuses to die".
Pliable said…
And an MP3 download from Europe:

Way back in the old days, in... Copenhagen.

The very complex score "Inca Roads ":

http://www.killuglyradio.com/magicfingers/copenhagen79/06_IncaRoads.mp3

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