It can be over in 15 minutes. It can last several hours. It can be done with a Wurlitzer – or 20 guitars. Now “In C,” the defining work of minimalist music, has been tackled by Damon Albarn and Africa Express.
Reading Francisco Noa’s excellent introductory essay on colonial Mozambican literature, one comes across a strange passage from Eduardo Correia de Matos’s 1935 novel, Sinfonia Bárbara (Savage symphony, 1935). . .
From Sweden with Love: A tone-deaf cop from a musical family works to track down a group of guerilla percussionists whose anarchic public performances are terrorizing the city. The “Doctor Doctor” scene has rightly gone viral.
I just bought a typewriter on eBay. It’s a 1970s Olivetti Lettera 35 with no case, the last metal Lettera they made (Olivetti went to plastic after this). Designed by Mario Bellini, it has a light touch and a sleek look. It needs adjustment, but no major work. . .