My good friend sent me a voice clip of her...
“Boing!” “Vrrop vrrop”: Cathy Berberian sings her... →
But for all of her high-falutin’ musical and intellectual pedigrees, Berberian was equally known as someone with a sense of humor. Her Revolution album of Beatles covers is a unique and quirky collection indeed, but she really ties together her pop and avant garde inclinations beautifully in her own composition, “Stripsody,” a short vocal piece where she uses comic book exclamations and...
The noise recedes. All is quiet. The man lays on the floor, unconscious but alive, his heart beating in its own, unique way, breath ragged but steady. The floor is cold, but he does not yet feel it. The door to the chamber opens — not by hand or machine, but simply a released latch and an uneven casing. The air that flows in is greyish with a fine, salty dust. Outside it is bright and...