Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Lukas Foss

I actually learned quite a bit about Lukas Foss from his New York Times obituary -- which is a bit regrettable: considering what a crucial figure he has been on the New York City arts scene and the frequency with which I used to play his music on WKCR, I would have liked to already have known the things that I learned. I was most tickeled, however, by the following revelation about his work Baroque Variations:

Johann Sebastian Bach is spelled out in Morse code by a xylophone.


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