Daily Archives: December 19, 2017

David Bruce: Music Anecdotes

https://pixabay.com/en/person-human-child-girl-blond-822850/ A common occurrence at many classical music concerts is discovering that the program is incorrectly printed. Unfortunately, this happens even at the highest level of the music world. Famed conductor Sir Thomas Beecham once told his audience during a … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Ben Jonson’s VOLPONE: A Retelling — Act 5, Scenes 5-6

— 5.5 — Just outside Volpone’s house, Volpone and Mosca were talking. Mosca was wearing the clothing of a clarrissimo, aka Venetian gentleman. Volpone was wearing the uniform of a police officer. Volpone asked, “Do I look like the police … Continue reading

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