Monthly Archives: January 2008

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Some Such.

His face will be familiar to you when you meet him, but in that vague and far-off way, as if you were once at school together, or he might have delivered a parcel to your home a few weeks ago. Both of these possibilities may

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The Same Three Tunes

She sits at the baby grand piano in the corner of the room, catching the sun, and in sharp contrast against it. She plays three tunes. She plays the same three tunes. She only plays the same three tunes. An old jazz solo that she

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Don’t Shoot Me, I’m Only The Piano Player

They called it The Dangerous Interval, Diabolus In Musica – The Devil In Music. The tritone, a harmonic construction spanning three whole tones, also known as an augmented fourth or a diminished fifth. Responsible for a strange, discomforting effect on the listener, its dissonance has

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The Company They Keep – A Continuation

When he got downstairs to the kitchen he wasn’t quite prepared for the sight there. His father looked up. He was sitting with the daughter on his knee. The photo albums were spread out across the table. At the other end of the kitchen table

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Dolls and Games

You’re fighting in the streets against soldiers who look like tricked out sci-fi Cobra troopers. There’s you, the guy in the duster, and the blond kid with the kung fu. It’s the duster guy who piques your interest; his sword is pretty cool. But what