it can’t happen here: for dennis, mary jo, sherry – radical classical opera – as great as the pornographic supreme court case against james joyce’s novel, ulysses

one of the great all time premonitions:

the unorthodox, un-recorded-studio-cleansed, version, still in its ‘original’ avant-garde form: and therefore, with all it’s artistry and emotion, still in tact, as ‘high classical art’: think varese.

and, then, the more popularized version…

the james joyce sequel:

and if anyone wants to follow up, with intelligence, then one, and only one follow-on from this thread would be to listen to:

and for those who need the authorization of the classical tradition, there is always boulez’s versions of zappa, that to my ear, strip him of his brilliance, but worth listening to:

it can’t happen here: for dennis, mary jo, sherry – radical classical opera – as great as the pornographic supreme court case against james joyce’s novel, ulysses

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