BBC Radio 3, Sunday, 20 Jul 2008, 21:30."To mark 2008's 50th anniversary of his release, historian Sean Street investigates how Ezra Pound, one of the 20th century's most important poets, was accused of treason by the US Government and held for years in a mental hospital after he made a series of anti-American and anti-Semitic … Continue reading BBC Radio 3: The Trial Of Ezra Pound
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Plunder or preservation? How Asian art came to U.S.
'America's involvement with China goes back to the late 18th century, when Yankee ships began to trade fur pelts and wheat (and later opium) for tea, silks and dishware. As early as 1845-1847, Boston presented the "Great Chinese Museum." Harvard University trained and underwrote many early explorers of China's cultural and archaeological heritage. The 19th … Continue reading Plunder or preservation? How Asian art came to U.S.
…on music and poetry and poetry and music on…
...on music and poetry and poetry and music on... by Steve Fly "Omniverse / Is / The totality / Of / All the universes / And you / Are welcome / To / Be citizens / Of / The Omniverse--Sun Ra, Omniverse. "Rhythm...is the first formal esthetic relation of any part to part in … Continue reading …on music and poetry and poetry and music on…
Pound & Joyce supplement each otherlike Jefferson & Adamseach created a NEW non-aristotelianlanguagefor the tale of the tribe--Robert Anton Wilson, tale of the tribe, 2005. (Maybe Logic Academy Class)
Japanese Noh Play: Chant and music (from wikipedia)
Chant and musicHayashi-kata (noh musicians). Left to right: taiko, ōtsuzumi (hip drum), kotsuzumi (shoulder drum), flute. Noh theatre is accompanied by a chorus and a hayashi ensemble (Noh-bayashi 能囃子). Noh is a chanted drama, and a few commentators have dubbed it "Japanese opera". However, the singing in Noh involves a limited tonal range, with lengthy, repetitive … Continue reading Japanese Noh Play: Chant and music (from wikipedia)
tale of the tribe and the sirius mystery
The tale of the tribe contact high. Fuck off, and welcome to another installment of my blog--a tale of the tribe--that aims to offer a resource of specific information related to the great complex and generally hidden project (unfinished) tale of the tribe, by the late Robert Anton Wilson. Since a recent positive explosion of … Continue reading tale of the tribe and the sirius mystery
Certain Noble Plays of Japan.
Title: Certain Noble Plays of Japan From The Manuscripts Of Ernest FenollosaAuthor: Ezra PoundCommentator: William Butler Yeats"All imaginative art keeps at a distance and this distance once chosen must be firmly held against a pushing world. Verse, ritual, music and dance in association with action require that gesture, costume, facial expression, stage arrangement must help … Continue reading Certain Noble Plays of Japan.
Astral Projective Verse: Olson, Ophiel and Sun Ra
Astral Projective Verse By Steve Fly Agaric 23 For Eric Wagner and John Sinclair. Thanks for inspiring these wild speculations which are really notes that shall be reshuffled into a more coherent whole at some future point. Sounds Fly: Music Writing by Steven James Pratt et al. Link: http://a.co/9OHmjhJ "The essay introduces his ideas of … Continue reading Astral Projective Verse: Olson, Ophiel and Sun Ra
Fungal Economics (2007) by Fly Agaric 23
Fungal Economicsbranching words and money walkthe shit into our future your words our words and their words of air-sound-sutrawhy is money and how did it get all stinky who issues it and how? a coin for a cow paper for goldour money their money overnight who has the magic wands the words and the rite … Continue reading Fungal Economics (2007) by Fly Agaric 23
Ernest Fenollosa 2014 and TTOTT
"Ezra Pound was no starnger to Oriental art when he met Mary McNeil Fenollosa, the widow of the American Orientalist Ernest Fenollosa (1853-1908), in London in late September 1913."--Zhaoming Qian, Orientalism and Modernism (1994) pg. 9. Fenollosa 2014 and TTOTT by Steve Fly "Fenollosa [1853-1908], wrote an essay on "The Chinese WrittenCharacter as a … Continue reading Ernest Fenollosa 2014 and TTOTT