Work as "of a wild, methaphysical and inexplicable kind". Lord George Gordon Byron
Many actors read-out some "Canti" of Dante's Divina Commedia, but nobody did it like Carmelo Bene, moreover with accompaniment of Salvatore Sciarrino's "musique de scène"
Salomè (Donyale Luna), the whorish daughter of Herod (Carmelo Bene), is lusted after by her depraved stepfather, King Tetrac. When her attempted seduction of the visiting John The Baptist fails, she agrees to satisfy her stepfather's perverted whims through the infamous dance of the seven veils, and in reaction to that, demands that Tetrac do her bidding and murder John The Baptist and present her his severed head.
A radio show for the musically curious: post-rock, avantgarde, old time radio, contemporary classical, plain old rock, internet buzz, voices from the past… and some fun stuff. This week's highlights: David Sylvian, Tim Buckley, Explosions In The Sky, Fedor Dostoevskij, Fleet Foxes, Grails, Elbow, Sparklehorse & Danger Mouse, Jack Kerouac, Carmelo Bene, Joseph Conrad, Sean Carey, Jónsi…