Insomnia inspired Harvard dictionary of music perusing motivated me to formulate a sketch for an underwater opera.
I suppose Scriabin has the choke-hold on outer space performances, and Stockhausen has a monopoly on helicopter string ensembles.
But underwater opera—that’s where it’s at baby.
Can you imagine Aida with fanned-out hair that hangs listless in the water, or Billy Budd with sea-soaked clingy overalls?
Ok I’m done. I’m just sayin’…