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Wednesday, January 28, 2004
 
EDGARD VARÈSE



Like Frank Zappa, I picked up an album of this pioneering French composer's work as a youth, and was transfixed by it. He remains more talked about than listened to, but fans of electronic music, take note: Varėse was the first!

Good comprehensive site.

BBC Profile

Poėme Electronique - listen to it!

More audio samples here

Images of a Varėse 'score'

SLOVENIAN CASTLES AND LANDSCAPES

Found here ; select spot on map, and click on VR Panaramas for nice virtual tours..

100 GREATEST BOOKS LISTS

I enjoy lists like this - of course, none of them are the same hundred I would pick, but it's fascinating to see others' selections..

Selected by Norwegians

Robert McCrum's choice of 100 Greatest Novels

The 313 Greatest!

Inteliquest's Selection

VARIOUS, AND DOWNRIGHT SILLY!

The Antibloggies a different sort of blog awards - I've already blogrolled one I found there..

Cease and Desist - cute game (requires macromedia shockwave installed..)

International Federation of Competitive Eating (at last, a sport for me!)

Do you like to pop the bubbles on bubble pack? Well, have fun here!

'There are 3 kinds of people: those who can count, and those who can't.'
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