composer FAIL #76


As you have probably noticed, I am back to my old practice of posting pictures of cats as part of my "composer FAIL" series, mainly because (1) my feline at home has consistently planted herself on my lackluster sketches and (2) how can you resist posting a picture of Henry Cowell with his furry companion? (Hat tip to Christian Hertzog for directing me to this gem.)


So, dear Lindsay Cat, if you are going to be so helpful, could you please tell me how to successfully incorporate saxophones in a wind ensemble piece? Dear Stravinsky, why has the saxophone "reminded [you] of a slimy, pink worm"? You are not helpful either.


I digress.



Am I going to attend anyway? No, I don't want to miss this concert series.

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