2007 - Carbon Harbor Journal

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I'm Back, Sorta

Originally Posted

Didn't really mean to completely abandon this blog, but last year things got really busy for a while and I got out of the habit of posting. When I did feel like posting it was about stuff that didn't really seem to fit here.

So recently I created a new blog called Buddha Fish. That one is sort of around more "real" stuff, at least more so than this one.

Cartoon Music (Liszt)

Originally Posted

Not movie music, maybe, but definitely cartoon music.

Tonight I was driving down a dark country road when Franz Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody #2 came on the radio. That's a classic that—I have no doubt whatsoever— I was introduced to by way of cartoons. It starts off so somber in tone, but by the end you feel like running around like a nut—like a kid. Every phrase of that piece has appeared in a cartoon in contexts ranging from funeral marches to bullfights to French Can-Can girls raising their skirts.

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