A Modest Proposal




Thousands of Vinyl records. Primarily opera. Inherited, in a roundabout way. Slowly being digitized. And re-imagined. Here is the best piece of music I composed as a solo artist in 02011, working title:

A Modest Proposal

The track is made up of the following box sets (and single LPs) layered:

Arrigo Boito's Nerone

Alfredo Catalani's Loreley

Johann Sebastian Bach's Six Partitas for Solo Harpsichord

Johann Sebastian Bach's Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo and Viola and Harpsichord

Sophocles' Oedipus Rex on Caedmon Records

Guillaume Dufay and His Times

Georg Friedrich Handel's Opus 3 Concerto Grossi

Georg Friedrich Handel's Messiah

Georg Friedrich Handel's Eight Sonatas for Diverse Instruments

Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel und Gretel

Italian Love Songs of the Baroque Era

Erich Kunz's German University Songs Volume 1

Erich Kunz's German University Songs Volume 2

Erich Kunz's German University Songs Volume 3

Erich Kunz's German University Songs Volume 4

Erich Kunz's German University Songs Volume 5

Erich Kunz's German University Songs Volume 1 - 5

Erich Kunz's Best Loved German Songs

Erich Kunz All of the Above

Johann Sebastian Bach's Brandenburg Concerti

Gustav Mahler's Ninth Symphony

Leo Delibes' Coppelia

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy's Die Streichquartette

Giacomo Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots

Jacques Offenbach's Barbe-Bleue

Jacques Offenbach's Mesdames de la Halle

Jacques Offenbach's Monsieur Choufleuri Restera Chez Lui Le

Jacques Offenbach's Pomme D'Appi

Amilcare Ponchielli's La Gioconda

Albert Roussel's Padmavati

Franz Schubert's Samtlichte Streichquartette

Robert Schumann's Szenen aus Goethe's Faust

Richard Strauss' Salome

Giuseppe Verdi's Messa da Requiem

Richard Wagner's Das Rheingold Bayreuth 1973

Richard Wagner's Die Walkure Bayreuth 1973

Richard Wagner's Gotterdammerung Bayreuth 1973

Richard Wagner's Der Ring Bayreuth 1973

Richard Wagner's Siegfried Bayreuth 1973

Richard Wagner's Gotterdammerung George Solti, Vienna Opera

Franz Lehar's Der Graf Von Luxembourg

These are the contents of one record box of about fifty I have in storage. Eventually all of the boxes will be digitized. And combined. To create the greatest opera ever. Or the noisiest, at any rate.

Here is my second favorite solo composition, Bad Remince.

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