Just before I left for Spain I was in the middle of an extended series of posts on Monteverdi and was just about to start on Orfeo, so I will continue that project. I want to start a new project on Stravinsky that we might call "The Road to the Rite" where I will take a close look at the Firebird, Petroushka and then the Rite of Spring itself. I might do some posts on Sofia Gubaidulina and why Finland is a musical superpower (and why Canada is not). If you have some ideas about what might be a good project or single post, just tell me about it in the comments.
Here, from Boosey and Hawkes, the cool composer t-shirt of the season:
That's the stage layout of the instruments from the score of Steve Reich's Music for 18 Musicians. Oh, what the heck, let's give it a listen: