Dangerous Melodies: Classical Music in America from the Great War through the Cold War

Dangerous Melodies vividly evokes a time when classical music stood at the center of American life, occupying a prominent place in the nation s culture and politics The work of renowned conductors, instrumentalists, and singers and the activities of orchestras and opera companies were intertwined

Acid For The Children

The iconic bassist and co founder of the Red Hot Chili Peppers tells his fascinating origin story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you d want from an LA street rat turned world famous rock star Michael Peter Balzary was born in Melbourne, Australia, on October 16, 1962 His