David Yearsley

DAVID YEARSLEY is a long-time contributor to CounterPunch and the Anderson Valley Advertiser. His latest book is Sex, Death, and Minuets: Anna Magdalena Bach and Her Musical NotebooksHe can be reached at  dgyearsley@gmail.com

Bang for Your Bach

Tower of Power

Bach and the Beasts

No One’s Neutral Come Eurovision Time

Non-Silent Spring: Cornell’s Slope Day, 2024

The Three Bs: Borden, Burney, and Baseball

On the Road with Sasquatch

Sounding Out O.J.

Beach Art, Water Music

Opera Theatres of War: La Forza del Destino at the Met

Bach Hits the Road

Thaïs Takeout: The Taste of Things

Oscar’s Ring of Fire

Oscar and Caesar, Horner and Handel

Baby Bach Will be Heard

The Harrowing Heroism of Alexander Melnikov

LVIII Forever

Fugitive Music: The Zone of Interest and the Chorus of Souls

The Musical Patriot: Prelude to the Fall of the House of Usher

R.I.P., P. D. Q.

Concourse Contours: Satchmo and the Max Roach Centenary

The Great Wave

Maestro Mania

Schütz’s Angels and the Other Christmas Oratorio

Triggering Handel

Ghosts at the Gate: Coltrane and Co. at Thompson and Bleecker

Bones Apart: the Napoleon Soundtrack Dissected

We are Ourselves: a Thanksgiving Feast with Handel

The Thrill of the Now

Mile-High Musicology

Election Time: a Vote for Bach

Semiquin- and Sesqui-centennials: Bach and the Catskill Golden Spike

Saturday Knights of the Lute

A Last Farewell to Summer

On the Way to Gotham with Dexter Gordon at 100

What to Do With the Old Piano?

The White Key’s Burden

Amerika über alles

A Game of Dangerous Desire: Bach and Tennis

Disastrous Handel

Mr. Music Sells His Soul: Oliver Anthony’s “Rich Men North of Richmond”

Donner’s Party: Wagner’s Das Rheingold on the Ring of Fire

Lady Bach

In Search of Barbie’s Voice

Ludwig and the Bomb: An Oppenheimer Symphony

Singing in the Woods: Sondheim Upstate

Trampling Out the Vintage:  Independence Day on Algonquin

Mud, Stone and Roots: Adirondack Hiker’s Hell

Asteroid City Craters

Capital and Interest: Heaven’s Debt Ceiling