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

The Comic’s Kosky

The Gent From Ghent

Cold Songs for Kit

Songs of Oz

How I Played Hooky from “High School Musical 3”

The Well-Tempered Clavier at 300

Ken Burns in a Cummerbund: The New Errors of Downton Abbey

How Scott Joplin Had Wall Street Down

Slippery Slope

Handel on Fire

Toots at 100

Cruel and Unusual Handel

The Place to Be

Travelers, Sour and Sentimental

Bondage at the Oscars

Beating Time with Handel at the Met

Big Oil, Big Opera:  Handel at the Met

Who Needs a Conductor?

Franckly My Dear, I Do Give a Damn

Handel Makes War

People in White Houses Shouldn’t Throw Roger Stones

Bach and Bitcoin

Looking Back at Sochi Gold

Miranda Writes: Encanto’s Chart-Topping Enchantments

Unbending Bach

Listening Up to “Don’t Look Up!”

Danube Blues

Making Christmas Complicated

The Musical Mission of Barry Harris

Camping with Campion: the Fire in Jonny Greenwood’s Score to The Power of the Dog

Bach’s Knocks

The King at Thanksgiving (No, not Elvis)

Wynton Marsalis Comes Down to Earth

The Rap on Brandon

Wolf’s Glen for Halloween

Founding Father of American Song

400 Years Since Sweelinck

Balls to Masks!

The Doctor Departs

Big Sky Over Ithaca

An Ashen-Voiced Anthem

Come, Sweet Death in the Torture Chamber

Bach on Torture

Annette à l’Amazon

Seattle’s “Green Ring:” the Wagner Cult in the Northwest

Bach on Ice

Shropshire in New York

Hounds and Hogs, Men and Truffles

Bach on Fire

Tweet Every Voice: Assault on A Capitol Fourth