Eroticism in the Music of Béla Bartók – Part 5 (Post-Modern Pulp).

Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Though of course subjective, the natural Kierkegaardian immediacy of the music is instantly on show.  Several sections of brooding along these themes can be read almost as seductions, with the build-ups working easily as well as the seduction segments from The Miraculous Mandarin.  The pairs of strings that seem to roll over each other as they begin … Continue reading Eroticism in the Music of Béla Bartók – Part 5 (Post-Modern Pulp).

Doctor Who – The Web of Fear (Missing Episodes) + Speculation on Future Finds.

Unlike the other recovered story from the haul of 11 complete episodes found by Phillip Morris (of which 9 were missing), The Web of Fear (1968) does have a reputation to live up to.  The story has always been high up on people’s lists to see (up there with Fury from the Deep and Power of the Daleks) even making it into the DWM top … Continue reading Doctor Who – The Web of Fear (Missing Episodes) + Speculation on Future Finds.