07 May 2009

Rome, Genesis & the Voice of a Master

NC Woman Returns Fragment Taken From Rome — 25 Years After Husband Found It Near Colosseum [ link ]

Gone are the days when a tourist could casually snaffle some rubble from la città eterna.

The mood in Genesis was such a contrast to the chaos of Yes, where nobody could agree what day of the week it was and any time anyone said, “Shall we make a record?,” everybody would start arguing. It was hopeless. How we in Yes ever got anything done, I still don’t know.

Bill Bruford, in Genesis: Chapter and Verse

And: the voice of Bartók [ link ]

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