08 April 2014

Brahms Mash-Up

You're looking at Act I, Scene 1 of a nightmare, intones the immortal Rod Serling at the outset of “Long Live Walter Jameson."  Chances are, he read that line without realizing its musical import, following as it does two phrases unnaturally hacked from Brahms's Academic Festival Overture, two non-consecutive phrases which were bizarrely conjoined — in The Twilight Zone.

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