Archive for July 15, 2008

Under a deadline

Posted in Uncategorized on July 15, 2008 by xxxicana

If you are checking up on me . . . I am currently under the gun to finish an article on Ancient Maya music. Yikes, the deadline is tomorrow!! Fortunately, I work well under pressure. The article is for Istmo (check my links) and should be out in a couple of months. An interesting aspect of this article is musing (yes, pun intended) about soundscapes of the distant past. We cannot know what music was like 1200 years ago or more — but fortunately, we can at least imagine the pomp and spectacle of Maya performances. Here’s a picture to help in visualization: