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In praise of Gramercy Tavern
Steven, our bard of a server at the Tavern last night, describing the red wine which would soon accompany our fiendishly delectable entrées: “It’s full of spice… Spice and drama.”
I’m finding immense joy in the task of learning a handful of Schubert songs that I’ll be singing alongside my own music next week at (le) poisson rouge. There’s an odd obsessive pleasure to sitting with my bizarro German-English dictionary iPhone app, scrawling the German into my score (Peters Edition), and then doing my best to contort my mouth into those unfamiliar formations...