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Sailing to Byzantium: 13 Songs Based on the Poetry of W. B. Yeats
Sailing to Byzantium: 13 Songs Based on the Poetry of W. B. Yeats

“A pity beyond all telling / Is hid in the heart of love”

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Transformation as Authorship: From Igor Stravinsky to Philip Glass by Way of Disney and Beck
Transformation as Authorship: From Igor Stravinsky to Philip Glass by Way of Disney and Beck

On incremental change and “unresisting imbecility.”

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Politically Incorrect Advice to the Young from William S. Burroughs, Remixed
Politically Incorrect Advice to the Young from William S. Burroughs, Remixed

“Any old soul is worth saving at least to a priest, but not every soul is worth buying.”

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A Message to Humanity: Charlie Chaplin’s Iconic Speech, Remixed
A Message to Humanity: Charlie Chaplin’s Iconic Speech, Remixed

“We want to live by each other’s happiness, not by each other’s misery.”

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The Famous Grids of Iconic Cities, Deconstructed and Remixed
The Famous Grids of Iconic Cities, Deconstructed and Remixed

Great metropolises, dissected and tidied up.

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Pioneers! O Space Pioneers! A Walt Whitman + NASA Mashup
Pioneers! O Space Pioneers! A Walt Whitman + NASA Mashup

“Conquering, holding, daring, venturing as we go the unknown ways, Pioneers! O pioneers!”

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