Happy 200th Birthday to Joe Green (a.k.a. Giuseppe Verdi)!

The great Italian opera traditions that exploded in the 19th century are primarily due to Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901). Not only … Continue reading

Roots of Shreds: Italian pop does the Beatles.

  Teresa Sterne: guiding genius of Nonesuch Records when it took flight entered my life when Arbiter first started, around 1995. … Continue reading