Zefiro Torna Added to the Death List

Added the Monteverdi madrigal Zefiro Torna to my death list recently. This is a stunner of a tune, beautiful to listen to and with some great words if you’re so inclined to pay attention. The version I added is from Christina Pluhar’s recording Monteverdi: Teatro D’Amore, a very fine recording. Here is a translation of … Continued

Black Prairie

While it’s not new music, it’s new to the bar staff at the Bourbonhours, and we find it suits us right down to the bottom of the bottle. In particular, their 2012 effort A Tear in the Eye is a Wound in the Heart, which has been on fairly regular rotation here. One of our patrons … Continued