'Sideways Look' Blog

Percy Butler


November 26, 2012

The composer Elliot Carter died on November 6th. It would be dishonest to pretend that I listened much to his music, but I know musicians consider him an important composer.

Remembering a Different Kind of Consistency

November 12, 2012

The armistice at the end of the First World War (also called the Great War) was signed at 11am on November 11th in 1918.