Claire McCaldin: "Notes from the Asylum"
Songs by Abrams, Brahms, McNeff, Purcell, Rorem and Wolf. Burgess, piano. Texts and translations. Champs Hill Records
THE SUBJECT OF MADNESS in art is fraught with gender politics. Whether embodied by Shakespeare’s Ophelia, Donizetti’s Lucia or Tennessee Williams’s Blanche DuBois, madness is the “female malady,” a re...
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