What seems to happen when "Parzifal" is performed as a one acter and you are instanding room.
PERSONALITIES IN MUSIC
From the "Nutley Papers" (also by James Billings) Offenbach keeps his friend supplied.
From the "Nutley Papers" by James Billings. At Oktoberfest in Munich the new beer is poured over an oaken bench. Papa Haydn sits on the bench until the beer dries. If it sticks to his Lederhosen when he gets up, the beer is ready. (or, it is said, so say the Müncheners)
The ever irascible Beethoven and his hearing aid/iPod.
The Wagner Menage. That's Von Bülow in Cosima's hand.
L. Bernstein As romantic composer
Nico Castel aka Linguinus, Expert in many tongues.
Jan Peerce as the Duke of Mantua
Spiro Agnew, an ex-vice president
Ex-prez Richard M. Nixon.
Homeland Security Sec'y Chertoff
Ex-Secretary or Wa-- Defense
Son of a president
C. Rice - Secretary of State
Gonzalez Atty. Gen. -ex