About Mappa Mundi
The members of Mappa Mundi all washed ashore one day on this lush and lonely island, each one having followed a very different map toward a new verdant world. Steeling nerve and body against the elements, wild beasts, and blood thirsty cannibals, they continue to cast out into the sea with the strains of their music, hoping one day to be found.
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“How Can I Go?” is the female lead’s song and main theme from the forthcoming Mappa Mundi musical, Rocket Opera. It will take place at a dance, during which she alternates between getting dragged into it, and watching it from … Continue reading
“What Would You Do?” is going to be the big opening number in a musical I’m writing. Oh yeah, and I’m writing a musical. I’m reluctant to give you, oh faithful reader, too many plot details at this point, since … Continue reading
A cover is a tricky thing. At its worst, an artist attempts to recreate what they love about a song and the cover becomes a cheap facsimile of the original. At its best, the artist takes whatever originally spoke to … Continue reading
“Maybe Stay” is my ode to indecision. As the fellow says, “the life which is unexamined is not worth living.” The problem, of course, is that, in poring too closely over every detail, you can become immobilized by indecision. And … Continue reading
I have mentioned that I love to write method songs. That is to say, to get into the head of a character I’m interested in and ask myself what I might think in his/her shoes. “A Blunt Object, Oh Robert” … Continue reading