Day of Wrath, 9

The Bernaldine pages   La Santa Furia by C.T. Sr., my father, is a music composition in honor to Bartolomé de Las Casas for an orator, a soprano, three tenors, baritone, mixed chorus and orchestra, which at the moment of my writing still has to be premiered. Las Casas, whom my father greatly admires, wrote:…

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Day of Wrath, 8

Sahagún’s exclamation I have worked in the heart of Houston, in the middle of its skyscrapers. The photographic postcards of downtown I saw in the hotel where I worked were deceptive: they flaunted only the luminous side of the Texan city. They never showed what I saw a few blocks away from my job: ugly…

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Awesome quetzals! Since I can only adequately understand history through the visual arts, behold two clips I uploaded in You Tube: ❦ For a one-minute visual-tour to how the town where I was born looked half a millennia ago, click here. ❦ Also, see my selection of Mel Gibson’s reconstruction of the crowded Mayan city…

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