Holbein Dance of Death

[dance of death]
Hans Holbein’s The Dance of Death, a series of forty-one miniature woodcuts about the triumph of death, was produced between 1523 and 1525. In making these depictions, the Cambridge scholar Ulinka Rublack observes, Holbein was intensely engaged with the problem of corruption in politics.

Source: Even the Emperor | by Hans Holbein | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

Hans Holbein: The Dance of Death, with a new commentary by Ulinka Rublack, has just been published by Penguin Classics.

News of the week of January 17, 2017

Meeting Report

[Mermaid]

We played:

Schedule

Several regulars have other commitments next week, so there
will not be a meeting on January 24.

After that, we will resume meeting on Tuesdays at 7:45 pm at
233 Broadway, Cambridge, as long as enough people have told me by
Monday night that they want to come.

News of the week of January 3, 2017

Meeting Report

We played:

[rose]

Schedule

We will be meeting as usual on Tuesdays at 7:45pm at 233
Broadway, Cambridge. But only if enough people let me know by
Monday night that they want to come.

News of the week of December 27, 2016

Meeting report

[Innocents]

We played:

Party

The party starts at 4 on Sunday. I appreciate people who
tell me they’re coming.

Some people were alarmed at some of the difficult music in the
booklet I sent a pointer to yesterday. (Let me know if you want
the pointer.) I just wanted all the Christmas music we play to be
more easily accessible — some of it is more suitable for Tuesdays
than for the party. We will still have the “Carols for Parties”
books, with all the old favorites.

Schedule

We will be meeting as usual on Tuesdays at 7:45pm at 233
Broadway, Cambridge. But only if enough people let me know by
Monday night that they want to come.