Friday, July 14, 2006

Musical Bones

So, if anyone's wondering what constitutes as a major piece of breaking news for Baroque music nowadays...

Italian Scientists Exhume Farinelli's Body

They're trying to figure out anything they can about his lifestyle and physiology. I don't know what the scientific applications are of this research are, but I'm sure there's got to be something in there about lack of normal amounts of pubescent testosterone. Farinelli died in 1782.

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