Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Hard-boiled music/Red Harvest Opera/ & the Copyright Problem

From: James Rogers (
Date: 14 Apr 2000

At 12:40 AM 4/14/00 -0700, Keith Alan Deutsch wrote:
>Sean Carson wrote:
>I'm writing an oper(a) based on Hammett's _Red Harvest_. A workshop version
>of one scene will be performed soon...
>> Tuesday, April 25, 8pm
>> The Great Hall at Cooper Union
>> Cooper Square betw. 3rd & 4th Aves.
>> New York, NY (subway: #6 to Astor Place)
>> admission is free.
>Dear Sean Carson:
>Your Red Harvest Opera sounds like an astonishing concept. But reasonable.
>However, the rights to Red Harvest are copyright protected.

   Yeesh, we've already bored the guy to tears with our IP gibberrish. I'll buy a copy, lawyer though I am, once he performs the bugger. Though I resent not being cast as Whisper (which suits my vocal skills), or as the skuzzy Cop.


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