9 Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories about Music

Translating one medium into another is tricky. Music is music and art is art and dance is dance; to try to convey the power of another art in fiction is its own sleight-of-hand. My own first novel takes on that challenge. In A Song For A New Day, musician Luce Cannon was on the cusp […] The post 9 Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories about Music appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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