Tune in at 12 a.m., Monday, June 10th, and hear the Gypsy Scholar present the 2nd installment of the Orphic Essay-with-Soundtrack series, “May Day Carnivalesque.”  This second part of the musical essay series goes into  the origin, history, development, and customs of Carnival and then looks at Carnival as carnivalesque ritual. Be sure to check out the “May Day Carnivalesque” webpage, which is dedicated to this musical essay series, at revradiotowerofsong.com. (For those who missed hearing the 1st installment of the series, it is an extended version that can be found on the “Archived Musical Essays” webpage,  along with the corresponding playlist on the “Program Playlists” webpage.)