The New York Post says that Gov. Spitzer asked his staff to bring a "classical music CD" to Room 871 on that fatal night of destructive passion. Let's hope it was Tristan und Isolde.... Now playing on YouTube are Scott Bradley's 1940s-era cartoon scores Puttin' on the Dog and The Cat That Hated People, both containing instances of 12-tone writing. (Via Bob DuCharme.) ... Phil Lesh talks to Elliott Carter on Counterstream Radio, March 14.... Sheng player Wu Wei in action.... Two interesting shows this weekend at The Tank: on Saturday night, the Jack Quartet plays Xenakis, Lachenmann, and Rihm, and on Sunday Jacob Cooper introduces his opera Timberbrit, about the Tristan-esque tragedy of Justin and Britney.... And the winner is — Lang Lang.