I work on my pieces and edit them for weeks, sometimes for years.
Just live with it.
Faust, Urfaust and Spaetfaust.
Enjoy the following video:
Globe Theater production of Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9g7t2AXvx4o
This other Doctor Faustus from Wittenberg, instead, is a theater play by Chris Marlowe.
But Marlowe didn’t have any influence on Shakespeare at all.
And that’s an objective Truth, a universal dogma, as well as a mathematical certainty 😉
Furthermore, the devil and the pact with the devil did not have any influence at all
on many other artists, musicians and writers from France, Germany, Italy, Russia, the U.K., the U.S., etc.
Thomas Mann, Doktor Faustus, 1947
Mikhail Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita, 1966-67
David Davalos, Wittenberg, 2008
Mozart, Il dissoluto punito, ossia il Don Giovanni, 1787.
“Questo e’ il fin di chi fa mal, e de’ perfidi la morte alla vita e’ sempre ugual.”
“If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.” (Albert Einstein)
And if you don’t know anything about 27 different topics, just improvise…
… make a mixed salad of things…
… and always think on your knees.