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Art song - literally!!

17 October 2006, 8:00pm

In a new association with the Courtauld Institute of Art, high quality reproductions of paintings by, among others, Monet, Seurat, Degas and Gauguin will be projected, each image with a reading and a song carefully selected to complement each other.

Bernardo Daddi: Triptych

Fu²reise Hugo Wolf
Kneeling R S Thomas
Gebet Hugo Wolf
Auf ein altes Bild Hugo Wolf
Jesus and his Mother Thom Gunn

Quentin Metsys: Madonna standing with the Child and angels, 1500 - 1509

Schlafendes Jesuskind - Hugo Wolf

 

Camille Pissarro: Lordship Lane Station, Dulwich, 1871

Paul Gauguin: Haymaking, 1889

Peter Grimes (from The Borough) - George Crabbe
Winter Words - Benjamin Britten
(i) At day-close in November
(ii) Midnight on the Great Western
(iii) Wagtail and Baby
(iv) The Little Old Table
(v) The Choirmaster's Burial
(vi) Proud Songsters
(vii) At the Railway Station, Upway
(viii) Before Life and After

 

Georges Pierre Seurat: Fisherman in a moored boat

Die Forelle - Franz Schubert


Edgar Degas: Woman at a window, 1871 - 1872

Les Berceaux - Gabriel Fauré  

 

Claude Monet: Antibes, 1888

Excerpt from The Broken Sea - Vernon Watkins
Klockan - Wilhelm Stenhammar 
Seascape - Benjamin Britten

                                                                                                           

Peter Paul Rubens: Landscape by moonlight, 1635 - 1640

Full moon - Victoria Sackville-West
Nacht und Träume - Franz Schubert
Sure on this shining night - Samuel Barber

 

Paul Cézanne: Lac d'Annecy, 1896

De rêve - Claude Debussy
A Dream - W H Davies

 

Paul Gauguin: Te Rerioa, 1897

Träume - Richard Wagner
Sleep - Ivor Gurney
Nous avons fait la nuit - Francis Poulenc


Jacopo Tintoretto: Study of a seated male figure

Just Exchange - Philip Sidney
Canticle 1 'My beloved is mine and I am his' - Benjamin Britten

 

Paul Gauguin: Nevermore, 1897

Lay your sleeping head - W H Auden
Am Sonntag Morgen - Johannes Brahms
Die zwei blauen Augen von meinem Schatz  - Gustav Mahler
Now sleeps the crimson petal - Roger Quilter

Series
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