Music Recently Studied

Bach, J.S.: Cantata BWV 36 (1731).

Bach, J.S.: Cantata BWV 62 (1724).

Bach, J.S.: Cantata BWV 61 (1714).

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai: Scheherezade, Op. 35 (1888). The CulturalRites article is here.

Mahler, Gustav: Symphony 6 in a (1904).

Korngold, Erich: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35 (1945).

Mahler, Gustav: Symphony 5 in c♯ (1902). Listened to while walking in the August air in Edmonton’s Government House Park, the sky and the horizon and the river all tellingly beautiful. As is the adagietto.

Gustav Mahler: Symphony 5 (Courtesy: www.trumpetmaster.com)

Gustav Mahler: Symphony 5 (Courtesy: http://www.trumpetmaster.com)

North Saskatchewan River, Edmonton, AB. 21 June 2014. (Photo: Hendrik Slegtenhorst)

North Saskatchewan River, Edmonton, AB. 21 June 2014. (Photo: Hendrik Slegtenhorst)

Berlioz, Hector: La Damnation de Faust (1846). Musical and instrumental invention of the highest order. The opening is the epigraph to Taxonomy Two of Caravaggio’s Dagger.

Rembrandt: Faust in his Study (1650-52)

Rembrandt: Faust in his Study (1650-52)

Chausson, Ernest: Poème de l’amour et de la mer (1892). L’air est pleine d’une odeur exquise de lilas … À travers la mer d’améthyste / Doucement glisse le bateau / Et je serai joyeux et triste / De tant me souvenir.

Ernest Chausson

Ernest Chausson : Poème de l’amour et de la mer

Vivaldi, Antonio: Gloria (1715). The CulturalRites article is here.

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