Monday, May 14, 2007

Art Appreciation (photo)

COURBET, originally uploaded by lucesensibile.

Gustave Courbet's 1866 painting L'origine du monde", at the Musée d'Orsay, Paris.

    From the day's playlist...

  • Guillaume Dufay: Mass Se La Face Ay Pale: Agnus Dei─The Early Music Consort of London; David Munrow─Dufay: Se La Face Ay Pale
  • Morten Lauridsen: A Winter Come: When Frost Moves Fast─Jane Thorngren, soprano; Ralph Grierson, piano─Northwest Journey
  • J.S. Bach: Aria (Soprano I, Alto I, Chorus): «So ist mein Jesus nun gefangen»─Frans Brueggen; Orchestra Of The 18th Century─J.S. Bach: Matthaeus-Passion (I love this duet...with its extended vocalisiacal melismas and it's restless chorus erupting into a tense fugue.)
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water─Simon & Garfunkel─The Essential Simon & Garfunkel
  • Do I Ever Cross Your Mind?─Ray Charles & Bonnie Raitt (with a shout out to neeka!)
  • Sableyalo Mi Agontze─The Bulgarian State Radio & Television Female Choir─Le Mystère Des Voix Bulgares
  • Elsa─Bill Evans─Jazz Showcase
  • Temptation─Tom Waits─Frank's Wild Years
  • I Put a Spell on You─Nina Simone─Compact Jazz
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara: Symphony No. 7 ‘Angel of Light’─Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Hannu Koivula, conducting

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