Tag Archives: Music

1935: Fixing her Hair

Serge Sudeikin: Fixing her Hair (Ruby Elzy in “Porgy and Bess,” 1935) (1935) (listen)

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1981: Fearless

Art Kane: Tim Curry (1981). Fearless is the title of Curry’s 1979 album; listen to a track here.

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1435: The Liberal Arts

Giovanni dal Ponte- The Seven Liberal Arts (c. 1435) (source) Each allegorical figure is accompanied by a historical luminary who also represents the discipline: From left to right: 1) Grammar with Donatus (4th century) or Priscian (5th and 6th centuries), … Continue reading

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1908: Sonata

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis: Sonata No. 6 (Sonata of the Stars): Allegro (1908)

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1968: Submarine

George Dunning, director: Yellow Submarine (1968)

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1806: Darkness at Noon

Title page and figures from Darkness at Noon; or, The Great Solar Eclipse of the 18th of June, 1806; “by an inhabitant of Boston.” Darkness at the break of noon Shadows even the silver spoon The handmade blade, the child’s … Continue reading

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1725: Music Library

Giuseppe Maria Crespi: Libreria musicale (c. 1725)

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