Picasso and Music

“There is Music in Picasso and Picasso is in Music” The current exhibition of ‘Picasso: Guitars 1912-1914’ at Museum of Modern Art in New York lets us consider the close relationship between art and music. As an artist, Picasso was [...] more >>

by Ursula Rehn Wolfman | February 25th, 2011
Ravel’s Repetition

If God hadn’t desired repetition, the world would never have been created. Soren Kierkegaard, Repetition Repetition is essential to music. Indeed, without some form of repetition, there is no rhythm. And few composers have taken this consideration of repetition as [...] more >>

by Marco Moraes | February 11th, 2011
Three times Mozart

Pushkin’s Mozart and Salieri is a fantastic exploration of the nature of artistic creation. This short blank verse drama, written in 1830, has been re-told many times (notably by Rimsky-Korsakov in his 1898 opera of the same name and by [...] more >>

by Marco Moraes | January 25th, 2011