8 Nov 2015

Music and Dreams Part 2

From Appointment, 2:00 pm on 8 November 2015
Tartini's Dream by Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845). Illustration of the legend behind Giuseppe Tartini's Devil's Trill Sonata.

Tartini's Dream by Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845). Illustration of the legend behind Giuseppe Tartini's Devil's Trill Sonata. Photo: Public Domain

Robert Schumann, Daguerreotype portrait, 1849.

Robert Schumann, Daguerreotype portrait, 1849. Photo: Public Domain

The dark side of dreams - Nightmares and madness
Since ancient times, the arts have been inspired by dreams. Ryan Smith looks at some famous composers from different eras who have lifted ideas and music straight out of their dreams. Part Two of Four.

Music Details for Music and Dreams Part Two:

(Format = COMPOSER 'Track Title'  Label and CD Number)

C BERNSTEIN 'Nightmare on Elm St, excerpts' DVD Silvascreen 1288
R SMITH 'Untitled, accordion' RNZ recording
APHEX TWIN 'Tree Warp' WARP 45482
APHEX TWIN 'Spots' WARP 45482
TARTINI 'Sonata in G min (Devil's Trill)' CEDILLE CDR 9000 0041
BERLIOZ 'Symphonie Fantastique' EMI 2 16224
LIGETI 'Atmospheres' DG 477 6443
APHEX TWIN 'Tassels' WARP 45482
SCHUMANN 'Manfred Overture' EMI 2 15310
SCHUMANN 'Kreisleriana' RCA 09026 68911
APHEX TWIN 'White Blur 1' WARP 45482
SCHUMANN 'Symphony No 1, 4th mvt' OEHMS OC 707
SCHUMANN 'Variations on original theme, 3rd mvt CLAVES 502603
SCHUMANN 'Violin Concerto, 2nd mvt' NAXOS 8.110966
BACH 'Cantata, Ein feste Burg' SOLI DEO GLORIA SDG110
APHEX TWIN 'Curtains' WARP 45482
STRAVINSKY 'Rite of Spring' DG 471 741

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