Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Music Inspired By Oscar Wilde on Spotify

"Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays." - Oscar Wilde

After reading Alex Ross' new essay on Oscar Wilde, I finished this playlist which includes:

Jacques Ibert: Ballet on The Ballad of Reading Gaol

Franz Schreker: Ballet on The Birthday of the Infanta

Alexander von Zemlinsky: Der Zwerg (The Dwarf), libretto based on The Birthday of the Infanta, Eine florentinische Tragödie, based on A Florentine Tragedy

Jim Parker: Symphony In Yellow suite

Thomas Pasatieri and Ned Rorem: Songs on poems of Wilde

Antoine Mariotte and Richard Strauss: Operas on Salome

Kent Olofsson: Kiss of the Seven Veils, for soprano, bass clarinet and piano (pdf introduction)

Salvatore: Jugend, "Music from and inspired by De Utvalgte's literary installation based on The Picture of Dorian Gray"

Some audiobooks of Wilde's works, including Wilde himself reading a snippet of The Ballad Of Reading Jail, and Orson Wells reading The Happy Prince, with Bing Crosby as the Prince, to the accompaniment of music composed by Bernard Hermann.

Here's the Spotify playlist: Oscar Wilde (29 tracks, total time: 4 hours)

For more historical voices recordings and poetry audiobooks, see this previous post.


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