Archive for Music

Poe’s Haunted Palace Animated

This was a Poe inspired work. It is a creative mix of music and art.

Edgar Allan Poe Jazz Vespers

The beginning of this jazz vespers performance includes a snippet of Edgar Allan Poe’s Spirits of the Dead.

The breeze-the breath of God- is still-
and the mist upon the hill
Shadowy-shadowy-yet unbroken,
Is a symbol and a token-
How long it hangs upon the trees,
A mystery of mysteries!

Dream Within a Dream Nocturne

Edgar Allan Poe’s Dream Within a Dream video.

Edgar Allan Poe A Dream Within a Dream

Here is a short movie by Ralf Kleemann featuring a poetic reading of Edgar Allan Poe’s A Dream Within a Dream.

John Milton – Comus

On September 28, 1634 John Milton’s drama, Comus, was performed at Ludlow Castle, as a presentation before John, Earl of Bridgewater, President of Wales. In 1922 Comus was illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Here is a presentation of Arthur Rackham’s old book illustrations to Comus set to the music of Antonio Vivaldi – Inverno I. Allegro non molto.