The Books of My Numberless Dreams

Momentary Obsessions

Posted on: July 24, 2008

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The Death of Elizabeth (1828)

The Death of Elizabeth (1828)

Portrait (1909) by Henri Le Fauconnier

Portrait (1909) by Henri Le Fauconnie

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Music: “Absence” from Les Nuits d’Été Op. 7 by Hector Belioz, lyrics by Théophile Gautier
Mezzo-soprano: Dame Janet Baker
Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt.
Orchestra: Danish radio symphonic orchestra

(Info about the cycle) (Lyrics)

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2 Responses to "Momentary Obsessions"

I love your choice of paintings, particularly “The Death of Elizabeth;” it is one that I haven’t seen before, and I am crazy about any art that has to do with Queen Elizabeth I. :)Thanks so much for sharing it!

- The Wandering Reader

You’re welcome!

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