Beyond the Notes: Music Inspired by Art
Welcome to the companion website and mobile web app for Beyond the Notes: Music Inspired by Art, a program of music composed by Nell Shaw Cohen inspired by works of visual art ranging from Medieval triptychs to Georgia O'Keeffe.
Each piece on the program has a separate section on this website exploring the paintings, the music, and illuminating the connections between them. The site contains:
- 24 pages
- 47 audio clips
- 33 videos
- 29 images
Browse through the sections below, or view a map of the site to see an overview of the content.
- WATERCOLORS *featured*
For Wind Quintet
Inspired by the Paintings of Charles Burchfield
- THE COURSE OF EMPIRE *featured*
For String Quartet
Inspired by the Paintings of Thomas Cole
- GEORGIA O'KEEFFEWorks for Chamber Ensemble and Video
Inspired by the Life and Paintings of Georgia O'Keeffe
- REVEALED IN STONE
A Song Cyle for Tenor and Piano
Inspired by the Sculpture and Poetry of Michelangelo
For Violin and Piano
Inspired by the Prints of Hiroshige
For Solo Guitar
- THE COMPOSER
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Production of Beyond the Notes: Music Inspired by Art was supported in part by an Entrepreneurial Grant from the New England Conservatory of Music.