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.

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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.

© 2014 Nell Shaw Cohen, Beyond the Notes. Contact nell [at] with questions and comments.