In Museum Masterpieces, Book 1, composer Catherine Rollin has created musical expressions of some of the great works of art found in museums throughout the world.
The paintings that inspired these pieces are beautifully displayed on a four-page color insert at the center of the book, along with historical notes about each painting.
Titles: American Gothic (Grant Wood) * Black Square and Red Square (Kazimir Malevich) * Carmencita (William Merritt Chase) * A Dash for the Timber (Frederic Remington) * L’étoile (The Star) (Edgar Degas) * Le fifre (The Fife Player) (Édouard Manet) * Mona Lisa (Leonardo da Vinci) * The Nut Gatherers (William-Adolphe Bouguereau) * Reeds and Cranes (Suzuki Kiitsu) * Senecio (Paul Klee).
“American Gothic” and “Mona Lisa” are Federation Festivals 2016-2020 selections. A Federation Festivals 2020-2024 selection.