A brief thematic guide to German art songs Written by earwormopera Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailTumblrGoogleLike this:Like Loading... 11 thoughts on “A brief thematic guide to German art songs” These schematics are great. Would one include death and/or ghosts in the “other shit” section of Nature? LikeLike I was just going to bed after making this last night and I thought “dammit, I forgot death!” I think it might have to have its own section in the first chart, between “Erlkönig” and “Nature.” LikeLike I think you have a perfectly reasonable excuse for forgetting death. It’s a necessary part of the human condition to do this, isn’t it? LikeLike True enough! LikeLike Don’t forget “I’m depressed”. LikeLike I went to a whole recital of those by F-J Selig. Gloooom. LikeLike But I bet Selig made gloom sound pretty good, right? LikeLike He did LikeLike I started to do this for English art songs and realised that what one really needs is a Venn diagram. LikeLike I would like to see this diagram. LikeLike It may be too complicated. Perhaps I’ll have to stick with a pie chart., LikeLike Comments are closed.