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 Reply 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 Reply 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 Reply True enough! LikeLike Reply Don’t forget “I’m depressed”. LikeLike Reply I went to a whole recital of those by F-J Selig. Gloooom. LikeLike Reply But I bet Selig made gloom sound pretty good, right? LikeLike Reply He did LikeLike Reply I started to do this for English art songs and realised that what one really needs is a Venn diagram. LikeLike Reply I would like to see this diagram. LikeLike Reply It may be too complicated. Perhaps I’ll have to stick with a pie chart., LikeLike Reply Leave a comment Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.