Classical Music Stories

Classical Music Stories: Robert Frost

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Classical Music Stories is a series where music is listened to as though it were the soundtrack to one of your favorite books (or in this case, poems).

The following music/story pairing is based on Robert Frost’s poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”:

Part One: The speaker begins his journey. While he Continue reading “Classical Music Stories: Robert Frost”

Books, Music

Pride and Prejudice As Told By Taylor Swift Songs

No one captures the angst of Pride and Prejudice quite like T. Swift does. What follows, then, is a trip through this classic novel by means of some of her greatest songs:

1) Mean: When Darcy insults Lizzy’s Continue reading “Pride and Prejudice As Told By Taylor Swift Songs”

Songs For Every Book

Les Misérables and British Indie Pop (Songs For Every Book)

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One of the most beautiful and heartbreaking songs I’ve ever heard has to be “I Found” by the British Indie band, Amber Run. I’ve loved this song for a while now, but recently I realized that the lyrics sound an awful lot like Éponine’s pain as Continue reading “Les Misérables and British Indie Pop (Songs For Every Book)”