music
Bruce Dickinson becomes patron of the Blake Cottage Trust
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The new patron for the cottage in Felpham where William and Catherine Blake lived promises to bring international recognition for the restoration campaign.
Sweet Roaming: William Blake and the Fugs
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Among the very first popular musical settings of Blake's music were those by The Fugs in the 1960s.
New book considers the relations of rock music and literature from William Blake to Bret Easton Ellis
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Didier Delinotte considers how rock music takes much of its inspiration from lyric poetry
How Much Did Jim Morrison Know about William Blake?
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Everyone knows the Doors are named for the doors of perception – but that phrase comes from Aldous Huxley's book on hallucinogens as well as from Blake's Marriage of Heaven and Hell.
Edward Gildea to talk about the hymn Jerusalem on Sunday
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Saffron Walden Arts Trust will host a talk this Sunday by Edward Lea on why the music to Blake's Jerusalem is wrong.
William Blake in Songs and Words at la Maison de la Poésie
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Susheela Raman, Sam Mills and Jean Marc Barr perform Blake's words in Paris with a presentation by Camille Adnot.
Summer issue of Blake, An Illustrated Quarterly out
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The latest issue of Blake, An Illustrated Quarterly (Summer 2023) is available now.
New book considers Benjamin Britten’s Blake cycle and others
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Gordon Cameron Sly's book considers Britten's compositions for Donne, Hardy and Blake.
Global Blake: Vera Serdechnaia
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Blake's poetry has been of considerable interest in Russia. Vera Serdechnaia demonstrates that influence with a particular focus on music and poetry.