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french music and art

“Life is merely a fraction of a second. An infinitely small amount of time to fulfill our desires, our dreams, our passions.” – Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin, Femmes de Tahiti (sur la plage)

I came home last night thinking about the connection between music and art, especially that of the french impressionists. I had just performed a piece by french composer Albert Roussel (1869 – 1937) and for some reason his music always stirs my emotions and heightens my senses. It’s this deep connection to music that draws me even closer to art. I feel transported to another world, a place where anything is possible…

Camille Pissarro, View of L’Hermitage, Jallais Hills, Pontoise

Claude Monet, Storm off the Belle Ile Coast

Edouard Manet, Boating

Paul Cezanne, the bay from L’Estaque

Claude Monet, Giverny

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