What is Elsie Dee About? - Vol. 3

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The Elsie Dee Project is proud to present it's third installment of original Canadian World Beat Music. The Elsie Dee Project is dedicated not only to the diffusion of poetry, but also to the exploration of the musical formulas which one could call the 'lowest common denominator'.

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The Elsie Dee Project is proud to present it's third installment of original Canadian World Beat Music. The Elsie Dee Project is dedicated not only to the diffusion of poetry, but also to the exploration of the musical formulas which one could call the 'lowest common denominator'.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2017-11-30 08:56
last episode published
2017-05-22 15:12
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Pierre Voyer and Boyd Williams owner  
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Number of Episodes
10
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
22.05.2017

Soledad Segunda

Song 30 - Music by the Elsie Dee Project. Lyrics by Luis de Góngora. Luis de Góngora y Agorte (1561-1627), born in Cordoba, is the artist of the Spanish Golden Age, whose name became forever attached to Baroque art, the stylistic convolutions of his ve...
22.05.2017

The Calendar

Song 29 - Music by the Elsie Dee Project. Lyrics by Taliesin. The Song of Taliesin is to Welsh culture what the Kalevala is the Finnish culture or what Deuteronomy is to the Judeo-Christian culture: an alphabet which is also a calendar where each line...
22.05.2017

L'Étranger

Song 28 - Music by the Elsie Dee Project. Lyrics by Baudelaire. Elsie Dee insisted that this About "album" had to include a poem by Baudelaire, the master of French symbolism, for he is, among all the dead poets we pray on, one of the most faithful vis...
22.05.2017

Sonnet #2

Song 27 - Music by the Elsie Dee Project. Lyrics by William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare is too notorious to add anything new about him, but his sonnets and poems in general are certainly the least known part of his work. The single theme of the so...
22.05.2017

Moving Awhile

Song 26 - Music by the Elsie Dee Project. Lyrics by Walt Whitman. Walt Whitman is another lover of simplicity, but of a fiercer kind of robust simplicity. No lace making, but sophisticated nakedness. People who prefer daylight to romantic moonshine, th...
22.05.2017

Palabras Serenas

Song 25 - Music by the Elsie Dee Project. Lyrics by Gabriela Mistral. Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957) preceded Neruda in Chile poetic adventure. Nobel Prize for Literature in 1945, she has also worked in the field of education. Elsie Dee has a kind of cr...
22.05.2017

La Ralentie

Song 24 - Music by the Elsie Dee Project. Lyrics by Henri Michaux. Elsie Dee here uses only the beginning of one of the most famous and most beautiful poems of this misfit of French speaking literature. Familiar with the morbidity and the suffocating l...
22.05.2017

Invitación al aire

Song 23 - Music by the Elsie Dee Project. Lyrics by Rafael Alberti. Rafael Alberti, born in Cadiz in 1902, belongs to the generation of 1927 and is identified with the Spanish Renaissance literature and played an important role in their access to mode...
22.05.2017

Manyoshu

Song 22 - Music by the Elsie Dee Project. Lyrics by Emperor Yuraku. This first Japanese song by the Elsie Dee Project is made of six tankas (short poems of five lines of 5-7-5-7-7 syllables) related by a common theme: the mono no aware or "feeling of t...
22.05.2017

Le signe

Song 21 - Music by the Elsie Dee Project. Lyrics by Jules Supervielle. Jules Supervielle (1889-1957) was born in Uruguay. Even though he moved back to Pau (France) and lived all his life in Paris, the mostly sweet memories of his South-American childho...