Playlists

Culturedarm’s Christmas Playlist 2015

You are all alone. You are not alone, but you’re ‘waiting for the day’, as The Beach Boys once sang, when it might be otherwise. You are surrounded, now cosseted, now buffeted by family and friends, surfeited on mince pies and chocolate boxes, and seeking the respite of music, or a selection sufficiently unfamiliar that it might shoo them away. Here…

Culturedallroundman Playlists via YouTube 2

After making public precisely one month ago a first set of playlists via Culturedallroundman’s YouTube channel at youtube.com/culturedarm, here comes a second batch. Of three new playlists, the first extends from my piece on Pierrot, the sad clown with whitened face and blouse, ‘Pierrot Through the Arts’. Incorporating film and theatre alongside music, the playlist features a scene from a 1951…

Culturedallroundman Playlists via YouTube

Following what was effectively the birth of my YouTube channel last week – at youtube.com/culturedarm, upon the upload of my first video/podcast discussing the nineteenth-century Russian poet Fyodor Tyutchev and his poem ‘Silentium!’ – I have made public an initial batch of playlists. These are based on my ‘Songs of the Month’ for February; my list of the ‘Fifteen Best Albums…