Dr Nina Rolland, New Research Associate on the Baudelaire Song Project reports on the Symposium on Baudelaire, Berg and Debussy at the Oxford Lieder Festival 2017. This year the Oxford […]
Pourquoi Charles Baudelaire a-t-il autant inspiré les compositeurs? Luchon Festival 2017
By Dr Caroline Potter, Baudelaire Song Project consultant, reports on an important Baudelaire festival which took place in the Pyrenees in summer 2017. Les Rencontres Lyriques de Luchon | Festival […]
Translation, Traduction, Übersetzung – Composing, Publishing & Performing with Translations
Zoe studies French, German & Music at the University of Birmingham and this summer has joined the Baudelaire Song Project team, undertaking an Undergraduate Research Scholarship. From playing bassoon in […]
The A-Z of Baudelaire
by Zoe Lumsden, University of Birmingham Undergraduate Research Scholar, 2017 It is somewhat remarkable that the poetry of Charles Baudelaire has come to influence such a variety of musical genres […]
Want to hear more about our research?
2017 is proving to be busy year, with a number of research events for all the Baudelaire Song Project Team. From keynote lectures to round tables to Baudelaire song festivals, here’s […]
Celtic Frost ft. Charles Baudelaire: heavy metal rock interpretations of “Tristesses de la Lune” in translation
By Matt McNicholl, Student Researcher Funded by the University of Sheffield SURE (Sheffield Undergraduate Research Experience) sheme 2016 Student researcher Matt McNicholl was awarded a competitive SURE scholarship in 2016 […]
Cultural Mechanics Baudelaire podcast
Project Director Prof. Helen Abbott and Research Associate Dr Caroline Ardrey were interviewed by James O’Sullivan for the Cultural Mechanics podcast series in 2016. Hear all about the project, what […]
Words, Music and Visual Adaptations: From Baudelaire to Jack the Ripper and Johnny Depp
By Dr Caroline Ardrey (Project Research Associate) When you imagine some of the cityscapes evoked in Les Fleurs du Mal, Kiev might not be the first place to spring […]
#myBaudelaire: New Baudelaire songs!
By Prof. Helen Abbott (Project Director) We’ve been hard at work here at the Baudelaire Song Project. Since our move to Birmingham in September 2016, we’re making rapid progress with […]
Can computational analysis help us to understand why Baudelaire is a hit with musicians?
By Dr Caroline Ardrey (Project Research Associate) Project Research Associate Dr Caroline Ardrey looks to computational analysis to examine why Baudelaire is still so popular with composers and singers. In 2014 David H. Henard and Christian L. […]