The new online presentation by Aloma Bardi is an exploration of American music and poetry, with particular focus on the theme of Nature. A collaboration of ICAMus with Lyceum Club Internazionale Firenze-Sezioni Musica e Letteratura, and SguardiDanza-Centro per la Coreografia e le Arti Visive.
VIEW THE VIDEO; duration 35:15; in Italian, with slides including original texts and documents, and visual art (Lyceum Club Internazionale Firenze YouTube channel).
Aloma Bardi’s presentation, American Poetry and American Art Songs: “America is a Poem” features slides including original texts and documents, and visual art from Antonella Bardi’s SguardiDanza Art Collection, mixed-media abstract collages inspired by Emily Dickinson’s poetry and Herbarium. In-depth materials include: links to YouTube tracks from Emergence, a recording of Emily Dickinson Settings by Aaron Copland, Luigi Zaninelli, Juliana Hall, Sylvia Glickman, Ella Jarman-Pinto, CD Stone Records 2019, performed by the Duo Emergence (Nadine Benjamin, soprano and Nicole Panizza, piano); Song Texts & Translations; Bibliography; Performers’ Statements). In-depth materials complementing Aloma Bardi’s video are available through both the Lyceum and ICAMus website pages.
DISCOVER THE IN-DEPTH MATERIALS (PDF) (Lyceum Club Internazionale Firenze Website page).
In the image below: ICAMus Director, Aloma Bardi presenting on American Poetry and American Art Songs for Lyceum Club Internazionale Firenze, from the ICAMus Studio in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, on May 17, 2021.