Friday, September 12, 2014

#ClassicArtsShowcase for #EdwardScissorHands Fans

Theme music from "Edward Scissorhands"



is originally from Saint-Saëns  "Le carnaval des animaux (The Carnival of the Animals): The Aquarium" @7:51




which is part of the Classic Arts Showcase repertoire:


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Saint-Saëns fellow countryman, Debussy, wrote "La Mer," the answer to 57 Down in 4/24/16 "New York Times crossword puzzle

57D Debussy composition = LAMER
































"La Mer," which means "the Sea" in French, is illustrated here with Japanese block paintings:




Another Classic Arts Showcase clip is from a documentary that describes composer, Toru Takemitsu, as the Japanese Debussy:


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Finally, if you apply scissorhands to an aquarium, one ends up with sushi, from classic cd review:


"Takemitsu may be likened to elegant Japanese cuisine (we are not talking supermarket sushi here): once the palate has been teased, the appetite never goes away."




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