Voyelles by Rimbaud, music by Mike Roberts





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Uploaded on Dec 11, 2008

Mike Robert's setting of Arthur Rimbaud's synaesthetic poem where he equates vowels with colours and lets his imagination run away with him a little. He may have had his tongue in his cheek.... This setting is also performed by David W Solomons (dwsChorale).

All images obtained with thanks from Wikimedia Commons, in particular from wiki users:
Alvesgaspar for the Umbel;
ESA and NASA and STScI (Hubble telescope) for the Helix Nebula (Eye of God);
JJ55 for the angel with trumpet;
Infrogmation for the corset cartoon;
Djambalawa for the carrion eagle;
Shakko for the tent and King Henry;
Gryffindor for the laughing boy;
Ulrichstill for the pasture;
PRA for the statue of Rimbaud at Roche

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