(A Bit Like) Pictures At An Exhibition

by Tim Bradford on January 17, 2015

Bathsheba Everdene from Tim Bradford on Vimeo.

everdeneIn my first year of secondary school the music teacher attempted to get us, a gaggle of jabbery and unruly 11 year olds, interested in classical music. It seemed like a hopeless task. But the music he picked – Pictures at An Exhibition by Modest Mussorgski – was intriguing and I’ve loved it ever since. Recently I’ve been inspired to do the same for some of my own paintings, albeit from a slightly more crappy out-of-tune-voiced pop-punk perspective than Mussorgski. The latest one I’ve recorded (had a quiet morning yesterday) is ‘Bathsheba Everdene’ – the painting that it accompanies is here:

 

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