Thomas Nelson Community College
Gilbert & Sullivan's The Grand Duke

Tidewater Opera Initiative
Hansel and Gretel

Guitar Quartet Concert at the Royal Conservatory of Madrid

15th Annual An Evening with Chrystal E


Upcoming Events

Diehn Series: Christine Brewer
Monday, October 15th

WMC: Adam Scott Clifford, piano
Wednesday, October 17th

Tidewater Intergenerational Orchestra
Sunday, October 21st

W&M Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert in Yorktown
Sunday, October 21st

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What is art song?

  An art song might be defined as "a poem set to music, usually for trained voice and piano accompaniment with a duration of about three minutes." The German word for such classical song is Lied (singular) and Lieder (plural), so that you will hear the terms "art song," "lied" and "lieder" used interchangeably. In France the term is Melodie, and in Italy, Romanza. But more than this simple . . .

Art Song Societies on the East Coast

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