For all the modernists in the audience, Spotify Classical Playlists has created a 38-song collection of music from (and inspired by) the work of novelist James Joyce.
Here’s more about the list from Spotify Classical Playlists: “[it includes] Syd Barrett‘s Golden Hair (based on a poem from Chamber Music), Kate Bush‘s Flower Of The Mountain (based on Molly’s soliloquy), Jefferson Airplane‘s Rejoyce, John Cage‘s Roaratorio (based on Finnegans Wake), Finnegan’s Wake by The Dubliners … The playlist starts with Eolian Episode from Ulysses, mixed to Satie‘s Gnossiene, and ends with April/ALP from Wake, mixed to the music of Oval, both passages were read by Joyce himself, and mixed by DJ Spooky.”
Follow this link to get a Spotify invite for the free service. Once you have an account, check out our Thomas Pynchon Spotify playlist, our Ann Patchett Spotify playlist and the new James Joyce Spotify playlist. If you create a Spotify playlist with music from a specific author, be sure to share it with us.