Myths in Music and Cinema
retellings of a myth in song, like opera
Gluckís "Orfeo ed Euridice" (1762)
or instrumental reflections
Holstís "The Planets"
Handelís "Acis and Galatea" (1717-1720) See Lorrain and Raphael
Connie Francisí "Stupid Cupid" (1958)
film versions of ancient works, especially Greek tragedies, operas, etc.
The Odyssey. with Armand Assante and Greta Schacchi
Richard Strauss' Elektra
Gospel at Colonus
use of narrative and characters
"Clash of the Titans"
"Jason and the Argonauts"
Wishbone's "Homer Sweet Homer"
"O Brother, Where Art Thou?"
allusions or use of mythological characters
"The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe"
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