Listening to Art

07.06: Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Apollo and Daphne

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Listening to Art, by William Denton.

Volume seven, number six: Apollo and Daphne by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

Hello, and welcome to Listening to Art. I’m William Denton.

This is a sculpture, made of marble, 243 cm high.

Now let’s listen to Apollo and Daphne by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, recorded at the Galleria Borghese, in Rome, on 30 May 2018.

Waveform of the field recording.

That was Apollo and Daphne by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. I hope you enjoyed listening to it as much as I did.

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All web sites accessed as of date of publication.

Galleria Borghese. “Apollo and Daphne.” Galleria Borghese.

Wikipedia, s.v. “Gian Lorenzo Bernini,”

⸻, s.v. “Apollo and Daphne (Bernini),”