Here you will find links to other pages dealing with Joyce and with music inspired by mosernist and postmodern writers. If you know of any sites that would fit well here, please email them to me.
James Joyce Sites
The Brazen Head This is my full James Joyce site, and deals with Joyce from a literary perspective.
Links to Other Joyce Sites Here you will find dozens of links to Joyce sites all over the world.
Joycean Music Sites
Music in the Works of James Joyce A survey of Joyce and the music that influenced his writing. Complete with a handsomely produced CD.
Bloomsday Cabaret A new documentary on Joyce and music has recently been filmed in Dublin.
James Joyces The Dead The Brazen Heads review of this recent musical, this page also contains information about its history, ticket information, and links to other reviews.
Pippo Pollinas Finnegans Wake A beautifully executed page for Italian singer Pippo Pollina, who make his song about Joyces Finnegans Wake available for download. A Euro-pop song loosely based on the Irish ballad Finnegans Wake, its quite a funny tune that mixes multiple languages.
King Crimson & Ulysses This page, on Jon Greens King Crimson/Pete Sinfield site, explores the themes of their fourth album Islands. Green points out the influence of Homers The Odyssey and discusses potential Joyce Ulysses connections as well. An amazing site, especially for King Crimson fans!
Lied and Song Text Page An amazing page that explores Lieder and songs, form the perspectives of both composer and poets. This link takes you to their James Joyce page.
Residing at the Brazen Head, this paper discusses the influence of song and opera in Ulysses.
James Joyce and Avant-Garde Music
Klein, Scott W.
An excellent discussion of Joycean influences on Cage, Boulez, Berio, and others. Online at Ireland’s Contemporary Music Centre.
Music and Language in Joyce’s “THE DEAD”
Mosley, David L.
This paper resides at Goshen College.
Music After Joyce: The Post-Serial Avant-Garde
Murphy, Timothy S.
This paper discusses the influence of Joyce on modern composition.
An Analysis of the Use of Musical Allusions in James Joyces Dubliners
An extended essay on Joyces use of lyric and song in Dubliners. Online at The Brazen Head.
PoMo Music-Literature Sites
Radio KCUF This page, part of the Libyrinths Spermatikos Logos, deals with the influence of Thomas Pynchon on popular music.
Beckett and Music This page, part of the Libyrinths Apmonia, deals with the influence of Samuel Beckett on music.
Macondo Music This page, part of the Libyrinths Macondo site, deals with the influence of Gabriel García Márquez on music.
Borges and Music This page, part of the Libyrinths The Garden of Forking Paths, deals with the influence of Borges in music.
Eco and Music This page, part of the Libyrinths Porta Ludovica, deals with the influence of Umberto Eco in music.
Related Commercial Sites
New World Records. NWR is a wonderful company dedicated to putting out new music by American composers. They deal with many of the artists featured on Bronze by Gold, including Barber, Cage, Carter, Del Tredici, Lerdahl, Luening, Machover, Partch, and Reynolds.