‘The Funeral March of a Marionette’ by U. Carew Delibes The Society July 24, 2014 Beauty, Performing Arts 1 Comment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJQTF0bkq8s The Funeral March of a Marionette is by Charles Gounod. The marionette’s broken—dead— right off. The funeral procession starts off; it’s D-minor. Mummers’ murmurs of regret are heard. They are comical in the central section’s scene, and quaint. Participants pause for tidbits, are fed. Delightful musical refreshments flourish in D-major. It is like a tasty bagatelle, an appetizer—good, but hardly nourishing. Then, on they travel in their inappreciable hell, like puppets on parade in happy negligence, D-minor, and back to the house wherein they dwell. Related Post ‘Birthday Greetings’ and Other Poetry by David H... Birthday Greetings As themes show signs of nature's stay, And time’s propitious dates hold sway, The evidence augurs your bloom, From sculptured y... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail One Response Reid McGrath July 27, 2014 BDW has taken ekphrasis to another level. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.