At Lostock Gralam CE Primary School we encourage children to have a love of music. We educate youngsters to understand their own talent as musicians, and so enhance their self-confidence, creativity and sense of accomplishment. Over the years, many famous artists have taken direct inspiration from music to create their art. Wassily Kandinsky was impressed by Wagner’s Lohengrin, and used colour and shape to evoke sounds in his paintings. Take a look at Composition 8, which can be considered on the Guggenheim Museum in New York.
The Royal College of Music , one of the foremost music conservatoires, has an internationally significant assortment of paintings celebrating music, musicians and patrons of music. The RCM has additionally commissioned a variety of portraits of individuals closely associated with the College, including Ralph Vaughan Williams and Herbert Howells, and has also purchased a couple of necessary work. A selection of portraits is on … Read More