How were the dances that we dance created as well as the musical instruments that we play, and the brilliant architectural monuments? What was the source of inspiration for composers, sculptors, and artists? Which kings, politicians and saints were seriously engaged in the arts, enriching the treasury of world culture? The program "Shades of Art" tries to answer these and other similar questions.
We continue the topic covered in our latest episode dedicated to the Catholic prayer "Ave Maria." Today we present another interesting story about one more song called "Ave Aria," which is a result of the so-called cooperation between 18th-century German composer Johann Sebastian Bach and 19th-century French composer, music critic Charles Gounod.