Reimagining Vivaldi

It is always intriguing to see a film adaptation of a book we have read and loved. I have learned to treat the film as different to the book, a screenplay must alter a book to fit a film narrative, and enjoy it as a re-imagining of the book. With an open mind I experience the directors take on the story, how they imagined the characters to be, and see what essence they keep and run with. I came across this astounding piece of music tonight from composer Max Richter. It is his re-imagining of the legendary Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. It is a wonderful combination of Max Richter’s particular sound and the beauty of Vivaldi. Listening to this work is unlike hearing a cover or remake of a single song because he has rewritten the piece in its entirety. It is well worth a listen…