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Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee

When you think of classical music based on visual art, the first pieces that come to mind are probably Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition or Respighi's Three Boticelli Pictures. Here's one you might not have heard of before - Gunther Schuller's Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee. Click through the slideshow above to see the paintings that inspired this piece.