"Music" (1898) by Alphonse Mucha "A passionate musician himself, Mucha chose to personify music as a woman with both hands raised to her ears listening to a chorus of nightingales, the most creative and spontaneous of songbirds."
NIGHTINGALE (Luscinia megarhynchos) - A migratory insectivorous species breeding in forest & scrub in Europe & SW Asia. It nests low in dense bushes and winters in southern Africa. Males are known for singing; the song is loud, with an impressive range of whistles, trills and gurgles. It sings during the day, but also late in the evening; its song is particularly noticeable at that time because few other birds are singing. This is why its name (in several languages) includes "night".