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#ClassicsaDay #PoetryMonth Week 3

What's the connection between classical music and classic poetry? That was theme some of us decided to explore with #ClassicsaDay. For April 2018 we posted examples of settings of poetry in classical music, works inspired by poetry, and more. Here's an annotated list...

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Viktor Ullman — A Voice Not Silenced

Cappricio's first Viktor Ullman release featured two symphonies, with the Gürzenich-Orchester and James Conlon. This time the focus is on Ullman's piano music, ably played by Moritz Ernst. Ullman himself was an outstanding pianist. His writing for the instrument is in...

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#ClassicsaDay #PoetryMonth – Week 2

What's the connection between classical music and classic poetry? That was theme some of us decided to explore with #ClassicsaDay. For April 2018 we posted examples of settings of poetry in classical music, works inspired by poetry, and more. Here's an annotated list...

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#ClassicsaDay #PoetryMonth Week 1

What's the connection between classical music and classic poetry? That was theme some of us decided to explore with #ClassicsaDay. For April 2018 we posted examples of settings of poetry in classical music, works inspired by poetry, and more. Here's an annotated list...

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Ein Feste Burg ist Unser Gott: A Mighty Fine Collection

As always, Vox Luminis sings with a seamless blend. Their clear, transparent sound adds to the beauty — and the spirituality — of the music. T”Ein Feste Burg ist Unser Gott: Luther and the Music of the Reformation” is one of the best (and best-sounding) collections of early Protestant music I’ve heard to date.

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