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Latin American Poetry Settings

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Listen to contemporary settings of great Latin-American poets on this New Sounds, including the poetry of Chilean poet Elias Letelier by Canadian composer/electric guitarist Tim Brady.

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New Sounds

Poetry Set to Music, II

Sunday, September 28, 2014

This New Sounds is part 2 of a series of poetry set to music, not limited to English-language poets.  Hear texts by Persian poet/mystic Rumi set by Philip Glass and Pablo Neruda poems.

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New Sounds

Poetry Set to Music, II

Thursday, August 22, 2013

This New Sounds is the companion program to last night's show, where we'll not be limited to English-language poets.  Look forward to texts by Rumi (Persian poet and mystic), set by Philip Glass.  Also, listen for poetry by Pablo Neruda in a setting by Osvaldo Golijov.  Plus, music by 17th century Alevi-Bektashi poets, as rendered by the band Niyaz and their vocalist Azam Ali, and more music with poetry by Pablo Neruda, and perhaps text by Rainer Maria Rilke, and more.

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New Sounds

Latin American Poetry Settings

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Listen to contemporary settings of great Latin-American poets on this New Sounds. Hear a combination of choir and electric guitar by built around the poetry of Chilean poet Elias Letelier by Canadian composer/electric guitarist Tim Brady.  The work, “Atacama,” is sung in Spanish, with text about metal, circuitry, atoms and not thinking about microphones.  There’s also a work by the American composer Eric Whitacre and his setting of a text by Nobel Prize-winning Mexican poet Octavio Paz.  In it, the vocal group Polyphony together with a children’s choir simulate a storm by rattling tin for thunder and finger-snapping as rain.

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New Sounds

Poetry Set to Music, II

Friday, May 11, 2012

This New Sounds is the companion program to last night's show, where we'll not be limited to English-language poets.  Look forward to texts by Rumi (Persian poet and mystic), set by Philip Glass.  Also, listen for poetry by Pablo Neruda in a setting by Osvaldo Golijov.  Plus, music by 17th century Alevi-Bektashi poets, as rendered by the band Niyaz and their vocalist Azam Ali, and more music with poetry by Pablo Neruda, and perhaps text by Rainer Maria Rilke, and more.

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New Sounds

Neruda Settings

Friday, August 06, 2010

For this New Sounds program, experience the poetry of Pablo Neruda, set to music by a diverse array of composers, including the new recording of "Oceana" by Osvaldo Golijov.  There's also Peter Lieberson's "Neruda Songs," his farewell to his wife, the late mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson.  Plus, music by Luciana Souza, and Francesca Ancarola, along with the Rachel's.

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