Some beautiful music for Sunday

April 30, 2017


Some beautiful music for Sunday

November 20, 2016


Happy birthday, Emily

July 30, 2016

It’s the birthday of Emily Brontë (1818-1848), who is remembered — when she’s remembered at all — as the author of Wuthering Heights, her only novel. Not many know that she was also one of the finest English poets of the nineteenth century. Here is a choral setting by Ola Gjeilo of a fragment of one of her poems, “Shall Earth No More Inspire Thee.”

 


Some beautiful music for Sunday

July 10, 2016


Happy birthday, Ola

May 5, 2016

It’s the birthday of pianist and composer Ola Gjeilo, born in Norway in 1978. He earned his bachelor’s degree in composition from the Royal Academy of Music in London and his master’s in composition from the Juilliard School. Here is his choral setting of a poem by Emily Brontë, performed by the Singing Statesmen at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.


Some beautiful music for Sunday

February 28, 2016


Some beautiful music for the seventh day of Christmas

December 31, 2015


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