Monthly Archives: May 2011

Toward the unknown region

I would like to share with you my dearest musical affection for a piece that strikes me as answering the question as to whether RVW had a Christian faith. Here is his setting of Walt Whitman’s poem “Toward the unknown … Continue reading

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The Silver Chord

The irony of old age – the body and mind cross each other travelling in different directions! The thrust of our physical aspirations in such brightly ignorant wisdom, leaping and bounding across life’s field. ¬†Shaking trees and racing every creature … Continue reading

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