Category Archives: classical music

“Matin”

MATIN As the newsprung day begins to break, Herald by the morning call of birds And cradled in the sun’s outstretched arms, I step outside in the cool, dew-filled air Like Lazarus emerging from the darkness of the tomb Raised … Continue reading

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Margaret Marshall’s “A Poem for Mozart”

Printed out a woodblock print of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In reading about him in Classic Composers (Magna Books, 1993), I was surprised to learn he found himself in dire financial straits near the end of his life and was even … Continue reading

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Beethoven and Friedrich Von Matthisson’s “Adelaide”

Printed out this image of Beethoven from a woodblock I cut this past week. I decided to branch out and also do woodblock prints of classical composers since poetry and music share a close relationship as exemplified by Beethoven’s cantata, … Continue reading

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