Wednesday, March 16th

by musicclipoftheday

sounds of Ukraine

Valentin Silvestrov (1937-), Symphony No. 1 (1963-74); National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine (Volodymyr Sirenko, cond.), Kyiv (Ukraine), 1998

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lagniappe

musical thoughts

Music is still song, even if one cannot literally sing it: it is not a philosophy, not a world-view. It is, above all, a chant, a song the world sings about itself, it is the musical testimony to life.

Valentin Silvestrov

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.