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Text in Music (What about the words?) Jenny Matteucci and Daniel Lockert

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Presented by Mendocino Music Festival at Online/Virtual Space

Oct 16 2020
Text in Music (What about the words?) Jenny Matteucci and Daniel Lockert

an exploration of the role of text in music.

Friday, October 16, 12:00-1:15 PM PDT, our treat

How do composers choose their texts? What draws them to a particular poem, poet, or poetic theme? Most composers of art songs have a strong love of literature and a keen sense of the sort of texts attract them. When composers set poems to music, the words take on a power of their own. They are encased in musical sound, which adds its own pitch, rhythm and texture. Join us as we explore this beautiful world of poetry in song, and find out what

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