#58 Music Inspired by Rumi

Persian poet and mystic Jalal al-Din Rumi has had an enormous influence not only on other poets and writers but on thinkers of all kinds. We play music on today’s program by several composers inspired by this timeless poet’s work.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

Karol Szymanowski: Symphony No. 3, Vienna Phil/Boulez

Augusta Read Thomas: Rumi Settings, III & IV, Stephan and Julian Hersh

Eric Whitacre: “This Marriage” BYU Singers

David del Tredici: “Quietness” from Three Baritone Songs
Chris Pedro Trakas, baritone; David Del Tredici, p.

Christopher Theofanidis: The Here and Now, III & IX
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus/Robert Spano; soloists

Christopher Theofanidis: Messages to Myself, Musica Sacra/Kent Tritle

Kamran Ince: (Gloria) Everywhere from And On Earth, Peace, Chanticleer/Joseph Jennings

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