#277 Musical Legacies: Jorge Luis Borges

The great Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges has had an enormous influence on artists, writers, philosophers and thinkers of all kinds, and composers are no exception.

We spoke with renowned Borges scholar Daniel Balderston about the life and times of Borges and with composers Carla Kihlstedt, Diego Vega and Gheorghi Arnaoudov about how his work inspired their musical creations.

hlor u fang axaxaxas mlo – mvmt 3 (excerpt) by Diego Vega
hlor u fang axaxaxas mlo – mvmt 2 by Diego Vega

The Squonk by Carla Kihlstedt
The Ink Monkey by Carla Kihlstedt

Fragment (Ritual III) by Gheorghi Arnaoudov

Marching to Carcassonne by Alexander Goehr
II. Introduction
III. Invention
V. March
VI. Night

Hochigan by Carla Kihlstedt

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