#299 Homage to Emily Dickinson

We commemorate the 135th anniversary of the death of great poet Emily Dickinson by featuring some of our favorite musical settings of her poems as well as music inspired by her.


Six Dickinson Poems by Emily Lau
– Performed by: Maren Montalbano, mezzo-soprano, Elizabeth Huston, harp and Rebecca Harris, violin

Harmonium mvmt II As I Could Not Wait for Death by John Adams
– Performed by San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Chorus, John Adams conducting

Musicians Wrestle Everywhere by Judith Weir
– Performed by Ensemble X

Four Dickinson Songs by Lee Hoiby
– Performed by Julie Faulkner, soprano and Martha Fischer, piano

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