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Classical Music Inspired By Love... And Heartbreak

Ah, love. Many musicians have been inspired by it — whether or not their stories had a happy ending. As we gear up for the most romantic day of the year, we listen to classical music from the Romantic Era.

Guest:

  • Dr. Amity Bryson is the Chair of the Music Department at Avila University.

Selections:

  • L’Ile inconnue, Hector Berlioz
  • Widmung, Robert Schumann  
  • Sie liebten sich beide, Clara Schumann
  • Liebeszauber, Clara Schumann 
  • Ichhab’ in deinemAuge, Clara Schumann
  • Flower Duet, LéoDelibes
  • Symphony No. 4, Libby Larsen
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