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Transfigured Night
This unpresented sequence of poetry and music, takes Richard Dehmel 's poem Transfigured Night as a starting point for a theme around night and dreams. Simon Russell Beale and Emma Fielding read a selection from Longfellow, Poe, Milton and Gerald Manley Hopkins. Music includes Schoenberg's Verklarte Nacht, Ravel's Gaspard de la Nuit and Takemitsu's Dreamtime. Producer Jessica Isaacs ;
Original music by Nicolai Abrahamsen


Richard Dehmel
Simon Russell Beale
Gerald Manley Hopkins.
Jessica Isaacs
Music By:
Nicolai Abrahamsen

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