Underneath Nature's Skin

Concert Recordings of Music Inspired by Water, Wind and Weather

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Sunday, December 04, 2011

There’s
 something
 about 
December
 that 

highlights 
the 
subtle
 synchronization 
between
 humans 
and 
nature.
 Perhaps
 it's the
 hustle 
and 
bustle 
of holiday 
shopping
 or 
the 
sound
 of 
tolling 
bells 
slowly
 fading 
into 
the late 
autumn
 winds that 
sustains
 the 
warmth
 within 
us, 
as 
life 
slowly 
fades
 away 
from
 the
 surrounding 
trees
 and 
seeps 
quietly 
underneath 
nature’s 
skin.

This 
Sunday
 at 
2
 p.m., 
we 

welcome 
December
 and
 the 
end 
of 
the 
year 
with
 music 
inspired
 by
 nature’s
 graceful 
and 
sometimes
 unyielding power.

 
We 
hear
 Paola 
Prestini’s
 opera,
 Oceanic
 Verses, 
that 
employs
 water
 as 
a
 thematic
 bond embracing 
the 
drama
 and 
linking 
various characters; Imagining
 Winter,
 by
 Matthew
 McBane,
 that paints
 a
 haunting
 portrait 
of 
winter
 through
 waning
 rhythms
 and 
slowly
 shifting 
chords; as well as works by Christine Southworth and many others.

Hosted by:

Gity Razaz

Comments [3]

Clovis

Nice music selection, actual and contemporary music selected with care by Ms Razaz. Great suave voice and intelligent themes for the musical selections.
Keep listening to it!

Dec. 08 2011 06:30 PM
Carlos Martinez

We had Q2 music streaming at work today, and this cued up episode came on, Wow! What a fascinating selection of music, and I found Ms. Razaz’s commentary on these works refreshingly thoughtful, I just wish the show was longer! Thanks!

Dec. 04 2011 08:50 PM
Monica from Texas

Very nice work with music selection. Thanks Gity.

Dec. 04 2011 07:06 PM

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