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Kris Delmhorst

Light Of The Light

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Strange Conversation is an album by singer/songwriter Kris Delmhorst, released in 2006. Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Delmhorst takes on setting some works of famous poets to music along with her own original compositions. The lead off track is named after Italian composer Baldassare Galuppi. Inspired by and quoting heavily from the Robert Browning poem A Toccata of Galuppi’s, Delmhorst reflects on the composers times and style: “And the minor third so bitter, the six chord like a sigh,
suspension, solution, asking must we die, must we die must we die?
And the seventh says well fellas, life might not last, but we can try…“ Allmusic stated “It’s an impressive and ambitious work that is evidence of the sophistication enveloping the Kris Delmhorst catalog and... Read on...

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mister critic wrote on August, 17th 2014 at 2:04pm:
the song described on the page, galuppi baldissari, is an ode to music's role in our deepest life struggles and joys, sung to perfection in perfect modern folksong parlance. Light of the Light, however is a masterpiece unto itself, based on Whitman's Passage To India. Not enough stars available for this one. #krisdelmhorst #bestsongever


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