John Corigliano (geb. 1938): A Dylan Thomas Trilogy
- Künstler: Thomas Allen, Ty Jackson, John Tessier, Nashville SO & Chorus, Leonard Slatkin
- Label: Naxos, DDD, 2007
- Bestellnummer: 2044797
- Erscheinungstermin: 2.10.2008
ProduktinfoFern Hill is a blithe poem, yet touched by darkness; time finally holds the poet "green and dying" ... Poem in October begins in Thomas's seafront town: the poet, marking his birthday, climbs to a high hill, where he reflects on his youth and mulls his future ... Poem on his Birthday distorts the "lamb-white days" of Fern Hill to the grotesqueries of "herons who walk in their shroud": Poem in October's sparkling ocean becomes a gull-haunted river Styx ... Author's Prologue - his penultimate work - was a lavish, exultant poem that bellowed with lust and life. It called for music as unusual as it was buoyant. And it offered A Dylan Thomas Trilogy the formal inevitability I always dreamed for it ...
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