Saturday, November 23, 2019

Anniversary …

… Rediscovering a Master Composer - WSJ.

In the violently passionate Piano Sonata, his masterpiece, and “The Lament of Ian the Proud” (both 1918), the finest of his songs, it is clear that had it not been for his tragically untimely death, Griffes would have accumulated a body of first-class work large enough to cause him to be spoken of in the same breath as Copland and Samuel Barber.

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