"Music Sounded in Me" by Nataliya Medvedovskaya.
11 Jul 2016
The World Premiere of "The Music Sounded in Me" for Soprano and Piano is performed by Elena Mindlina, Soprano, and the composer Nataliya Medvedovskaya, Piano. The art song is based upon the poem by the contemporary poet Yefim Medvedovskiy, who is also the father of the composer. The composer notes that, "My father went through all 900 days of the Siege of Leningrad when he was a little boy, and he poured out his better feelings from this hard experience in his poems, including this one." Here is the English translation by Katia Lapko and Alexandra Palmer of "Music Sounded in Me": Since early days, the music grew Inside me, I remember, But something foreign burst into My childhood’s gentle timbre. With piercing noises of torn strings Shell bursts drowned all the sound, The cannonade’s relentless stings, Like drums of war, would pound. In sirens I would music dream, Like saws they'd cut air flying, By phantom walls- a silent scream, A metronome replying. And then above my ear h
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