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Celebrating Wendell Berry in Music

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Wendell Berry—poet, essayist, novelist, farmer, activist—has inspired generations of readers. Celebrating Wendell Berry in Musicfeatures new recordings of Wendell Berry reading his work, two new albums of music by bluesman Eric Bibb and composer Andrew Maxfield based on Wendell Berry’s poetry, extensive notes, and a book of poetry.

 

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Wendell Berry—poet, essayist, novelist, farmer, activist—has inspired generations of readers. Celebrating Wendell Berry in Musicfeatures new recordings of Wendell Berry reading his work, two new albums of music by bluesman Eric Bibb and composer Andrew Maxfield based on Wendell Berry’s poetry, extensive notes, and a book of poetry.

Celebrating Wendell Berry in Music includes:
  • New poetry readings by Wendell Berry
  • New choral music (based on Berry’s poems) by composer Andrew Maxfield, performed by the award-winning Salt Lake Vocal Artists
  • New songs (based on Berry’s poems) by Grammy-nominee and Blues Music Award-winner Eric Bibb
  • 48-page booklet (with poetry reprinted)
  • Introductory notes by Jason Peters, editor of Wendell Berry: Life and Work
  • A newly commissioned portrait by award-winning illustrator Greg Newbold (album cover)

Disc 1—In Song And Shade: Celebrating Wendell Berry in Music

Poetry readings by Wendell Berry

Choral music by Andrew Maxfield

Performed by Salt Lake Vocal Artists, Dr. Brady R. Allred, conductor

 

Disc 2—On Wendell’s Farm: Celebrating Wendell Berry in Music

Based on poetry by Wendell Berry

Music and additional lyrics by Eric Bibb

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