Edward Curtis - 5

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An Art Song setting of Ken Cathers's poem "Edward Curtis - 5".
This song was composed by Christopher Ludwig, and performed by Baritone Cliff Ridley and pianist Tatiana Khvatova.

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5

things were falling
apart even then.

at Sointula
he had to
reinvent

ritual dances
to make the
Kwakiutl worth

filming, provide
his own head-
dress to even

approximate
the authenticity

of how he once
imagined it
to be.

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from Medicine Man, released September 18, 2015

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Ludwig Recordings Richmond, British Columbia

Ludwig Recordings is a Record Label specializing in the music of composer Christopher Ludwig and its artists.
Ludwig Recordings has an especially strong focus on Art Song.

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