Four Poems for Valeska - II

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An Art Song setting of Bravig Imbs's poem "Four Poems for Valeska - II".
This song was composed by Christopher Ludwig, and performed by Baritone Cliff Ridley, pianist Tatiana Khvatova and violinist Alina Khvatova.

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II

Near this slow river slept the dread jaguar
and on this monstrous lilly-pad he paused.
The morning sun was mauve and stilled the shrieking
birds---
their plumage faded in the mist that rose
warm from the wide savannahs.

Why have you put such fever in my heart?

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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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