"It seems to me that to organize on the basis of feeding people or righting social injustice and all that is very valuable. But to rally people around the idea of modernism, modernity, or something is simply silly. I mean, I don't know what kind of a cause that is, to be up to date. I think it ultimately leads to fashion and snobbery and I'm against it."
Jack Levine: January 3, 1915 – November 8, 2010
Sunday, December 25, 2016
Luigi Dallapiccola: Concerto Per La Notte Di Natale Dell'anno 1956
Concerto for Christmas Night 1956
Elisabeth Söderström, soprano
Frederick Prausnitz, conductor
II. Primo Inno
IV. Secondo Inno
I've searched high and low for a translation of the texts, from Jacobone da Todi's poems and haven't been able to find them.