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Small: Book of Hours


Release Date: 08/09/2016 
Label:  Msr   Catalog #: 1601   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Haskell Small
Performer:  Haskell SmallRobin WeigertMartin Rayner
Number of Discs: 1 
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There is a quotation often pulled from Aldous Huxley’s 1931 essay collection Music at Night concerning silence and music. It’s from the work titled The Rest is Silence, and is worthy of a sentence or two on either side: “From pure sensation to the intuition of beauty, from pleasure and pain to love and the mystical ecstasy and death—all the things that are fundamental, all the things that, to the human spirit, are most profoundly significant, can only be experienced, not expressed. The rest is always and everywhere silence. After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music... - MSR Records There is a quotation often pulled from Aldous Huxley’s 1931 essay collection Music at Night concerning silence and music. It’s from the work titled The Rest is Silence, and is worthy of a sentence or two on either side: “From pure sensation to the intuition of beauty, from pleasure and pain to love and the mystical ecstasy and death—all the things that are fundamental, all the things that, to the human spirit, are most profoundly significant, can only be experienced, not expressed. The rest is always and everywhere silence. After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music... - MSR Records Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
A Journey in Silence: Reflections on the Book of Hours by Haskell Small
Performer:  Haskell Small (Piano)
Period: 20th/21st Centuries 
Written: United States 
2.
Lullaby of War: Six War Poems for Piano and Two Narrators by Haskell Small
Performer:  Robin Weigert (Spoken Vocals), Haskell Small (Piano), Martin Rayner (Spoken Vocals)
Period: 20th/21st Centuries 
Written: United States 

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