Monday, January 15, 2007

Neruda Songs

"I realized it was a kind of force that I was listening to," he said recently. "It wasn't the trained voice so much that impressed me... it was the soul behind it."

- Peter Lieberson talking about hearing the voice of his wife, Lorriane Hunt Lieberson, on a recording before meeting her. He composed 'Neruda Songs' for her based on five love poems written by Pablo Neruda.