Tag: death

Between Birds of Prey #222 – Death III (Stefan Zweig)

This week, following 75 years after the suicide of the writer Stefan Zweig – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stefan_Zweig – , we have an episode about suicide and, more generally, about death. Ugasanie – White Death (Border of Worlds) Ugasanie – The Island of Terrible Death (White Silence) Raison D’être – Death in the Body but made alive by…


Between Birds of Prey #209 – Rebirth

On this episode of Between Birds of Prey we will focus on the duality of life and death. Richard Strauss – Death And Transfiguration, Op.24 (Volume IV_The Romantic Orchestra – Disc 2_Great Symphonies Of The Late Romanticists) Toshio Hosokawa – II. Death and Resurrection (Voiceless Voice In Hiroshima) Vladimír Hirsch – Paligenesis (Exorcisms) Vladimír Hirsch…


Between Birds of Prey #169 – Tristan und Isolde (part II)

This week we have the second part of the celebration of Wagner’s ‘Tristan und Isolde’ 150 years. You can also listen to the first part of this celebration. Here is the audio and playlist: Richard Wagner – Tristan und Isolde – Act II – Scene 2 – 3. Lausch, Geliebter (Tristan und Isolde) Richard Wagner –…


Between Birds of Prey #168 – Tristan und Isolde

Ludwig Schnorr von Carolsfeld and his wife Malwina were Wagner's original Tristan and Isolde in 1865. Joseph Albert/Wikimedia Commons

This episode of Between Birds of Prey pays homage to Richard Wagner and his great breakthrough opera ‘Tristan und Isolde’, which was premiered 150 years ago today. ‘Tristan und Isolde’, a 4-hour meditation in love and death was a musical revolution that, with its famous Tristan Chord, paved way for the atonal music of the early 20th century….