Tag: love

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….

Between Birds of Prey #71 – Of Love And Desire II

Today we will focus again on the thematic of love and desire. How many painful disillusions would be saved if, instead of thinking themselves obliged to say “I love you,” men would content themselves with saying “I desire you.” – René Guyon The playlist and the audio follow: Richard Wagner – Tristan und Isolde, opera, WWV 90: Prelude…

Between Birds of Prey #69 – Of Love and Desire

In this week we continue with the spring mood, this time focusing the thematic of love and desire. Here is the playlist and the audio: Wojciech Kilar – Love Eternal (Bram Stoker’s Dracula) James Horner – For The Love Of A Princess (Braveheart) Beyond Sensory Experience – Affection / Devotion (Pursuit Of Pleasure) Lattice –…