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August 17, 2022

SV22 | Liebesgram

in Bloc

by Sílvia

Song of the week: Liebesgram (R. Schumann) - M. Petersen, A. Vondung & C. Berner
Saint Severin

If I tell you that the poem that inspired this week's song was written by a Cistercian monk you might think of a religious or contemplative poem, but it's actually an earthly love poem; it appears that our monk, Cristóbal de Castillejo, led a life that didn't fulfilled the vows he had taken. [...]