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NYFOS offers a week of cold-weather songs as we settle into the winter season.  With a text by Langston Hughes, this song depicts a winter moon as a thin crescent, a rationed portion of a moon for a season when resources grow scarce.




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NYFOS offers a week of cold-weather songs as we settle into the winter season.  From NYFOS’s recording Unquiet Peace: The Lied Between the Wars, Cyndia Sieden sings “Schlechtes Wetter” by Richard Strauss with Steven Blier at the piano.




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Perhaps the most famous contemporary cross-cultural composer, Bright Sheng has an original compositional dialect that combines Western traditions and Chinese traditional and folk music. His music results from both his personal cultural upbringing and his intentional study and research of the principles underlying both nations’ musical traditions. His schooling was primarily in America. However, he is constantly involved in compositional and academic endeavors that strive to blend and define international musical styles.