Mohammed’s Berufung, by Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926).

Just received an email from Tim Winter:

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Categories: Beauty, Islam

5 replies

  1. I was immediately struck by the simple, almost medieval, style of the musical setting. (I’ve long wondered whether Gregorian chant could be adapted to set Islamic poetry.)

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  2. Interesting adaptation for an episode we muslims know too well. I wish I could understand German to appreciate it more.

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