Song: Mirror of the World
Program 11
The New World Order

Program 11: The New World Order

Song: Mirror of the World Radio Series
Program 11: The New World Order

World War II had a deep influence on composers. The program begins with Benjamin Britten’s “Death, Be Not Proud,” then explores how post-war challenges brought a new appreciation of folksong, how atonality gained influence, and how artists coped under repressive regimes. Featured composer/poet pairs include Copland/Dickinson, Bernstein/Rilke, Rorem/Frost, Poulenc/Eluard, and Shostakovich/Chyorny.

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Host & Artistic Director:
Thomas Hampson

Co-Produced by the Hampsong Foundation and The WFMT Radio Network

Production Team:
Executive Producers: Thomas Hampson & Steve Robinson (The WFMT Radio Network)
Audio Producer: Carolyn Paulin (The WFMT Radio Network)
Coordinating Producer: Miriam Lewin
Project Manager: Christie Finn
Writer for The New World Order: Jeff Lunden, freelance arts reporter and producer for NPR

Song listings with composer / poet, performers, CD label, and CD number are listed below.

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