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Saturday, June 1, 2013 Permalink

The Wordless Connection


You might call them "Wizards of Ahhhs" - composers who use wordless vocals along with instruments of the orchestra for an effect that can be soothing, sensual or unsettling-and sometimes all three.

In this hour, prime examples by Tchaikovsky, Debussy, Ravel, Nielsen, Holst, Vaughan Williams, and more.

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