Poetry to Music

IMG_20140412_210458In keeping with the month long celebration of all things poetry I found myself at the “A German Spring Celebration,” a performance of Robert Schumann’s “Spring” Symphony along with Felix Mendelssohn’s “Overture to the Beautiful Melusine,” Mendelssohn’s musical depiction of the story of the “Little Mermaid” and finishing with Beethoven’s majestic “Choral Fantasy.” Yes, I just copied this off the program… and how does this relate to poetry?

Just have a look at the program for the answer:



About Angela Yuriko Smith

Angela Yuriko Smith is an American poet, publisher and author. Her first collection of poetry, In Favor of Pain, was nominated for an 2017 Elgin Award. Her latest novella, Bitter Suites, is a 2018 Bram Stoker Awards® Finalist. Currently, she publishes Space and Time magazine, a 53 year old publication dedicated to fantasy, horror and science fiction. For more information visit SpaceandTimeMagazine.com or AngelaYSmith.com.
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