D. D. Shostakovich
“Music is the soul of poetry, it clarifies and opens it. It makes a poetic word deeper in meaning and easier to perceive. The spirit of music in the emotional aspect is a creative will that encourages gifted people to create a state of sound and design them as their own worldview”
Romance in music — a vocal composition written on a small poem of lyrical content, mainly love.
The term “romance” originated in Spain in the middle ages and originally referred to a secular song in Spanish (“romance”). Continue reading