A Rain of Tears

In this operatic aria, Vivaldi musically depicts rain as a metaphor for tears. Exterior and internal worlds collide in a pointillistic deluge: the dark skies weep as we are submerged in sorrow.

— Greg Anderson & Elizabeth Joy Roe

 

INCLUDED ON THE ALBUM WHEN WORDS FADE

A melodic rain of tears against a harmonic pane of stained glass—the amazing video Stephen Malinowski created to accompany our rendition of Vivaldi's Sento in seno.  More...


 
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"Sento in seno ch'in pioggia di lagrime" (“I feel within a rain of tears”) from Tieteberga and Il Giustino

by Antonio Vivaldi
arranged for two pianos (one muted) by Anderson & Roe

intermediate-advanced

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