FABULOUS AFTER FIFTY! EPISODE 118 – TINA DAVIDSON – LET YOUR HEART BE BROKEN – Life and Music from a Classical Composer
I am thrilled today to welcome highly regarded American classical composer Tina Davidson, a woman, a Mother and author of “Let your Heart be broken, Life and Music from a Classical Composer” to talk about the lessons from her extraordinary life and her belief that “ we are, in the end, a measure of the love we leave behind”.
Tina Davidson, a highly regarded American composer, creates music that stands out for its emotional depth and lyrical dignity. Lauded for her authentic voice, The New York Times has praised her “vivid ear for harmony and colors.” Opera News describes Tina Davidson’s music as, “transfigured beauty,” and the Philadelphia Inquirer writes that she writes “real music, with structure, mood, novelty and harmonic sophistication – with haunting melodies that grow out of complex, repetitive rhythms.” Tina Davidson’s music can be heard on Albany Records, CRI, Mikrokosmik, Callisto, and Opus One recording labels – most recently recorded by Hilary Hahn on Deutsche Grammophon.
Her memoir, Let Your Heart Be Broken, Life and Music from a Classical Composer, is now available from Boyle & Dalton. Her memoir traces her extraordinary life in equally lyrical language, juxtaposing memories, journal entries, notes on compositions in progress, and insights into the
ina Davidson’s memoir, Let Your Heart Be Broken, Life and Music from a Classical Composer is now available on Amazon
“Whether she is writing about the hauntings of childhood or the day-to-day practical work of a leading American composer, Tina Davidson writes with precision and poetry, bringing us into her remarkable life.” Tim Page, author and Pulitzer Prize music critic
Fire on the mountain
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