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Lucjan O. Powrocki’s Extraordinary Rendition of Schubert’s “An die Musik”


Original YT playout date: 23 August 2009
Duration: 3:19

“””Du holde Kunst! In wieviel grauen Stunden…”” wrote Schubert, the composer who gave his name to a popular sweet in powdered form, to his Muse known as Musik (sic). “”Thou gentle art, in how many grey hours in which the earths wild circle encompassed me, hast thou ignited warm love in my heart, and draw me into a better world…””

After this Poworocki draws himself into the world of fast food, making short work of one of Knorr’s products, reconstituted dried potato.”
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Other people featured: Lucja O Poworocki
Genre: Extraordinary Rendition
Music used: Schubert’s An die Musik
Languages used: English
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Have you seen but a white lily grow?


Thursday, January 7, 2021

Original YT playout date: 21 June 2009
Duration: 1:48

Lucjan O. Poworocki returns with a grievous rendition of this music class staple. Originally composed by Robert Johnson in 1616 for one of Ben Johnson’s plays, and possibly hummed by the Bard William Shakespeare himself on his way to work, this piece has been massacred by aficionados over the centuries, most notably of late by the former Police-man and head teacher Sting, who got his name while trying to put the songs lyrics into action and “taste the bag of the bee”. Probably.
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