Coleman Barks – A Turning Night of Stars: An Evening of Rumi with Music and Commentary
Date: February 28, 2013 at 6PM PST/9PM EST.
Length: 87 minutes
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Live broadcast of this lecture happened on February 28, 2013 at 6PM PST/9PM EST. You can watch the recording by pressing BUY button below or get it on a DVD. Alternatively, you can download the audio version of the lecture in our Audio Lectures section.
An Evening of Rumi with Music and Commentary – A Turning Night of Stars. The ecstatic poetry of 13th century Persian mystic Rumi, the most widely read poet in America today, performed by Coleman Barks, acclaimed poet, translator and interpreter with Grammy award winning cellist, David Darling.
Experience thirteenth-century mystical poet Rumi as you never have before—through the resonant, whiskey-and-syrup voice of Coleman Barks, a preeminent poet, scholar, and celebrated interpreter of Rumi’s work. He is bard in the truest sense of the word. Coleman’s extraordinary recitation is gracefully accompanied by the music of David Darling, a Grammy-winning artist who connects the earthy incense of Rumi’s words with the celestial strings of the cello. In this exquisite performance, Heaven and Earth unite in one of the most stunningly beautiful expressions of music and poetry that you will ever experience.
This event was hosted by the Jung Society of Utah and Two Arrows Zen Center.
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