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CD: David Lang, Maya Beiser – the day

Maya Beiser, cello

Released on Cantaloupe Music, 2018


the day looks at ways we review our lives,” Lang explains, “exploring remembered moments as a chronicle of a life.” Lang sourced the text from the internet by searching for the phrase “I remember the day that I…,” and then cut and compiled lyrics based on his findings.

world to come is a metaphor for the separation of the soul from the body at the moment of death, and their struggle to reunite in a peaceful, post-apocalyptic spiritual world.