S1 E1 | Nebbie
In the inaugural episode of CPP, Natalie sets the stage for the series and features a conversation with Dr. Bernard Tan & Samuel Kidd as they unearth the hidden gems and special moments in the art song, Nebbie by Ottorino Respighi. Additionally, Natalie gets to correspond with Adriano, a conductor in Switzerland who shares a unique perspective and story about the piece, having gotten to record Mr. Respighi with his wife in a rare performance of Nebbie.
S1 E2 | Viola
Natalie had the pleasure of speaking with Drs. John Etsell and Daniel McGrew as they discover the genius text painting and storytelling telling embedded in the Art Song, Viola by Franz Schubert. Gregarious and thoughtful, John and Daniel chaperone Natalie through Viola's journey to the alter. Note: Viola is a flower.
S1 E3 | Asie
During the Pandemic, travel was -and is- a fleeting wish for many people. With the exotic locales discovered in "Asie" from Shéhérazade by Ravel, Natalie and guests Dr. Nick Roehler and Olivia Johnson embark on a musical journey that takes them from the waves of the sea to the streets of China in this episode, an ode to travel.
Check out the original Poetry with English Translation (via LiederNet)