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Music by Stephen Vincent Benét is a powerful and deeply moving collection of poems that delve into the essence of music and its impact on the human soul. Benét's eloquent language and vivid imagery bring the reader on a journey through the beauty and power of music, from the haunting melodies of ancient troubadours to the soul-stirring compositions of great composers.

Each poem in this collection is a testament to the transcendent power of music, evoking a range of emotions from joy and wonder to sadness and longing. Benét's exploration of various musical genres and styles, from classical to jazz, showcases the universal appeal of music and its ability to connect people across time and culture.

Overall, Music is a captivating and poignant tribute to the art of music and its profound influence on the human experience. Benét's exquisite poetry will resonate with music lovers and poetry enthusiasts alike, making this collection a timeless and essential addition to any literary library.

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volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Music by Stephen Vincent Benét.
This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 30, 2022.
Stephen Vincent Benét was from a family with roots in Florida, which explains the Spanish name. He attended Yale starting in 1915 and that same year published his first book of poems, `Five Men and Pompey'. `Young Adventure' is considered his first mature book of poetry, and he went on to win two Pulitzer Prizes, in 1929 for `John Brown's Body' and in 1944 for `Western Star'. )

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