In my searches for people connected to the California condor, one person’s name surprised me by appearing in 2 different contexts.
Among the graduate theses that I have identified concerning the California condor is one by Karla Kane, completed at the University of Wales (!). That same Karla Kane also creates wonderful music, some of which makes a condor connection.
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In the 1980s, an Italian poem inspired by the California condor was set to music. Here’s the story.
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Updated 15 July 2018
This post considers 4 pieces of music that fall within a broad conception of “classical music”. All of these works include “condor” in their title.
But which condor is referred to by this music? None of the pieces clearly refer to the California condor; it’s either the Andean condor or it’s unclear. I’ll start with the latter.
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