From Lee Hoiby

Lee Hoiby – “Where the Music Comes From”

American opera and song composer Lee Hoiby passed away this week.  He wrote both the music and text to a song that I have performed in recital and find very inspiring.  It’s strophic and straightforward, but profound in its song form.  You can find it on a recording called “Continual Conversation with a Silent Man.”  (baritone Peter Stewart and accompanied by the composer)     Where the Music Comes From – Lee Hoiby (1973) I want to be where the music comes from, Where the clock stops, where it’s now.  I want to be with the friends around me,  Who have…