Sunday, March 7, 2010

Michael Maglaras talks about recording "The Song of Hiawatha"

In this short video clip, Michael Maglaras of 217 Records talks about recording Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic poem The Song of Hiawatha.

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In honor of the Longfellow Bicentennial, in 2007 217 Records released a limited edition 5-CD recording of this epic poem, read by Michael Maglaras and complete with a soundtrack of Native American drums, flutes, vocals, and a host of sound effects. Read the Associated Press story at this link.