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Music can unite us in grief

When we share grief, we grow closer.Külli Kittus / Unsplash

Music can unite us in grief


April 06, 2022

Composer John Adams was inspired to write his work “Gnarly Buttons” in part as a response to losing his father to Alzeimer’s disease. Steve Seel features “Put Your Loving Arms Around Me” from that work on this week’s show, in addition to works by Aleksandra Vrebalov, Molly Herron, Edie Hill, Jennifer Higdon and more.