Opinion | How ‘Londonderry Air’, the most Irish of all melodies, became a universal song of epiphany

There are certain melodies and songs that have an ineffable quality about them, a quality that defies even the art of the musicologist to explain. They have a yearning, a sweet melancholy that isn’t sadness, but something much deeper, writes Robert F. Darden.

Opinion | How ‘Londonderry Air’, the most Irish of all melodies, became a universal song of epiphany

A few weeks ago, I was extraordinarily fortunate to hear a gospel concert by Melvin Butler, the famed academic and musician whose saxophone has…


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