A conversation that examines the influence of Spanish culture on Russian literature and music of the 19th century with University of Iowa adjunct professor Anna Barker and piano accompaniment by soloist Sasha Burdin. This is a cosponsored event with University of Iowa Arts Share.

Participants: Anna Barker, Sasha Burdin, Rachel Joselson, and Margaret Eginton.

With works by Ludwig Minkus, Dmitri Shostakovich, Rodion Shchedrin, Ivan Turgenev, and Fyodor Dostoevsky.

Part of the ICPL “Music is the Word” series welcoming the University of Iowa School of Music to downtown Iowa City.

Recorded November 4, 2015.