The Wheel of Fortune: Spring, Spirits, and Seeking Love in "Carmina Burana"

The opening strains of Carl Orff’s 1936 choral masterwork Carmina Burana has been used to underscore any number of movie trailers, product endorsements, and battle scenes from television. This is a piece of music that is recognizable to almost anyone. But how much do you know about where it came from? And who or what is Carmina Burana?

Posted 3/22/2019 8:40:42 AM