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