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‘Still I Rise with Chopin Nocturne’

By Anonymous

UGA Undergraduate Student

"I knew that I wanted to set poetry to music so Maya Angelou immediately came to mind as a 'resilient' poet. Her poem "Still I rise" fits the idea of resilience that I wanted, and the background music is a Chopin nocturne which also fits the mood and followed a similar 'shape' to the poem. (Maya Angelou - "Still I rise"; Frédéric Chopin - Op. 27, No. 2 in D flat major. Lento sostenuto") "