By Jim Hynes, Making A Scene!
Undoubtably you are wondering just what are Unamuno songs? This album has quite a concept behind it. Pianist and composer Dave Meder is using the writings of Spanish Civil War-era philosopher Miguel de Unamuno as a historical analogy to recent sociopolitical unrest here in the States. Meder views these the polarized political climate of these times as “critical moments” in our history and is using the philosopher’s writings to raise awareness of the growing threats to American democracy. Read more here.