Cult of Orpheus: the lyrical underground

Independent opera, art-song, and poetic ritual in Portland, Oregon

Chamber music

The Wind Carries It in Its Belly: S1E4


The first four lines of The Emerald Tablet, a classic text of Hermetic mysticism, are explored and musically realized.

More   Download

Filetype: MP3 - Size: 22.96MB - Duration: 25:05 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)

Rilke / A Breath of Nothingness: S1E1


Composer Christopher Corbell discusses and shares the first Cult of Orpheus song from 2013, a setting of Rilke's Sonnet to Orpheus "Ein Gott vermags"

More   Download

Filetype: MP3 - Size: 13.3MB - Duration: 14:32 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)