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This song by Marissa Adler is simply titled “Virginia” and is from the album Ballads of Living and Dying.

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Virginia Woolf is in my thoughts on Jan. 25. And this year, the 128th anniversary of her birth, Paste Magazine celebrates her life and legacy with a list of 10 songs that reflect her life and work.

Below are a few other places to read birthday wishes to the grand dame of the modernist novel.

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Here’s a bit of Virginia Woolf trivia. Did you know that pianist Ludovico Einaudi‘s first album “Le Onde” was inspired by Virginia Woolf’s 1931 novel The Waves?

The cycle of solo piano ballads came out in 1996.

Einaudi’s music is often compared to that of Philip Glass, who composed the music for Stephen Daldry’s film “The Hours” — thus, another Woolf connection for the Milan-trained Einaudi.

Listen to the title track, and feel the waves wash gently over you. The sound is quite beautiful and soothing with just a hint of dramatic tension.

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