Civil War tragedy 'Cold Mountain' inspires opera

Aired: 8/5/2015 | 0:08:23 | Clip
"Cold Mountain," the bestselling Civil War novel by Charles Frazier, tells the story of a Confederate soldier who decides he has had enough and walks away in search of the woman he left behind. Now that epic has been distilled into a work of opera, created by celebrated composer Jennifer Higdon. Jeffrey Brown reports from Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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