• NEW MUSIC: Two New Organ Chorale Preludes

    September 20, 2009 18:47

    "Chorale" is simply the official musicology name for a 'hymn', and a 'chorale prelude' is a free arrangement of a hymn.

    Chorale preludes have a long history in music. Even not-particularly-religious composers wrote them—-just because!

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    By the way, hymn tunes get all sorts of different words set to them, so the tunes themselves have been given nicknames to keep ...

  • New Music/Image/Poem: "The Journey"

    September 15, 2009 13:18

    (The poem, image, and music belong together)

    The Journey

    If darkness be east,

    Go west!

    If evil be south,

    Go north!

    If want be below,

    Go above!

    If sadness be without,

    Go within!

    You will never find the Water of Life

    Lying in the desert: (more )

    New Music: "Two Fish"

    August 09, 2009 16:19
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    “Alchemy“ is fairly well known as the attempt during the Middle Ages and Late Renaissance to turn Lead into Gold. An enormous body of alchemical literature has survived. But within that literature is a stream in which ‘alchemy’ was a metaphor for turning the human heart from Lead into Gold—a way to talk about Spirituality and alternate ideas about Christianity that might ...

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