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The Winged Life (revisited)



The Winged Man » by Odilon Redon)







« The Winged Life » takes its name from William Blake's poem « Eternity » :



He who binds himself to a joy

Does the winged life…
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Added by Christopher Stewart on April 30, 2011 at 7:15am — No Comments

Surface (The Dam part 6)



("Surface Tension" by darkmatter)





In « Surface, » the sixth chapter of « The Dam, » the protagonist/narrator is gradually returning to activity after having transformed into who he feels like being, and will ultimately reach the…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on September 21, 2010 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Rapids (The Dam part 3)



("Stromschnelle" by Gerhard Rießbeck)





In « Rapids, » the third part of « The Dam, » the protagonist/narrator is being carried from a mostly uneventful and rather disappointing river…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on September 9, 2010 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Come Back



("Magnetic field of two bar magnets with unlike poles" by Alexander Wilmer Duff)





« Come Back » dates back to the epoch of The Fall Children, the band that was supposed to be but never really was, and whose unexpected but timely demise cleared the…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on September 7, 2010 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Between Worlds (Epilogue)



("Maitreya the Conqueror" by Nicholas Roerich)





I read the The Tibetan Book of the Dead twice. I started with a French…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 27, 2010 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Determination (Between Worlds part 5)



("Akshobhya Buddha" by VanemTao)





« Between Worlds » is a composition that started as a song entitled « Requiem » which was written in response to the deaths of my father and maternal grandmother, both…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 24, 2010 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Deliberation (Between Worlds part 4)



("The Dhyani Buddha Akshobhya" - Unknown Artist)





« Between Worlds » is a composition that started as a song entitled « Requiem » which was written in response to the deaths of my father and…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 20, 2010 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Dissolution & Dance Of The Archetypes (Between Worlds parts 2 & 3)



("Dance of the Lord of Death" by Jean-Marie Hullot)





« Between Worlds » is a composition that started as a song entitled « Requiem » which was written in response to the deaths of my father and maternal grandmother, both due to…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 16, 2010 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Departure (Between Worlds part 1)



("Buddha painted on a rock wall in Tibet" by Unknown Artist - photography by onwardtibet.org)







« Between Worlds » is a suite in five movements that started as a song entitled « Requiem » which was written in response to the deaths of my father and…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 10, 2010 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Immersion (The Dam part 5)



("Underwater World" by Felipe Skroski)







« The Dam » is a 22-minute long suite in 8 movements that uses the metaphor of water flowing from source to ocean to illustrate the process that we affectionately refer to as…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 5, 2010 at 11:32am — No Comments

The Purpose Of Our Being (In Our Space part 1)



("Tibetan Sand Mandala" by Mary Mueller)









The central theme of « In Our Space » is the idea of building, of perhaps finding or reaching, a space where one is free to simply be themselves and do as they feel they…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on July 31, 2010 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Informaëlstrom (1000 Radios part 2)



("Informaëlstrom" by poligraf)





1000 Radios is a two-part piece which explores the relationship between an individual and their reality, a subject and their objective world.



The second part, "Informaëlstrom," aims to…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on July 14, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Countless Questions (1000 Radios part 1)



("Radio Station from the German Federal Archive" by Unknown Author)







1000 Radios is a two-part piece which explores the relationship between an individual and their reality, a subject and their objective world.…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on July 6, 2010 at 8:26am — No Comments

The Music Of Poligraf : The Chrome Lake part 5





"Introspection II" is the fifth section, and second with vocals, of "The Chrome Lake." And as is the case for its almost-but-not-identical twin "Introspection I," the subject matter is pretty much self-explanatory.



Verse

I see you feel restrained, mechanized, dehumanized

I see you feel estranged, incomplete, dissatisfied

Anything for a refuge, an…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on September 1, 2009 at 7:45am — No Comments

The Music Of Poligraf : The Dam part 4



(Daniel-Johnson's Manic 5 dam in Quebec, Canada - photo by Pierre cb)





Part 4 of The Dam is entitled simply “Dam.” In the storyline, this is when the obstacle is recognized and the necessity of dealing with it is…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 10, 2009 at 12:51pm — No Comments


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