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(« Dance Of Fire » by SarThePhotographer)
« Purposefulness » is the first of a series of short segues that I have put together in the hopes of joining existing compositions into one continuous piece of music.
In order to preserve…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 28, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
(detail from one of my old kindergarten paintings)
The Idler was born of a combination of concepts discovered while exploring various domains of knowledge during the second half of the 1990s and the beginning of the 2000s.
« The idler who does not arise when it is time to arise, who is full of sloth though young and strong,…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 27, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
The fourth movement of « The Dam » is entitled simply « Dam. » In the storyline, this is when the obstacle is recognized and the…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 25, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments
(« Morpho emerging from its chrysalis » by Thomas Bresson)
That which you can't abide
Embrace as if a friend
Once you two have allied
No thing will make you bend
That which you can't escape
Welcome as a teacher
You will never espouse
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 24, 2012 at 8:01pm — No Comments
Richard Ramsay is the star of the eighteenth episode of The Threshold Series, the concluding chapter of « 2206 : Window Onto A New World. »
We find the veteran politician staring outwards from a window of the sky lounge of his private yacht, musing about the weather, while on a visit…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 22, 2012 at 5:42pm — No Comments
« In The Vortex » is an energetic instrumental put together while toying with ideas leftover from « Informaëlstrom »…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 21, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
In « Rapids, » the third part of « The Dam, » the protagonist/narrator is being carried from a mostly disappointing river straight into an heretofore…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 18, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments
« Asking For A Miracle » is a short instrumental arranged for acoustic instruments, and written in a time of…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 16, 2012 at 4:29pm — No Comments
The central character of this week's instalment of The Threshold Series is Rahu Lüli, the young cenobite from Kõrgus.
At the beginning of the chapter, the teenager is getting ready to leave the monastery, and he ponders the events that have led him to believe that he has found the…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 15, 2012 at 8:14pm — No Comments
(« Source de la Moselle à Bussang » by Didier Misson)
« 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…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 13, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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The sixteenth chapter of « 2206 : Window Onto A New World » features the scientific facilities of Veshtar, and revolves around Bernard Sturn.
At the end of an all-nighter, weary of responding to video emails, the famous space engineer takes a break to rest his eyes, and…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 8, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
(« 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…
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 4, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments
This week's instalment of the Threshold Bookcast takes place in Hasania, the so-called artificial state governed by Omar Malaki.
As the chapter begins, we find Richard Ramsay, the legendary Conservative leader, entertaining himself around the estate of his wealthy hosts, while he waits to…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 1, 2012 at 6:14pm — No Comments