The last of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2: Mov. 5 always brings the sounds of wedding bells, or a crowning of royalty, which brings solace. It is placed after Symphony No. 8 in E-flat major “Symphony of a Thousand”: Part II, Final Scene from Goethe’s “Faust”, Part II, Gustav Mahler (1860-1911). This is meant to be … Continue reading The Solace of Gustav Mahler’s “Symphony of a Thousand” (No. 8: Part II & “Resurrection” Mov. 5: Part III and IV) | A Short Drama
“Behold, the Pleasant” “They gloryand rejoicein honeyed sweetnesswho striveto make use ofCupid’s prize;at Venus’ command…” ECCE GRATUM Ecce gratumet optatumver reducit gaudia,purpuratumfloret pratum,Sol serenat omnia.Iam am cedant tristia!Estas redit,nunc receditHyemis sevitia. Iam liquescitet decrescitgrando, nix et cetera,bruma fugit,et iam sugitVer estatis ubera;illi mens est misera,qui nec vivit,nec lascivitsub Estatis dextera. Glorianturte letanturin melle dulcedinis,qui conantur,ut … Continue reading Carl Orff: Ecce Gratum (“Behold, the Pleasant”)
Circa Mea Pectora (“In My Heart”) is a love song in Latin and Middle High German, and the singing is put in the mouth of a man whose intentions were clearly not honorable. In a humorous and dramatic way as usual, lets say this represents an impure candidate’s ambitious and selfish intentions in their aspirations to … Continue reading Carl Orff: Circa Mea Pectora
The national SPIRIT of camaraderie in the song La Marseillaise is our spirit. Perhaps, President Macron has forgotten that spirit and sacrifice. Égalité! fraternité! the old republican revolutionaries and soldiers yelled. Liberté! Ou la mort (or give me death)!
Carl Orff: Veni, Veni, Venias #Orchestra #Wisdom #Gnostic #Love #Mysticism
Time by time . . . day by day, may you find peace, rest, and light in this life of sorrow. Be gentle and kind to yourself. Go in search of the Truth, and be at peace. Zofia Kilanowicz, Soprano.
“Hail, world, so rich in joys! I will be obedient to you because of the pleasures you afford. Look at me, young men! Let me please you!” [With Knowledge and Fire!]
La Carmagnole – Ah Ca Ira • Garde Républicaine • Roger Boutry, Military, Patriotic Music
Die Päpstin – Anno Domini 887
Dulcissime Dulcissime, Sweetest one! Ah! totam tibi subdo me! I give myself to you totally! tempus est iocundum This is a joyful time Tempus es iocundum, This is the joyful time, o virgines, O maidens, modo congaudete rejoice with them, vos iuvenes. young men! (Baritone) Oh, oh, oh, Oh! Oh! Oh! totus floreo, I am … Continue reading Carl Orff’s Tempus es Iocundum and Dulcissime