The only reality worth pursing...
(To transcend or elevate to the Divine)
"Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.”
~ Ludwig van Beethoven ~
This work was initially submitted for a orchestral composition competition in late 2012, but resurrected in 2015.
It consists of 4 movements, with spoken texts, from various sources, at the start of each movement.
Movement 1 - In Her Arms We Lay - Text by Goethe
Movement 2 - The Rise and Fall of a Dream - Text by Wilde
Movement 3 - In the Telling was Perfection - Text by Nolan
Movement 4 - A Moment of Eternity - Text by Blake
Artwork by Rim Aad Quinn (pictures 1, 2, 3 and
Ann Fogarty/FógArt (picture 4)