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Confrontation (Polygraph part 2 - revisited)



Confrontation » by cordalth)



« Polygraph » is intended as a portrait of human relationships turning to the sour, hinting at the necessity of constant kindness and genuineness. The suite lasts about ten minutes and is composed of the following four sections : « Exposition, » «…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on July 24, 2012 at 9:33am — No Comments

Sooner Or Later (revisited - with poetry)



Multiac Nylon » by poligraf)



« Sooner Or Later » does not comes from Poligraf's catalogue as such. Rather, it is a piece for solo guitar that I intend to publish on an album of about…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on July 7, 2012 at 8:18pm — No Comments

In The Vortex (revisited - with poetry)



Scylla by William Pye » by mira66)







« In The Vortex » is an energetic instrumental put together while toying with ideas leftover from « Informaëlstrom » and « Leftoverturned. »…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on April 6, 2012 at 1:24pm — No Comments

Procession (Juggernaut part 3 - revisited)



Ratha Yatra Festival in Puri, India » by James Fergusson)





The third part of « Juggernaut, » entitled « Procession, » evokes the arrival of the crushing force before it unleashes into a frenzy of…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 4, 2011 at 10:39am — No Comments

Steamroller (Juggernaut part 4 - revisited)



Wilesco D36 steamroller » by Morn)





« Steamroller » is the fourth chapter of « Juggernaut. » In the storyline of the suite, it represents the apex of pain, and the metanoia.



The instrumental is one of the most busy pieces of music that I’ve written up to now, and…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on July 17, 2011 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Confrontation (Polygraph part 2)



Confrontation » by cordalth)





« Polygraph » is intended as a portrait of human relationships turning to the sour, hinting at the necessity of constant genuineness. The suite lasts about ten minutes and is composed of the following four sections : « Exposition, » « Confrontation, » «…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on April 28, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Exposition (Polygraph part 1 - revisited)



(Untitled Artwork by Fred Bonneau)







« Polygraph » is intended as a portrait of human relationships turning to the sour, hinting at the necessity of constant genuineness. The composition lasts a little over 10 minutes and is composed of the following four sections…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on April 27, 2011 at 5:47pm — 1 Comment

Epilogue (Juggernaut part 6)



("Steamroller" by dam)





The closing movement of « Juggernaut » is entitled, simply, « Epilogue. »



Inspired by ELP's «…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on November 12, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Introversion & Intervention (The Chrome Lake parts 1 & 2)



("introvert-study" by Robert___T)





« The Chrome Lake » is the core middle part of the « Entering The Stream » trilogy. Lasting a little over 12 minutes, the composition depicts one episode of intense soul-searching, and…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on November 11, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Multilethalead (Octoccata part 8)



("Label from a bottle of O·c·t·a·T·o·n·i·c" by Christopher Stewart, using a picture of William Henry Fox Talbot by Antoine Claudet)





The eighth and final movement of « Octoccata » is entitled « Multilethalead » and…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on November 10, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Marimbariation (Octoccata part 7)



("Athletics tracks finish line" by Petey21)





« Marimbariation » takes its name from the brief passage featuring the marimba that leads this seventh movement of the « Symphony of Eights. »



Once the percussive instrument concludes its opening…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on November 9, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Progigoriation (Octoccata part 6)



("Nixie eight" by L. Marie)





How on Earth can a musical movement be named « Progigoriation » you ask ? Well, obviously, because it's the prog rock variation of another similar movement entitled « Igorchestral » I emphatically reply.…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on November 8, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Reoctoverture (Octoccata part 5)



("behind the eight ball" by eschipul)





The next segment of « Octoccata » is entitled « Reoctoverture. » Basically, this section is a reprise of the introduction, hence the name, as it restates the theme presented therein, albeit…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on November 7, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Biorhythalead (Octoccata part 4)



("8" by gui.tavares)





The fourth movement from « Octoccata » is entitled « Biorhythalead. » Its title came about from the markers I used to identify each of the sub-sections of the composition.



After a transition…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on November 6, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Vibrastinato (Octoccata part 3)



("Octoccata Freeway" by Christopher Stewart based on this Interstate Shield)





« Vibrastinato, » the third movement from « Octoccata, » gets its name from the combination of vibraphone and ostinato, and features an abundance of…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on November 5, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Igorchestral (Octoccata part 2)



("eight" by timlewisnm)





« Igorchestral, » the second movement of « Octoccata, » has been thus named because of the inspiration for the music, and the selected arrangement.…



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Added by Christopher Stewart on November 4, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Octoverture (Octoccata part 1)



("1898 New Zealand stamp 8 pence blue" by The Crown)







« Octoccata » is an instrumental suite clocking in at a little over 16 minutes. The title comes from the combination of…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on November 3, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Procession (Juggernaut part 3)



("Ratha Yatra Festival in Puri, India" by James Fergusson)





The third part of « Juggernaut, » entitled « Procession, » evokes the arrival of the juggernaut before it unleashes into a frenzy of…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on November 2, 2010 at 1:30pm — 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 November 1, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Sooner Or Later



("Multiac Nylon" by poligraf)





Today’s music does not comes from Poligraf’s catalogue as such. Rather, it is a piece for solo guitar that I intend to publish on an album of about ten acoustic compositions, all arranged…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on October 29, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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