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Christopher Stewart's Blog – April 2011 Archive (8)

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 7:17am — 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

Leftoverturned



(Detail from « American Quilt » by Natasha2006)





When I complete a composition there are often unused ideas left. Some of those I find actually pretty good but if I can’t see how to fit them into the piece then there’s not much choice but to discard them. For a…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on April 25, 2011 at 7:54pm — No Comments

Void



(« Primeval Center by Christopher Stewart)





On a background of Wall Street Bailouts and Large Hadron Colliders, « Void » paints sunyata, the Buddhist concept of emptiness.



From Wikipedia :



In Buddhism, the…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on April 18, 2011 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Leaving The Ashram







Enigma » by Matías Argudín)







« Leaving The Ashram » is the third chapter of « Entering The Stream, » a trilogy describing an episode of intense introspection that will open our second album, « Satori.…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on April 16, 2011 at 10:40am — No Comments

Waking In Heaven





Dante and Beatrice gaze upon the highest Heaven » by Gustave Doré)













« Waking In Heaven » is a short instrumental about learning to trust life and allowing it to do its thing so we can end up where we belong, healed, hopeful, happy,…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on April 14, 2011 at 7:37am — No Comments

Stereoscopy



Pocket stereoscope » by Joaquim Alves Gaspar)









« Stereoscopy » is the definitive title of a song which I used to refer to as « Point Of View. » I changed my mind about the title while writing and singing the melodies, thinking that the former word doesn’t…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on April 13, 2011 at 12:07pm — No Comments

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