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August 2012 Blog Posts (18)

Creeper (part 1)



Climbing Plant » by Popperipopp)



« Creeper » is directly inspired by the following aphorism from the Dhammapada :…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 30, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Asking For A Miracle (revisited - with poetry)



The Miraculous Draft of Fishes » - Artist Unknown - photography by TTaylor)



« Asking For A Miracle » is a short instrumental arranged for acoustic instruments, and written in a time of…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 28, 2012 at 3:00pm — 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 crushing force before it unleashes into a frenzy of…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 27, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Reinfused





« Reinfused » is basically a rehash of outtakes and already presented material. This comparatively short instrumental piece with an emphasis on shifting time and forward movement is intended to suggest a surge of energy that allows the removal of obstacles which prevent progress, and thus permits a successful completion.

Here is the related poetry :

Tell…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 25, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Ignorant



A Little Boy Riding a Donkey » by Niko Pirosmanashvili)





« Ignorant » is one of my…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 23, 2012 at 3:00pm — 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 August 21, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Integration (The Chrome Lake part 7)



(Based on « 4D virtual 3x3x3x3 sequential move puzzle, scrambled » by SpinningSpark)



« Integration » is the seventh and final chapter of « The Chrome Lake. »

This instrumental section starts…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 20, 2012 at 2:30pm — 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 get the chance…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 18, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

SubjeKctiv



(« SubjeKctiv » by Christopher Stewart)



« SubjeKctiv » was put together in July 2004 for « The 2004 ProjeKction Music ProjeKct. » Participants were invited to submit music that included at least one of the many audio clips provided by the project initiator, ProjeKction's Darren Lock. An album with all the…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 16, 2012 at 2:30pm — 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, and in love with… Continue

Added by Christopher Stewart on August 14, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Steamroller (Juggernaut part 4)



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 August 13, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Uncoiling I



Tobyo » from the Bakemono-Dukushi - Unknown Artist)…



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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 11, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Informaëlstrom (1000 Radios part 2)



Informaëlstrom » by poligraf)…



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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 9, 2012 at 2:00pm — 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 August 7, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Introspection II (The Chrome Lake part 5)



(« Introspection II » by Christopher Stewart)



« Introspection II » is the fifth section, and second with vocals, of « The Chrome Lake. »

The chapter is an almost-but-not-identical twin to « Introspection I. » And again, the subject matter is pretty much self-explanatory.

Here are the lyrics :



I see you…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 6, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Winged Life



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 August 4, 2012 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Two Steps to Enlightenment

Enlightenment or evolution has got two steps. The first step is from becoming somebody to nobody. It is not getting stuck in something or somebody. You get stuck being somebody in two cases - either you are too special or you are hopeless. People get stuck in the seat. If you don't give them a…

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Added by Bijay Raut on August 3, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments

Countless Questions (1000 Radios part 1)



Radio Station from the German Federal Archive » by Unknown Author)



« 1000 Radios » is a two-part piece which explores the relationship between an individual and their reality, a subject and their objective world.…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on August 2, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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