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Concerto n°9 by Pierre-Marie CŒDES

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Pierre-Marie CŒDES' Concerto n°9 opens with a trumpet call. A swan is glides over the still water of the river. It is dawn. The sun rises with strings and drums. Such tension in the music, coiled, ready to open, and when the piano begins, it does. We are flowing in a dance of water birds. The water is a thick glass floor and when a plummet is thrown, it dives down and down. There is no end to the depth of this music.

We are brought back to the fingers, nimble playing, the breath, even clear notes. The swans lift out of the water, drops of water falling from their wings, angels rising into the brightening sky.

Flutes, reeds flowing to the music. Those on the banks witnessing the ballet of birds in the water, still, awe.

The Allegreto is restrained and draws its power from its restraint.

There is such …

Wear White Paint for the Moon -reading at CENtRAL

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This reading of my prosepoem, Wear White Paint for the Moon, took place at the CENtRAL last night, a pub in Mirvish Village in Toronto, and while I wasn't particularly happy with it, I did have enormous fun making the video, and quite like it now.

With tripod on camera, the angle was unchangeable. I layered multiple tracks of the same clip with lots of filters and then pulled in some footage I had shot of the full moon last August. The moon is quite bouncy in parts, and yet matches the words in those parts, which I found delightfully synchronous.

The background of moon and clouds was my wild imagination at home when I was editing the video. While it would have been wonderful to encase the poets that night in a stage set o…

Exquisite: Marius Joppich's 'Glockenspiel'

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Delicacy and fineness. Listening, an excitement grows, awakened, joyful. I travel vistas of the heart. Travel into time itself. The world is ringing with sweet depths in my ears. The drums come like spirits dancing on the waters. I can hear the breath of the musician. Intimate, complex, dexterous. Life and death dance. Gentle shaking rattles and drumming and bells and cymbals, regal and yet also building with an underlying repetitiveness that is trance-producing. We enter other states of consciousness. Music through which the jungles sing. One of the best tracks I've heard in awhile. Thank you Marius! Exceptional.