Through which flies many a golden-winged dove, Well watched of Fancy’s tender eyes up bent; A hundred Powers wait on me, ministering; A thousand treasures Art and Knowledge bring; Will, Conscience, Reason tower the rest above; But in the midst, alone, I gladness am and love. I was reading this on Friday, and was struck
ok so this week I am putting up some bonus audio (2 pieces), sharing a little of what I experiment from time to time, I am also sharing a spectral frequency display which to my eyes is quite beautiful…and also a new song which brings me to the following; First up is “oh my Lord”…stompin
I was reading in Luke 15 about the prodigal son (I actually have the Durer print in my studio) and how when the profligate son returned (repentant) there was music and dancing. The lesson of the story is not actually what I am writing about, as much as the etymology path I ended up rambling
added some bass and drums….what?
The original drawing, dating 1557, is in Paris, collection of Frits Lugt (Foundation Custodia). Click to enlarge. Pride personified is a haughty royal lady, in rich court dress, “looking down her nose” at the world while she admires her image in the mirror. Tolnay points out Pride’s garments were high fashion for Bruegel’s period, whereas
…too many plates spinning at the moment, but while you wait I put this little “in between” intermission piece – go on and grab some popcorn while you have a chance.
Alternatest thy lightning with its roar, Thy night with morning, and thy clouds with stars Or, mightier force unseen in midst of these, Orderest the life in every airy pore; Guidest men’s efforts, rul’st mishaps and jars,– ‘Tis only for their hearts, and nothing more. GM