Our time is all time,
Eternal meets eternity,
only for those meek in soul,
whose angels look at the Eternal Face.
Our future determine our past,
because our time is all time.
Therefore we have musical prophets, spiritual “eyes” of the future.
As Johannes in the future influences Johann in the past:
In May 2014 I travelled to Amsterdam for several meetings and concerts, and sitting in a café for a break, relaxing in the sun, I had received an email. The text was as following: “when will we receive the material? You are late.” Continue reading
I have always been interested in what ordinary, ‘lay people’ think about the contemporary music, and herewith – my music; what they experience, what it means for them. Continue reading
About the essences in music.
1. There are two types of essences in music according to their importance: one of a higher importance and one of a lower importance. Continue reading
ASCETIC DISCOURSE is a cantata for voice and chamber ensemble. The music is inspired by contemplative text of Abba Philimon, taken from an old Byzantine spiritual collection called “Philokalia” and it is my try to mirror it musically on an intimate, and pure personal, level. Continue reading
Discourse on spirit and intellect.
1. The activity of productive art is an energetic flow of spirit, intellect and emotion. Continue reading
The following are start and end points of the music:
Start: Measure 1:
The piece starts in a kind of sound genesis, which can be also a universal genesis, beginning of matter, or birth of life, a summation of time. Continue reading