Author Archives: Texts

Influence from the future

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 … Continue reading

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Composing process – PSALM XIII

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? … Continue reading

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New Music

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.

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Discourse II

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.

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My New Music

My new music. Music must essentially be made of a simple foundation, the substances are simple because the spirit is simple; Out from that absolute simplicity follows a complex soul, as the complex soul arises through its own manifestation (instrumentation, … Continue reading

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Discourses of an ascetic

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 … Continue reading

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Discourse I

Discourse on spirit and intellect. 1. The activity of productive art is an energetic flow of spirit, intellect and emotion.

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On the Guarding…

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.

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