Month: January 2012

Understanding

« Detail of a poster for the International Hygiene Exhibition 1911 in Dresden » by Franz von Stuck

« Understanding » is the third segue in the series that I have written as a means of combining earlier compositions into a conceptual piece of nearly one hour in duration.

Each of the miniature musical junctions emphasizes a particular lesson that was learned over the course of a demanding quest, proving essential to the success of the endeavour. In the case of « Understanding, » the acquired knowledge concerns what I refer to as the redirection p (...)