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Christopher Stewart's Blog – July 2009 Archive (5)

The Music Of Poligraf : Juggernaut part 2



(Ratha Yatra Festival in Puri, India / Painting by James Fergusson)





Juggernaut. Lots to say about this one. Make sure your seat is confortable...



I’ve started the writing for this singular piece on November…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on July 30, 2009 at 11:05am — No Comments

The Music Of Poligraf : Void part 2



("Primeval Center" )





On a background of Wall Street Bailout and the Large Hadron Collider, “Void” paints the Buddhist concept of emptiness.



From Wikipedia :…



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Added by Christopher Stewart on July 28, 2009 at 10:18pm — No Comments

The Music Of Poligraf : Leaving The Ashram part 3 & 4



("Enigma" by Matías Argudín)





The third and fourth parts of “Leaving The Ashram” are respectively entitled “The Tabla Master’s Enigma” and “The Ordinary II.” Our unidentified introspective hero has completed his retreat and is going back to ordinary life.…



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Added by Christopher Stewart on July 26, 2009 at 6:37pm — No Comments

The Music Of Poligraf : Leftoverturned part 2



(Detail from "Lenticular cloud")





Given its structure and contents, the second part of “Leftoverturned” could have been entitled “Informaëlstrom II” (ref: "1000 Radios"), but because of the undeniable influence of Modest Mussorgsky’s “Night on Bald Mountain,” the full…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on July 21, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Music Of Poligraf : Leftoverturned part 1



(Detail from "American quilt" )





When I complete a composition there are often unused ideas left. Some of those I find actually pretty good but if I can’t see how to fit them into the piece then there’s not much choice but to discard them. For a while.



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Added by Christopher Stewart on July 8, 2009 at 12:27pm — 1 Comment

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