Music

Eternity in slow-motion

Whilst the Title could easily cover one of my marathons it actually hints to the linked video of the legend conductor Celibidache and the Berliner Philharmonics performing the 7th Symphonie of Anton Bruckner. Do open the video in a new window (music starts at 1.40 minutes), sit back, close your Read more…

By Tor Rønnow, ago
Music

The Eternity of Bruckner

So it seems that I have at last passed my two-year long “Bach-phase” and is entering a Bruckner (and perhaps Mahler ?) phase. The Bruckner Symphonies are SO haunting, so powerful and so majestetic that only the tunes themselves justify such words. Listen up ! The long-draggged crescendoes have been snugged Read more…

By Tor Rønnow, ago
Music

Blue in Green

If only. If only I could keep the state of being Blue in Green… … when things go astray… … when the kids are fighting… … when work is stressfull… … when the others are annoying… Sure sounds like Miles Davis found a path to bliss, eternal transcendence and humor Read more…

By Tor Rønnow, ago
Marathon

Glenn Gould on Marathon

Glenn Gould on Marathon ? Well, actually… no. It is Glenn Gould on Art: The purpose of art is not the release of a momentary ejection of adrenaline but rather the gradual, lifelong construction of a state of wonder and serenity.                                                                  Glenn Gould These words cover so many things Read more…

By Tor Rønnow, ago
Music

Time

What is Time ? Does it exist ? Does it behave the way we think, it does ? Did you even consider that there are different Time theories ? Read here or google around ! Personally, I believe that the Time dimension is far from known or that the Time Read more…

By Tor Rønnow, ago
Music

Feeding your Mind: Music !

Always, hold on to your own capacity for the beautiful things in life: love, joy, truthfullness, children, Nature, body pleasures, spiritual teachings. And…music…ahh, music ! How often has the music not come to rescue in our life. Music adds the perspective, music blends the feelings, music empowers, music sets a Read more…

By Tor Rønnow, ago