Mahler Project

Improvisation #1 on Mahler 3

40" x 38"
oil on Canvas
private collection
O Man! Take heed! What says the deep midnight? "I slept, I slept—, from a deep dream have I awoken:— the world is deep, and deeper than the day has thought. Deep is its pain—, joy—deeper still than heartache. Pain says: Pass away! But all joy seeks eternity—, —seeks deep, deep eternity!"

Text from Friedrich Nietzsche's Also sprach Zarathustra: "Midnight Song"
The Rite of Spring  by  Stravinsky
With Permission:  2013 Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Recorded live in Roy Thompson Hall, December 4 & 6, 2008
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