An encore of last year’s post on the Winter Solstice and the magic of the holiday season. Happy holidays all – enjoy!
The arrival of the Winter Solstice seems to bring with it an enchantment. The return of the Sun to the northerly latitudes offers hope, warmth and awakening. So it is no wonder that this time of year seems magical as we anticipate the seemingly miraculous return of life to a subdued and quieted world. Yet just under our awareness, the Earth is alive and vibrant. When we are at our most connected to these vibrations, can it be possible to get a glimpse of a more secretive domain?
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky must have been a great believer in the ethereal realm. His compositions were unparalleled in visualizing the unseen, the mythical, the magical. Never mind that he is the ultimate master of the crescendo and likely unsurpassed in his ability to orchestrate, interweaving complex melodies and applying ingenious instrumentation; his sublime…
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