[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGnBrabqdP4[/embed] Everyone knows the opening of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. . . da-da-da-DUM! da-da-da-DUM! This four-note motif, that leaves you gasping from the emotional impact, is probably the most well-known symphonic phrase ever composed. It probably takes less than two seconds to direct your imagination to vividly recreate...

“When the immense drugged universe explodes In a cascade of unendurable colour And leaves us gasping naked, This is no more than the ecstasy of chaos: Hold fast, with both hands, to that royal love Which alone, as we know certainly, restores Fragmentation into true being.” - Robert Graves, Ecstasy of Chaos Another eclipse...