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just heard samuel barber's 'adagio for strings'. and put it on loop.
i had heard it earlier, maybe as OST of some movie or generally in my playlist at shuffle. but today it made me pause and listen to it alone. its so bloody beautiful!
it flies.
leave me alone.. let me dissolve in these sounds.. as it flies over cities, times, people; let me too experience the colors of the world mixing in a rain. the true fresh colors left after the rain cleared the greys and false shiny ones.
The adagio is like the first rays of the sun... going around the world... liberating it from darkness.

'adagio for strings' is the smell of wet soil. it is open spaces. it is so universal. it has that sublime quality of beethoven's 'moonlight adagio'. funny, because barber was more a brahms and bach guy.
its one of those pieces with strenght in them.. strength to lift a soul up by the sheer beauty of music. you want to submit to it at times of hardship knowing that it resurrect you.

Comments

Strider said…
irish rebel music in exchange of your complete playlist.... deal or no deal??
Ajinkya said…
haha!
i am quite a musical communist. take all.. share all.. :P
take it take it! give some give some!

this reminds me of a guy in our college, who refused to even share his 'jazz collection'. it was hilarious.. people guarding pirated free stuff that can be easily replicated. all the more because, most others in college also had those tracks he was refusing to share :P
Ajinkya said…
hmm.. my list is something like some 800-900 songs which are a must listen.. 9000 in total (i am not a hoarder.. i delete stuff thats not excellent.. but bloody buggers, there's just so much of godly music in the world!)what all should i tell u :P tell me ur quest.. i will supply with more fodder.
Strider said…
i want what you want. everything! :P
Ajinkya said…
sent u the playlist. enjoy. :P
these days i am mostly listening to 'sly and the family stone's.. especially their version of 'que sera sera'.. feels stoned! wonderful stuff.. then lots of jose gonsalez.. brilliant stuff.
revisiting some of matchbox 20...
and bonobo.
Strider said…
i want what you want. everything! :P
Ajinkya said…
haha!
i am quite a musical communist. take all.. share all.. :P
take it take it! give some give some!

this reminds me of a guy in our college, who refused to even share his 'jazz collection'. it was hilarious.. people guarding pirated free stuff that can be easily replicated. all the more because, most others in college also had those tracks he was refusing to share :P

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