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Emily Grossman

Music as Art

February 7, 2010 at 10:31 AM

Last night's dream cannot be explained, but I must attempt, lest I forget. I played a piano/cello trio by Brahms--one of his yet unheard compositions, of course--and was pleasantly surprised to find that the melody had taken the form of a serpent, which wove in and out of the tapestry; each of us took turns carrying it along as it reappeared. The result was a work of art that lingered in visual form even though I cannot recall the sound of its sweetness.


From Tom Holzman
Posted on February 7, 2010 at 3:02 PM

What a wonderful, expressive image!  I wish my dreams were as interesting.


From Yixi Zhang
Posted on February 9, 2010 at 6:54 AM

Good one! Thanks for sharing it. Serpent came to my dream in the past as well and also to some of my earlier paintings. It must be universally symbolic.

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