The New Music Of Thomas Jefferson Currey
Etudes On
The Theory Of Streaming Harmonics
Book Two - Page Two
"Most people use music as a couch; they want to be pillowed on it,
relaxed and consoled for the stress of daily living.
But serious music was never meant to be soporific."
Aaron Copland
Chapter Seven
donum vitae
The Gift Of Life
Sonata For Flute And Piano

I. God alone is the Lord of Life,
from its begining until its end.
From The Discourse By Pope Pius XII
To The Saint Luke Medical-Biological Union

II. the Word of the Lord came to me thus:
Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,
before you were born I dedicated you...
Jeremiah 1: 4-5     (@ 4min36sec)

III. You formed my inmost Being,
you knit me in my Mother's womb,
I praise You, so wonderfully you have made me.
Psalm 139: 13-14     (@ 9min58sec)

IV. What you do to one of the least of my Brethern,
you do unto Me.
Matthew 24: 40     (@ 12min52sec)
Chapter Eight
The Virtuoso
I. totus tuus
For Pope John Paul II

II. non omnis moriar
Excert From "Exegi monumentum", By Horace (85bc - 5bc)

III. de deo contemplando - a pro lusio
Title Of A Wrting By William Of Saint Thierry (1085 - 1148)
Based Upon The Excert:
"Plunged into an ocean of misery where my feet do not touch bottom,
I cry out O God. Lord hear my cry."

IV. et meditabor in omni opere tuo et adinventiones tuas loquar
Psalm 76:13 (Latin Vulgate)

V. recordans Dei conturbabar loquebar in memet ipso
et deficiebat spiritus meus semper

Psalm 76:4 (Latin Vulgate)

Chapter Nine
Stompin' At The Apollo
Solo Piano
For Earl "Father" Hines
Chapter Ten
I. Gettysburg, The Harvest Of Death
The Harvest Of Death
Timothy H. O'SullivanPhotographer

II. The Battle Of Chancellorville
Confederate Dead Behind The Stone Wall Marye's Heights, Fredicksburgm Va., May, 1863
Photograph By Capt. Andrew J. Russel

III. Petersburg - Fort Mahone
Confederate Boy, Age 14, Dead In The Trench

IV. Spotsylvania, Virginia
The Eastern Theater Of The War, Grant's Wilderness Campaign, May-June 1864.
An Unknown Confederate Soldier Near Mrs. Alsop's House.
Photo By Timothy H. O'Sullivan.

V. Gaines Mill, Virginia
The Battle Dead.
Unknown Photographer.
What Price Freedom
Solo Piano
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