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Spirit Painting - for voice and orchestra


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"Spirit Painting", for soprano and orchestra, inspired by the poem "Spirit Painting" by Richard Schletty. Performed by the Octava Chamber Orchestra.
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Lyrics by Richard Schletty

I am living in my body for this brief period of time.
Each day, with varying intensity, I ask myself, "What should I do?"

A feather falls silently on the stone walkway.
A bird chirps, delivering an unintelligible but beautiful lyric.
I stand apart from a kingdom I can not yet know.

While there is steadiness and strength in these hands,
While there is vision and resolve in the chemistry of my brain,
I should paint a picture of Spirit.

I will try to see with my third eye.

Copyright by Richard Schletty
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Uploaded: Jul 31, 2015 - 06:34:49 AM
Last Updated: Jul 31, 2015 - 06:34:49 AM Last Played: Mar 20, 2017 - 04:13:51 AM
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RichardSchletty said 668 days ago (July 31st, 2015)
Wow
What an honor to have my poetry sung by a woman in Washington State with a chamber orchestra! I can hardly believe it. Thanks, Andre, for creating a beautiful orchestral setting of my poem. Let's get all 7 poem-songs perfromed. Two down, 5 to go. www.indwellings.com
Check out my latest song called Couldn't Find
andreasvanharen said 663 days ago (August 6th, 2015)
You are welcome!
Yes, we need to have them all recorded, Richard. I really love this recording and your poems are beautiful to put on music.
Check out my latest song called Raoul's Rescue Mission narrator and piano
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Name: André van Haren
Location: Gothenburg Sweden
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Born in Holland, got my piano teacher degree there and studied composition for the next 5 year. Now living in Sweden since 2003. ... [see more]

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