brightness falls

Brightness Falls Part II: Leviathan

And then, rather unexpectedly, an asteroid collides into the planet Earth, rocking her to her very foundations; causing her to alter her orbit and leaving her offspring; those giant beasts that roam her wide rolling plains, vulnerable.

Brightness Falls:Three Movements / A Note to the Composer

A good number of musical influences shaped the writing of this piece. One of them was the idea of the oratorio—like what Handel did with the Messiah. He was dealing with past and future glory, Brightness… deals with past and present falls— from grace. While Handel was intrigued by the weight and beauty of the scripture, I am a little more interested in the messengers—angels and their ...