Tag: the power of music

Quanta Qualia by Patrick Hawes with Hayley Westenra (soprano)

The words express a heartfelt longing for the joys of heaven – a happiness to be shared in a future moment of meeting.  The ecstasy of this moment is certainly underlined by the soprano solo, with the repetition of key words ‘mane’, ‘gaudia’ and ‘conventus’ deepening the intensity of the yearning for bliss. https://www.patrickhawes.com/2016/12/01/quanta-qualia/ In philosophy and

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Salvador Sobral

I’m not an Eurovision fan but I might have watched this song contest about 15 times or so. Last year was one of these times. Listening Salvador Sobral’s voice, listening to that absolutely divine song, it was like lighting a sun inside a completely dark cave.  I simply couldn’t believe such a song managed to

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