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Five A.M. "after Allen Ginsberg" - Michael Brown - Nicholas Canellakis
Seeded by nicholascanellakis on 17 Feb 2011
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Five A.M. "after Allen Ginsberg" for cello and piano (2009) Composed by Michael Brown Nicholas Canellakis, cello Michael Brown, piano Recorded at the Rose Studio at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center www.michaelbrownmusic.com www.nicholascanellakis.com Five A.M. by Allen Ginsberg Elan that lifts me above the clouds into pure space, timeless, yea eternal Breath transmuted into words Transmuted back to breath in one hundred two hundred years nearly Immortal, Sappho's 26 centuries of cadenced breathing -- beyond time, clocks, empires, bodies, cars, chariots, rocket ships skyscrapers, Nation empires brass walls, polished marble, Inca Artwork of the mind -- but where's it come from? Inspiration? The muses drawing breath for you? God? Nah, don't believe it, you'll get entangled in Heaven or Hell -- Guilt power, that makes the heart beat wake all night flooding mind with space, echoing through future cities, Megalopolis or Cretan village, Zeus' bir