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Mountain Dance

GC Myers- The Mountain Dance 2022

The Mountain Dance– At the West End Gallery

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.

― Friedrich Nietzsche

One of those days when I am tired of talk and words so I don’t have much to say this morning. In fact, I spent far too long trying to figure out something to say before finally coming to this conclusion.

So let me just show a new painting from the West End Gallery show called The Mountain Dance. It’s a piece I like and one that I feel deserves plenty of words.

But today it stands pretty much on its own. 

But I think it’s one of those paintings that can do just that.

Here’s a piece of music that I thought was an interesting pairing. It’s an interpretation of a piece from the Peer Gynt Suite by  Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg. Most folks know his work from In the Hall f the Mountain King from this same work. Well, the Mountain King had a daughter and there is a piece with her performing a dance. Thus, you have Dance of the Mountain King’s Daughter.  I am sharing a traditional version of that piece along with one that is a blend of the Norwegian folk tale, classical composition and Brazilian jazz.

Kind of an interesting way to get through a morning of few words.

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