Tender mercies…

Tender mercies Flow inconstantly And arrive disjointed On the brinks Of redemption. #scriabin #etudes #piano #classicalpiano #vladimirhorowitz #creativewriting #poetry #Music #poem #classicalmusic #Poet

The Way Your Eyes Twitch…

The way your eyes twitch In the candlelight Does not lie. A million wonders And I find you here among A shadow that prays For penitence, A million more ways to sunset. Kiss me at once, Mold my being with your Questionless lips. Deny not the ghosts of Preludes past entrance between us. Let them bloom violently Until the passion subsides With the morning seaside Upon its return home. War boasts not only for the wicked, But for the plainsong of the lustful and th

Raymond Lewenthal plays Alkan “Le Festin d’Esope”

Leave it to Alkan to spawn such a devilish web of variations from such a deceptively simple theme. Lewenthal’s is probably the sharpest, self-assured, incisive, most well-executed rendition of this witty, harrowing piece. #etudes #piano #classicalpiano #CharlesValentinAlkan #virtuoso #themeandvariations #RaymondLewenthal #LeFestindEsope