A Chinese Gong, a Kindred Spirit, a Canvas: Crowe's Composition Gets Clang, Company and Conclusion

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I”ve been tracking Charlotte Composer David Crowe”s progress from commission to performance of a new work based on paintings by Nicholas Roerich. (Learn more from earlier posts here.) To keep me up to date, David”s been leaving messages on my cell phone which I can share with you by way of this blog. As you”ll , this is the painting David”s settled on for the final movement of his new work, Dreams of Wisdom. (To see a larger version of this painting–Roerich”s Burning of Darkness–click View image).
In he describes how a setback turned out to be a leap forward, how he was discovered by way of this blog by a composer in England who shares an interest in Roerich”s work and has been working along similar lines as David, and how a birthday gift–a Chinese Gong–has quickly been included in the fabric of David”s work in progress.