The point of conversion for all the rainbows in the world, the converging point of the numerous rays collected from the different planets, millions of sunsets, infinite dawns in the gigantic equilibrium of the eternal universe
It is in the dark of a dying life, in the most obscure dreams, in the remote corner of the soul that light begins.
It is in the dark heart of the universe that light starts.
The Black Pearl, the infinitesimal point of beginning. Donated from God to the universe, the nucleus of energy, light, music, vibration, sound. The center, the beginning, the core.
…… In the dark heart of the Perseus galaxy cluster, 300 million light-years from Earth, a supermassive black hole has been singing the same note for 2.5 billion years. Its tone registers 57 octaves below middle C and, according to scientists at NASA, it is a resounding, perfect B-flat. The sound of the Black Pearl. Music.
Music has capacity to raise new emotions, to unveil new horizons, to bring us in other worlds where dimensions are not necessarily what we are familiar with, but dictated by tonalities, rhythms, arpeggios, or just a note fading far way. It is in these parallel worlds, that we can find mysterious entities: some in continuous morphing, some on perennial duty, some guarding hidden paths, some flying in the misty fog of a perennial morning. They are there, and music unexpectedly opens doors to watch them. It is for a few seconds. But in some cases, …. I was able to make a picture of them, the ” . Ex . Musica . Appearances . “
Bach's Goldberg .V.A.R.I.A.T.I.O.N.S..V.A.R.I.A.T.I.O.N.S. is an on-going photographic project by Ylenia Viola. A photographic journey in the dreams of the man, Count Keyserling, who commissioned the opera, now known as “Goldberg Variations”, to J.S. Bach. .
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