“There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.” Lord Byron
Truman / David Falzone – Morning Light
Music fills many gaps and spaces in our hearts; from our lonely nights to our glorious moments in day light. We reach for music to set the mood or heal our wounds. What most of us appreciate about music is that it rises above our ways of expressing emotion and carries us directly to the source. Music soothes on a lonely night and in the solitude of an early morning.
“Language… has created the word “loneliness” to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word “solitude” to express the glory of being alone.” Paul Tillich
The song above is a haunting one that speaks to the deep longing one has for the divine; especially when alone in the darkest hour of our lives. According to Wikipedia, it is “one of 27 samples of music included on the Voyager Golden Record, launched into space in 1977 to represent the diversity of life on Earth. “Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground” was chosen as the human expression of loneliness.” More below