Today it’s Someone’s birthday.
Some years ago that “someone” looked me straight into the eyes and said:
I’ll never forget those simple words, spoken in Italian, meaning: “I am God…”
Which impressed me deeply and which is true.
I understood the importance of these words.
We all can say: “Sono Dio”.
We are all part of a big system that makes Life what Life is.
That makes the Universe being the Universe.
The Universe is God, God is the Universe, we are the Universe.
It’s in us and it’s all around us.
Today PianoTweets starts the new Series “Sono Dio”!
Which is based on the musical universe of 24 modes.
The next 24 days all 24 keys (modes) are passing by.
The tonal musical system is based upon 12 basic keys:
And these 12 keys appear in a Major key as well as a Minor key.
So, 12 times 2 = 24.
We’ll start today, right from the starting point: C major.
And let’s also start with a Jubilation about the existing Universes!
Some of you, my dear listeners and followers,
know that I lived in Italy for almost three years.
Near a small but very beautiful town called Todi,
situated in the region Umbria in Central Italy.
Especially in spring my thoughts and emotions go back to that period.
Being my favorite season already, spring impressed me deeply.
Probably caused by it’s explosive character in creating new life.
I know the region Umbria well;
I travelled down from north to south and up again,
visited hidden villages, ancient towns, hills, even the mountains.
Both the touristic sites and the unknown places.
Very significant for the area is the Tiber, the famous river streaming to the southwest…
And the Apennine Mountains rising up in the eastern part…
During my stay I composed a Cd with musical impressions, “Umbria Impressioni”;
music inspired by one of the most lovely parts of Italy.
But Umbria means a lot more to me.
There’s a particular site along the river Tiber, near a town called Orvieto,
that almost literally pulled me away from Holland down to Italy.
During a 2 weeks holiday I easily found it back.
In a split second I knew for sure I had lived there before –
during Another Life, about 2000 years ago.
Returning to that site, it felt like coming home.
Although there isn’t any possibility for a living right now.
I knew that place extremely well…
and I felt completely happy.
Nobody knows what that means: “ReTweetioned”.
Nor do I.
The only thing I know is that today was a real busy day.
And I didn’t have the time to prepare a brand new PianoTweet.
But you all, my dear listeners, know that the show must go on.
So do I.
And therefore I chose a PianoTweet that has been
mentioned before and
retweeted before –
more than 2 months ago.
So I pressume you will forgive me.
Besides, it’s one of my favorite melodies, especially the tone and the soft sound.
So now that you know this,
you’re probably going to listen more concentrated than other times…?