"This is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless,
Away from books, away from art, the day erased,
the lesson done,
Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing,
pondering the themes though lovest best,
Night, sleep, death and the stars"
These pieces share a distinctive palette of sounds. You'll hear harp, choirs, and bells; woodwinds including flute, pan pipes and shakuhachi; and tuned percussion such as marimba, kalimba and log drums. The music is soothing, absorbing, transporting, and uplifting.
John Williams lives in Sussex, England. He plays the guitar and keyboard instruments, and has been composing and performing music for over 30 years. He has been fascinated by the stars since childhood, and has a deep knowledge of both astronomy and astrology. He has also studied herbal medicine, tarot, and paganism.