September 12, 2011 § Leave a comment

Though it is not common knowledge to humans, there are vibrational levels in the world that harmonize with our emotional states. A Lament is the vibrational harmony of grief. The vibration is created by beasts that are in a state of great sorrow. It is a song of sorts. Most humans can not hear this vibration because it is out of our auditory range. However, there are some humans with the capacity to translate an authentic lament into music that we can hear. Samuel Barber was one of these humans. His Adagio for Strings is the translation of the lament of the beast shown here.


1. To feel or express sorrow or regret


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