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Rising Tide

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Uploaded By mikedesousa on 21st October 2019
Composed and performed by Mike de Sousa

Solo Violin, Strings, Woodwind, Brass, and Piano.

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Tide: the rise and fall of sea; a change of state, physical or emotional; a period of time.

I ponder on the beauty of the rise and fall of water, our...
Composed and performed by Mike de Sousa

Solo Violin, Strings, Woodwind, Brass, and Piano.

~

Tide: the rise and fall of sea; a change of state, physical or emotional; a period of time.

I ponder on the beauty of the rise and fall of water, our contact with the force of moon, the spin of earth, and pull of sun.

I think of how love can be as endless in its movement dependent on another, of how I feel as creature of the shore, by nature washed between the land and sea.

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Enjoy the music together with an accompanying artwork:

http://www.100artworks.today/RisingTide.html

To discover more about Mike visit his site at:

www.mikedesousa.com
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