These are some groups and tunes that I have found to be great for when I want to listen to something different, something that may help me concentrate to write dark fiction, to accompany my reading, to escape the humdrum world into a more spiritual place, or to revel in a more interesting dimension, place, or time. I will update this page as the moment, mood, or spirit moves me.
Sometimes in my YouTube account, I create playlists of music to help inspire my writing of one work or another. Below is my playlist “Diegaro”. “Diegaro” is Esperanto for Gathering of the Great Gods (Esperanto is the artificial language I use as the alien language). I listen to this sometimes to inspire or accompany work […]
I shiver when the work is finished, and ask if she is pleased – knowing she cannot answer in any human tongue. I do not breathe until she retreats to the silent murk, sated for now. Such were your words, Papa – murky, nightmarish, and unclean – for the one piece that will ever […]
I was trying to think of a symphony I once heard that was positively frightening (in a good, exciting way), so I searched the Internet and found this page “The Twenty Scariest Pieces of Classical Music”. This is an interesting list. It does have the piece I was searching for (“Danse Macabre”) and several others […]